Episode 19

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9th Jun 2021

Superman in the Golden Age

Host Anthony Desiato and guest Mike Sangregorio dig into the Golden Age of Superman (1938-1948), celebrating the tough social crusader depicted in the character's earliest depictions and examining his evolution during and after WWII. Also discussed: the Fleischer cartoons and the 2011 Grant Morrison Action Comics run. This is the first installment in a podcast trilogy diving into the Pre-Crisis Superman.

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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 to the skies with an ongoing, biweekly 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 for more than 80 years.
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Anthony Desiato

Anthony Desiato, owner and founder of Flat Squirrel Productions, is a lifelong Superman fan, documentary filmmaker, and podcast host who has been chronicling the culture of comic shops for the past decade. Projects include the films MY COMIC SHOP DOCUMENTARY and MY COMIC SHOP COUNTRY, as well as the podcast series MY COMIC SHOP HISTORY and DIGGING FOR KRYPTONITE.