Welcome to the eighteenth episode of From Crisis to Crisis: A Superman Podcast! This podcast has a simple premise; examine just about every Superman comic published between Man of Steel #1 in 1986 to Adventures of Superman #649 in 2006 in an informative and hopefully entertaining format.
Part index. Part commentary. Part history lesson. All podcast.
This week Jeffrey and Michael start the second “year” of the From Crisis to Crisis era with January 1988. Unfortunately (for the guys at any rate) this year starts with the third worst (again, to the guys, opinions vary) DC crossover of all time; Millennium. For those unfamiliar with this event Michael and Jeffrey do spend about ten minutes talking about it before getting into the issues of Superman (#13), Adventures of Superman (#436) and Action Comics (#596) that not only served as the crossover issues for Millennium but also as the second time the three books formed one, big story. In those three issues we are treated to the first From Crisis to Crisis appearance of the Toyman, Clark’s return to Smallville in pursuit of a Manhunter controlled Lana and the big secret that has been hidden from the small town for years. All of this and the Spectre too.
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