FW Presents: The Amazing World of DC Comics II

Take a trip back in time and behind the scenes of DC Comics in the 1970s, as Professor Xum Yukinori reads more of his favorite pieces from THE AMAZING WORLD OF DC COMICS, DC’s self-published mail-order fan magazine.

Originally recorded in 2018 by Xum Yukinori; edited in 2020 by Isamu Hideaki-Yukinori and Adrian Zet.

CONTENTS:

00:00 – “Short Circuits”. Music composed by Jeremy Zuckerman and Benjamin Wynn, Frederik Wiedmann, Ike Yoshihiro, and Alan Taylor.
08:25 – "Follow that Space Cabby". Music composed by Kevin Riepl.
27:27 – Promo Break 1.
30:36 – "The War Between the Fox and the Crow". Music composed by Kevin MacLeod.
49:44– Promo Break 2.
52:39 – "Badges, Buttons, and Secret Codes Too". Music composed by Ike Yoshihiro.

Main show titles and interstitial music composed by Carl Johnson.

Images from this episode: http://fireandwaterpodcast.com/podcast/fwp_awodcc2-gallery/

Xum Yukinori (1963-2019)

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3 responses to “FW Presents: The Amazing World of DC Comics II

  1. So lovely to hear Xum again.

    This really illuminated a side of DC fandom that I had no idea about. Long distance fandom in the pre-internet age is something I was well aware of as an Aussie Doctor Who fan. Sending in SAEs was always a challenge if you’re in the wrong country!

    Great work from Xum, Isamu and Adrian.

  2. The articles were fun to hear, and Professor Xum reads them wonderfully. The real treasure comes at the end of the show when Xum shares his personal history with the mail-in fan club. He tells a great story about two generations of comic fans, family bonds, dark corners of American history, and DC history. Thanks!

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