Episode 32

Published on:

13th Oct 2021

The Death of Superman (Crisis 'Til Death VII)

Host Anthony Desiato finally digs into the story that got him into comics and made him a lifelong Superman fan as "Crisis 'Til Death" continues! In Part VII, Anthony and guest Bernie Gerstmayr discuss the legendary 90s storylines "The Death of Superman" and "Funeral for a Friend," featuring Superman's fight to the finish against Doomsday and a world without a Superman.

This episode covers SUPERMAN #74-77, ACTION #684-686, ADVENTURES #497-500, MAN OF STEEL #18-21, and JUSTICE LEAGUE AMERICA #69-70, featuring the work of Jerry Ordway & Tom Grummett, Dan Jurgens, Roger Stern & Jackson Guice, and Louise Simonson & Jon Bogdanove.

"Crisis 'Til Death" runs WEEKLY, so come back in 1 week for Part VIII (aka the finale)!

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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.

About your host

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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.