Dan Jurgens Reflects on ‘The Death of Superman’ and Looks Back at History – AIPT
Welcome to the AIPT Comics Podcast, your one-stop-shop for your recap of the week’s comic book news and reviews! This week, Dan Jurgens joins the show to discuss the Death of Superman and the new special coming from DC Comics in November. We discuss what it was like when national news learned of Superman’s death, collaborating with his legendary comic book peers on the new special, and more! We’re also digging into the deluxe edition reprint coming out in December! This is a long interview from the written article published a few days ago.
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Before we get to Jurgens, we recap the biggest news of the week, starting with… Special 30th anniversary of the death of Superman #1! We also discuss The New DC Comics Anthology DC is saved by Belle Reve #1.
We also summarize the Zdarsky chip CHIPCLASSthennew double Nightfall: double functionality horror anthology announced, Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips new follow me down carefree graphic novel, Love at first sight #1 to discover new works of art, Marvel spoils who Ruckus is, and we dissect the Fantastic Four super secret creative team.
AIPT Comics Podcast Best Books of the Week
Dave and Nathan:
- Detective Comics #1062 (Ram V, Si Spurrier, Rafael Alburquerque, Dani)
- Amazing Spider-Man #6 (or 900!) (Zeb Wells, Ed McGuinness, Daniel Kibblesmith, Todd Nauck, Jeff Loveness, David Lopez, Marcos Martin, Dan Slott)
Exceptional KAPOW moment of the week:
Nathan – Superman: The Space Age #1 (Mark Russell, Michael Allred, Laura Allred)
Dave – Venom #9 (Al Ewing, Bryan Hitch)
In our segment Judging by the cover, Dave adored Alex Ross’ Iron Man #22 next week and Nathan discusses Jessica Fong’s main cover for poison ivy #3, Check those below.
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