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Download Episode 88!

Otto Binder was born on August 26, 1911 in Bessemer, Michigan and died on October 13, 1974 at the age of 63. During a long and prolific career as a comic book writer he co-created much of Superman’s silver age universe. Among the characters he helped add to Superman’s world were Krypto, Brainiac, Bizarro, Jimmy Olsen as Elastic Lad, Titano, Beppo the Super Monkey, Lucy Lane, Supergirl and his longest lasting contribution, the Legion of Super-Heroes.

To learn more about Otto Binder:

http://lambiek.net/artists/b/binder_otto.htm

http://www.billschelly.com/pages/binderintro.html

Watch for FANBOY RADIO episode #521 with Michael Uslan. He tells a story about personally knowing Otto Binder. FANBOY RADIO’s web site is http://fanboyradio.com . Episodes are also available on iTunes.

Join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and MY PULL LIST groups on facebook, and supermanpodcast on twitter.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST can be found at http://supermanfanpodcast.mypodcast.com/ , http://www.gcast.com/u/Billy_H80/http_supermanfanpodcast_gcast_com_rss_xml.xml , http://archive.org/ and most other podcast aggregaters. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com . The podcast theme is PLANS IN MOTION composed by Kevin MacLeod, part of the royalty free music library of http://incompetech.com/ .

MY PULL LIST is my spoiler free comic book review blog of the titles I read every week. It can be found at http://mypulllist.blogspot.com/ . Send e-mail about this blog to mypulllist@gmail.com .

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics.

Thanks for listening to this episode of the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.

Superman #162!

Superman #162!

Download Episode 87!

THE AMAZING STORY OF SUPERMAN RED AND SUPERMAN BLUE was originally published in SUPERMAN #162, July 1963, published on May 2, 1963. Edited by Mort Weisinger, the 32 page issue sold for 12 cents. The cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger. The 24 page story was written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

This story was reprinted in the reprint editions THE GREATEST SUPERMAN STORIES EVER TOLD, DC’S GREATEST IMAGINARY STORIES and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. IV.

To see page 2 of Curt Swan’s art for I FLEW WITH SUPERMAN featured in Episode #61, go to: http://www.comicartfans.com/GalleryRoom.asp?GSub=47913 . Do a search for Curt Swan on this web site to see a wide variety of Curt Swan art.

Join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and MY PULL LIST groups on facebook, and supermanpodcast on twitter.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST can be found at http://supermanfanpodcast.mypodcast.com/ , http://www.gcast.com/u/Billy_H80/http_supermanfanpodcast_gcast_com_rss_xml.xml , http://archive.org/ and most other podcast aggregaters. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com . The podcast theme is PLANS IN MOTION composed by Kevin MacLeod, part of the royalty free music library of http://incompetech.com/ .

MY PULL LIST is my spoiler free comic book review blog of the titles I read every week. It can be found at http://mypulllist.blogspot.com/ . Send e-mail about this blog to mypulllist@gmail.com .

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics.

Thanks for listening to this episode of the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.

Superman #149!

Superman #149!

Download Episode 86!

THE DEATH OF SUPERMAN originally appeared in SUPERMAN #149, November 1961, published around September 14, 1961, under editor Mort Weisinger. The cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein, who were the art team for the full issue story. The writer was Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel. (For more about him, listen to Episode #1: MY TOP 10 FAVORITE SUPERMAN STORIES!, and both parts of Episode #3: JERRY SIEGEL’S 1960’S SUPERMAN STORIES!)

If you would like to read this story for yourself before listening to this episode, it was reprinted in THE GREATEST SUPERMAN STORIES EVER TOLD, DC’S GREATEST IMAGINARY STORIES and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. III.

There were also two other Superman stories titled THE DEATH OF SUPERMAN. Neither of them were labeled as “Imaginary Stories”.

The first was published in ACTION COMICS #225, the first story of the issue. The twelve page story was pencilled by Wayne Boring and inked by Stan Kaye. The writer was unknown.

The second story appeared as the third story of SUPERMAN #118, January 1958, published around November 7, 1957. The writer was unknown and the artist was Al Plastino.

There is no reprint information about either story.

Next Week’s Final Imaginary Story of the summer: THE AMAZING STORY OF SUPERMAN RED & SUPERMAN BLUE!

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST can be found at http://supermanfanpodcast.mypodcast.com/ , http://www.gcast.com/u/Billy_H80/http_supermanfanpodcast_gcast_com_rss_xml.xml , http://archive.org/ and most other podcast aggregaters. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com . The podcast theme is PLANS IN MOTION composed by Kevin MacLeod, part of the royalty free music library of http://incompetech.com/ .

MY PULL LIST is my spoiler free comic book review blog of the titles I read every week. It can be found at http://mypulllist.blogspot.com/ . Send e-mail about this blog to mypulllist@gmail.com .

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics.

Thanks for listening to this episode of the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.

Superman: Speeding Bullets!

Superman: Speeding Bullets!

Download Episode 85!

SUPERMAN: SPEEDING BULLETS was one of the first DC Comics ELSEWORLDS title about Superman. It was published on September 14, 1993. Its cover price was $4.95 and contained 48 pages. Mike Carlin was the editor. The cover and story was drawn by Eduardo Barreto, written by J. M. DeMatteis and colored by Les Dorscheid. There was no information about the letterer. No reprint information was available. Look for this one issue story in the back issue bins of your local comic bool store, or a vendor on the internet.

Nest week’s imaginary story: THE DEATH OF SUPERMAN!

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST can be found at http://supermanfanpodcast.mypodcast.com/ , http://www.gcast.com/u/Billy_H80/http_supermanfanpodcast_gcast_com_rss_xml.xml , http://archive.org/ and most other podcast aggregaters. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com . The podcast theme is PLANS IN MOTION composed by Kevin MacLeod, part of the royalty free music library of http://incompetech.com/ .

MY PULL LIST is my spoiler free comic book review blog of the titles I read every week. It can be found at http://mypulllist.blogspot.com/ . Send e-mail about this blog to mypulllist@gmail.com .

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics.

Thanks for listening to this episode of the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.

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