Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 255: DC Comics, Justice League, Batman, Meatballs, and Greatest Hits

We got a whole lot of talk for ya, but if you want even more, check out our  Patreon to listen to everything including this week’s DC Comics Patreon Spotlight Ep 132: Batman: Curse of the White Knight: Von Freeze #1 & He-Man & the Masters of the Multiverse #1

  • DC Comics Reviewed and Time Stamps: Intro (00:00:00), Justice League #36 (00:08:08), Batman/Superman #4 (00:42:40), The Infected: Scarab #1 (01:13:39), Mail (01:30:14), Flash Forward #3 (01:39:44), Nightwing #66 (02:10:22), Metal Men #2 (02:30:24), News (2:51:27), Teen Titans #36 (03:00:48), Batman #83 (03:24:43), Supergirl #36 (04:02:14)

My Comic Shop History 5.6: Dragon’s Den

Host Anthony Desiato shines a light on the Cross County (Yonkers) location of DRAGON’S DEN with former customer & employee Chris Wilcock, painting a picture of a diversified hobby store, camaraderie-building (and often dangerous) hijinks, and some less-than-scrupulous business practices.

Weird Science DC Comics Spotlight: Batgirl #36

It’s another Spotlight and this one is on the last Batgirl issue by Mairghread Scott.  If you want to support us for all the podcasts we do and get even more shows, head over to our PATREON and join on up!  You’ll get a ton of shows including this week’s DC Comics Patreon Spotlight Ep 113: Adventures of the Super Sons #12 & DCeased #3

  • Keywords: Comics, Comic Books, Comic Book Podcast, Comics Podcast, Batman, Superman, DC Comics, Wonder Woman, Justice League, Podcast, Comic Book, superhero, superhero podcast, DCU, DC YOU, dc rebirth, dc comics rebirth, batman rebirth, superman rebirth, green arrow rebirth, green lantern rebirth, New 52, Supergirl, Superboy

Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 235: DC Comics, Justice League, Reverso World and MIA Eric

It’s a GFC Episode with everyone lending a hand with Eric gone for parts of the show attending a wedding.  If you want even more (or Eric and the show), head over to our  PATREON and join on up!  You’ll get a ton of shows including this week’s DC Comics Patreon Spotlight Ep 113: Adventures of the Super Sons #12 & DCeased #3

  • Intro (0:00), Justice League #27 (22:21), Green Lantern #9 (1:02:24), Mail #1 (1:33:29), Batgirl #36 (2:00:02), Deathstroke #45 (2:28:53), Lois Lane #1 (2:44:56), Wild Storm #24 (3:06:41), Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III #2 (3:35:44), Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III #3 (3:51:58), Superman: Up In the Sky #1 (4:13:36), Female Furies #6 (4:58:46) 
  • Keywords: Comics, Comic Books, Comic Book Podcast, Comics Podcast, Batman, Superman, DC Comics, Wonder Woman, Justice League, Podcast, Comic Book, superhero, superhero podcast, DCU, DC YOU, dc rebirth, dc comics rebirth, batman rebirth, superman rebirth, green arrow rebirth, green lantern rebirth, New 52, Supergirl, Superboy

Weird Science Marvel Comics Podcast Ep 94: Marvel Comics, Three Books, Mail and a Boatload of Nonsense

We started late, Jim was tired and Branden was sober!  We only did three books but there is a lot of nonsense mixed in.  If you want more of this stuff (come on, you know you do!), check out our PATREON and get this week’s Marvel Comics Patreon Spotlight Ep 18: Aero #1 & Star Wars: Target Vader #1

  • Intro (0:00), Captain America & The Invaders: The Bahamas Triangle #1 (09:00), Mail #1 (34:44), The Prodigal Sun: Fantastic Four #1 (45:55), Mail #2 (1:06:06), Dead Man Logan #9 (1:30:58)
  • Check out our written reviews @ www.weirdsciencemarvelcomics.com
  • Our email is weirdsciencemarvelcomics@gmail.com for anybody wanting to talk to us.  We will read EVERY mail on the Weekend Edition podcast and will never reveal your email address.
  • Keywords: Avengers, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Marvel, Marvel Comics, Comics, Comic books

Weird Science DC Comics Spotlight: Batman #427 (1988) – Death of Jason Todd

This week Main Podcast is PATREON EXCLUSIVE Ep 230: Annuals Week, Doomsday Clock, Last Knight on Earth and White Castle only on Patreon (HERE) so for the Spotlight this week, I figured we would highlight another show we do each month on Patreon and that’s the Back Issues Podcast.  Each Month (for DC and Marvel BTW), we review an issue from the past and way back on September 23, 2018 we talked about Batman #427.  That was also the week when Heroes in Crisis debuted and we end up talking about that a bit as well.  So, I hope you enjoy what you hear and check us out on our Patreon!

Weird Science Marvel Comics Podcast EP 84: X-FORCE, AMAZING & SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN AND MAGNIFICENT MS. MARVEL

Marvel Comics Reviewed and Timestamps: Intro (0:00), X-Force #8 (27:58), Mail #1 (27:58), Amazing Spider-Man #22 (46:04), Superior Spider-Man #6 (1:02:47), Mail #2 (1:21:37), Magnificent Ms. Marvel #3 (1:29:59)

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #390 Part IV: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated December 1965: World’s Finest Comics #154!

