The Giant Superman Podcast is where Jon M Wilson and Bob Fisher take a look back at the Silver Age of Superman via the giant annual collections published by DC. Giant Superman episodes are published monthly.
In this sixth giant episode, Jon and Bob begin a look at the first stories from giant Superman Annual 3, published on June 22, 1961. Stories discussed are as follows, with thanks to Mike’s Amazing World of Comics for publication information:
- “The Super-Prisoner of Amazon Island” Otto Binder (Writer) Wayne Boring (Penciller) Stan Kaye (Inker) Reprinted From: Action Comics #235 (1957)
- “Superman’s New Face” (12 pages) Edmond Hamilton (Writer) Wayne Boring (Penciller) Stan Kaye (Inker) Reprinted From: Action Comics #239 (1958)
- “The Ugly Superman” (9 pages) Kurt Schaffenberger (Artist) Reprinted From: Superman’s Girl Friend, Lois Lane #8 (1959)
Links mentioned in the episode:
- Superman Forever Radio
- The New 52 Adventures of Superman
- Emailer Dave McElvenney has a blog! And here is his reasoning for using an online persona named after Superman’s “big brother” Halk-Kar
- Supergirl Power Hour, the fun podcast from Cori McCreery and James Lewis about Silver Age Supergirl
- The song at the end is “The Humans Are Dead,” owned by Flight of the Conchords
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Look forward to the seventh episode, covering the rest of the third annual, on July 31!