Episode 71

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23rd Aug 2022

The 1948 and 1950 Movie Serials Starring Kirk Alyn

Host Anthony Desiato and guest Tyler Patrick (KRYPTON REPORT podcast) dig into the 1948 and 1950 theatrical serials SUPERMAN and ATOM MAN VS. SUPERMAN starring Kirk Alyn and Noel Neill. Anthony and Tyler discuss how this first live-action depiction of Superman utilized the repetitive, formulaic structure of movie serials—yet still brought the character to life with integrity and laid the groundwork for successive interpretations, including the George Reeves series.

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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.