Host Anthony Desiato and guest Joe Marcello (Dollar Bin Bandits podcast) return to the Triangle Era for storylines featuring classic villains Toyman, Bizarro, and Parasite, the destruction of Superman’s home city in “The Fall of Metropolis,” and the “Zero Hour” crossover event.
Host Anthony Desiato and guest Bernie Gerstmayr dig into a trio of Doomsday stories in the kickoff to “Death ‘Til Wedding,” an epic podcast event surveying the post-“Death of Superman” landscape in comics and beyond.
Host Anthony Desiato and guest Mike Rohrssen dig into “Smallville” Season 11, the official comic book continuation of the Tom Welling-starring television series, written by Bryan Q. Miller.
Host Anthony Desiato and guest Dan Greenfield (13th Dimension) dig into the unmade George Reeves movie “Superman and the Secret Planet” and the fan-made comic that brought the screenplay to life. This episode also features audio clips from past guest Rich Roney.
Host Anthony Desiato and guest Lance Laster (Always Hold On To Arrow podcast) dig into the 2017 miniseries “Justice League/Power Rangers” by Tom Taylor & Stephen Byrne, co-published by DC Comics and BOOM! Studios.
Host Anthony Desiato and guest Grant Richter (Truth, Justice and Hope podcast) dig into the 2019 miniseries “Superman Smashes The Klan” by Gene Luen Yang and Gurihiru, as well as “Clan of the Fiery Cross,” the powerful 1946 Superman radio show serial it was based on.
Host Anthony Desiato and guest Tyler Patrick (Krypton Report podcast) dig into the 1948 and 1950 theatrical serials “Superman” and “Atom Man vs. Superman” starring Kirk Alyn and Noel Neill.
Host Anthony Desiato and guest Justin De Voe dig into a selection of thematically related Elseworlds stories, including “Red Son” (and its animated adaptation), “The Dark Side,” “Speeding Bullets” and “Superman INC.,” all of which explore what would happen if Kal-El’s rocket had been found by someone other than the Kents.
Host Anthony Desiato digs into the New 52 era (2011-2016) with a special double feature, finding redemption for an underrated iteration of Superman.
Host Anthony Desiato and guest Zack Benz (publisher of the real-life Daily Planet) dig into the three-volume graphic novel series “Superman: Earth One” by writer J. Michael Straczynzski, including the ways in which the author’s personal adversity informed his interpretation of the character.
Host Anthony Desiato and guest Bill Maio dig into comic book creator Frank Miller’s interpretation of Superman across his Dark Knight Universe, with a specific focus on “Superman: Year One” (drawn by John Romita Jr.) and “Dark Knight III: The Master Race” (co-written by Brian Azzarello and drawn by Andy Kubert).
Host Anthony Desiato and guest Scott Honig dig into a pair of timeless Superman stories drawn by the incomparable Tim Sale: “For All Seasons” (written by Jeph Loeb) and “Kryptonite” (written by Darwyn Cooke).
Host Anthony Desiato and guest Jeremy Frutkin dig into the classic 1970s/1980s Hanna-Barbera cartoon “Super Friends” as they watch and discuss a selection of Superman-centric installments.
Host Anthony Desiato digs into Lex Luthor as an ideologue—philosophically opposed to the existence of Superman—with guest Ralph Puma in the finale to “The Villain of the Story.” Anthony and Ralph consider the Lex of Brian Azzarello’s “Man of Steel,” Grant Morrison’s “All Star Superman,” Zack Snyder’s “Batman v Superman” and more.
Host Anthony Desiato digs into the mid-2000s era of Luthor, when Pre-Crisis elements of the character’s history returned, with guest Bernie Gerstmayr.