Superman Fan Podcast Episode #120: The DAILY PLANET: June 28, 1973!

The front page for the Souvenir Edition of the Metropolis Planet for the week of  Thursday, June 28, 1973, sporting a Curt Swan Superman drawing!

The front page for the Souvenir Edition of the Metropolis Planet for the week of Thursday, June 28, 1973, sporting a Curt Swan Superman drawing!

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This episode was originally scheduled for the Week of March 31, 2010 for April Fool’s Day. I don’t really have a copy of the Daily Planet. It’s more lake the Weekly Planet. What I can say is that it is the METROPOLIS PLANET, the newspaper of Metropolis, Illinois, published every Wednesday.

I received this copy of the newspaper from my local comic book shop, ACME COMICS in Longwood, Florida http://acme-superstore.com. It was a commemorative edition for the opening of the Amazing World Of Superman Exhibition Center, the town’s first Superman museum. This episode features some of the pictures and stories about the beginnings of Metropolis’ adoption of Superman as its native son.

For more information about the history of the town of Metropolis, the Superman Celebration and the Superman museum, listen to Episode 26 of this podcast:

The dates for the 2010 Superman Celebration are June 10 – 13, 2010. For more information go to: http://www.supermancelebration.net. For more information about the current Superman Museum go to: http://supermanmuseum.com.

To learn more about the proposed Superman amusement park in the early 1970’s go to:
http://superman.nu/sites/superworld/ or http://comiccoverage.typepad.com/comic_coverage/2008/06/a-superman-theme-parkwith-plenty-of-parking.html.

Next episode: REIGN OF THE SUPERMEN MONTH WEEK I: THE ERADICATOR!

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