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The DC Comics Presents Show

A show about the comic DC Comics Presents starring Superman

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The DC Comics Presents Show – Crisis On Infinite Earths Special

Crisis On Infinite Earths Special We’ll take a break from our DC Comics Presents issues and take a look at the great event that will be a focus in our comic over the next several weeks, Crisis On Infinite Earths.  I will have a short Spotlight on the event and then go a little more in-depth with information from my “Crisis On Infinite Earths Compendium“.

14 Jan 2018

Rank #1

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DC Comics Presents #87 (Superman & Superboy Of Earth-Prime)

Episode #87 (Superman & Superboy) Russell’s Comic Brag Showcase Presents: Challengers Of The Unknown, Volume 1 SORRY ONCE AGAIN FOR THE DELAY!! I am once again in the podcasting chair..at least for this episode.  Today, we will be going through DC Comics Presents #87. The episode begins with some Listener Feedback, followed by a consecutive-episode edition of Russell’s Comic Brag. Next, a Spotlight on Superman‘s Guest, the Superboy from Earth-Prime.  After that, and for the first time in a long time, we have two stories to go through in our issue; DC Comics Presents #87. The show closes with a trip to the Comic Spinner Rack.

5 Mar 2018

Rank #2

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DC Comics Presents #89 (Superman & The Omega Men)

Episode #89 (Superman & The Omega Men) Russell’s Comic Brag DC Challenge I am once again in the podcasting chair, interchanging with Guest Hosts for the next couple of episodes. Today, we will be going through DC Comics Presents #89. The episode begins with some Listener Feedback, followed by everyone’s favorite segment, Russell’s Comic Brag. (OK…I might be exaggerating!)  Next, a Spotlight on Superman‘s Guest, The Omega Men. After that, we’ll get into our issue; DC Comics Presents #89. The show closes with a trip to the Comic Spinner Rack.

25 Mar 2018

Rank #3

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DC Comics Presents #92 (Superman & Vigilante) Guest Host: Aaron Moss

Episode #92 (Superman & Vigilante) This episode is brought to you by returning Guest-Host and fellow podcaster, Aaron Moss.  Aaron brings the show in with an introduction of his podcasts and some of his comic book history.  Next, he gives a Spotlight on Superman‘s Guest, Vigilante. After a podcast break, Aaron gets into our issue, DC Comics Presents #92. Aaron closes out the show with a trip to the Comic Spinner Rack. The Headcast Network

29 Apr 2018

Rank #4

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DC Comics Presents #84 (Superman & The Challengers Of The Unknown) Guest Host: Kirk Greenfield

Episode #84 (Superman & The Challengers Of The Unknown) This time around I will be splitting some of the duties with my Guest Host, Kirk Greenfield. Kirk starts with an introduction of himself and then will tell you about Superman‘s Guests with a Spotlight on The Challengers Of The Unknown.  Next, he will take you through DC Comics Presents #84. Finally, I will take us on a trip to The Comic Spinner Rack. Imperius Rex: Confessions Of A Serial Surface Invader

6 Jan 2018

Rank #5

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DC Comics Presents #91 (Superman & Captain Comet)

Episode #91 (Superman & Captain Comet) Russell’s Comic Brag Superman #173 I have reclaimed the podcasting chair for another episode. Today, we will be going through DC Comics Presents #91. The episode begins with some Listener Feedback, followed by everyone’s favorite segment, Russell’s Comic Brag. (OK…I might be exaggerating!) Next, a Spotlight on Superman‘s Guest, Captain Comet. (It will be an old Spotlight with a little bit of new material added)  After that, we’ll get into our issue; DC Comics Presents #91. The show closes with a trip to the Comic Spinner Rack.

