Episode 55: April 1990

Welcome to the fifty-fifth 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.

DAY OF THE KRYPTON MAN concludes this week and Mike and Jeff are fifteen different types of excited to talk about it. In Superman #42 the Man of Steel becomes the Man From Krypton as Kal-El/Draaga Round 2 begins and you get to hear Jeff and Mike sing a classic theme song! The fight continues in Adventures of Superman #465 with the world watching as Kal-El prepares to grant Draaga’s Death Rite! It all concludes in Action Comics #652 as Kal-El takes Jonathan and Martha Kent to the Fortress of Solitude and battles the entity ultimately responsible for his recent behavior. Finally the boys take a look at Superboy: The Comic Book #3 as a famed comedian kidnaps a famed historical figure. The only problem; Lana Lang is kidnapped as well! Plus there is the usual Elsewhere in the DCU and Elsewhere in the Real World features plus e-mails!

And remember…YOU!

Next week: The fate of Jimmy’s mother! Four fantastic astronauts are caught in the world’s strangest accident! Amanda McCoy confronts Clark Kent! Come back same super time, same super website.

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