The Caped Wonder Superman Podcast

The Caped Wonder Superman Podcast

Our Mission is to Honor and Celebrate Christopher Reeve’s legacy and the Directors, Filmmakers, Writers, Cast and Crew of the classic Superman movie series.... Show More

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On Episode 19, Jim, Jimmy, and Jay! Actor Marc McClure played Jimmy Olsen in Superman the Movie, Superman II, III, IV, Supergirl and Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut. Marc tells us about the iconic scene he watched being filmed when he arrived in London back in 1977, the special request made by Christopher Reeve that changed him as an actor, and why these films mean so much to him. Golly! This is another unforgettable episode.

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Episode 18 comes straight from Krypton! Jay & Jim are together at the iHeart Radio studios in Las Vegas with special guest Aaron Smolinski from Superman: The Movie and Superman III. Aaron reveals it all! How did a 3 year old lift the Kent truck? How did Richard Donner get him to break out of that starship and what was he singing inside? What lesson did Aaron learn from Christopher Reeve? Plus rare audio from Glenn Ford and Phyl... Read more

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The Prop Store Entertainment Memorabilia Auction has plenty of Christopher Reeve Superman Legacy props, costumes, and so much more for 2019. Jay & Jim are joined by special guest Martin Lakin from supermania78.com who had the opportunity to see many of these auction items in person. Clark Kent's Superman IV phone booth, Nuclear Man's costume, Supergirl's tunic and so much more. Martin shares some amazing stories and... Read more

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Superman The Movie Actor Jeff East chats with Jay & Jim about his time filming back in 1977. Why was he limping over to Pa Kent? Why did he spend so many days running up and down a runway? The Fortress! The Farm! That Green Crystal! Episode 16 has it all.

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The Blackout of 1977 in New York City couldn't shut down Superman! Now 42 years later, the author of 'The Making of Superman The Movie' is answering all of our questions. David Michael Petrou chats with Jay & Jim about the cast, the crew, the filming and some stories you didn't know! Our 15th podcast just may be the most super of them all!

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Jay Towers & Jim Bowers chat with Sam Rizzo about the Superboy TV show. From John Haymes Newton to Gerard Christopher and all of the Superman connections in the Salkind Universe.

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June 23, 2019 49 min

In Episode 14, Jay & Jim discuss how their passion for Superman The Movie first ignited. Plus Jennifer Aniston regrets the day she snubbed Christopher Reeve, and E.G. Marshall wonders if he would be able to get on the 1977 New York set of Superman The Movie in a rare David Petrou interview.

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Jay & Jim recap all of the Superman fun from Motor City Comic Con Week and discuss the importance of doing your homework before making ANY Super-Purchases. Brian McKernan is back to walk us through all of the New York City filming locations for Superman the Movie. This is the ultimate companion podcast for anyone visiting New York City.

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Motor City Comic Con Weekend! Jay Towers and Jim Bowers are together in Detroit with a 1 hour interview with Superman and Superman II actress Sarah Douglas. Is Ursa ready for Detroit?

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In this BONUS episode, Jay & Jim take you back to the weekend they joined forces. WonderCon 2015. Hear "Superman: The Richard Donner Years Celebrity Super Reunion. Margot Kidder, Sarah Douglas, Valerie Perrine, Diane Sherry, Marc McClure, Jack O'Halloran, Aaron Smolinski, and a massive crowd! Jay Towers & Jim Bowers moderate this amazing reunion. Even a special message from Dick Donner himself.

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He plunged down Niagara Falls and was saved by Superman in one of the most iconic scenes from Superman II. Jay & Jim talk with actor Hadley Kay about flying with Christopher Reeve and his time filming the sequel to Superman. New details for Super-Fans coming to Motor City Comic Con in May

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April 1, 2019 51 min

On our 10th Episode Jay & Jim discuss the passing of Superman II and III actor Shane Rimmer. Special guest Retired Senior Mastering Colorist Pat Miller discusses his work on the Superman Anthology Blue Ray box set and we get his expert opinion on the 2018 4K release.

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March 25, 2019 53 min

Superman The Movie was in theaters 1978. The journey from the big screen to your home screen was longer than a walking trip from Smallville to the Northpole. Jay & Jim talk Caped Wonder contributor and aficionado Bill Williams about the many versions of the film from VHS to Broadcast TV and everything in between. The guys also get some great reactions to the new La-La Land Special Edition soundtrack.

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February 19, 2019 35 min

Jay & Jim discuss La-La Land's New Release of SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE’s 3-CD remastered limited edition soundtrack including a mind blowing early version of “The Fortress of Solitude” and an extended chat about the John Williams Source Material from all 4 Christopher Reeve Films.

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February 8, 2019 51 min

Episode 7. Superman The Movie Autographs. Super Awesome or Super Fake? How to know your Christopher Reeve autograph is the real deal with Super-Fan Brad Day!

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January 28, 2019 35 min

Jay & Jim are back with some great ways to meet Non & Ursa in Detroit. Plus a rare interview with Noel Neill recorded during the filming of Superman The Movie, and fan questions including Superman III and Superman IV.

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Jay & Jim wish you a Merry Christmas with special guest Rex Reed! He talks about his Superman The movie cameo. Plus a BIG announcement for Superman fans who want to be the next General Zod... in pictures!

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It's the 40th Anniversary of the Superman the Movie Soundtrack. Writer , film historian and preservationist Mike Matessino takes us back to the recording of the John Willians score in 1978 and gives us a facsinating behind the scenes look at restoring the soundtracks of all four Superman films in this special extended edition of the Caped Wonder Superman Podcast

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It was 40 years ago Superman the movie hit the big screen to make you believe a man could fly. In a special extended edition Kryptonian memory bank, we take a look back at how Warner Brothers and the Salkinds promoted this film with our special guest Brian Mckernan, and how did a kid from New Jersey, make the transition to Superman!? Hear Christopher Reeve, in his own words in another rare Petrou interview.

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On Episode 2 of the CapedWonder Superman Podcast, Jay and Jim review Fathom Event’s Superman in theaters. A rare interview with “Pa Kent” Glenn Ford! Plus David Petrou’s thoughts on the podcast and Jim gets stumped!

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