New 52 Review Ep 13: Detective Comics Vol 1 – Faces of Death Part 1

This episode is part one of a two parter on Detective Comics Vol 1: Faces of Death

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Spotlight: Dark Nights – Metal #1

Jim and Eric shine the spotlight on Dark Nights: Metal.  It’s the big book of the week, the summer…and maybe more!  If you like what you hear, check out our regular weekly podcast where we review all the DC Comic Books that come out each week.

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Superman Fan Podcast Episode #369 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated May 1964: Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #49!

Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane 49, May 1964!

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SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 49, May 1964, was published on March 26, 1964. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger and lettered by Ira Schnapp.

– THE UNKNOWN SUPERMAN (17 pgs, Part I was 7 pages long), writer unknown, was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger, who signed his name in the title panel. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 113, September/October 1971, published on July 6, 1971. It contained 64 pages for the cover price of 35¢.

– Part II was titled, THE SECRET OF STRONG BEAR (9 pgs.).

– LOIS LANE, BEAUTY QUEEN (9 pgs.), writer unknown, was pencilled by John Forte and inked by George Klein.

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the LETTERS TO LOIS column.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 28 titles carried the May or May/June 1964 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JUNE 1964: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 77 & PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 142!The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.

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 The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com“Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.
If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.
Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!


And don’t forget to take care of each other out there!

My Comic Shop History 3.5: Zapp! Comics (Garden State Part 1)

Host Anthony Desiato continues his journey to comic book stores around the country with a visit to Zapp! Comics in Wayne, NJ. Anthony engages owner Ben Lichtenstein about his business philosophy, and Ben serves up a comics retail masterclass on: the importance of product turnover and diversification, the art of the deal in buying and selling back issue, and common industry pitfalls. This episode is Part 1 of a two-episode visit to the Garden State.

Radio Free Asgard 283

Hey, we’re here this week too! In between episodes of me packing for my upcoming move, we’re looking at Thor v.2  #28, in which our hero and the Warriors Three do some New York City sight-seeing, Sif does some ruling, the Wrecker and his Wrecking Crew hang around in a cheap motel… in costume… and someone offers to “polish Thor’s helmet”…if you know what I mean… Don’t miss it!

Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 136: DC Comics, Fart Sounds and Editor Eric

Jim and Eric are joined by vacationing (and Birthday Boy) Reggie to pump out another week of DC Comic Reviews.  They also talk about check out line issues, how Eric would edit the books and listen to plenty of fart sounds.  Yes…fart sounds.  Enjoy!

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Spotlight: Justice League of America #12

Spotlight is on and it’s shining on Justice League of America #12.  How is the start to the hunt for Ray Palmer?  Find out now!

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Superman Fan Podcast Episode #369 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated May 1964: World’s Finest Comics #141!

World’s Finest Comics 141, May 1964!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 141, May 1964, published on March 12, 1964. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. This issue marks Mort Weisinger’s first issue as series editor. The cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp.

– The 17 page Superman/Batman story was titled, THE OLSEN-ROBIN TEAM VERSUS THE SUPERMAN-BATMAN TEAM. Part I was eight pages long. The writer was Edmund Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story was also reprinted in WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 225, September/October 1974, published on June 18, 1974. (I mistakenly said 1975 during the recording.) It contained 100 pages for the cover price of 60¢. It was also reprinted in EVEN MORE SECRET ORIGINS 1, SHOWCASE PRESENTS: ROBIN THE BOY WONDER, SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. II and DC UNIVERSE: SECRET ORIGINS.

– Part II: THE VENGEANCE OF SUPERMAN AND BATMAN (9 pgs.).

– THE IRRESISTIBLE LOIS LANE, writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database and the Comic Book Database credit Robert Bernstein. The story was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Stan Kaye. It was originally published in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 29, November 1961, published on September 21, 1961 (six days before my first birthday). This story would also be reprinted in SUPERMAN FAMILY 171, June/July 1975, published on March 11, 1975. It contained 64 pages for the cover price of 50¢.

Also highlighted in the episode are the ads and other features, including the COMING SUPER ATTRACTIONS column. Among other things it solicited ideas for the name of an upcoming letters column for this series. If you’re like me and know the name of that letter column, comment on this episode or send an e-mail, and you’ll be immortalized on the internet when I read your names on the episode when we cover the first WORLD’S FINEST COMICS letter column.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MAY 1964 PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 49!

Then we will cover: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JUNE 1964: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 77 & PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 142!

If you’re interested in a podcast interview with Dr. Hendrie Weisinger, son of Mort Weisinger, listen to Episode 111 of the Superman Forever Podcast, hosted by Bob Fisher.

The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.

You can join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST Group or Page on facebook, and follow the podcast on twitter @supermanpodcast. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archive and Stitcher.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com“Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.
If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.
Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there!

Radio Free Asgard 282

It’s Epsiode 282 Redux, as we recover from the Great HD Crash of ’17! In this episode we cover The Mighty Thor (v.2) #27, as Jurgens, Larsen, and Janson give us the second half of the Absorbing Man story! It’s a slug fest in a crumbling tenement with Jane Foster and Titania’s lives in the balance!

