Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Episode #88: Happy Birthday, Otto Binder!

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Otto Binder was born on August 26, 1911 in Bessemer, Michigan and died on October 13, 1974 at the age of 63. During a long and prolific career as a comic book writer he co-created much of Superman's silver age universe. Among the characters he helped add to Superman's world were Krypto, Brainiac, Bizarro, Jimmy Olsen as Elastic Lad, Titano, Beppo the Super Monkey, Lucy Lane, Supergirl and his longest lasting contribution, the Legion of Super-Heroes.

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Watch for FANBOY RADIO episode #521 with Michael Uslan. He tells a story about personally knowing Otto Binder. FANBOY RADIO's web site is http://fanboyradio.com . Episodes are also available on iTunes.

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