Commander Benson's News posts – May 2012 Archive (2)

Deck Log Entry # 142 . . . Comes Our Hero Ultraman!

As you’ll remember from where I left off last time, the television division of United Artists now had a product for syndication---Ultraman, which had been a phenomenal hit in Japan.  Thanks to the dialogue direction of Peter Fernandez, the series was ready for airing on American stations.  Now, UA-TV had to find buyers.  Here, it got an unintended boost from the…

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Added by Commander Benson on May 25, 2012 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Deck Log Entry # 141 In a Super-Jet He Comes from a Billion Miles Away . . . .

As I’ve mentioned before, the Silver Age was not limited just to comic books.  Super-heroes made their way to television, as well.  And this time around, we’re going to look at one of the more popular examples, one that travelled over six thousand miles to reach the homes of American viewers.

 

In earlier entries, I’ve discussed the phenomenal popularity of the…

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Added by Commander Benson on May 8, 2012 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

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