Super Mates 108: House of Franklin-Stein Part 4

This episode BITES! It’s the final trip to the House of Franklin-Stein for 2023 as Chris and Cindy end the Halloween season with a look at the classic movie that started the Universal Horror cycle proper, 1931’s Dracula, starring the legendary Bela Lugosi! Then the Prince of Darkness returns to bedevil Storm and the rest … Continued

Super Mates 107: House of Franklin-Stein Part 3

Beware the moon! Chris and Cindy have a howling good time discussing the 1981 John Landis classic An American Werewolf in London, starring David Naughton, Jenny Agutter and Griffin Dunne, and featuring groundbreaking effects by Rick Baker! There’s another lycanthrope on the prowl in Amazing Spider-Man #124-125, when J. Jonah Jameson’s son goes furry as … Continued

Super Mates 106: House of Franklin-Stein Part 2

Visit the Hammer House of Franklin-Stein! Chris and Cindy discuss the 1957 Hammer Horror classic The Abominable Snowman, starring Forrest Tucker and genre legend Peter Cushing, on an expedition to the Himalayas to find the mysterious Yeti! Then the Snowman comes to Gotham, when Batman clashes with a frozen foe in Batman #337 by Gerry … Continued

Super Mates 105: House of Franklin-Stein Part 1

Return to the House of Franklin-Stein! Chris and Cindy kick off their 10th Annual HoF series with discussion on James Whale’s immortal Universal classic film, The Invisible Man, featuring a deliciously mad performance by Claude Rains!  Plus, another invisible foe vexes the Dark Knight in the Batman: The Animated Series episode “See No Evil”, guest-starring Michael … Continued

Super Mates House of Franklin-Stein 2023 Promo

Return to The House of Franklin-Stein! Spooky season begins in one week when Chris and Cindy begin their 10th annual celebration of classic horror films, and tales featuring super heroes vs. legendary monsters! Subscribe via iTunes or Spotify. This podcast is a proud member of the FIRE AND WATER PODCAST NETWORK Visit our WEBSITE: Like our FACEBOOK … Continued

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