Superman Serial To Cereal

The Creator of an Adventurous Saga

Gary Grossman is the renowned author of the international award-winning adventure thriller “OLD EARTH,” and author of the best-selling political thrillers “EXECUTIVE ACTIONS,” EXECUTIVE TREASON,” “EXECUTIVE COMMAND,” EXECUTIVE FORCE,” and co-author with Ed Fuller on “RED HOTEL,” “RED DECEPTION,” “RED CHAOS,” and soon “RED ULTIMATUM.” He is also author of the legendary book on the history of children’s television, “SATURDAY MORNING TV: 30 YEARS OF THE SHOWS YOU WAITED ALL WEEK TO WATCH!”  

Gary’s Career

He’s served as Executive Producer and Producer on more than 10,000 TV episodes and specials for 40 networks including NBC, ABC, CBS, Fox, History Channel, Discovery, National Geographic, Food Network, A&E, and HGTV. For his company’s production of “Healing the Hate,” USA Network won the esteemed Governor's Emmy Award for Exemplary Programming. His Food Network production “Wolfgang Puck” won an Emmy for Best informational series. Throughout his career, he’s received 14 Emmy nominations including for “The Pablo Casals Festivals,” “Beyond the DaVinci Code,” “Entertaintment Tonight.” But it all started watching “The Adventures of Superman” as a kid.

Superman Serial To Cereal
Superman Serial To Cereal

Super Years!

He began as a rock DJ at radio station WHUC in Hudson, New York, and worked at WBZ-TV in Boston as documentarian, covering news and presidential campaigns. He’s contributed to The New York Times and The Boston Globe, and was TV columnist for The Boston Herald American. He taught at Emerson College, Boston University, USC, and he currently teaches in the Graduate School of Film and Television at Loyola Marymount University.

Welcome to my website devoted to: SUPERMAN SERIAL TO CEREAL.

It’s been a long time coming and I appreciate the patience everyone has shown as I’ve geared up for this incredible venture.

I wrote Superman: Serial to Cereal in 1974 and 1975. The first edition was published in May, 1976.

Leonard Maltin was my editor and mentor at Popular Library and Boston writer Michael Blowen helped me through every word and phrase as I actually learned how to write.

Special thanks must go to Whitney Ellsworth, producer of “The Adventures of Superman,” who opened his home and his heart to me. With Whit’s blessing, everyone was willing to speak to me. And that includes, first and foremost, Jack Larson, Noel Neill, Phyllis Coates and Robert Shayne.

I hope you’ll find this site true to the book. Over time, I’ll share very rare materials with you including transcripts, photographs and audio.

So start exploring the world that I discovered when “The Adventures of Superman” premiered, rediscovered in the mid-1970s, and once again happily and nostalgically share with you now.

Gary H. Grossman
Superman Serial to Cereal

Superman Serial To Cereal

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