Monthly Archives: May 2015

Episode 10: Superheroes Inside the Box: 1980s

This week join Jonathan as he flies solo through the sparse history of superheroes on television during the 1980s. Why did so many TV representations reinterpret the Superman archetype while late ’80s comic books were deconstructing it? What was Jerry O’Connell doing reading comic books? What does Dean Martin have to do with TV superheroes anyway? Take the slow long ride through ’80s TV heroes as we collectively wait for 1989’s Batman feature film.

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Episode 09: Superheroes Inside the Box: 1950s-1970s

This week join Jonathan as he flies solo through the history of superheroes on television during the 1950s through the 1970s. What cereal did Superman endorse in the 1950s? Who was one of the famous “Bs” of the 1960s? Did you know Wonder Woman was almost a blond? Do you know why Bruce Banner became “David” Banner? Tie a large bath towel around your neck and run around the house as you listen to this week’s episode on televisual capes and cowls!

Then be sure to stop back two weeks from now on Thursday May 21st, 2015 to listen to our next full length episode. You can leave a comment on this page and can always reach us via email at: feedback@tvhistorypod.com

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