19 Apr 2018

Rank #6

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Episode #20: DC Comics Presents #20 (Superman & Greeen Arrow)

Episode 20 Superman & Green Arrow Russell’s Comic Brag                                                                      Superman #276 Captain Thunder, a super-hero with powers equivalent to Superman’s, is thrown from his Earth into Earth-One by his enemies. The conditions of Earth-One cause Captain Thunder to become a villain, and Superman has to battle him. This episode we delve into DC Comics Presents #20. I will be bringing another installment of “Russell’s Comic Brag“. I will be doing a Spotlight on Superman’s Guest Star, Green Arrow. Plus, we will go to the Comic Spinner Rack to see what other comics were on sale.

30 Aug 2015

Rank #7

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Episode #19: DC Comics Presents #19 (Superman & Batgirl)

Episode #19 Superman & Batgirl Russell’s Comic Brag “The Superhero Woman” by Stan Lee [1977] The Superhero Women strike back! Another valiant volume in the Marvel Origins series, stories about the start of your favorite Marvel maidens–including Ms. Marvel, Red Sonja, Hela (Goddess Of Death), Lyra (the Femizon), Shanna The She-Devil, Medusa (one of the Inhumans), The Invisible Girl from The Fantastic Four, The Wasp (Janet Van Dyne), The Black Widow, and The Cat. Liberate yourself from worries with the women’s side of super sagas in The Superhero Women! This episode we delve into DC Comics Presents #19. I will be bringing another installment of “Russell’s Comic Brag“. I will be doing a Spotlight on Superman’s Guest Star, Batgirl. Plus, we will go to the Comic Spinner Rack to see what other comics were on sale.

16 Aug 2015

Rank #8

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DC Comics Presents #88 (Superman & The Creeper) Guest Host: Shawn Marek

Episode #88 (Superman & The Creeper) Podcaster Extraordinaire, Shawn Marek takes over the DC Comics Presents Show chair for this episode.  (Shawn and I sort of tag team this one, as I will show up a little later in the show.)  Shawn starts the podcast with a short introduction followed by his Spotlight on Superman‘s Guest, The Creeper.  After some podcast promos, Shawn gets into our issue, DC Comics Presents #88.  Before Shawn closes the show, I pop in and go to The Comic Spinner Rack to see what was on sale when our issue was on the stands. Worst Collection Ever I Can Talk Kayfabe

11 Mar 2018

Rank #9

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Episode #21: DC Comics Presents #21 (Superman & The Elongated Man)

Episode 21 Superman & The Elongated Man Russell’s Comic Brag Superman #171 Superman agrees to carry several instruments to an alien world to study an unusual reaction inside that world’s sun. While on the alien planet, the sun changes from yellow to red robbing Superman of his powers. He is able to send a message back to Earth. He meets a race of cave men. One of the cave men steals his costume, then he contracts a fever. Eventually Lois, Jimmy, and an astronomer arrive as part of a rescue party. Jimmy retrieves Superman’s costume and they return to Earth. This episode we delve into DC Comics Presents #21. I will be reading a couple of emails and be bringing another installment of “Russell’s Comic Brag“. I will be doing a Spotlight on Superman’s Guest Star, The Elongated Man. Plus, we will go to the Comic Spinner Rack to see what other comics were on sale.

13 Sep 2015

Rank #10

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Episode #8: DC Comics Presents #8 (Superman & Swamp Thing)

Episode #8 Superman & Swamp Thing This episode we delve into DC Comics Presents #8. I will be doing a Spotlight on Superman’s Guest Star, Swamp Thing. I will read an email and respond to a Facebook post.  Plus, we will go to the Comic Spinner Rack to see what other comics were on sale.

17 Sep 2014

Rank #11

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Episode #23: DC Comics Presents #23 (Superman & Doctor Fate)

