Episode 153

Published on:

21st May 2024

Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes (PLUS: Superman 2025 Costume Reveal!)

Host Anthony Desiato and guest Nick Farina share their thoughts on James Gunn's recent reveal of actor David Corenswet in costume from the forthcoming SUPERMAN 2025 film. Now that the dust has settled after the initial unveiling, what impressions, questions, and predictions remain?

Then, in the episode's main segment, Anthony and guest Chris Jacobsen (SUPERBOY BEYOND) dig into the Bronze Age period when Superboy shared his title and the spotlight with his teammates from the 30th Century: the 1977-1979 SUPERBOY AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES run by Paul Levitz, Gerry Conway, Mike Grell, James Sherman, Joe Staton, and more.

"A Superboy Fan Journey" Chapter IV. NOTE: The podcast is off next week for the Memorial Day holiday and will return in two weeks with coverage of the 1980s comic book series THE NEW ADVENTURES OF SUPERBOY!

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Digging for Kryptonite is a Flat Squirrel Production. Key art Isaiah Simmons (2020-2024 version by Gregg Schigiel). Theme music by Basic Printer.

Mentioned in this episode:

Aw Yeah Comics

Fat Moose Comics

Acme Comics

Always Hold On To Smallville

Sam Lim

Hang On To Your Shorts Film Festival

The Pop Break

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About the Podcast

Digging for Kryptonite: A Superman Fan Journey
From the Host of My Comic Shop History
Host Anthony Desiato (My Comic Shop History) takes flight with an ongoing podcast series exploring Superman! Digging for Kryptonite is an examination of Krypton's Last Son across time and media, with deep dives into the creative visions, character elements, eras, and individual stories that have shaped the Man of Steel and the larger DC Universe for over 86 years. New episodes every Tuesday.
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Anthony Desiato

Anthony Desiato, owner and founder of Flat Squirrel Productions, is a lifelong Superman fan, documentary filmmaker (MY COMIC SHOP COUNTRY), and podcaster. He hosts a network of podcasts including: DIGGING FOR KRYPTONITE, ANOTHER EXCITING EPISODE IN THE ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN, SUMMONING THE ZORDS, and MY COMIC SHOP HISTORY.