Alan Burke

Alan has an extensive knowledge and passion for comic book literature and the legacy of Superman in particular. Alan is an avid collector of rare comic book and film memorabilia and believes that comic book characters, such as Superman, represent the equivalent of a modern day mythology. Alan believes that fictional comic book characters, such as Superman, represent the modern day equivalent to the Gods of ancient mythology.

Being a ‘Lois & Clark’ fan outside the USA (with Daniela Rod and Stuart Mulrain)

In our second and final special episode celebrating 30 years of “Lois & Clark”, Rob is joined by long-time listeners and friends of the show Daniela Rod and Stuart Mulrain—both of whom watched and loved “Lois & Clark” outside the USA.

36 — ’MAN OF STEEL’ — 10 year anniversary retrospective (with Zaki Hasan)

I WILL FIND HIM! Alan and Rob are joined by special guest and Superman fanatic Zaki Hasan (MovieFilm Podcast, Nostalgia Theater Podcast and Discovery Debrief) to reflect on the ten year anniversary of visionary director Zack Snyder’s “Man of Steel” — the gang reflect on the hype leading to the film, their first impressions, what they think now as well as the complicated legacy the film leaves behind.

All Star Superfan Podcast: Issue no.29 — 2022 All-Star Holiday Special!

Seasons greetings, Metropolitans! Rob and Alan celebrate another successful year and gather round the fireplace to discuss the latest round of WB shake-ups as well as one of their “Lois & Clark” favorites “Twas the Night Before Mxymas.”

All-Star Superfan: Issue no.24 — MARV WOLFMAN on the Ruby Spears Superman cartoon

Alan and Rob are joined by one of the most influential and impactful comic creators of all time, Marv Wolfman who details his experiences helping to create one of the oft-forgotten Superman cartoons, the beloved Ruby Spears animated series of the late eighties.

All Star Superfan Issue no.21: Superboy in the Multiverse of Madness with Sam Rizzo (and Gerard Christopher)

This week Alan and Rob are joined by Sam Rizzo (of the Superboy: The Legacy Podcast) to discuss the lasting legacy of the oft-forgotten chapter in the history of Superman TV shows.