Radio Free Asgard Presents: The Complete Norse Mythology, Part 5

It’s a computer problems special! Part 5 of this compilation includes “The Lay of Vafthrudnir” from Ep. 126, “Thor’s Journey To Utgard” from Ep. 99, and “The Lay of Hymir” from Ep. 207! There are feats of strength! Lame Goats! Dead giants! Odin dickery! Thor going on a fishing trip! Good stuff, y’all!

My Comic Shop History 3.4: Amalgam Comics and Coffeehouse

Host Anthony Desiato continues his journey to comic book stores around the country with a visit to Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse in Philadelphia. Amalgam and its owner, Ariell Johnson, have received considerable media coverage from both industry and mainstream outlets since the store opened in late 2015. Anthony asks Ariell about navigating the attention, using her platform to effect change on multiple levels within the industry, and operating two business within one.

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #368 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated April 1964: Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #48!

Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane 48, April 1964!

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SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 48, April 1964, was published on February 13, 1964. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger, who also drew the story in this issue. Ira Schnapp was the letterer.

The 25 page story was titled, FEATURING LOIS LANE AS HELLENE OF TROY, CINDERELLA AND FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE, writer unknown, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics. The Grand Comic Book Database credits Robert Bernstein as the writer.

– 10:27 HELLENE OF TROY (10 pgs.)

– 22:37 THE COURTSHIP OF CINDERELLA LANE (8 pgs.)

– 33:32 FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE’S LAST STAND (8 pgs.)

Next Episode will be the 500th individual episode of the podcast, featuring: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED APRIL 1964 PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 76!

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MAY 1964: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 141 (which was Mort Weisinger’s first as this series’ editor) & PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 49!

The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.

You can join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST Group or Page on facebook, and follow the podcast on twitter @supermanpodcast. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archive and Stitcher.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com“Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.
If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.
Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there!

Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 133: DC Comics Rebirth, Kite Man and Knuckle Sandwiches

Jim, Eric, Reggie and the GFC get together to discuss Kite Man’s origin, Superman’s love of the U.S.A. and so much more.  Hear what Jim’s favorite color pants are and maybe even an alt-version of Forest Gump…Hell Yea!

  • Intro (0:00), News (42:56), Mail #1 (1:03:23), Books – See Full List Below (1:32:01), Mail #2 (3:18:49), Marvel Minute – Astonishing X-Men #1 (3:57:29), Mail #3 (6:20:58), Mail #4 (8:05:08), Vermillion’s Vsion – Maximum Ride Vol 1 (8:38:30)

 

  •  DC Comics Reviewed: Batman #27 (1:39:34), Superman #27 (2:33:48), Nightwing #25 (2:55:45), Green Lanterns #27 (4:40:32), Green Arrow #27 (5:05:10), Justice League #25 (5:48:38), Aquaman #26 (6:55:52), Harley Quinn #24 (7:21:57), Young Animal – Cave Carson Has A Cybernetic Eye #10 (7:46:08), Batwoman #5 (9:01:18), Trinity #11 (9:22:35)

 

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Superman Fan Podcast Episode #367 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated March 1964: World’s Finest Comics #140!

World’s Finest Comics 140, March 1964!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 140, March 1964, was published on January 30, 1964. It contained

 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Jack Schiff, and the cover was pencilled by Jim Mooney, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics. The Grand Comic Book Database credits Dick Dillon as the penciller, while both sources credit Sheldon Moldoff as the inker. Comic Book Database.com lists Jim Mooney and Sheldon Moldoff without designating who was the penciller or inker.

– The fifteen page Superman/Batman story was titled, THE CLAYFACE SUPERMAN, written by Dave Wood. Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics credits Jim Mooney as the penciller and Sheldon Moldoff as the inker. The Grand Comic Book Database credits Jim Mooney as the artist. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. II.


– Green Arrow and Speedy were featured in the ten page story, THE LAND OF NO RETURN, written by Bill Finger and drawn by Lee Elias. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: GREEN ARROW vol. I.


Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features.


This issue marked the last issue edited by Jack Schiff before Mort Weisinger brought the title into his stable. A few months later he would be removed as editor of the Batman titles because of low sales. Julius Schwartz would become the new editor with DETECTIVE COMICS 327 and BATMAN 164, beginning the Caped Crusader’s silver age with a yellow circle around the bat logo on his chest. Schiff would become the editor of HOUSE OF SECRETS, STRANGE ADVENTURES, HOUSE OF MYSTERY, TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED and MYSTERY IN SPACE until his retirement from DC Comics in 1967, after a 25 year career with the company. One of his hallmarks with DC were his Public Service Announcements, which ran in DC’s title, tapping into comic books’ potential as an educational medium. For more information about Jack Schiff click here.


During the recording I forgot to mention that 28 titles carried the March or March/April 1964 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.


The episode begins with the MY PULL LIST segment, covering the June 2017 comic books published in April, which I received from Discount Comic Book Service.


Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED APRIL 1964: PART I: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 48 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 76!

The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.

You can join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST Group or Page on facebook, and follow the podcast on twitter @supermanpodcast. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archive and Stitcher.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com.

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.

If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.

Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there!

Radio Free Asgard 281

This week we’re back to the start of the millennium with Thor v2 #26! The Absorbing Man is back! And he needs a doctor! Sif has *really* long fingers, Odin falls alseep again, Keith Kinkaid comes back long enough to be smacked in the face with a ball & chain! RFA! It’s what the doctor ordered!