Superman. November 1, 1945. "The Atom Man". Sponsored by: Kellogg's Pep, Kellogg's Raisin 40% Bran Flakes. (comic buttons premium). An exciting radio battle takes place between "The Atom Man" and Superman, and things don't look good for Superman! Bud Collyer, Jackie Kelk, Mason Adams (?), Jackson Beck (announcer), Dan McCullough (commercial spokesman).
The Adventures of Superman, adapted from the DC Comics character created in 1938 (see Superman), came to radio as a syndicated show on New York City's WOR on February 12, 1940. On Mutual, it was broadcast from August 31, 1942, to January 28, 1949, as a 15-minute serial, running three or, usually, five times a week. From January 31 to June 17, 1949 it ran as a thrice-weekly half-hour show. The series shifted to ABC Saturday mornings on November 5, 1949, and then to twice-a-week in June 1950, continuing on ABC until March 1, 1951.
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