World’s Finest Comics 154, December 1965!

Download Episode 390 Part IV! 

WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 154, December 1965, was published on October 28, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp.


– (4:18) I review THE CAPED CRUSADE: BATMAN AND THE RISE OF NERD CULTURE by Glen Weldon, published by Simon & Shuster in 2016.


– (8:05) THE SONS OF BATMAN AND SUPERMAN (16 pgs. divided into two eight page parts), writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Edmond Hamilton as the writer. The story was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. It was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. III.


– (21:02) Part II: THE JUNIOR SUPER-TEAM


– (42:37) The CAPE AND COWL COMMENTS letter column.


– (50:11) The third Editors’ Roundtable story reprinted in WORLD’S FINEST COMICS starred Green Arrow and Speedy in THE GREEN ARROW’S MYSTERY PUPIL (7 pgs.), writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Ed Herron as the writer. The artist was Lee Elias. This story was originally published in ADVENTURE COMICS 259, April 1959, released on February 26, 1959.


– (55:00) Elsewhere in DC Comics 32 titles carried the December or December 1965/January 1966 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics.


Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JANUARY 1966: PART I: SUPERMAN 182, PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 62, PART III: SUPERMAN 183 (80 Pg. Giant), PART IV: ACTION COMICS 332 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 90!


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 Archivetunein and Stitcher.


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:


– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK.

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

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #390 Part III: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated December 1965: Action Comics #331!

Action Comics 331, December 1965!

Download Episode 390 Part III!


ACTION COMICS 331, December 1965, was published on October 28, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp.

– (7:05) MY PULL LIST segment, where I review the comic books I received from Discount Comic Book Service, which carried the June 1965 cover date that were released during the month of April. I reviewed them in the order in which I read them.

– (14:45) CLARK KENT’S MASQUERADE AS SUPERMAN (12 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, drawn by Al Plastino and lettered by Joe Letterese. This story was reprinted in BEST OF DC 6, July/August 1980, released on April 10, 1980. It contained 100 pages for the cover price of 95¢.

(34:16) OPERATION SATAN (12 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. It was reprinted in SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS.

– (51:09) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.


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


Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED DECEMBER 1965 PART IV: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 154, including ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS, featuring the other DC Comics titles which carried the December 1965, or December 1965/January 1966 cover date.


Then we will feature: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JANUARY 1966: PART I: SUPERMAN 182, PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 62, PART III: SUPERMAN 183 (an 80 Page Giant), PART IV: ACTION COMICS 332 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 90!


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 Archivetunein and Stitcher.


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:


– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK.

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

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #390 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated December 1965: The Brave And The Bold #63!

The Brave And The Bold 63, December 1965/January 1966!

Download Episode 390 Part II! 

THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD 63, December 1965/January 1966, was published on October 21, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. George Kashdan was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by John Rosenberger, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics. But according to the Grand Comic Book Database, Jim Mooney was the artist. Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics credits Jim Mooney as the inker. I also share a brief history of this title, including its evolution into a Batman team-up book, with DC superheroes other than Superman.


– (3:03) A review of the book, LIVING LIFE INSIDE THE LINES: TALES FROM THE GOLDEN AGE OF ANIMATION, written by Martha Sigall and published by University Press Of Mississippi in 2005.


– (10:14) Part I of the story, THE REVOLT OF THE SUPER-CHICKS (25 pages divided into three parts), written by Bob Haney, pencilled by John Rosenberger and inked by Win Mortimer, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics. The Grand Comic Book Database credits John Rosenberger as both penciller and inker. Ira Schnapp was the letterer.


– (25:43) Part II


– (36:45) Part III


– (52:03) SOME UNSUNG HEROINES, writer unknown, about female heroes of American history, like Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first female physician in the United States, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, both crusaders for women’s right to vote.


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


Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED DECEMBER 1965: PART III: ACTION COMICS 331 & PART IV: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 154!


Then we will cover: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JANUARY 1966: PART I:SUPERMAN 182, PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 62, PART III: SUPERMAN 183 (an 80 Page Giant), PART IV: ACTION COMICS 332 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 90!

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 Archivetunein and Stitcher.


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:


– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK.

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!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #390 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated December 1965: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #89!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 89, December 1965!

Download Episode 390 Part 1! 

SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 89, December 1965, was published on October 14, 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.


– (3:52) I review THE LAW OF SUPERHEROES, written by James Daily, J.D. and Ryan Davidson, J.D., two practicing attorneys and comic book fans who look at the world of superheroes through the lens of our real world legal system. Gotham Books was the publisher, and the book was first released in 2012. I would recommend you pick up this book for your comic book reference shelf.


– ((9:16) THE INFAMOUS FOUR (8 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger. This was Siegel’s 97th Superman Family story we’ve covered on the podcast, and his 151st overall for the era.


– (28:00) OLSEN’S SUPER-SURVIVAL KIT (14 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Milt Snappin. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN FAMILY 166, August/September 1975, published on May 28, 1974. It contained 100 pages for the cover price of 60¢.


