Bob Holiday, Broadway's First Superman
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In 2011, Bob Holiday was interviewed by renowned writer Mark Edlitz. Settling in for a three-way phone call, Bob, Mark and web hostess Toni Collins spent a delightful afternoon reminiscing about the wonderful 1966 Broadway show "It's A Bird It's A Plane It's Superman©". It was a great chance for Bob to share how much his fans mean to him.

You can read the original article at

The Los Angeles Times noticed the article and picked it up to publish an expanded version for its "Hero Complex" online edition. Sadly, the article is no longer available on the LA Times website, but we have re-created the article in its entirety.

This expanded article is also included in Mark Edlitz's book, How to Be a Superhero, available on HERE on We hope you'll pick up a copy to support Mark Edlitz, a terrific writer who well understood the legacy of Bob Holiday.

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