Posts Tagged ‘superman’



Indiana Jones and Superman are coming to musical life in Cleveland! On this special bonus episode of Comic Book Central, I sit down with the conductor and the artistic administrator of the Cleveland Orchestra, Brett Mitchell and Ilya Gidalevich, to chat about two action-packed events – Raiders of the Lost Ark: In Concert and Superman at the Symphony!
Photo courtesy Roger Mastroianni
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Cleveland Orchestra    Brett’s website


Date: August 31, 2016







He might be Superman’s pal in the comics, but he’s the Maid of Might’s pal on the hit show, Supergirl! Actor Mehcad Brooks takes center seat in the Lair to chat about bringing the iconic character of Jimmy – sorry, JAMES – Olsen to life!
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Date: July 30, 2016







From rural Kansas to the final frontier and everywhere in between! Actor Phil Morris has brought heroes (Martian Manhunter) and villains (Vandal Savage) to life and has soared with the crew of the Enterprise. Today, he’s hangin’ out in the Lair and talkin’ about comics!
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Date: July 23, 2016







I’m celebrating the 10th anniversary of Superman Returns with Superman’s pal, Jimmy Olsen – actor Sam Huntington!
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Stuff you heard on the show:    Monster Kid Radio: Superman and the Mole Men    The Raiders Guys    Gateway Film Center    The IndyCast    Film: Bob Holiday in Metropolis    Bob Holiday’s website


Date: June 18, 2016







The SUPER reunion over 40 years in the making! From the ABC musical special “It’s a Bird…It’s a Plane…It’s Superman!”, the lyrical Lois & Clark, Lesley Ann Warren and David Wilson fly by to chat about the 70s TV adaptation of the Broadway show!
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Stuff you heard on the show:  The Raiders Guys    Gateway Film Center    The IndyCast    Dr. Strange radio show


Date: June 11, 2016







Hollywood legend and seven-time Emmy winner Ed Asner is hanging out in the Lair this week to talk about comic books, flying houses, heroes, villains and…newspaper publishers!
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Date: April 9, 2016







She clashed with Conan, mucked things up for Swamp Thing and manhandled the Man of Steel in live action AND animation! This week, actress Sarah Douglas is in the Lair!
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Stuff you heard on the show:  Marvel Universe Live!    The IndyCast


Date: January 2, 2016







My guest this week is the man who helped kill (and bring back) Superman, he put DC’s heavy hitters through an Identity Crisis, and he challenged the Boy of Steel with some classic villains on TV’s Superboy! He’s the Eisner-winning Super Editor, Super Writer, and all-around Super Guy – Mike Carlin!
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Stuff you heard on the show:  The IndyCast    Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology


Date: December 11, 2015







This week, I team up with actor, writer, comedian and radio/podcast host, Ralph Garman! We’ll talk about his role in Marvel’s Agent Carter, working with Adam West, his wildly successful podcast with Kevin Smith (Hollywood Babble On) and their bat-tastic comic book crossover sequel, Batman ’66 Meets the Green Hornet!

PLUS – an added bonus! Get the inside scoop on the new George Reeves Superman suit exhibit!
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Stuff you heard on the show:

The IndyCast    Ohio History Center    The Siegel & Shuster Society


Date: December 5, 2015







She’s portrayed everything from an alien on V, to a werewolf on Bitten…and she taught Clark Kent how to fly! The Last Daughter of Krypton, actress Laura Vandervoort, joins me to talk about bringing Supergirl to life on Smallville!

Photo courtesy Marc Cartwright
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Laura’s website    Laura on Twitter


Date: June 6, 2015






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