Episode #62: DC Comics Presents #62 (Superman & The Freedom Fighters)

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Episode #62: Superman & The Freedom Fighters


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This time out, we’ll be getting into DC Comics Presents #62. We start this week’s episode with Listener Feedback. (and once again I grovel for more email, comments and I-Tunes Reviews…only a few weeks left to get to my goal of 25 Reviews!)  Next, we have a Spotlight on Superman’s Guests, The Freedom Fighters.  Then, we delve into our issue, DC Comics Presents #62.  Finally, we will take a trip to the Comic Spinner Rack.

2 comments on “Episode #62: DC Comics Presents #62 (Superman & The Freedom Fighters)

  1. Another fine episode. Of course, how can you go wrong with Uncle Sam? He’s always been a favorite of mine, as, essentially, a living embodiment of the spirit of America. I was born in Philadephia, America’s birthplace, and, although I wasn’t born on the 4th of July, my wife and I were married on the 4th of July.
    I like the idea that the schoolboy in the introduction and epilogue to the story was reading this particular comic book. It’s a good “framing” device”, as long as we don’t look too closely at it. (Did he read about himself, reading the comic?)
    Although I wouldn’t characterize Superman, here, as “arrogant Superman”, I do think he could have paid more attention to Uncle Sam at the beginning. Of course, Uncle Sam could have been more persistent, too. I wish writer Dan Mishkin had done a better job of explaining the connection between the theft of the Constitution and Declaration of Independence and the disasters Superman was fighting.
    Looking at the cover of this issue, I can see why you’re not crazy about the way Superman looks on the cover. Gil Kane had a very distinctive style which worked really well, I think, with Green Lantern, but I don’t think he quite had a handle on Superman.

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  2. Pingback: November 20, 2016: The DC Comics Presents Show Podcast – Episode #62 – Superman Homepage

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