Welcome to Superman Forever Radio episode 23, the twice weekly Superman podcast.
Superman faces a unique and unexpected foe in Action Comics 848, which brings Superman to question himself, and the motivations of the foe.This week, we take a look at the Superman comics on shelves with a cover date of May, 2007.
Remember to come back Sunday for an all new episode.
Welcome to the new format. This week, we look back to the Superman comics on shelves for April of 2007… both of them. Thanks to DC’s erratic (Late) publishing schedule, we have a lighter episode than normal.
We roll out the new comic book rating system, and look deeper into the New Earth era.
We look at Wonder Woman’s history, and her relationship with Kal-El before moving on to our second book of the week.
And we wrap up with e-mails- Is Pa Kent actually a liar?? Has Michael Bailey found the secret that could have fixed the entire New Earth era??? Listen and find out.
We talk extensively about Kryptonite– it’s origins, the many varieties, and a scientific explanation of why it effects the Man of Steel. Did you know that Jerry Siegel originally wanted Kryptonite to appear years earlier? You can read much of that original story at k-metal.nu.
Also, Amy Adams as Lois Lane; why she makes an excellent choice and what former Lois Lanes have spoken their approval. A Justice League movie for 2013? And an update on the other Superman movie– Superman Requiem.
Then, the Kryptonite theme continues as the animated Superman first encounters his weakness in the fifth episode of Superman:The Animated Series. See the Man of Steel battle a giant T-rex, and pollute the harbor with aircraft and lead poisoning. Also- why you don’t want to be in the Metropolis Treasury building when a fire breaks out.
In this week’s episode we take an overview look at Superman‘s city- Metropolis. Where to get your news, what sports can you check out, and where to visit.
Then, it’s time to delve into Superman’s weaknesses, the various forms of Kryptonite, his top 10 villains, and a case is made for General Zod‘s insurgency.
And, a special guest returns to leave a voicemail.
Also, Metropolis Idol is down to the final four. Please visit the sidebar and vote for your pick.