Super Mates 73: Starman Chronicles Part 7

Super Mates 73: Starman Chronicles Part 7

Jack Knight goes to Hell! He, the Shade and Matt O’Dare must face their own personal demons, and one that happens to live in a possessed poster to escape! Chris and Cindy cover Starman #24-26, “To Hell and Back” Parts 1-3!

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Clip credits:

“Wedding March” from Flash Gordon by Queen

“Veronica” by Elvis Costello

“Magic” by Pilot

“Super Crimefigher” from Superman: The Movie by John Williams

“Death and Hell” by the Highwaymen

“Ghost Riders in the Sky” by Johnny Cash

“In the City” by the Eagles

9 responses to “Super Mates 73: Starman Chronicles Part 7

  1. Good episode Chrindy. These are my favourite of your shows, hands down.

    James Robinson spoke often of doing a follow up painted mini series with Tony Harris for Starman. The poster demon story was the impetus for it, with an untold story of Jack escorting a time displaced old man back to modern day Japan. I do hope that they get the chance to tell one last Jack Knight story.

    Keep ’em coming.

    1. That’s right! I remembered their untold story took Jack to Japan (you even see a hint of it in Annual #1, I believe, with Jack fighting a samurai), but I forgot it involved the poster.

      Chrindy? We’ve been Bennifered!!!


  2. Thanks for the trip through Starman memory lane, as usual. I thought, hey, you must be getting close to the point where I had to leave comics and where I’ll have to catch up before the next episode. Then I checked. I’ve got the series up through issue 50! It’s a talky series but a LOT happens, which might explain my impression.

    1. We’re only half-way there! Yeah, Starman is VERY talky, which is one reason why it’s more difficult to synopsize than say, a Detective issue for Knightcast. But the dialog is very important to the characters and plants lots of seeds that Robinson cultivates and grows throughout the 80 issue run.


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