Lonely Hearts Ep. 15: The Many Loves of Superman

We've been through this. Superman belongs with Lois Lane. But what if she wasn't in the picture? Which of Superman's OTHER romantic interests - across all continuities and media - would viably pair off with him? Bass, Marty, Furn and Siskoid draw up their Top 5 Super loves in this episode. Also featuring a very special, extra length Romance Comics Theatre - "The Sweetheart Superman Forgot!" Happy Valentine's Day from the Fire and Water Podcast Network!

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Superman has actually had many girlfriends. Which ones deserved a mention?
Somewhere around the middle, Romance Comics Theatre presents "The Sweetheart Superman Forgot!" by Jerry Siegel and Al Plastino, from Superman #165 (Nov 1963):
Some choice panels where Superman and Sally Selwyn fall in love:
The too-often forgotten Lola-La:
No, but really, admit it, this girl is HAWT
Credits :
"Comic Book Romance" (Theme for Lonely Hearts Podcast) by Johnny and the Jokers.

"Here's to the Losers" (End theme for Lonely Hearts Podcast) by James (Vic Fontaine) Darren.

Relevant teaser clip from "Superman III" by Richard Lester, starring Christopher Reeve and Annette O'Toole.

Additional audio:
Romance Comics Theater Music: "Superman Theme" and "Love Theme from Superman" by John Williams.

Bonus clips from: Superman: The Animated Series' "Warrior Queen" starring Tim Daly andSharon Lawrence; Smallville's "Tempest" starring Allison Mack; "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman" starring Dean Cain and Tracy Scoggins; Supergirl's "The Adventures of Supergirl" starring Calista Flockhart and Tyler Hoechlin; "Gojira" by Ishirô Honda; "Turkey In The Straw" by the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band; and "Jurassic Park" by John Williams, Andy Hull and Robert McDowell (feat. Daniel Radcliffe) from Swiss Army Man by The Daniels.

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Erich said...

Love the way that story dismisses the usual rules of Red Kryptonite by saying "This was a FREAK piece of Red Kryptonite!"


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