Word Balloon Podcast
Marty Pasko joins us as he returns to Metropolis writing the 70’s DC Retroactive issue of Superman, which will be drawn by Eduardo Barreto. We talk about the still amazing world of Superman and Pasko comments on last week's mini controversy of Superman renouncing his U.S. Citizenship in Action Comics #900.
We also discuss the career of the late Jackie Cooper who played Perry White in the first 4 modern Superman films. Despite a good working relationship with Cooper on Simon & Simon in the 80’s Pasko confesses he wasn’t crazy about the casting of Cooper as Perry. Marty also describes the editorial philosophy of Julie Schwartz, and goes into interesting detail about how DC’s Silver and Bronze age books were written.
You’ll get insights into the cast of the 50’s The Adventures of Superman, and Superman regulars like Mike Carlin and Cary Bates We also discuss the way DC and Warner Bros interacted in the 90’s as Marty had the job as liason between the creative divisions of Warner Film TV and Animation with DC.
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