Episode 23 Superman & Doctor Fate Russell’s Comic Brag Superboy received a message from deep space from his Kryptonian father Jor-EL. Investigating, he discovers the bodies of Jor-EL and Lara in a space capsule surrounded by Kryptonite radiation. He is then pushed close to the capsule by Xonar, an old foe of his father. Superboy is rescued by Dr. Krylo, another Kryptonian and is taken to safety. Krylo explains that he was able to cryogenically preserve himself and Superboy’s parents even though Jor-EL did not want to be preserved. Superboy and Krylo then enlist the aid of Jonathan Kent to retrieve the capsule. Xonar strikes again to stop them, but Superboy fights him off. The villain then crashes into a space mine and is killed. Krylo exposes himself to the Kryptonite to save Jonathan. Superboy then takes the bodies of his parents back to Earth hoping to revive them. However, a recording inside the rocket explains that both Jor-EL and Lara were dying of radiation poisoning before they were placed into the rocket by Krylo. Reviving them would only lead to another painful death, so Superboy leaves their bodies in the rocket and returns it to deep space. This episode we delve into DC Comics Presents #23. I will be bringing another installment of “Russell’s Comic Brag“. I will be doing a Spotlight on Superman‘s Guest Star, Doctor Fate. Plus, we will go to the Comic Spinner Rack to see what other comics were on sale.

11 Oct 2015

Rank #12

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Episode #22: DC Comics Presents #22 (Superman & The Captain Comet)

Episode 22 Superman & Captain Comet Russell’s Comic Brag The Maharajah of Sinsubhani brings Superman a rare alien jewel which is capable of great destructive force. Superman is unable to destroy the jewel, and the evil organization known as Demon seeks to possess it. Superman protects the jewel from Demon despite several attacks from their forces. When Demon holds Lois and Jimmy hostage, he allows himself to be captured.  Superman is brought before the leader of Demon and forced to turn over the jewel. Fortunately the leader is an imposter. It is really Prince Krishna, the son of the Maharajah. Krishna has discovered the way to destroy the jewel and does so. He had infiltrated Demon solely for that purpose. With the jewel destroyed, Lois and Jimmy are released. This episode we delve into DC Comics Presents #22. I will be bringing another installment of “Russell’s Comic Brag“. I will be doing a Spotlight on Superman’s Guest Star, Captain Comet. Plus, we will go to the Comic Spinner Rack to see what other comics were on sale.

27 Sep 2015

Rank #13

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Episode #24: DC Comics Presents #24 (Superman & Deadman)

Episode 24 Superman & Deadman Russell’s Comic Brag Super-Team Family is an comic book anthology series published by DC Comics from 1975 to 1978 that lasted for fifteen issues. The series published a mix of original and reprinted stories.  Due to time constraints, the first issue was a reprint issue.  Reprinted stories include: World’s Finest #175 – Superman and Jimmy Olsen square off against Batman and Robin in an annual duel of wits competition, while the Superman Revenge Squad and the brand-new Batman Revenge Squad intend to use the contest to wipe both teams out.; Teen Titans #19 – His plan to defeat the Justice League mocked by Headmaster Mind, an old JLA foe, Punch, a teenage would-be super-villain, vows to prove himself by destroying the Teen Titans first. Speedy rejoins the Titans, and he and Wonder Girl are captured by Punch when they investigate racial riots at a New England high school. At the same time, Robin, Kid Flash, and Aqualad are defeated by high-frequency sound and light devices while on a mission to a midwestern community. Reunited as Punch’s prisoners, the Titans use teamwork to escape his traps and overcome the youthful villain and his followers. Afterward; Aqualad returns to Atlantis for an extended leave, ostensibly in order to look after the infant Aquababy while Aquaman is involved in a quest for his missing wife, Mera, and Speedy becomes Aqualad’s replacement among the Titans.; Flash #166 – The Flash sprains his ankle badly during a rescue attempt and is placed on crutches, after which he encounters Captain Cold and Heat Wave. This episode we start off with Listener Feedback.  Then we will delve into DC Comics Presents #24. I will be bringing another installment of “Russell’s Comic Brag”. I will be doing a Spotlight on Superman‘s Guest Star, Deadman. Plus, we will go to the Comic Spinner Rack to see what other comics were on sale.

