Characters: Superman/Clark Kent, Professor Hamilton, Angela Chen, Lois Lane, Lex Luthor First Appearance: Lobo, The Preserver Almost a quarter century ago, a then teenage Michael never in his life thought he would see the following things: An animated Superman series, … Continue reading Superman: TAS – S1 – The Main Man
Characters: Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen, Lex Luthor, Brainiac, Superman/Clark Kent, Angela Chen First Appearance: N/A Brainiac has arrived on Earth after making first contact with Lex Luthor. Luthor as always, sees an opportunity to use something against Superman, not knowing … Continue reading Superman: TAS – S1 – Stolen Memories
Characters: John Corben/Metallo, Clark Kent/Superman, Lex Luthor, Lois Lane, First Appearance: None John Corben returns, but we see him where we left off in the premier; with him in prison after his attack on Superman and Metropolis. Now stricken with … Continue reading Superman: TAS – S1 – The Way of All Flesh
Characters: Clark Kent/Superman, Professor Hamilton, Jimmy Olsen, Angela Chen, Lois Lane, Perry White First Appearance: Rudy Jones/Parasite, Ron Troupe I learned that just because a character is classic does not mean that their debut will be a classic. I have … Continue reading Superman: TAS – S1 – Feeding Time
Characters: Lex Luthor, Mercy, Lois Lane, Clark Kent/Superman, First Appearance: Kryptonite, Professor Peterson, Professor Hamilton With this, the fifth episode, we start to get into some dangerous territory: the series is becoming boring and pedestrian. This is something that I … Continue reading Superman: TAS – S1 – A Little Piece of Home
Characters: Clark Kent/Superman, Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen First Appearance: Winslow Schott/Toyman, Bruno Mannheim After the three part debut which gave us a lot of characters and established three villains (Brainiac, Luthor & John Corben who will become Metallo), we slow … Continue reading Superman: TAS – S1 – Fun and Games
Characters & First Appearances (in order of appearance): Jor-El, Brainiac, Kal-El/Clark Kent/Superman, Lara Lor-Van, White Dog (Krypto?), Jonathan & Martha Kent, Lana Lang, Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen, Perry White, Angela, Lex Luthor, John Corben (Metallo), Bibbo “The Last Son of … Continue reading Superman: TAS – S1 – The Last Son of Krypton
Superman: The Animated Series debuted nearly twenty three years ago, on 06 September 1996. For a then thirteen year old Michael, finally having a smartly written animated series based on his favourite character seemed like an impossibility. The fact that … Continue reading Superman: TAS – Look! Up in the Sky!