Here’s a complete story arc, and a farewell to Superman from the line up at the Retro Radio Podcast… at least for now. Enjoy the story, and enjoy the bonus snippets in between.
420227. On a train ride back to Metropolis, Perry White sends a telegram to have Lois return home. Meanwhile, Clark and Jimmy are sent on a wild goose chase.
At the lonely and deserted house, Clark realizes too late that somebody wants Lois seperated from them on purpose. Sending Jimmy on his way back to the train depot, Clark Kent springs into action as Superman to fly back to the train,.
What will he find there? A surprised porter, and an empty room on the train. Back in Metropolis, Clark learns there have been no telegrams at all. What do the fake messages mean?
420302. Lois has come up missing from her train, but can Clark trust her phone call that claimed that she was fine? In the office of the Daily Planet, Perry White and Clark worry over the situation. Why does Lois need $20K, and why does she need it before noon?
Perry White sends for the cash, and prepares to go to the address in question. Clark Kent is left behind to agonize over the mystery. Will he learn who lives at the address?
The deadline arrives, and Clark is ready to take down the story of the century. Perry phones in only to ask for another $20K. Why does he need the money, and what is the story that Lois has uncovered?
420304. Lois has been missing from a train, then phones in that she’s OK, but needs money. Perry goes to deliver the money, and ask for more. Clark thinks there’s something fishy going on, and plans to take matters into his hands without any extra money. A cab ride finds him at the mysterious address.
What strange things will Clark uncover? Where did Perry White disappear to now? Should Jimmy bring the cash? What about Lois, is she there with Perry as well?
Taking a cab back to the daily Planet, Clark
Darwin is the old cashier for the newspaper, and headds out with the money. Clark still thinks the story is suspicious, and is even more baffled to see Lois Lane walking back into the office.
420306. A string of fake messages find Clark in the middle of a mystery. Lois has returned after her disappearance. she claims to have come straight to the office. Is she on to Clark’s alter ego as Superman?
Clark feels that he’s going out of his mind in keeping all the details straight. Will he find out any clues at that theatrical boording house? A return trip to the bording house turns up a psychologist, who thinks Clark could use a few good treatments.
Back to the Daily Planet as Superman! Clark encounters Lois, who has changed her story once again, has she been kidnapped or not?
420309. In the Daily Planet, Clark tries to make sense of the conflicting tales that Lois Lane has told over the past 2 days. Has she been held for ransom or not? What has happened to Perry ?White?
On the way back to the bording house, Lois goes along to confirm that it is where she was held. Perry White is on hand, but Lois is now missing. Is Clark going crazy?
The situation keeps changing, people disappearing and reappearing. The doc is back, and insists on doing a psychological exam. At the last moment, the real surprise is sprung.
Various snippets of what Keith has been listening to lately.
- Bits from One Man’s Family featuring Clarence Hartzel,
- Shirley Temple: On the Good Ship Lollipop, Come and Get Your Happiness, Oh My Goodness.
- Some descriptive language from Philip Marlowe.