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The podcast where a certified comic/sci-fi/fantasy geek actually gets his wife to co-host a show with him! Dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria! Join Chris and Cindy Franklin on their bi-weekly journey through all things geeky. They'll discuss comics, movies, TV shows, books, toys...anything and everything geeks love to gab about.

The podcast where a certified comic/sci-fi/fantasy geek actually gets his wife to co-host a show with him! Dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria! Join Chris and Cindy Franklin on their bi-weekly journey through all things geeky. They'll discuss comics, movies, TV shows, books, toys...anything and everything geeks love to gab about.
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The podcast where a certified comic/sci-fi/fantasy geek actually gets his wife to co-host a show with him! Dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria! Join Chris and Cindy Franklin on their bi-weekly journey through all things geeky. They'll discuss comics, movies, TV shows, books, toys...anything and everything geeks love to gab about.

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English


Episodes

Super Mates 85: House of Franklin-Stein Part 4

10/25/2018
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It’s this year’s final trip to the House of Franklin-Stein, but don’t lose your head! In this Dark Podcast of Forbidden Love, Chris and Cindy discuss Tim Burton’s Sleepy Hollow, starring Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci and Christopher Walken! Then another headless specter gallops in with coverage of The Atom and The Hawkman #43, featuring the Winged Wonders vs. The Gentleman Ghost! Plus, a special bonus segment where the Super Mates and their daughter Dani fill you in on their spooky fall...

Duration:02:36:57

Super Mates 84: House of Franklin-Stein Part 3

10/11/2018
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It’s Hammer time at the House of Franklin-Stein! Peter Cushing returns as Van Helsing, and he’s up against a new vampire, and his bevy of beauties! It’s the Hammer classic, The Brides of Dracula! Then it's Hammers of Justice Time! Chris and Cindy review Batman: The Brave and the Bold’s “Shadow of the Bat”! The Dark Knight goes darker when he becomes one of the undead, out to vampirize his Justice League International teammates! Special thanks to episode writer J. M. DeMatteis for the...

Duration:01:53:01

Super Mates 83: House of Franklin-Stein Part 2

9/27/2018
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The full moon shines on the House of Franklin-Stein! There’s a werewolf on the loose, and the only ones who can stop it are…Gary Busey and Cory Haim? Chris and Cindy discuss Stephen King’s Silver Bullet! Also from the comic crypt... in war-torn Europe, Captain America meets a werewolf of a different stripe in “An Epic Battle” with art by Bruce Timm! Subscribe via iTunes. This podcast is a proud member of the FIRE AND WATER PODCAST NETWORK...

Duration:01:40:42

Super Mates 82: House of Franklin-Stein Part 1

9/13/2018
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Come back to The House of Franklin-Stein! The spooks are after Bud & Lou…and Chris & Cindy! It’s an all-time classic: Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein (and the Wolf Man, and Dracula!) With Chaney, Lugosi and Strange! Then it’s over to the comic vault of horror to review Super Friends #28 (1979), featuring the World’s Greatest Super Heroes vs. a monster rally all their own: Solomon Grundy! Bizarro! Man-Bat! Etrigan the Demon! Swamp Thing! Subscribe via iTunes. This podcast is a proud...

Duration:01:37:02

Super Mates 81: JLMay Crossover – Silver Age: Teen Titans

5/10/2018
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JLMay continues! Titans Together as Chris and Cindy discuss Silver Age: Teen Titans one-shot. The Fab Fivesome, a cyborg sheriff, mind-controlled teens, and body-swapped Justice Leaguers make for a far-out flashback tale! Follow the JLMay crossover on these great podcasts below! Each show will cover another chapter of the Silver Age fifth week event! Use the hashtag #JLMay when discussing the crossover on social media!...

Duration:00:31:45

Super Mates 80: The Last Jedi, Feedback and a MAJOR announcement!

1/18/2018
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Chris and Cindy do their geeky duty and weigh in on The Last Jedi. Spoilers end at 17:10. Then they read YOUR comments from the last two episodes, and wrap up with a HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT on an exciting NEW PODCAST PROJECT! Subscribe via iTunes. This podcast is a proud member of the FIRE AND WATER PODCAST NETWORK http://fireandwaterpodcast.com/https://twitter.com/FWPodcastshttps://twitter.com/supermatespod https://www.facebook.com/FWPodcastNetwork Clip credits: “Wedding March” by Queen from...

