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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 […]

Episode #059 – Lando, Man Of Magic

Episode #059 – Lando, Man Of Magic

There are many tropes in comics that just refuse to die. There is the crusading reporter, hot on the heels of a good story. There is the private investigator who had to see the case through, at any cost. There’s the mad scientist who experiments […]

Episode #058 – The Ringo Kid

Episode #058 – The Ringo Kid

It’s hard to believe but there was a time when superheroes weren’t the big names in comics. Readers used to strap on their cap guns, pull down their felt Stetsons and thrill to the latest exploits of their favorite western heroes. Names like Roy Rogers […]

Episode #057 – The Black Widow

Episode #057 – The Black Widow

The term “Hero” is sometimes kind of fluid. If someone is a horrible person, a real jerk, but manages to pull it together for a moment and do something great, does it make you forgive everything? Is that person a “hero.” And what if they […]

Episode #056 – E-Man

Episode #056 – E-Man

What makes a superhero REALLY super? Yeah, I know. A kind heart is always good, or maybe a need for revenge, Sure. I feel you. But we’re putting the accent on the SUPER part of the hero. We need the old alien with a power […]

Episode #055 – Wonder Man

Episode #055 – Wonder Man

If you were trying to come up with the perfect hero, he would probably be loaded for bear. He would be bulletproof, fire-proof, and super strong. He would have super senses, be a quick thinker, and could leap tall buildings in a single bound. Yeah, […]