WCPEver Episode 283 – Secret Identities

Have we got a secret to share with you this week! Remember, you heard it here first, from the top-notch investigative reporters of the Worst. Comic. Podcast. EVER!

Brace yourselves… this will shock your world. We have confirmed that Daily Planet reporter Clark Kent is secretly Superman.

In December, DC Comics will be making Superman’s secret identity in Superman #18. This is a story that writer Brian Michael Bendis has been working towards for some time, and leads the guys to discuss the concept of secret identities.

Secret identities have long been a story trope of most superhero comic book stories. It allows the writer to place the main character in different situations to add to the storylines. Some secret identities work better than others. Sometimes the secret identity of a character is not when they are wearing their costume.

We discuss what works or what doesn’t work with various characters. While we discuss a lot of characters, we know that we probably overlooked some, so share your favorite examples with us on social media.

As always, we start the show by getting our weekly Pick 3 selections for new books coming out on November 27. Make sure to get to your local comic shop on Wednesday ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. We would love to hear your comments on the show. Let us know what you’ve been reading or watching this week. Contact us on our website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or email. We want to hear from you! As always, we are the Worst. Comic. Podcast. EVER! and we hope you enjoy the show.


The Worst. Comic. Podcast. EVER! is proudly sponsored by Clint’s Comics. Clint’s is located at 3941 Main in Kansas City, Missouri, and is open Monday through Saturday. Whether it is new comics, trade paperbacks, action figures, statues, posters, or T-shirts, the friendly and knowledgeable staff can help you find whatever it is that you need. You should also know that Clint’s Comics has the most extensive collection of back issues in the metro area. If you need to find a particular book to finish the run of a title, head on down to Clint’s or check out their website at clintscomics.com. Tell them that the Worst. Comic. Podcast. EVER! sent you.

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