Duration:00:51:29

Super Mates 79: Starman Chronicles and Stocking Stuffers!

12/14/2017
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Chris and Cindy celebrate the season with a Christmas edition of The Starman Chronicles! In Starman #27, Jack Knight’s holiday plans are interrupted by a person in need…a homeless Santa Claus! Then some special audio presents under the tree from DCU Holiday Bash starring Etrigan the Demon and Darkseid, and featuring some of our F&W All-Star Friends! They gift-wrap up the episode with a look at a TV classic, and another character without a home for Christmas…namely Fonzie in the Happy Days...

Duration:01:09:45

Super Mates 78: Thor Ragnarok and Feedback!

11/16/2017
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Chris and Cindy read YOUR comments on shows for the past 8 episodes! But first they share their thoughts on Thor: Ragnarok, both general and spoilery!!! Thor: Ragnarok Spoilers start at 11:30 and end at 18:09! Subscribe via iTunes. This podcast is a proud member of the FIRE AND WATER PODCAST NETWORK http://fireandwaterpodcast.com/https://twitter.com/FWPodcastshttps://twitter.com/supermatespod https://www.facebook.com/FWPodcastNetwork Clip credits: “Wedding March” by Queen from Flash Gordon...

Duration:01:58:34

Super Mates 77: House of Franklin-Stein Part 4

10/26/2017
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It’s the final trip to the House of Franklin-Stein for 2017, and the first part of a Fire and Water Crossover! Chris and Cindy celebrate with their first film coverage starring horror legend Vincent Price, The Abominable Dr. Phibes! They wrap up the Halloween season by discussing Batman #460, “When Slays the Savage Skull” by Doug Moench and Don Newton! Follow the crossover to Film and Water: Turn it Off with Tracy, where Rob and Darling Tracy will also watch and discuss Dr. Phibes!...

Duration:01:32:42

Super Mates 76: House of Franklin-Stein Part 3

10/12/2017
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It’s a House Party! House of Franklin-Stein covers the Universal Monster Rally classic House of Dracula! The Wolf Man, Frankenstein’s Monster, and Dracula himself converge on the home of a kindly scientist, who soon becomes a Mad Doctor! Then Chris & Cindy check out a spooky episode of the Super Friends, when the World’s Greatest Super Heroes succumb to the will of Dracula in “Attack of the Vampire”! Subscribe via iTunes. This podcast is a proud member of the FIRE AND WATER PODCAST NETWORK...

Duration:01:46:09

Super Mates 75: House of Franklin-Stein Part 2

9/28/2017
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It’s our Twin-Sized 75 Episode! Chris & Cindy celebrate with one of Hammer Film’s best, Twins of Evil starring House of Franklin-Stein favorite, Peter Cushing in one of his greatest roles! Then they examine Superman: The Man of Steel #14 and Superman (Vol. 2) #70, where the Last Son of Krypton, Jimmy Olsen and guest-star Robin battle a horde of vampires! Subscribe via iTunes. This podcast is a proud member of the FIRE AND WATER PODCAST NETWORK ...

Duration:02:06:59

Super Mates 74: House of Franklin-Stein Part 1

9/14/2017
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Welcome back to The House of Franklin-Stein! Chris and Cindy kick off their annual Halloween Horror event by taking a look at a genuine classic, 1954’s Creature From The Black Lagoon! Then we hop ponds to Fantastic Four #97, where the FF encounters “The Monster from the Lost Lagoon” by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby! Subscribe via iTunes. This podcast is a proud member of the FIRE AND WATER PODCAST NETWORK...

Duration:01:44:11

Super Mates 73: Starman Chronicles Part 7

8/17/2017
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Super Mates 73: Starman Chronicles Part 7 Jack Knight goes to Hell! He, the Shade and Matt O’Dare must face their own personal demons, and one that happens to live in a possessed poster to escape! Chris and Cindy cover Starman #24-26, “To Hell and Back” Parts 1-3! This podcast is a proud member of the FIRE AND WATER PODCAST NETWORK http://fireandwaterpodcast.com/https://twitter.com/FWPodcastshttps://twitter.com/supermatespod https://www.facebook.com/FWPodcastNetwork Clip credits: “Wedding...

