Superman Fan Podcast Episode #388 Part V: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated October 1965: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #88!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 88, October 1965!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 88, October 1965, was published on August 26, 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, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Sheldon Moldoff as the inker. 


– (2:55) MY PULL LIST featuring the comic books cover dated April 2019 and released during the month of February, which I received from Discount Comic Book Service.


– (13:10) THE SWINGING SUPERMAN (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Milt Snappin.


– (29:45) JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.


– (37:36) THE RIDDLE OF THE OLSEN STATUE (8 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, drawn by George Papp and lettered by Vivian Berg.


– (51:15) JIMMY OLSEN, WORLD’S HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, pencilled by John Forte, inked by Sheldon Moldoff according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits George Klein as the inker. The story was lettered by Ira Schnapp.


– (1:04:58) Elsewhere in DC Comics, 32 titles carried the October or October/November 1965 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.


Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED NOVEMBER 1965: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 153, PART II: SUPERMAN 181, PART III: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 61 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 330!

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 #388 Part IV: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated October 1965: Action Comics #329!

Action Comics 329, October 1965!

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ACTION COMICS 329, October 1965, was published on August 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. 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.


– (4:48) Superman starred in THE ULTIMATE ENEMY (12 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton and drawn by Al Plastino.


– (22:18) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.


– (31:36) The Supergirl story was titled DRANG THE DESTROYER (12 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was also reprinted in SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS vol. II.


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


Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED OCTOBER 1965: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 88, with the feature, ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS!


Then we will begin to cover: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED NOVEMBER 1965: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 153, PART II: SUPERMAN 181, PART III: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 61 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 330!

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 #388 Part III: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated October 1965: Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #60!

Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane 60, October, 1965!

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SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 60, October 1965, was published on August 12, 1965. 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 for all three eight page stories in this issue. Ira Schnapp was the letterer.


– (7:50) LOIS LANE’S GREATEST RIVAL, writer unknown. This story was subtitled A NEW IMAGINARY STORY, the 14th Imaginary Story we’ve covered for the podcast.


– (31:50) THE AMAZING HYDRO-GIRL, written by Otto Binder and lettered by Milt Snappin. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN FAMILY 167, October/November 1974, released on July 25, 1974. This issue contained 100 pages for the cover price of 60¢.


– (48:00) LETTERS TO LOIS column.


– (54:48) GET LOST, SUPERMAN, also written by Otto Binder and lettered by Milt Snappin.


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


Next Episode: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED OCTOBER 1965: PART IV: ACTION COMICS 329 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 88!


Then we will cover: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED NOVEMBER 1965: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 153, PART II: SUPERMAN 181, PART III: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 61 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 330!

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 #388 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated October 1965: 80 Page Giant #15!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #388 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated October 1965!

Download Episode 388 Part II! 

80 PAGE GIANT 15, October 1965, was published on August 12, 1965. As the title indicates, it contained 80 pages for the cover price of 25¢. Jack Schiff was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and Dick Sprang, and inked by Stan Kaye. This was the final 80 PAGE GIANT of the series. In the future, 80 Page Giants would be individual issues of their respective series.


– (7:16) THE CONTEST OF HEROES (10 pgs.), written by Bill Finger 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 Stan Kaye, and was first published in WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 74, the January/February 1954 issue, released around November 26, 1954. It was also reprinted in WORLD’S FINEST COMICS ARCHIVES vol. I, BATMAN & SUPERMAN IN WORLD’S FINEST COMICS: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS and vol. I of the trade paperback. We first covered this story back in Episode 165 for the week of February 9, 2011.


– (20:28) THE THREE SUPER-MUSKETEERS (12 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Dick Sprang and inked by Stan Kaye. This story first appeared in WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 82, May/June 1956, originally published around March 22, 1956. It was also reprinted in THE GREATEST TEAM-UP STORIES EVER TOLD, WORLD’S FINEST COMICS ARCHIVE vol. I and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. I. We first covered this story in Episode 191 for the week of August 10, 2011.


– (33:11) SUPERMAN’S AND BATMAN’S GREATEST FOES (12 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Dick Sprang and inked by Stan Kaye. It was first published in WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 88, May/June 1957, released around March 21, 1957. This story was also reprinted in BATMAN: FROM THE 30’S TO THE 70’S, THE GREATEST JOKER STORIES EVER TOLD, STACKED DECK: THE GREATEST STORIES EVER TOLD, WORLD’S FINEST COMICS ARCHIVE vol. II, SUPERMAN/BATMAN: THE GREATEST STORIES EVER TOLD, SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. I and LEX LUTHOR: CELEBRATING 75 YEARS. We first covered this story back in Episode 216 for the week of February 1, 2012.


– (46:45) THE DAY SUPERMAN BETRAYED BATMAN (12 pgs.), written by Bill Finger, pencilled by Dick Sprang and inked by Stan Kaye. It first appeared in WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 97, October 1958, published on August 26, 1958. This story was also reprinted in WORLD’S FINEST COMICS ARCHIVE vol. I and BATMAN & SUPERMAN IN WORLD’S FINEST COMICS: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS and vol. I of the trade paperback edition of this volume.We covered this story back in Episode 251 for the week of December 12, 2002.


