Posts Tagged ‘Joe Shuster’

From the tragic tragedy of Batman’s real creator Bill Finger to delicious ice cream made with ladyfingers to the classic 1960s Batman TV series finally getting fingered for a DVD release, the Podwits have you covered for all your finger-related needs.  Enjoy this brand new Podwits Podcast and let the Podwits give you the finger! To support […]

Man of Steel  is an Epic, Righteous, Legendary Masterpiece!!! (Podwits contributor Luke Whitmire shares his personal reaction to the new Superman film.) In the pantheon of superheroes, Superman is the most recognized and revered character of all time. For seventy-five years his stories have been published in thousands of comic books, novels, a successful radio […]

Before it happened, it probably seemed like just another dime-mag debut. But while National Allied Publications might not have realized it, when they released Action Comics #1 on April 18, 1938—seventy-five years ago today—they changed the world. Because right at the top, before stories about Zatara the Master Magician, Pep’ Morgan, and Tex Thompson (among many […]

Dion takes us inside Tortilla Flats‘ recent 21st annual Borgnine Night, and the resulting reminiscences about Ernie and other recently departed celebrities (whether or not the Academy felt like mentioning them at its recent award-thingie shindig) somehow morph into a hard-hitting look at who, exactly, is entitled to the rights—creative, financial, and otherwise—when a work’s […]

And so the world didn’t end.  Take that Mayans!  So how do the Podwits celebrate the world continuing to spin?  By taking a look back at computers through the ages and the history of their beloved comic books (no Marvel vs DC talk here, we promise!)  So kick back with your favorite cup o’ egg […]