Category Archives: Superman Forever Radio

Superman Forever Radio 08- Siegel and Shuster Vs. The World Pt 2

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This week continues a look at the creation of Superman, and how Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster changed the world. Where did the idea for Superman come from?

Plus, the continuing adventures of the post-infinite crisis Superman in Superman #652 and Action Comics 839.

Remember Pete Ross? He just got caught in a drug ring.

Why Cleveland’s Christmas tree beats yours. Will Superman head to Canada? What is Chris Roberson‘s dream job? And Kevin Spacey misses being bald.

Plus, the next combatants in Metropolis Idol prepare to do battle, a brand spaking new top 5, and awkward times at the comic shop.

Superman Forever Radio 07- Siegel and Shuster Vs. The World Pt.1

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This week, we look into Superman‘s origin much deeper- by looking at his creators, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster in part one of a three part series on the creation of Superman.

In the midst of the Great Depression, two outcast teenagers would meet and form a bond that would last a lifetime- and create the world’s first Super-hero.

I count down the top 5 Superman books that mean the most to me, and answer a quick e-mail.

We also look at the Superman books for June 2006- Superman #651, Action Comics #838, and Superman/Batman #26 (It’s a tear-jerker).

Plus- Metropolis Idol results for Round 1 Week 1, and announce the combatants for Round 1 Week 2

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Superman Forever Radio 06- Up, Up, and Away

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What MUST a Superman origin tale contain? This week, we will be looking at the major retellings of Superman’s origin. Join me as I compare and contrast the original origin, against The Man of Steel, Secret Origin, and Birthright.

Did Ben Affleck turn down Superman because of the story? What comic art record didn’t get broken? Want Brandon Routh‘s Superman costume? Is Zack Snyder all alone on the Superman reboot? Find out the answers.

Plus, begin a journey with me to cover every Superman book in the post-infinite crisis era as we start with Superman #650  and Action Comics # 837, the beginning of the “Up, Up, and Away” storyline. We will touch briefly on Infinite Crisis and 52 to set the stage properly.
Don’t forget that Metropolis Idol starts this week- prepare to meet the top 16, and which 2 Supermen will be squaring off in round one, week one.

The stories in this week’s episode are collected in Superman: Up, Up, and Way

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Superman Forever Radio 05- Reign of the Supermen

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Some changes are in store for Superman Forever Radio. Beginning next week- a new focus for the review section, the code contest begins, What is Smallville Idol?

Plus, Matthew Goode and a CGI-Enhanced Superman? Could it be true?

Was Zac Efron almost Superman before Leonardo DiCaprio changed his mind?

From Princess Diaries to Daily Planet reporter? Could Anne Hathaway be the next Lois Lane?

What are you drinking out of? If it is a DC Superheroes collectible glass, you may want to spit your Kool Aide out.

What are the Top 5 ways to fix up the Fortress of Solitude?

Travis Pyle returns to finish out the epic Death and Return of Superman with “Reign of the Supermen.”

Plus-  Superman/Shazam: The Return of Black Adam, Young Justice, and a very special e-mail message.

Superman Forever Radio 04- Funeral for a Friend

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This week’s episode had a lot to cover

Brett Ratner concedes to Zack Snyder

Doomsday will Reign in 2011

The Siegel Vs. Warner Brothers lawsuit is back in motion

Jerry Robinson sells the original art to Superman #14 (http://www.comicconnect.com/static/index_robinson.php)

Christopher Nolan and Zack Snyder search for a Superman

The Mattel Movie Masters Christopher Reeve Superman and GeneHackmanLex Luthor get a release date

The All-Star Superman animated maquette

The top 5 ways to blow off Aquaman

A look back at the aftermath of Doomsday in “Funeral for a Friend” with Travis Pyle

A failed interview with General Zod

Clarence- the forgotten castmember of Superman: The Movie

Smallville’s mediocre “Patriot” episode

and- What does the month of December hold for Superman Forever Radio? Listen to find out.