May 12, 2011
Marty Pasko joins us as he returns to Metropolis writing
the 70’s DC Retroactive issue of Superman, drawn by Eduardo Barreto
. We talk about the still amazing world of Superman. We ‘ll 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 Adventures Of Superman, Superman regulars like Mike Carlin, and Cary Bates We also discuss the way DC and Warner Bros interacted in the 90’s , because Marty had the job as liason between the divisions of Warner Film TV and animation with DC.