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Hall of Justice

365. Former DC Comics Superman Editor Mike Carlin

Seth Everett January 11, 2024

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This week on Hall of Justice:

Longtime comic book writer and editor Mike Carlin joined the show to talk about his illustrious career. In 1986, he became group editor of the Superman comics. He oversaw the “Death of Superman” storyline and subsequent “Funeral For a Friend” and “Reign of the Supermen” stories as well. He went on to become DC Entertainment’s Creative Director of Animation beginning in 2011. This episode focuses on his breaking into the comics industry and his run on the Superman titles.

In this episode, Carlin explains the process of deciding how to kill the Man of Steel in the books, and the subsequent firestorm that was created in a pre-social media age. He also talked about how the comics industry has evolved as streaming services and films are inundated with superhero content.


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Seth Everett

Seth Everett is a 24-year National Sports Broadcaster currently heard on iHeartMedia, NBC Sports Radio, Westwood One (Olympics coverage), & Entercom. He is a media veteran that has been seen & heard on ESPN, Sirius/XM, Bloomberg TV, FOX Sports covering 2 Super Bowls, 12 World Series, 2 NBA Finals, & 2 Stanley Cup Finals. Also covered local teams such as the New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Seattle Mariners, Colorado Avalanche, Denver Broncos, & more.

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