The Subs learn what happened to Ultra Boy after his battle with Pulsar Stargrave. Avast, ye mateys! There be pirates!
The Subs are joined by Jim Purcell of the Savage FinCast to dig into Legion of Super Heroes 273, where we find President Allon getting off to a rough start with her son’s super hero team. Also, finally solved: The murder of An Ryd from issue 239! All this, and discussion of SDCC news. There will be rants.
He’s back! The man that could sell hype lessons to Stan Lee, Huey B Mckay shows up again ready to build the greatest Superboy theme park ever built! From New Adventures of Superboy 29, May 1982.
As we arrived at the Blok origin issue, we learned of the passing of Steve Ditko, artist on this issue (Legion of Super Heroes 272). We discuss Legion News, The Death of Steve Ditko, and which artists we’d put on our Mount Rushmore of Comic Book Artists, wherein Paul learns the difference between Carl Barks and Don Rosa. Then it’s on to the origin of Blok, and the debut of Dial H for Hero.
In this episode of The Superboy Chronicles, Paul takes a look at New Adventures of Superboy 27 and 28. Superboy meets a couple of outlaw Kryptonians who have a big secret about Superboy. Also, Dial H for Hero starts its run in the pages of Superboy.