Superman Fan Podcast Episode #96: Happy Birthday, Edmond Hamilton!

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Download Episode 96!

Edmond Hamilton, a writer of science fiction and comic books, was born on October 21, 1904 and died on February 1, 1977. His comic book career began in 1942, when he began a 20 year career writing for DC Comics. (I incorrectly said 1946 in the episode.)

The Edmond Hamilton story featured in this episode is THE LAST DAYS OF SUPERMAN, from SUPERMAN 156, October 1962, published around August 2, 1962. It was reprinted in: SUPERMAN IN THE SIXTIES, SUPERMAN: THE GREATEST STORIES EVER TOLD vol. II and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. III.

For more information about Edmond Hamilton:

Edmond Hamilton Day: http://www.locusmag.com/News/2009/07/edmond-hamilton-day.html.

Edmond Hamilton’s science fiction bibliography: http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/ea.cgi?Edmond_Hamilton

Edmond Hamilton’s comic book work:

http://dcindexes.com/,

http://www.comics.org/

http://www.comicbookdb.com/.

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

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