Sunday, May 17, 2015

Super Mates Episode 31: Conway’s Corner Crossover with Kyle Benning (#ConwayXover)

Chris and Cindy are joined by Kyle Benning of King-Size Comics Giant-Size Fun to celebrate the work of prolific comics writer Gerry Conway. First they discuss Gerry’s recent tumbler posts conceringcreator equity, and what it means to him and other comic creators with vested interests in DC characters.

Then it’s off to examine Conway-penned tales from Superman Family #186 and 187. Lois Lane encounters a mad African dictator with a weapon powerful enough to bend the will of the Man of Steel! Then, the Superman of Earth-One and his Earth-Two counterpart must combine forces…and bodies(!) to defeat the inter-dimensional monster known only as Krogg, before he destroys Earth-One!

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This episode is part of the massive Conway’s Corner Crossover event (#ConwayXover), celebrating the work and career of Gerry Conway. Please check out these other fine podcasts and blogs who are participating!

Superman & Batman Podcast (Michael Bradley w/guest Aaron Moss) -

Vault Of Startling Monster Horror Tales Of Terror (Shawn Engel, Chris Honeywell, Luke Jaconetti, Chris “Hair-Metal Hero” Tyler, Jason Jaconetti)

Flowers & Fishnets (Ryan Daly)

The Hammer Podcasts! (Gene Hendricks)

Superman Forever Radio (Bob Fisher)

Task Force X (Aaron “Head” Moss)

Head Speaks (Aaron “Head” Moss)

Quarter Bin Podcast (Alan Middleton)

Fire & Water Podcast (Rob Kelly and Irredeemable Shag)

LanternCast (Chad Bokelman and Mark Marble)

Pop Culture Affidavit (Tom Panarese)

King-Size Comics Giant-Size Fun (Kyle Benning, Rob Kelly)

From Kid to Flash (Mythmaking ETC) (Chris Ivey) 

Hey Kids, Comics! (Andy and Micheal Leyland)

Between The Pages Blog (Karen Williams)

PLEASE NOTE: This episode was recorded on May 10th, 2015. Conway and DC’s discussions on creator equity have continued, and the story has evolved since then.

Be sure to let us know what you think! Let your voice be heard! We’d love to read it aloud in an upcoming episode. Drop us a line in our comments section, or email us at If you're listening on iTunes, please consider leaving a review of our show! We’re also on Facebook!

Chris (aka Earth 2 Chris) co-hosts the Power Records Podcast with the esteemed Rob Kelly over at the Fire and Water Podcast feed! 

Next time: Chris and Cindy return to Opal City, with Part Two of The Starman Chronicles, covering James Robinson’s and Tony Harris’ Starman #4-6!

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