Posts Tagged ‘Detective Comics’

April 15th, 2014  Posted at   Superman & Batman

Superman & Batman Special PresentationWelcome to a special presentation 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

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BATMAN

“… My Beginning … and My Probable End.”
and “The Man Who Falls”
and “Batman Dies at Dawn”

GUEST HOSTS: Tom Panarese, of Taking Flight: A Robin & Nightwing Podcast; Michael Kaiser, formerly of Legends of the Batman; and Donovan Grant, of Next Dimension: A Dragonball Z Podcast and The Batman Universe!

ORIGINAL PUBLICATIONS: (see below)

WHAT TO EXPECT: Batman’s life in a selection of fans’ all-time favorite Batman stories illustrating why the character still resonates after 75 years!

ALSO FEATURING: Batman lauded and celebrated by longtime fans!

PLUS: Vignettes where Michael offers his thoughts on various facets of the Dark Knight’s mythology!

Bonus feature

“… My Beginning … and My Probable End.,” originally published in DETECTIVE COMICS #574 (cover date May 1987), has been reprinted in Batman: The Greatest Stories Ever Told, Vol. 1 trade paperback and Legends of the Dark Knight: Alan Davis hardcover.

“The Man Who Falls,” originally published in SECRET ORIGINS OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST SUPER-HEROES trade paperback (cover date 1990), has been reprinted in Batman Begins: The Movie & Other Tales of the Dark Knight trade paperback and Batman: Secrets of the Batcave trade paperback.

“Batman Dies at Dawn,” originally published in BATMAN #674 (cover date April 2008), has been reprinted in Batman: The Black Glove hardcover, trade paperback and Deluxe Edition hardcover.

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April 26th, 2012  Posted at   Legends of the Batman

Legends of the BatmanWelcome to episode 27 Legends of the Batman, the show covering everything Batman — from the beginning! The show’s premise is a simple one. Each episode, we cover a month (or so) of Batman, be it comic books, television, movies, whatever, starting with his first appearance in 1939.

Michael Bradley and Michael Kaiser tackle part 2 of December 1940, and wrap up another year in the process! This time Batman investigates “The Secret Cavern” when he takes on criminals with an overly convoluted scheme to rob a gold vault in Kentucky in DETECTIVE COMICS #48.

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April 19th, 2012  Posted at   Legends of the Batman

Legends of the BatmanWelcome to episode 26 Legends of the Batman, the show covering everything Batman — from the beginning! The show’s premise is a simple one. Each episode, we cover a month (or so) of Batman, be it comic books, television, movies, whatever, starting with his first appearance in 1939.

The two Michaels move forward in their quest to cover all things Batman by taking a look at his adventures in November of 1940, which is back to one book, DETECTIVE COMICS #46, where Batman and Robin face the return of a thought-dead villain, Hugo Strange, who tries to infect their city with a deadly fear toxin in the case of “Professor Strange’s Fear Dust.”

Click here to see the post at BatmanLegends.com, the site’s home base, to download the episode or subscribe to the show.

April 12th, 2012  Posted at   Legends of the Batman

Legends of the BatmanWelcome to episode 23 Legends of the Batman, the show covering everything Batman — from the beginning! The show’s premise is a simple one. Each episode, we cover a month (or so) of Batman, be it comic books, television, movies, whatever, starting with his first appearance in 1939.

The two Michaels move forward in their quest to cover all things Batman by taking a look at his adventures in November of 1940, which is back to one book, DETECTIVE COMICS #46, where Batman and Robin face the return of a thought-dead villain, Hugo Strange, who tries to infect their city with a deadly fear toxin in the case of “Professor Strange’s Fear Dust.”

Click here to see the post at BatmanLegends.com, the site’s home base, to download the episode or subscribe to the show.

March 29th, 2012  Posted at   Legends of the Batman

Legends of the BatmanWelcome to episode 23 Legends of the Batman, the show covering everything Batman — from the beginning! The show’s premise is a simple one. Each episode, we cover a month (or so) of Batman, be it comic books, television, movies, whatever, starting with his first appearance in 1939.

Michael B. and Michael K. continue their coverage of BATMAN #3, as Batman and Robin take on the seedy underbelly of a criminal organization composed of…children? That’s right, it’s their most juvenile adventure yet as the Dynamic Duo tackle the case of “The Crime School for Boys!”

Click here to see the post at BatmanLegends.com, the site’s home base, to download the episode or subscribe to the show.