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Episode #069 – The Dart

Episode #069 – The Dart

There are some origin stories that fit like a glove. They’re timeless and need no update. They are the stories of the last surviving son of a doomed planet or of a young boy losing his parents to a killer in a dark, cold alley. […]

Episode #068 – Brad Spencer, Wonderman

Episode #068 – Brad Spencer, Wonderman

There were lots of things in the forties to give a fella superpowers. You could inject yourself with super serum. Lord knows there was enough of the stuff floating around. There were isotopes, experimental rays, super suits, heck, every lab and doctor’s office in the […]

Episode #067 – Madame Strange

Episode #067 – Madame Strange

During World War II, heroes came from everywhere to battle the Axis powers. There were plumbers, physicians, welders, architects, and nurses. From every corner of the world heroes and would-be heroes seemed to answer the call. Sometimes they appeared out of thin air. And sometimes […]

Episode #066 – Genius Jones, The Answer Man

Episode #066 – Genius Jones, The Answer Man

If you have your heart set on being a Superhero, then it’s best you know that the road forward is tough. They don’t sell radioactive spiders at Petco and Superman is an alien. If you are looking at Captain America-level strength, then just know that […]

Episode #065 – Spencer Steele, Detective

Episode #065 – Spencer Steele, Detective

I love any detective set in the 1920’s. Now sure, hard-boiled, tough-guy detectives are great and all, but I really dig those dinner-jacket wearing, cigarette smoking, right-out- of-an- S.S. Van Dyne-novel gumshoes. The ones who solve a murder over dinner without getting their white dinner […]

Episode #064: The Black Terror

Episode #064: The Black Terror

How do you deal with things when they go sideways? Do you just lay low and wait things out or do you stand up and give a showing for yourself? Now before you answer, imagine that you’re a pharmacist in the 1940’s superhero culture. Things […]

Episode #063 – Casey Ruggles

Episode #063 – Casey Ruggles

He rode into the old west in search of Fame and fortune. In the wake of his trail dust was broken hearts and beaten foes. He fought outlaws and thieves and made the acquaintance of many of the old west’s most famous names. You’ve never […]

Episode #062 – The Flamingo

Episode #062 – The Flamingo

Criminals are a superstitious, cowardly lot. If you wanted to strike fear into their hearts, to make them to tremble at the very mention of your name, then you had to choose wisely. Bats were already taken so you couldn’t name yourself after them. If you […]

Episode #061 – Atom Blake, Boy Wizard

Episode #061 – Atom Blake, Boy Wizard

Imagine you were a kid, orphaned at an early age, only to be raised by someone you really didn’t know. You would naturally be curious about your parents and yourself. Now imagine you find yourself imbued with strange and amazing powers, a gift from those […]

Episode #060 – Roy Ramond, TV Detective

Episode #060 – Roy Ramond, TV Detective

It was the fifties and television was king. And in that age one man stood for what was right and good. One figure sifted through the clues and rumors to get to the truth…and bring it to his loyal viewers. And he wasn’t motivated by […]