Mort Weisinger's Legacy and Hendre Weisinger with Alex Grand & Jim Thompson


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Alex Grand and co-host Jim Thompson interview Hendre Weisinger, son of former DC editor Mort Weisinger, discussing his legacy and career as science fiction author and agent, former editor of Thrilling Wonder Stories for Standard Magazines, DC Comics editor from 1941-1970, with a variety of concepts that came about under his editorship: Supergirl, Krypto, Phantom Zone, Kandor, Legion of Superheroes and having more than 1 kryptonite, the Yellow vs Red sun, Imaginary Stories, Superman Annuals. Co creator of Johnny Quick, Vigilante, Tarantula, Green Arrow and Aquaman, story edit the George Reeves TV Superman series, and was Jim Shooters child hood mentor in comics. Who was his favorite Superman Artist? What did he think of Neal Adams or Jack Kirby? How was his working relationship with Julius Schwartz, Forrest Ackerman or Jack Schiff? Alot to find out! Edited & Produced by Alex Grand. Images used in artwork ©Their Respective Copyright holders, CBH Podcast ©Comic Book Historians. Thumbnail Artwork ©Comic Book Historians. Support us at

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