Prisoners of Gravity

Season 5 Episode 11

Alter Ego

Aired Monday 7:30 PM Dec 22, 1993 on TVO

Episode Recap

This week, Commander Rick examines the traditional comic book device of alter ego, asking: Who is the man behind the mask? He discusses this with guests Bob Kane (creator of Batman), Stan Lee (co-creator of Spider-man), Jack Kirby (co-creator of Captain America), Julius Schwartz (editor, Superman 1971-1986), Neal Adams (artist, Batman), Ty Templeton (artist, The Batman Adventures), Steve Perry (writer Batman: The Animated Series), Frank Miller (writer/artist, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns), Alan Grant (writer, Batman: Knightfall), Scott McCloud (writer/artist, Understanding Comics), Dave Gibbons (artist, Watchmen) and Howard Chaykin (writer/artist, American Flagg).