SuperFriends with Eric Esquivel

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In this, the first episode since the CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS that was Meltdown Comics' closure, Eric sits down with the mighty Arvind Ethan David (Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, Jagged Little Pill The Musical) to talk 1986's THE MAN
Steve Levy, executive producer for Staburns Industries, joins Eric on the FINAL episode of SuperFriends to talk Meltdown Comics' closure, his work on Harmontown and Ricking Morty-- and his love for iCarly!  Also: Rick and Morty season four sp
Steve Levy, executive producer for Starburns Industries, joins Eric on the FINAL episode of SuperFriends to talk Meltdown Comics' closure, his work on Harmontown and Ricking Morty-- and his love for iCarly!  Also: Rick and Morty season four s
Advertising guru Kevin Alvarez joins Eric in the studio to reminisce about the 2003 American Express campaign which was basically just a glorified excuse for Jerry Seinfeld to write two short films about Superman. Patrick Warburton (Brock Sams
Todd Bartoo (Director/Writer of the upcoming film KILLING JOAN) joins Eric in the studio to discuss the cinematic question mark that is Superman 3. Topics include: studio notes, shady Hollywood dealings, and what the Heck a "producer" actually
Alex Wolinetz (Ravel) is a playwright, a comic book author, and a Jew!  In this episode, Alex joins Eric to discuss a rare two page comic by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster (Superman's creators) that appeared exclusively in LOOK Magazine, and fea
In addition to being a massive Superman fan, James A. Fino is a 20 year veteran of The Entertainment Industry who has worked on bangers like Anomalisa, Community, Home Improvement, King Of The Hill, and more! He is also an Executive Producer/Pa
WARNING!!! EXPLICIT!!! Comrade David Schrader (BABY BADASS, BLOODLINE)  joins us in the studio to talk aobut the Russian re-imagining of everyone's favorite Kryptonian-American, SUPERMAN: RED SON. Topics include: patriotism, Chaos Theory, wor
WARNING!!! EXPLICIT!!! Abed Gheith (Community, Grandma's Virginity Podcast, Rick And Morty, The Sarah Silverman Program) pops into the studio today to talk about-- among many, many other things-- Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' FOR THE MAN WHO HA
"Russ Pirozek (author of Rising Sun Comics' COLLAPSE series), hops on the mic today to talk about INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US-- that insane video game made by the folks who created MORTAL KOMBAT, wherein Clark beats a pregnant Lois Lane to death w
Yehudi Mercado is so ridiculously talented, some primitive cultures consider him to be a witch. Screenwriter (Buffalo Speedway), comic book author and artist (Sci-Fu), video game writer and character designer (Guardians Of The Galaxy: The Unive
In this episode Eric and Nathaniel Osollo (Dark Mouse, The Point Of You, The Shadow People Are Here, ) talk about "the last Superman story" Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely's ALL-STAR SUPERMAN. Discussion topics include: dying with grace, multi
Today, in this very SPECIAL episode of SuperFriends, Eric is joined by special ed teacher Richard Stouvenel for a discussion of J. Michael Straczynski and Shane Davis' Man of Steel origin story SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE, and a conversation about wha
Merry Christmas, superfriends! We got you a NEW EPISODE! And not only is it a new episode, it's a two hour-and-eighteen-minutes-long commentary track for the absolute best live-action Superman story of all time, 1978's SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE! (Ori
Hold on to your mother boxes, mother&$#@ers! SUPERMAN'S OTHER PALS' Gary Rolin joins Eric in the studio to dissect the Justice League film! Because Superman is in it! And so are a bunch of Jimmy Olsen characters, like Steppenwolf, Darkseid (kin
Writer, puppeteer, comedian, and all-around swell guy Matt Wilkie joins us today to talk "Hereafter", Chapters 43 & 44 of the JUSTICE LEAGUE animated series, written by Dwayne McDuffie. This fan favorite episode features what is ostensibly the
Today's guests are the charming father-daughter duo who host one of Eric's favorite podcasts, “SUPERMAN'S OTHER PALS”, a show dedicated to chronicling the adventures of Jimmy Olsen! In their own words: “He's been a gorilla. a werewolf, Elastic
Makenzie Mizell is a Los-Angeles-based musician with a voice like an angel and a right hook like a lightning bolt-- so it's fitting that she's joining us to talk about 1984's SUPERGIRL! TRIGGER WARNINGS: Feminism, black magick, incomprehensible
Jerry Gaylord is a comic book illustrator and animator who has worked on such franchises as Adventure Time, Bill & Ted, Regular Show, Sonic The Hedgehog, The Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers, The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Ultimate Spider-Man,a
Warning Explicit!!!! You may recognize the dulcet tones of Janette Quevedo's voice from her work on the Meltcast 3.0 podcast, located on this very network! Janette joins us today to pick apart JUSTICE LEAGUE: GODS AND MONSTERS-- the first rec
Warning Explicit!!! Henry Barajas swears to God he's a comedian. Listen to this episode-- wherein he and Eric talk about Dave Gibbons' and Steve Rude's WORLD'S FINEST #2, from 1990-- and you be the judge! Presented by Meltdown Comics! This We
Ascot Smith is an award-winning creator who specializes in writing interactive virtual reality content. His work is all about crafting customized experiences based on his audience's choices...which makes him a PERFECT guy to chat with about Zac
Steven T. Seagle is a legendary creator who needs no introduction...but I'm gonna give him one anyway. In addition to his epic runs on books like Alpha Flight, House of Secrets, Sandman Mystery Theater, Superman, and Uncanny X-Men, Steve is
Today Eric is joined by comic book author Caleb Monroe (Batman, Peanuts, Steed and Mrs. Peel), for a balls-out-crazy discussion of the legendary Alvin Schwartz's metaphysical memoir, AN UNLIKELY PROPHET, in which Alvin claims that he was visite
We're joined today by the infamous Adam Goldberg--Playwrite, screenwriter, and occasional guest-villain on Dan Harmon's “Harmontown” podcast! Adam drops by our Fortress of Solitude today to sing the praises of Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuiness' SUPERM
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