Posts Tagged ‘Bill Finger’

August 26th, 2014  Posted at   Superman & Batman

Superman & BatmanWelcome to episode 26 of SUPERMAN & BATMAN, featuring your two favorite heroes in one podcast together!

The show’s premise is simple: Each episode, host Michael Bradley celebrates seven decades of the World’s Finest heroes by looking at stories featuring the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight, chosen at random mostly from the pages of World’s Finest Comics.

This episode

“The Caveman From Krypton”

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION: World’s Finest Comics #102 (cover date June 1959)

WHAT TO EXPECT: Superman and Batman climb the mountain, bro, and wheez a little ju-uice!

ALSO FEATURING: Robin, a prehistoric alien and kind of a downer ending (sorry)!

PLUS: A rundown of the book’s other contents and a look at what else was on the stands!

DOWNLOAD: Directly or via iTunes

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June 17th, 2014  Posted at   Superman & Batman

Superman & BatmanWelcome to episode 20 of SUPERMAN & BATMAN, featuring your two favorite heroes in one podcast together!

The show’s premise is simple: Each episode, host Michael Bradley celebrates seven decades of the World’s Finest heroes by looking at stories featuring the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight, chosen at random mostly from the pages of World’s Finest Comics.

This episode

“The Menace of the Moonman!”

GUEST HOST: Charlie Niemeyer of the Superman in the Bronze Age!

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION: World’s Finest Comics #98 (cover date December 1958)

WHAT TO EXPECT: Superman and Batman get Mooned!

ALSO FEATURING: Poor detective skills, Robin and mysteriously disappearing horses!

PLUS: A rundown of the book’s other contents, a look at what else was on the stands plus … reenactments!

DOWNLOAD: Directly or via iTunes

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Superman & Batman is a proud member of the Superman Podcast Network. And don’t forget to visit the Superman Homepage!

February 11th, 2014  Posted at   Superman & Batman

Superman & BatmanWelcome to episode six of SUPERMAN & BATMAN, featuring your two favorite heroes in one podcast together!

The show’s premise is simple: Each episode, host Michael Bradley celebrates seven decades of the World’s Finest heroes by looking at stories featuring the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight, chosen at random mostly from the pages of World’s Finest Comics.

This episode

“Superman & Robin!”

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION: World’s Finest Comics #75 (cover date March-April 1955)

WHAT TO EXPECT: Superman and Batman? No. Superman and Robin!

ALSO FEATURING: Poor detective skills and Commissioner Gordon (though not necessarily in that order)!

PLUS: A rundown of the book’s other features and a look at what else was on the stands!

DOWNLOAD: Directly or via iTunes

Bonus feature

This issue contain a “Supergram” brain-teaser. See if you can figure out the answers, which are in no way blatantly and obviously written at the bottom of the puzzle.

Supergram

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January 21st, 2014  Posted at   Superman & Batman

Superman & BatmanWelcome to episode three of SUPERMAN & BATMAN, featuring your two favorite heroes in one podcast together!

The show’s premise is simple: Each episode, host Michael Bradley celebrates seven decades of the World’s Finest heroes by looking at stories featuring the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight, chosen at random mostly from the pages of World’s Finest Comics.

This episode

“The Alien Superman”

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION: World’s Finest Comics #105 (cover date November 1959)

WHAT TO EXPECT: Superman and Batman … alienated!

ALSO FEATURING: Kryptonian cosplay, Robin and lots of exposition!

PLUS: A rundown of the book’s other features and a look at what else was on the stands!

DOWNLOAD: Directly or via iTunes

Bonus feature

This episode, Michael talks about a public service advertisement contained in the issue, which gives a brief, yet educational, history of the evolution of the U.S. flag. The Grand Comics Database credits the ad to writer Jack Schiff, artist Bernard Baily and letterer Ira Schnapp. Here’s a look:

New Stars for 'Old Glory'

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Superman & Batman is a proud member of the Superman Podcast Network. And don’t forget to visit the Superman Homepage!

June 19th, 2013  Posted at   Super-Random Super-Panel

Super-Random Super-Panel #119