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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