Some of My Friends Read Comics 142 – DC Christmas With the Superheroes 1988 + Squadron Supreme #7

Anytime the holidays roll around, you know we’re gonna get Santa plastered all over a ton of comics. DC’s Christmas With the Superheroes 1988 collects 6 different stories from throughout the years and we tried to guess how many would contain the real Santa. Or as real as a comic book Santa can get.  

And then we got another shocking twist in Squadron Supreme #7.


Next Time: A double-dose of Paul Dini Holiday Fun with Batman: Slayride (Detective Comics #826) and Christmas with the Joker (Batman: The Animated Series Season 1, Episode 2)

Also, Chris mentions Titan Up the Defense’s episode about the Teen Titans Swingin’ Christmas Carol, which you can listen to at

Some of My Friends Read Comics 118 – Donald Duck & Scrooge McDuck Celebrate Christmas + Marvels #2


The holidays are upon us and you know what that means: Ducks. Specifically Donald Duck and Scrooge McDuck. We take a look at the very 1st appearance of Scrooge McDuck in “Christmas on Bear Mountain” from way back in 1947 and then “A Christmas for Shacktown” in 1951, both written and drawn by “the good duck artist,” Carl Barks.

And the it’s on to the mutant scare in Marvels #2!


Next Time: The (Original) Death of Thanos from Marvel Two-in-One Annual #2 (1977)