SuperFriends (Podcast Tour Edition)

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The StoryMen are proud to participate in the first ever Christian Geek Podcast Tour! We join nine other excellent podcasts to discuss SUPERHEROES! The StoryMen choose to tackle the big blue boyscout himself: SUPERMAN! From his first appearance in Action Comics in 1938 to the new Man of Steel film, what makes Superman tick? Why do the good stories work, and why was Superman Returns so very, very bad? All this and more in this week’s episode:

In this Episode:
0:00 – Welcome Back! and the Podcast Tour
5:30 – Origin Story: When we met Superman
17:00 – The Best Superman Comics
28:00 – Superman on TV
35:30 – Man of Steel and making a good Superman movie

Note from Clay: Sorry for the audio issues! Good news though: New mics are coming, so we’re excited to bring our audio quality up to the same level as the content that listeners appreciate.

Here are the other podcasts participating with us. Check them out!

Are You Just Watching? –
Faith Hope and Nerds –
Gamestore Prophets –
Geek This! –
Geekually Yoked –
Holy Worlds –
The Sci-Fi Christian –
Strangers and Aliens –

Episode Links


Kingdom Come by Mark Waid
Red Son by Mark Millar
Superman for All Seasons by Jeph Loeb
Superman: Earth One by J. Michael Straczynski
Man of Steel by John Byrne
Superman/Batman Vol 1 by Jeph Loeb
The Man Who Has Everything by Alan Moore


Superman: An Unauthorized Biography by Glen Weldon

Film & TV

Superman II
Superman III
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace
Superman Returns
Man of Steel

Lois & Clark

Find Matt Mikalatos at:

Blog: The Burning Hearts Revolution
Amazon Author Page

Find Clay Morgan at:

Blog: Clay Writes
Amazon Author Page

Find JR. Forasteros at:

Sermon Podcast and World Religions Podcast

Music for the Podcast:

Creative Commons License Spinnin’ by Alex is licensed under a Attribution (3.0).

By JR. Forasteros

JR. lives in Dallas, TX with his wife Amanda. In addition to exploring the wonders that are the Lone Star state, JR. is the teaching pastor at Catalyst Community Church, a writer and blogger. His book, Empathy for the Devil, is available from InterVarsity Press. He's haunted by the Batman, who is in turn haunted by the myth of redemptive violence.