– (57:47) JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS two page letter column.


Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED DECEMBER 1965:PART II: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD 63 (starring Supergirl and Wonder Woman), PART III: ACTION COMICS 331 & PART IV: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 154!

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 Archivetunein and Stitcher.


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:


– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK.

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!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #389 Part IV: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated November 1965: Action Comics #330!

Action Comics 330, November, 1965!

Download Episode 389 Part IV!


ACTION COMICS 330, November 1965, was published on September 30, 1965 (three days after my fifth birthday). It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp. It featured the Supergirl story at the back of the issue.


– (3:28) MY PULL LIST featuring the comic books released during the month of March 2019, which carried the cover date of May 2019, that I received from Discount Comic Book Service.


– (15:18) THE STRANGE “S” SPELL ON SUPERMAN (12 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Joe Letterese.


– (37:34) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column, covering two pages in this issue.


– (47:15) SUPERGIRL’S DUEL WITH DR. SUPERNATURAL (12 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, drawn by Jim Mooney and lettered by Milt Snappin.


– (1:01:18) ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS, 30 titles carried the November or November/December 1965 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.


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


Beginning next episode we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED DECEMBER 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 89, PART II: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD 63 (starring Supergirl and Wonder Woman), PART III: ACTION COMICS 331 & PART IV: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 154!

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 Archivetunein and Stitcher.


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:


– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK.

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!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #389 Part III: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated November 1965: Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #61!

Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane 61, November 1965!

Download Episode 389 Part II!


SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 61, November 1965, was published on September 23, 1965 (four days before my fifth birthday). It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger, who was also the artist on both stories in this issue. The letterer was Ira Schnapp.


– (8:42) SUPERMAN’S MARRIAGE MONEY (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder and lettered by Milt Snappin.


– (27:22) THE REPTILE GIRL OF METROPOLIS (16 pgs., divided into two eight page parts), written by Leo Dorfman and lettered by Vivian Berg. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 114, September 1971, released on July 22, 1971. It contained 48 pages for the cover price of a quarter. E. Nelson Bridwell was the editor.


– (36:47) PART II: THE SECRET OF THE REPTILE GIRL.


– (52:43) LETTERS TO LOIS column.


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


Next Episode: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED NOVEMBER 1965: PART IV: ACTION COMICS 330! At the end of the episode we will look at the other DC Comics titles that carried the November or November/December 1965 cover date.


Then we will cover: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED DECEMBER 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 89, PART II: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD 63 (starring Supergirl and Wonder Woman), PART III: ACTION COMICS 331 & PART IV: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 154!

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 Archivetunein and Stitcher.


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:


– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK.

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!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #389 Part II: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated November 1965: Superman #181!

Superman 181, November 1965!

Download Episode 389 Part II!


SUPERMAN 181, November 1965, was published on September 16, 1965 (eleven days before my fifth birthday). It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover, featuring the issue’s second and final story,  was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein, the art team for both stories in this issue. The cover was lettered by Ira Schnapp.


– (5:18) THE SUPER-SCOOPS OF MORNA VINE (16 pages divided into two 8-page parts), written by Leo Dorfman.


– (22:58) Part II: THE SECRET OF THE NEW SUPERGIRL.


– (47:04) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.


– (54:41) THE SUPERMAN OF 2965 (8 pgs.), subtitled The First Of A New Series, was written by Edmond Hamilton. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN 244, November 1971, released on September 16, 1971, exactly six years to the day after this story was originally published. It was also reprinted in SUPERMAN: PAST AND FUTURE.


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


Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED NOVEMBER 1965: PART III: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 61 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 330!


Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED DECEMBER 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 89, PART II: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD 63 (starring Supergirl and Wonder Woman), PART III: ACTION COMICS 331 & PART IV: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 154!

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 Archivetunein and Stitcher.


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:


– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK.

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!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #389 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated November 1965: World’s Finest Comics #153!

World’s Finest Comics #153, November 1965!

 

Download Episode 389 Part I! 

WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 153, November 1965, was published on September 9, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan. According to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, George Klein was the inker, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Sheldon Moldoff as the inker. This cover was lettered by Ira Schnapp.


– (9:16) THE CLASH OF CAPE AND COWL (16 pgs, Part I is 9 pgs. long), plotted by Cary Bates, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This was the first Imaginary Story to appear in this series, and the 20th Imaginary Story we’ve covered on the podcast.


– (23:26) PART II: THE DEATH OF A HERO (7 pgs.).


– (43:52) CAPE AND COWL COMMENTS letter column.


– (55:05) THE BOY WHO CHANGED THE FUTURE (6 pgs.), the second installment of the EDITOR’S ROUND TABLE, where DC editors chose past stories to reprint. This story was written by John Broome, pencilled by Bob Oksner, inked by Bernard Sachs and lettered by Gaspar Saladino. It was originally published in STRANGE ADVENTURES 21, June 1952. The issue contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime, and the editor was Julius Schwartz.


Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED NOVEMBER 1965: PART II: SUPERMAN 181, PART III: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 61 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 330!

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