Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?

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Host Anthony Desiato rings in 2023 with the story that ends with a wink: the seminal 1986 Superman tale “Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?” by Alan Moore and Curt Swan.

Anthony and guest Ed Gross (Voices of Krypton podcast and forthcoming book) dig into the classic coda to the Silver Age Superman, examining whether the story was a fitting farewell to that iteration of Superman and to the character generally. Anthony also shares a change of heart regarding the final fate of Tom Welling’s Clark Kent (“Smallville”) in television’s Crisis event.

Digging for Kryptonite is a Flat Squirrel Production. Key art by Gregg Schigiel and theme music by Basic Printer. 

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Anthony Desiato

Anthony Desiato, owner and founder of Flat Squirrel Productions, is a lifelong Superman fan, documentary filmmaker, and podcast host who has been chronicling the culture of comic shops for the past decade. Projects include the films My Comic Shop Documentary and My Comic Shop Country, as well as the podcast series My Comic Shop History and Digging For Kryptonite.

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