Episode 38

Published on:

15th Dec 2021

The Joe Kelly Action Comics Era

Host Anthony Desiato returns to the early 2000s Superman titles, shining a light on writer Joe Kelly's 50-issue run on ACTION COMICS. Anthony and guest Mike Sangregorio dig into the landmark issues Action 775 ("What's So Funny 'Bout Truth, Justice, and the American Way?") and Action 800, the sagas of Manchester Black and General "Zod," and Kelly's heartfelt human interest stories.

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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, weekly 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 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.