A podcast focusing on every aspect of the first and greatest superhero, Superman! Join host Mario Bennese each episode as he explores a different facet of The Man of Steel. Up, Up, and Away is a proud member of The Superman Podcast Network.
Superman's drawn a line in the sand; Doomsday goes no further than Metropolis. Though he's giving it his all, The Man of Steel is still struggling to put this beast down. It's a fight to the death in Superman: The Man of Steel #19 and Superman (vol. 2) #75.
Superman's declared war on the crime bosses in Metropolis. He's got all of the crooks behind bars, except for The Number One Man. Can our hero find the dastardly criminal and put him behind bars for good? Find out in "Crime Wave!"
This episode's Superman song: "Waiting For Superman" by Daughtry
The battle rages on between Superman and Doomsday! Will The Man of Steel be able to put an end to this monster's reign of terror? Find out in Superman (vol. 2) #74, The Adventures of Superman #497, and Action Comics #684.
Clark Kent and Inspector Henderson are set to go to Hollywood to oversee the production of a film that will expose criminal mastermind Luigi Dinelli. There's only one problem: Dinelli wants them dead, and will stop at nothing to ensure that the film doesn't get made. Could this be the end of Kent and Henderson? Find out in "Czar of the Underworld!"
This episode's Superman songs: "Save Me" by Remy Zero
A mysterious, bloodthirsty monster has broken free of his prison deep beneath the Earth's surface. It's up to the Justice League of America to stop it, but they may need some help from Superman. Unfortunately, Superman is a little preoccupied. How will the JLA fare without their strongest member? Find out in Superman: The Man of Steel #18 and Justice League America #69.
Lois Lane has been taken hostage by a criminal calling himself The Human Bomb. He'll let her go, but only on the condition that Superman does nothing while his henchmen rob the Metropolis Museum. Will The Man of Steel stand idly by as evil prevails, or will he put an end to this madman's stunt? Find out in "The Human Bomb!"
This episode's Superman song: "Clark Kent" by The Superman Players
Something strange is going on in the little town of Fayerville. Citizens live in fear, and wield wood stakes. It's up to Batman and Superman to figure out what plagues this little town before it's too late in Action Comics Annual #1!
A priceless jade figure has been stolen in broad daylight! It's up to Lois Lane, Clark Kent, and Inspector Henderson to find the culprit and return the jade figure in "The Riddle of the Chinese Jade!"
This episode's Superman song: "Superman Lover" by Johnny "Guitar" Watson
It was the comic that introduced the world to Superman! Now, 78 years after its release, Mario takes a look at one of the most significant comics of the 1930s. Does it still hold up? Find out in Action Comics #1!
Jimmy Olsen and Perry White have found themselves in a hotel that has been all but abandoned. Something about this place is fishy, but before they can find out what, Jimmy and Perry are put in danger! Will Superman arrive in time to save his friends? Fine out in "The Evil Three"
This episode's Superman song: "Superman" by The Superman Players,
A strange rocket has landed on Earth carrying a girl dressed in a Super costume. Is she friend or foe to The Man of Steel? Find out in Action Comics #252!
Perry White's sister and cub reporter Jimmy Olsen have gone missing in Haiti! It's up to Clark Kent and the gruff Daily Planet editor-in-chief to find them! But something sinister awaits them. Will our heroes prevail? Find out in "Drums of Death!"
This episode's Superman song: "Superman" by Bad Religion
With the conclusion of Bizarro Month, Mario has a desire to talk about another something close to his heart: the 1975 TV adaptation of the 1966 Superman musical. Break a leg, Superman!
This episode's Superman song: "Doing Good" by Charles Strouse and Lee Adams, performed by Bob Holiday.
Superman has found himself flung outside of reality and on the planet Htrae! On this world exist an entire race of backward-thinking individuals. When Metallo and Doomsday attack, what is the New 52 Superman to do? Find out in Action Comics (vol. 2) #40!
Horatio Hinkle's robot has been stolen! In the wrong hands, this automaton could wreak serious havoc in the city of Metropolis. It's up to the Daily Planet staff to find Hinkle's creation before it's too late in "The Runaway Robot!"
This episode's Superman song: "Superman" by Polysics
Bizarro and Bizarro-Lois have had a baby boy! Unfortunately, it doesn't look much like them. In fact, it resembles a normal human. In a world of imperfection, what are they to do? Find out as Mario takes a look at Superman (vol. 1) #140!
Perry White's days are numbered! The mysterious Madame Selena has received word from the great beyond that he will die within six months. It's up to Clark Kent and Lois Lane to uncover the truth behind her horrifyingly accurate prophecies in "Mystery in Wax!"
This episode's Superman song: "Superman Died Yesterday" by The Callas