25 Oct 2015

Rank #14

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DC Comics Presents Annual #4 (Superman & Superwoman) Guest Host: Ted Kilvington

DC Comics Presents Annual #4 (Superman & Superwoman) It’s the return visit to The DC Comics Presents Show for podcaster, Ted Kilvington.  Ted opens the podcast with a Spotlight on Superman‘s guest, Superwoman.  (which is a return to the podcast in itself)  He talks about his personal history regarding Superwoman.  Next, Ted takes a short trip to the Comics Spinner Rack.  Finally, Ted concludes this podcast with his synopsis and go-thru of DC Comics Presents Annual #4.

18 Feb 2018

Rank #15

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Episode #7: DC Comics Presents #7 (Superman & Red Tornado)

Episode #7: Superman & Red Tornado This episode we delve into DC Comics Presents #7. I will be doing a Spotlight on Superman’s Guest Star, Red Tornado. Plus, we will go to the Comic Spinner Rack to see what other comics were on sale.  My affiliation with MyComicShop.COM is mentioned, so click on the link if you want to help out.

5 Sep 2014

Rank #16

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DC Comics Presents #85 (Superman & Swamp Thing) Guest Hosts: Al Sedano & Brian Zino

Episode #85 (Superman & Swamp Thing) Al & Brian’s Comic Brag Aphrodite IX #9 SORRY FOR THE DELAY!! This episode is brought to you by Guest-Hosts and fellow podcasters, Al Sedano and Brian Zino.  The show begins with an introduction by the two and then straight into a Spotlight on Superman‘s Guest, Swamp Thing.  Next up is some Comic Brags from both hosts.  After a podcast promo, Al and Brian delve into today’s issue DC Comics Presents #85.  I will close out the show with a trip to the Comic Spinner Rack.

28 Jan 2018

Rank #17

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DC Comics Presents #93 (Superman & The Elastic Four)

Episode #93 (Superman & The Elastic Four) Russell’s Comic Brag Superman’s Girlfriend Lois Lane #80 And once again re-re-reclaiming the podcasting chair for another episode, we will be discussing DC Comics Presents #93. The episode begins with some Listener Feedback, followed by everyone’s favorite segment, Russell’s Comic Brag. (OK…I might be exaggerating!) Next, I will be updating the Spotlights on two of Superman‘s Guests, Elongated Man and Plastic Man, while creating new ones for his other Guests, Elastic Lad and a mystery elastic villain.  After an appropriate Podcast Promo, we’ll get into our issue; DC Comics Presents #93. The show closes with a trip to the Comic Spinner Rack.

26 May 2018

Rank #18

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DC Comics Presents #90 (Superman & Firestorm: The Nuclear Man & Captain Atom) Guest Host: Aaron Moss & Jay Jones

Episode #90 (Superman & Firestorm & Captain Atom) This episode is brought to you by Guest-Hosts and fellow podcasters, Aaron Moss and Jay Jones.  The show starts with some comical and witty banter.  Next, Aaron & Jay talk about their histories with both Firestorm and Captain Atom.  Following that, Aaron gives a Spotlight on one of Superman‘s Guest, Firestorm: The Nuclear Man and Jay gives a Spotlight on Superman‘s other Guest, Captain Atom.  After some podcast promos, Aaron & Jay get into our issue, DC Comics Presents #90.  Aaron & Jay close out the show with a trip to the Comic Spinner Rack. The Headcast Network SNGPODuctions

1 Apr 2018

Rank #19

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DC Comics Presents #83 (Superman & Batman And The Outsiders) Guest Host: Jimmy Anderson

Episode #83 (Superman & Batman And The Outsiders) Substituting for Guest Host Jimmy Anderson, who was substituting for Russell Bragg, will be Russell Bragg.  (all will be explained during the episode)  This time around we’ll be getting into DC Comics Presents #83.  First off, I will be bringing you some Listener Feedback.  (Yes…I grovel for more email, comments and I-Tunes Reviews.)  Next, we’ll have a Spotlight on Superman‘s Guests, Batman & The Outsiders.  After that, we will delve into today’s issue, DC Comics Presents #83. The episode closes with a trip to the Comic Spinner Rack.

30 Dec 2017

Rank #20