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In this Special Edition of the Caped Wonder Superman Podcast Martin Lakin joins Jay Towers for a special VIP Preview of the 2022 Propstore Entertainment Memorabilia. Our guest is Stephen Lane who once again does not disappoint. An amazing Superman Costume! Boots from Non and Zod! Those amazing and complete Ursa and Supergirl costumes and so much mo…
 
On Episode 46, Jay & Jim are excited to announce a SUPER partnership with Official Pix Authentic Autographs! We have a great talk with Chris Wyman from Official Pix about The upcoming Definitive Autograph Signing with Gene Hackman. Rare photos, your send-ins, pen style and paper! We discuss it all on this special episode.…
 
Jim & Dolores live in Canada and not only do they have a story to tell, but they have the pictures to prove it. In episode 45 Jay Towers & Jim Bowers head back to the falls to hear the extraordinary story behind the family of 4 who pop up all over the iconic Niagara Falls scene in Superman II. Why were they in the film? How did they get so many so …
 
In Episode 44 Jay Towers & Jim Bowers have a great conversation with actress Ellen Bry. Before Spider-Man, St. Elsewhere, Star Trek , Deep Impact and countless films and tv shows, Ellen was the stunt double for Margot Kidder while filming of the Metropolis scenes in New York for Superman & Superman II. Ellen is a great story teller. From the Fruit …
 
It's the 35th Anniversary of Superman IV and Lacy Warfield has returned to the Daily Planet. In Episode 43, Jay Towers & Jim Bowers are thrilled to chat with Mariel Hemingway about her role in the Reeve Legacy of films. How did Margot Kidder help Mariel become a mom? What about all of those extra scenes of Lacy? What does she love about meeting fan…
 
Radio Dolby 89.6 FM is a fictional radio station based in Dolby city, a dystopian post-apocalyptic metropolis. Dylan and Drew Dolby host a late night radio show featuring music, street interviews and talk back calls from the eclectic residents of Dolby city. In this episode the Dolby Brothers talk about what life is like in Dolby City. Track listin…
 
It's the website that started it all! 20 years later and CapedWonder.com is still more powerful than a locomotive! In this special edition podcast, Jay Towers goes one-on-one with his friend Jim Bowers, the founder and editor of CapedWonder.com. Jim shares how it all started, and where it's all going. Jim & Jay also give new details about The Chris…
 
Superman IV was all about that letter to Superman from a boy named Jeremy. But would Superman say yes? Damian McLawhorn did! In Episode 42 Jay and Jim talk everything Superman IV with Jeremy himself. How he got the part, his time on the set, and all of those extra scenes. The Quest for Answers continue and this episode is FILLED with behind the sce…
 
35 Years After His Final Flight In Superman IV, The Love And Admiration For Christopher Reeve Both On Screen And In Life, Is Stronger And More Inspiring Than Ever! Jay & Jim Make the BIG Announcement! This Spring Motor City Comic Con & The Caped Wonder Superman Podcast Proudly Present "The Christopher Reeve Legacy Reunion" A Three Day Celebration W…
 
On this final Caped Wonder Superman Podcast for 2021, Jay & Jim are ready for the gift of storytelling with actor Mac McDonald. Episode 41 explores Mac's time on not only Superman IV, but also 1989's Batman. Mac is a very funny guy, and his stories about working face to face with Lex, The Joker and even 007 will have you on the edge of your seat! W…
 
It's our 40th Episode and there is no better time to welcome the DC Comics writer behind the Superman '78 comic series, Robert Venditti. In this episode Jay & Jim have met their Reeve Legacy match. Robert and his team have brought back the nostalgia we love so much including that cellophane "S" from Superman II. We've become kids all over again and…
 
On Episode 38, Jim and Jay hear fascinating and detailed new stories about filming the Superman Metropolis scenes from the New York Location Manager himself, Chris Coles! Why did Lois Lane's terrace location change? Who got a suitcase filled with cash to make it happen? Who turned on the lights in New York at just the right time? Where did they rea…
 
