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 fifth giant episode, Jon and Bob take a small detour from the Superman annuals to look at the giant Secret Origins, published on November 10, 1960, with thanks to Mike’s Amazing World of Comics for publication information:
- Superman/Batman: “The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team” Edmond Hamilton (Writer) Dick Sprang (Penciller) Stan Kaye (Inker) Reprinted From: World’s Finest Comics #94 (1958)
- Adam Strange: “Secret of the Eternal City” Gardner F. Fox (Writer) Mike Sekowsky (Penciller) Frank Giacoia (Inker) Reprinted From: Showcase #17 (1958)
- Green Lantern: “The Planet of Doomed Men” John Broome (Writer) Gil Kane (Penciller) Murphy Anderson (Inker) Reprinted From: Green Lantern #1 (1960)
- Challengers of the Unknown: “The Secrets of the Sorcerer’s Box” Dave Wood (Writer) Jack Kirby (Artist) Reprinted From: Showcase #6 (1957)
- Green Arrow: “Origin of Green Arrow and Speedy”
- Wonder Woman: “Secret Origin of Wonder Woman” Robert Kanigher (Writer) Ross Andru (Penciller) Mike Esposito (Inker) Reprinted From: Wonder Woman #105 (1959)
- Martian Manhunter: “The Strange Experiment of Dr. Erdel” Joe Samachson (Writer) Joe Certa (Artist) Reprinted From: Detective Comics #225 (1955)
- Flash: “Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt” Robert Kanigher (Writer) Carmine Infantino (Penciller) Joe Kubert (Inker) Reprinted From: Showcase #4 (1956)
Look forward to the sixth episode, beginning our coverage of Superman Annual 3, on June 30!