Duration:01:07:40

Super Mates 72: Spider-Man: Homecoming

7/13/2017
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The entire Franklin clan (Cindy, Chris, Andrew and Dani) discuss their thoughts on Spider-Man: Homecoming! How does it measure up to the other MCU movies, and previous Spidey films? How do Tom Holland and Michael Keaton stack up in the franchise? Listen and find out! Spoilers start at 28:12! Subscribe via iTunes. This podcast is a proud member of the FIRE AND WATER PODCAST NETWORK http://fireandwaterpodcast.com/https://twitter.com/FWPodcastshttps://twitter.com/supermatespod...

Duration:01:21:24

Super Mates 71: Wonder Woman Toys!

6/8/2017
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Just in time for the Amazing Amazon’s big screen solo debut, Cindy pulls out her favorite Wonder Woman toys! She and Chris discuss plastic princesses from Ideal, Mego, Kenner, Mattel and more! Get us out from under, Wonder Woman! Subscribe via iTunes. This podcast is a proud member of the FIRE AND WATER PODCAST NETWORK http://fireandwaterpodcast.com/https://twitter.com/FWPodcastshttps://twitter.com/supermatespod https://www.facebook.com/FWPodcastNetwork Clip credits: “Wedding March” by...

Duration:01:15:32

Super Mates 70: JLMay Crossover - Justice #2

5/4/2017
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JLMay continues! Chris and Cindy join the podcast crossover event by taking a look at Justice #2, focusing on Batman’s battle of wits with the Riddler, brought to you by Jim Krueger, Alex Ross and Doug Braithwaite! Follow the JLMay crossover to these great podcasts below! Each show will cover another issue of Justice this May! Use the hashtag #JLMay when discussing the crossover on social media!...

Duration:01:32:58

Super Mates 69: Geek Trailer Palooza!

4/20/2017
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Chris and Cindy have a lazy couch episode, watching the latest trailers from all the upcoming comic-related films this year! They discuss what they’ve seen so far of Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol.2, Wonder Woman, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Thor: Ragnarok, Justice League and Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and what they hope they’ll see later! Son Andrew stops by for a brief cameo! Come join them on the couch! Subscribe via iTunes. This podcast is a proud member of the FIRE AND WATER PODCAST NETWORK ...

Duration:00:59:05

Super Mates 68: Starman Chronicles Part 6

3/23/2017
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Chris and Cindy FINALLY return to Opal City for another installment of their Starman Chronicles series! This time it’s Starman #20-23, the “Sand and Stars” arc guest-starring the Golden Age Sandman! Plus, FW All-Star Ryan Daly fills us in on “The Mist” storyline from Sandman Mystery Theatre # 37-40, which features Ted Knight and the origins of The Mist! We finish up with YOUR listener feedback! Download via iTunes. This podcast is a proud member of the FIRE AND WATER PODCAST NETWORK...

Duration:02:22:22

Super Mates Mini-Sode: Beauty and the Beast

3/16/2017
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Cindy, Chris and daughter Dani discuss the brand-new Disney live action film version of Beauty and the Beast! Join in the SPOILER-FREE discussion on the car ride home from the theater with the Franklins! Subscribe via iTunes. This podcast is a proud member of the FIRE AND WATER PODCAST NETWORK http://fireandwaterpodcast.com/https://twitter.com/FWPodcastshttps://twitter.com/supermatespod https://www.facebook.com/FWPodcastNetwork Clip credits: Music from Beauty and the Beast: The Broadway...

Duration:00:18:36

Super Mates 67: The Lego Batman Movie!

2/16/2017
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Chris and Cindy welcome a very special guest, their daughter Dani, who drops by to discuss The Lego Batman Movie, and all the toys and tie-ins that come with it! SPOILER WARNING! Subscribe via iTunes. This podcast is a proud member of the FIRE AND WATER PODCAST NETWORK http://fireandwaterpodcast.com/https://twitter.com/FWPodcastshttps://twitter.com/supermatespod https://www.facebook.com/FWPodcastNetwork Clip credits: Clips from The Lego Movie and The Lego Batman Movie “Wedding March” by...

Duration:00:51:24