King of the World (Electric ‘Til One Million VII)

1 min read

Host Anthony Desiato and guest Scott Honig dig into the “King of the World” saga in the finale to “Electric ‘Til One Million,” an epic podcast event mining the late 1990s in the Triangle Era comics and beyond.

In the final major storyline of the Dan Jurgens-led Triangle Era (prior to the arrival of Jeph Loeb and Joe Kelly in late 1999), Superman fears that he isn’t doing enough when his nightmares start coming true—so he abandons his Clark Kent identity and positions himself as Earth’s authoritarian protector. Featuring additional guest clips by Douglas Evasick.

This episode covers: “Action Comics” no.750-760, “Adventures of Superman” no.564-573, “Superman” no.141-151, “Superman: The Man of Steel” no.85-95, “Superman: The Man of Tomorrow” no.12-15, and the “King of the World” and “Supermen of America” one-shots. Featuring the work of Dan Jurgens, Louise Simonson, Karl Kesel, Jerry Ordway, Tom Grummett, Mark Schultz, Doug Mahnke, Stuart Immonen, Mark Millar, and more.

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

Support the show and receive exclusive podcast content at The spinoff podcast DIGGING FOR JUSTICE: A DC FAN JOURNEY is available at all reward levels.

Join the conversation by becoming part of the Flat Squirrel Podcast Network Facebook Group, and follow DFK on Instagram (@diggingforkryptonitepod) and Twitter (@diggingforkrpod). Visit for more film and podcast projects. 

Visit BCW Supplies and use promo code FSP to save 10% on your next order of comics supplies.

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.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Previous Story

DC One Million (Electric ‘Til One Million VI)

Next Story

Man and Superman (100th Episode)

Latest from Digging for Kryptonite: A Superman Fan Journey