Episode 63

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21st Jun 2022

The Villain of the Story Part 3—Nemesis

Host Anthony Desiato digs into the mid-2000s era of Luthor, when Pre-Crisis elements of the character's history returned, with guest Bernie Gerstmayr. Anthony and Bernie discuss this melding of Lex as depicted in comics ("Public Enemies," BIRTHRIGHT, SECRET ORIGIN, and more) and television (SMALLVILLE and SUPERGIRL).

This is Part 3 of "The Villain of the Story," a multi-part event examining Superman's ultimate opponent, Lex Luthor, across time and media. Come back next Tuesday (6/28) for the conclusion as Anthony and guest Ralph Puma consider Luthor as an ideologue.

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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.