The man who filmed Superman: The Movie under the direction of cinematographer Geoffrey Unsworth. Camera operator Peter MacDonald is simply a legend in the film industry. Cabaret, The Empire Strikes Back, Rambo, Batman, Harry Potter, and a list of films longer than Superman's cape. In episode 37 Jay & Jim catch up with Peter in France and discuss fi…
 
Jay Towers & Jim Bowers were preparing for this Superman II 40th Anniversary interview with Jack O'Halloran when they learned the heartbreaking news that legendary Superman Director Richard Donner passed away at 91 years old. In Episode 36, Jack opens up on becoming the Kryptonian villain 'Non' and why he felt Dick Donner was the best director he's…
 
In Episode 35 Jay Towers and Jim Bowers are back with special guest Matt Truex from the Prop Store Los Angeles with a special preview of all of the Superman related items in the Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction June 29th-July 1st. From George Reeves to Christopher Reeve, Superman to Superman Returns this years auction is spectacular. Jay and …
 
Where would Superman IV be without Nuclear Man? In Episode 34 Jay Towers & Jim Bowers join forces with Martin Lakin & Alexei Lambley-Steel to talk with actor Mark Pillow. The guys get right into some of those famous scenes, Nuclear Man I and II, working with Christopher Reeve, and announce the 'Nuclear Codes' for CapedWonderAutographs.com. Now fans…
 
In this BONUS EPISODE Jay & Jim check out incredible "Behind The Scenes" photos from Superman III courtesy of Ken Oliver. Ken worked at the Turbo Oil Refinery outside of Calgary back in 1982 during the filming of Superman III and he has the photos to prove it! Ken met Christopher Reeve and took some very rare photos. Safety was the #1 priority in m…
 
Jay & Jim talk exclusively with Michael Thau on how he worked with Richard Donner to bring Superman the Movie to DVD in 2001. The six tons of film that arrived at Warner Bros. The amazing behind the scenes footage and screen tests. Making the "The Richard Donner Cut" of Superman II and the mysterious longer version with more Lester footage on VuDu.…
 
In 1997, Superfans needed a place to find out everything they could about the Superman films. They needed a place to gather and explore. 24 years later we get the behind-the-scenes story of 'Superman Cinema' from the founder himself Dharmesh Chauhan. The interviews, the research, the flame that ignited the 'Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut' fuse…
 
For years we've been told the filming location for Lois Lane's iconic penthouse apartment in Superman and Superman II was located at 240 Central Park South. Todd Phillips knew something wasn't right. In Episode 31, Jay Towers & Jim Bowers get the real story on that famous location. The inside scoop! Plus how to find that tree Frisky was stuck in, a…
 
In Episode 30 Jay Towers & Jim Bowers chat about the upcoming Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction with Stephen Lane from Prop Store of London. This is the expanded unedited full version of the Facebook Live from October 25, 2020 and the guys unearth some exciting details about the Superman items in this years auction with Stephen. What makes tha…
 
In Episode 29, Jay Towers & Jim Bowers are joined by the 'Kryptonian Keeper' of all Superman IV knowledge Martin Lakin. The team discusses the elusive 134-minute cut of Superman IV seen only once before being cut down to 89 minutes in 1987. The budget challenges of Sidney J. Furie are often talked about, but in this episode the guys celebrate some …
 
Jay Towers & Jim Bowers are together in Detroit and doing something fans have been asking for! Audio commentary of the 188 minute “Superman: The Movie Extended Cut released in 2017. Originally aired as a two-night Broadcast TV Premiere on ABC in 1982, fans were shocked to see a much longer version of the film they watched on the big screen in 1978.…
 
Jay Towers & Jim Bowers are together in Detroit and doing something fans have been asking for! Audio commentary of the 188 minute “Superman: The Movie Extended Cut released in 2017. Originally aired as a two-night Broadcast TV Premiere on ABC in 1982, fans were shocked to see a much longer version of the film they watched on the big screen in 1978.…
 
