Superman Fan Podcast Episode #385 Part III: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated August 1965: Superman #179!

Superman 179, August 1965!

SUPERMAN 179, August 1965, was published on June 17, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. It featured the issue’s first of its three stories.

– (7:28) R. I. P. Stan Lee 1922 – 2018.

– (15:18) THE OUTLAW FORT KNOX (8 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Al Plastino.

– (26:18) THE MENACE OF GOLD KRYPTONITE: TALES OF KRYPTONITE NUMBER 4 (9 pgs.), written by Otto Binder and drawn by Al Plastino. This story was also reprinted in BEST OF DC 36, May 1983, released on February 3, 1983. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of $1.25.

– (44:59) PRIVATE KENT, THE FIGHTING MARINE (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED AUGUST 1965 PART IV: ACTION COMICS 327 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 59!

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED SEPTEMBER 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN’ S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 87, PART II: 80 PAGE GIANT 14 (featuring Lois Lane), PART III: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 152 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 328!

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