Mark Edlitz: Exploring the Lives Behind the Superheroes Discovering dreams from the people who were those superheroes to us

How to Be a Superhero

This week, filmmaker and writer (and sometime “Slice of SciFi” contributor) Mark Edlitz drops by to talk about his new book, “How to Be a Superhero”, an extensive compendium of interviews covering the most popular superhero movies and television shows of the past seventy years.

Mark takes the readers takes the reader behind the scenes, through 35 penetrating interviews with actors and actresses who have played the world’s greatest superheroes, supervillains, antiheroes and sidekicks, as well as 70 photographs.

Alan Kistler on Superman’s S

Superman's "S"

Slice of SciFi contributor Alan Kistler of Stay Geeky shares some brilliant historical insight on the origins of the big ‘ol “S” on Superman’s chest. See how it evolved, what it meant over the years, who had a say in the designs and how we perceived it, and why it all makes sense now… thanks to Alan’s concise report. Join Sam, Michael, Meghan and Tim as they dig deeper into this “S-capade”!