In Episode 28 , Jay Towers & Jim Bowers meet Rick Drew. This guy did it all back in 1977 for many of the scenes filmed in Alberta Canada. The Smallville crash site, The Kent Farm, The XK-101 Rocket, Smallville High, that Exploding Gas Station and more. Plus how Margot Kidder picked out one of her most famous costumes with Rick and how he kept that …
 
On this special 4th of July edition Jay & Jim shine the Caped Wonder Spotlight on U.S. Navy Veteran Noldy Rodriquez. Christopher Reeve has a very special place in Noldy's life and he has the inspiring story to prove it. You will believe a man can meet a legend in this special edition of the Caped Wonder Superman Podcast.…
 
Jay and Jim take Episode 27 right back to Pinewood Studios 1977 for the filming of the Daily Planet Scenes. Actor Ben Feitelson was on set for 1 month and for every scene. We open the sealed envelope to Pierre Spengler, hear never before told stories of Marlon Brando, and find out why Jackie Cooper really had that cigar all the time These are the s…
 
In Episode 26 Jay and Jim are joined by Film Maker, YouTuber, and Superman III fan Oliver Harper. These three fans navigate through the third installment of the Christopher Reeve Legacy discussing dazzling special effects, the return to Smallville and Gus Gorman! It's 1983 all over again and Superman is back on the big screen.…
 
In episode 25 Jay & Jim are joined by 'Superman' Cape Experts Martin Lakin of SUPERMANIA78.com and Replica Cape Maker and Super Fan Greg Thomas. These 4 SuperFriends come together to interview Joe Ingold. Joe now owns what could be the most famous and most documented 'Superman The Movie' Cape in History from Julien's Auction. At a whopping $193,750…
 
In Episode 24, Jay Towers and Jim Bowers reunite 9 Girl Scouts from Superman: The Movie. These are the scouts who should have never been hiking during an earthquake. Cut from the 1978 theatrical cut, these ladies had the shock of their lives, when they showed up on the ABC-TV two night event in 1982. Now widely available in the Superman The Movie: …
 
Everyone is mindful of COVID-19 and this planet is becoming a much different place. As many self quarantine or socially distance themselves one thing still hold true. The World still needs Superman. In Episode 23 Jay Towers & Jim Bowers talk about how the Christopher Reeve Superman Legacy is just what the doctor ordered. In our first ever 'Fan Spot…
 
Jay and Jim are headed to the 1979 Academy Awards and the Oscar goes to... Colin Chilvers! Episode 22 is one hour of behind the scenes 'Superman: The Movie' goodness. Jay and Jim ask Colin everything you've always wanted to know about the flying scenes, the helicopter scene and everything in between from Superman, Superman ll and Superman lll. Coli…
 
Jay Towers & Jim Bowers are back to kick off Season II. After recently acquiring a box of Superman documents, Team Caped Wonder examines "The Lost Lester Notes" from April 1979. Fascinating scenes and plot changes. What Donner footage would be used and what footage would be filmed again? The Superman ll scene that was rewritten countless times back…
 
In the 20th and final episode of this season, Jay & Jim uncover what could be the most photographed Superman costume of all time, going all the way back to 1979. Plus these Super-Friends preview some upcoming rare props and costumes from Superman, Supergirl, and Superboy. Jay & Jim also reflect on the past 20 episodes and some of the fantastic gues…
 
On Episode 19, Jim, Jimmy, and Jay! Actor Marc McClure played Jimmy Olsen in Superman the Movie, Superman II, III, IV, Supergirl and Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut. Marc tells us about the iconic scene he watched being filmed when he arrived in London back in 1977, the special request made by Christopher Reeve that changed him as an actor, and…
 
Episode 18 comes straight from Krypton! Jay & Jim are together at the iHeart Radio studios in Las Vegas with special guest Aaron Smolinski from Superman: The Movie and Superman III. Aaron reveals it all! How did a 3 year old lift the Kent truck? How did Richard Donner get him to break out of that starship and what was he singing inside? What lesson…
 
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