SUNDAY! February 12th at 5pm ET/4pm CT, G2Factor will be covering the Death of Superman, 1992 – 1993.
Clark Kent and Lois Lane were engaged in 1990. A couple of years later, the comic writers were planning a wedding. These plans were POSTPONED due to the future airing of the Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman television series beginning on September 12, 1993. It was decided that the couple would marry when it could be done both in the comics and on the television show (which would mean waiting a few more years). What to do? A year’s worth of plans had to be scrapped. Jerry Ordway had the answer, “Let’s just kill ‘im.” Something he said at the beginning of every annual planning session. This time the writers were so frustrated by the postponement, they agreed. Let’s just kill Superman.
At that time, Superman had four books a month. The Death of Superman spans nearly eleven weeks of comics.
In the future, G2Factor will also be covering the subsequent events of Superman’s death. Funeral for a Friend (A World Without Superman) with 9 issues will follow.
The Superman titles were put on a hiatus for three months before the Return of Superman (or Reign of the Supermen) involving 28 issues which will end this epic moment in comic history.
A VERY SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!!!
With the ending of Smallville, the ten year television series, fans wanted more, but careened into the DC reboot of their hero. However, on February 9th, 2012, Smallville fans were happy to learn former story editor and writer for the show, Bryan Q. Miller (writer of Batgirl, Stephanie Brown comics pre-new 52) would be penning a Smallville Season 11 WEEKLY comic book series picking up 6 months after the Finale. So tell your mother and your brother, your sister and your cousins, your daddy and your besties to download this electronic comic when it becomes available in April. A print version of the four previous weeks will be available in May, just one year after the final episode of Smallville aired. It will also include an ‘episode’ guide. The season premiere ‘episode’ of the comics will run 12 issues long and will have a one word title, just like the show.
G2Factor will cover each weekly issue as well as our favorite Superman stories, be they new 52 or not.
So join us as we discuss the Death of Superman on Sunday on talkshoe. Live streaming and chat room available. Downloads on iTunes and talkshoe.
Hope to see you there!
SMALLVILLE SEASON 4 Part 1 & DCnU NEWS
SUNDAY! December 4th at 5 pm ET, G2Factor will be talking about our favorite first six episodes of Smallville Season 4. The groundbreaking arrival of Lois Lane to the Smallville series. She’s still the inquisitive, intelligent crusader that adds spice to Clark Kent’s life.
Last week the Season 10 DVDs and Complete Series box set were released. G2Factor plans on reviewing some of the extras in the coming months.
We’ll be talking about Action Comics (the original is still worth MILLIONS) and Superman comics regularly.
So join us in the live chatroom while listening to the live streaming. Downloads are available on talkshoe & iTunes.
Always hold onto Smallville!
Superman #3 & DCnU News
SUNDAY! Nov 27th at 5 pm ET/4pm CT, G2Factor proudly discusses Superman #3 written by George Perez with pencils by Nicola Scott. The story is beginning to take on a strong form and the art is amazing.
Twenty pages of dynamic story with some progression on a few iconic themes we’ve come to know and love about Superman. Perez gives us glimpses of Clark’s heart and concerns regarding the vulnerability of human life. He’s becoming Metropolis’ champion.
These new villains and their purpose start to pull us into what may prove to be a great mystery. Lots of action in this one. And there’s something going on with Clark … it’s not just the reboot.
Perry White, Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen and the new Planet staff appear. Plus a few old school villains seem to have visited during the five year gap.
Join us on talkshoe in the live chatroom or listen to live streaming. Downloads available on iTunes and talkshoe.
Hope to see you there.
SUPERMAN #2 & DCnU News
SATURDAY! SATURDAY! SATURDAY! SATURDAY! SATURDAY! Night’s alright!
While Superman fights yet another monster with dubious origins (no, it’s not Grant Morrison, darnit), G2Factor will be talking about Superman #2. THIS IS A SUPERMAN STORY! And that’s a damn good thing. George Perez and Jesus Merino give us more story in 25 pages then all the Action panels do in 40.
With one framed picture, Perez reveals how BS-Superman meets Lois Lane and she writes the story of the century. All smiles and loving who they are is captured in that moment — and this is a prop that Lois shows to Clark Kent. Oh yea, Clark Kent is in this book, too. Not Harry Potter Clark either. The real deal.
After reading this issue, I reread Superman #1 (which was the 5th best selling comic in September & got a 2nd printing this month). There is a cohesive story going on. So many clues to follow in the mystery of these monsters showing up in Metropolis. We’re intrigued.
Watch Superman be the “damsel in distress” whom Lois assists in saving him and Metropolis.
Such a well constructed, written, drawn book!!! A must read! Full of heart and hope — a true Superman story.
So join us on Saturday, October 29th at 6 pm EDT. G2Factor has live chat room and streaming as well as downloads on iTunes and talkshoe.
Hope to see you there!
FEELING SUPERMAN DEPRIVED? CALL IN SHOW
Whether you’re a Smallville fan without a show to watch or a comic reader without a Superman with kindness and humility, Saturday, September 17th at 6 pm EDT will give you an opportunity to share your views on Superman, his marriage, Smallville Clark Kent, and the new DCnU Superman. G2Factor on talkshoe is doing a call in show. We’ll be talking about the end of Smallville, our favorite Superman, live action or comic, the new DCnU Superman and Clark Kent …er or should we say Harry Potter with his Guy Gardner haired best bud, Jimmy Olsen. And what about Lois Lane? How do you feel about this chain of events? We’d like to know. Join Holli, Kimmie, Tasha and Chris in discussing our favorite subjects.
Whether you’re a Smallville fan without a show to watch or a comic reader without a Superman with kindness and humility, Saturday, September 17th at 6 pm EDT will give you an opportunity to share your views on Superman, his marriage, Smallville Clark Kent, and the new DCnU Superman.
G2Factor on talkshoe is doing a call in show. We’ll be talking about the end of Smallville, our favorite Superman, live action or comic, the new DCnU Superman and Clark Kent …er or should we say Harry Potter with his Guy Gardner haired best bud, Jimmy Olsen.
And what about Lois Lane?
How do you feel about this chain of events? We’d like to know.
Join Holli, Kimmie, Tasha and Chris in discussing our favorite subjects.