CM Podcast 161 – Krypton TV Series

SYFY premiered a new series focused on the history of Superman’s alien lineage called Krypton.

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The first season recently ended so Jon and I have put this podcast together to talk about the good and bad of the show.

Before we get into it, let’s talk about the premise: The series takes place about 60 – 100 years before Krypton explodes launching Superman to Earth.  The central character of the story is Superman’s grandfather, Seg-El.

Krypton - Season 1

Seg is a fun loving young person living his best life ever on Krypton only wanting to party all night and sleep all day.  He is visited by a mysterious strange called Adam Strange(er) and he tells Seg that he will be related to one of the greatest superheroes of all time but he needs to rebel against the current Kryptonian theocratic political system in order for his great grandson to survive.  The rest of the show features some twists and turns revealing many familiar faces from the comics and previous movies like this dude…

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Krypton is a fun ride that takes you through Krypton’s history but needs to focus more on the characters and less on the chase.  We discuss the good and bad on the podcast.

Your comics pal,

Jim

Comics Misremembered Podcast 161

CM Podcast 141 – Happy! Comic and TV Show

Welcome back to Comics Misremembered.  This week we will be talking about the comic miniseries Happy! and the Syfy TV show with the same name.

The comic was created by:

Writer: Grant Morrison

Art: Darick Robertson

The comic series came out in 2012 from Image comics and was 4 issues long.  In the podcast, you will hear me say it was 6 issues long because I thought it was longer or I am confusing it with another Grant Morrison miniseries – I am not sure why.

The comic miniseries was made into a TV show for Syfy which aired its season finale last Wednesday.  It was popular enough to be renewed for a 2nd season.

I had different opinions regarding the comic versus the TV series and if you listen to the podcast, you will understand why.

Jon did not read the comic prior to watching the TV series so we’ll find out which one he likes or does he like both?

Enough jibber jabber, listen to the podcast to get Happy!

You comics pal,

Jim

Comics Misremembered Podcast 141