Shazam! Reviewed! By Geeks! Listen on Demand!
In the 1940s this hero’s comics outsold Superman and his movie debut sure is better than the recent Superman movies. We discuss the film, the comics that inspired it and, the City of Brotherly Love that it’s set in.
My guests are: Anthony Otero: a two time novelist and a contributor to The Puerto Rico Strong Anthology. He is also a member of the #BlackComicsChat podcast.
Berry Grass has lived in rural Missouri, Tuscaloosa, & now Philadelphia. She’s the author of Hall of Waters (out in August from The Operating System press), & she’s the Nonfiction Editor of Sundog Lit.
- Eating Gino’s Cheesesteaks “is a very cop look”
- In 1985 the Philly police department slaughtered black children by air bomb as their families slept
- Read “Let’s Talk About Shazam’s Freddy Freeman and Disabled Superheroes” essay by Kristen Lopez