Super Mates 104: House of Franklin-Stein Part 4

In this year’s final trip to the House of Franklin-Stein, Chris and Cindy share an audio commentary on one of horror’s greatest films, James Whale’s 1931 classic, Frankenstein, starring Boris Karloff! Then it’s back to the comic crypt for “Bizarro Meets Frankenstein” by Otto Binder, Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye from Superman #143 (Feb. 1961). … Continued

Super Mates 103: House of Franklin-Stein Part 3

Attaboy Luther!!! Ghosts haunt the House of Franklin-Stein! Chris and Cindy discuss the 1966 spooky comedy The Ghost and Mr. Chicken starring Don Knotts as a would-be reporter who encounters ghostly organ players, bleeding portraits and hilarious mayhem in an old abandoned mansion! Then the Gentleman Ghost returns from the grave to seek revenge on … Continued

Super Mates 102: House of Franklin-Stein Part 2

Return to the Hammer House of Franklin-Stein! Chris and Cindy discuss The Satanic Rites of Dracula, featuring the final face-off between Christopher Lee’s Dracula and Peter Cushing’s Van Helsing!  Plus, from the Comic Crypt comes Uncanny X-Men #159, where the Prince of Darkness takes a new bride…Storm! Will her teammates be able to save her … Continued

Super Mates 101: House of Franklin-Stein Part 1

The House of Franklin-Stein rises from the tomb! Spooky season begins with Chris and Cindy discussing a Universal Monsters Mummy Double Feature! The Mummy’s Hand starring Tom Tyler, and The Mummy’s Tomb with Lon Chaney, Jr.!  Then SHAZAM!!! The Super Mates unwrap Marvel Family #79 (Jan, 1953), where the World’s Mightiest Mortals meet the Mad … Continued

Super Mates 100: House of Franklin-Stein Part 4

It’s the 100th Anniversary episode of Super Mates, and Chris and Cindy are throwing a Halloween Party! Join them as they discuss the modern classic, Wes Craven’s A Nightmare on Elm Street starring John Saxon, Heather Langenkmap, and of course, Robert Englund as Freddy Krueger! Then the nightmares continue in Justice League of America #154 … Continued

Super Mates 99: House of Franklin-Stein Part 3

Hammer Time at the House of Franklin-Stein! Chris and Cindy cover Dracula A.D. 1972, starring Horror Icons Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing! Lee is back as the Count, awakened in the 20th century to vanquish the family line of his most hated foe. Can Cushing’s Van Helsing save his granddaughter and her swinging friends from … Continued

Super Mates 98: House of Franklin-Stein Part 2

Abbott & Costello are having The Time of Their Lives, and so are Chris & Cindy at the House of Franklin-Stein! The Super Mates discuss the comedy duo’s 1946 film, where Costello plays a patriotic ghost, out to prove he’s no dirty traitor, while pranking the unwitting Abbott! Then it’s back to the Comic Crypt … Continued

Super Mates 97: House of Franklin-Stein Part 1

Return to the House of Franklin-Stein! The annual Halloween celebration begins with Chris and Cindy discussing a Universal Monsters classic, The Ghost of Frankenstein! Lon Chaney, Jr. puts on the flat top and the neck bolts, while Bela Lugosi returns as the sinister Ygor! Then it’s off to the comic crypt, and X-Men (Vol. 1) … Continued

Super Mates 95: House of Franklin-Stein Christmas

Happy Holidays from the House of Franklin-Stein! Chris and Cindy are back with a special treat, a spooky, classic Christmas  film! Join them as they watch and comment on the 1951 version of A Christmas Carol, starring the screen’s greatest Scrooge, Alastair Sim! The Humbugs continue with “Jonah’s Holiday Carol” from Marvel Holiday Special 2004. … Continued

Super Mates 94: House of Franklin-Stein Part 4

The final trip to the House of Franklin-Stein this season finds the Super Mates on the couch, with a commentary track on the 1987 contemporary classic, Joel Schumacher’s The Lost Boys! Can a band of teenage vampire hunters including Coreys Feldman and Haim defeat a gang of vampire punks led by Keifer Sutherland? Then it’s … Continued