– (1:02:20) THE TRUE HISTORY OF SUPERMAN AND BATMAN (12 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Dick Sprang and lettered by Stan Kaye. This story was first published in WORLD’ S FINEST COMICS 81, March/April 1956, released on June 26, 1956. It was also reprinted in WORLD’S FINEST COMICS ARCHIVE vol. I, BATMAN IN THE FIFTIES, SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. I and BATMAN & SUPERMAN IN WORLD’S FINEST COMICS: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS and vol. I of the trade paperback of this volume. We first covered this story in Episode 187 for the week of July 13, 2011.


– (1:13:24) THE BATTLE OF THE SUPER-HEROES (12 pgs.), written by Dave Wood according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Bill Finger as the writer. The penciller was Dick Sprang. According to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics the inker was Ray Burnley, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Stan Kaye as the inker. It was first released in WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 95, July/August 1958, published on May 22, 1958. This story was also reprinted in WORLD’S FINEST ARCHIVE vol. II, SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. I and BATMAN & SUPERMAN IN WORLD’S FINEST COMICS: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS and vol. I of the trade paperback of this edition. We first covered this story back in Episode 245 for the week of October 24, 2012.


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


Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED OCTOBER 1965: PART III: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 60, PART IV: ACTION COMICS 329 & PART v: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 88!


Then we will cover: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED NOVEMBER 1965: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 153, PART II: SUPERMAN 181, PART III: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 61 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 330!

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 #386 Part IV: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated September 1965: Action Comics #328!

Action Comics 328, September 1965!

Download Episode 386 Part IV!


ACTION COMICS 328, September 1965, was published on July 29, 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.


– (5:17) SUPERMAN’S HANDS OF DOOM (12 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, drawn by Al Plastino and lettered by Joe Letterese.


– (21:06) THE ORDEAL OF DIMENSION Zp (12 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney.


– (39:48) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.


– (46:13) 30 titles carried the September or September/October 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.


Next Episode: SUPERMAN 2018: YEAR IN REVIEW!


Then we will cover: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED OCTOBER 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN 180, PART II: 80 PAGE GIANT 15 (featuring Superman and Batman), PART III: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 60, PART IV: ACTION COMICS 329 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 88!

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 #386 Part III: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated September 1965: World’s Finest Comics #152!

World’s Finest Comics 152, September 1965!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 152, September 1965, was published on July 22, 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.


– (17:23) THE COLOSSAL KIDS (16 pgs, Part I was 9 pgs. long), written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. III.


– (30:16) PART II: THE MAGIC OF BAT-MITE AND MR. MXYZPTLK (7 pgs.).


– (53:19) WEAPONS OF DESTINY (6 pgs.), writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Otto Binder as the writer. The artist was Bill Ely and the letterer was Pat Gordon. This story was originally published as the first of five stories in TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED 13, May 1957, released on March 19, 1957. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. The editor was Jack Schiff and the cover was drawn by Jack Kirby. The editor caption at the beginning of this reprint explained that this was the first of a new feature, the EDITOR’S ROUND TABLE, a new feature that would highlight the editors’ favorite stories.


– (57:08) CAPE AND COWL COMMENTS letter column.


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


Next Episode: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED SEPTEMBER 1965: PART IV: ACTION COMICS 328!


Then we will cover: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED OCTOBER 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN 180, PART II: 80 PAGE GIANT 15 (starring Superman and Batman, also the final issue of the series. There will be other 80 PAGE GIANT issues, but they will be considered part of their respective comic book series.), PART III: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 60, PART IV: ACTION COMICS 329 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 88!

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 #386 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated September 1965: 80 Page Giant #14!

80 Page Giant 14, September 1965!

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80 PAGE GIANT 14, September 1965, was published on July 15, 1965. It contained 80 pages, as the title said, for the cover price of 25¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger.


– (11:45) LOIS LANE’S SUPER-DAUGHTER (8 pgs.), writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Jerry Siegel as the writer. Kurt Schaffenberger was the artist. This story was originally published as the nine page third and final story in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 20, October 1960, released on August 9, 1960. For the reprint, the final two panels on page six and the first three panels of page seven were cut from the original story. The story was first covered in Episode 312 Part I for the week of January 7, 2015.


– (27:25) THE DUEL OVER SUPERMAN (9 pgs.), written by Robert Bernstein and drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger. This story was originally published as the second of three stories in SUPERMAN 150, January 1962, released on November 7, 1961. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. This story was first covered in Episode 264 for the week of April 3, 2013.


– (37:41) TEST YOUR LOIS LANE I. Q., writer unknown. Test your knowledge of Lois Lane trivia with twenty multiple choice questions.


– (52:32) SUPERMAN’S MERMAID SWEETHEART (10 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Wayne Boring and inked by Stan Kaye. This story was originally published as the second of three stories in SUPERMAN 135, February 1960, released on December 17, 1959. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. This story was first covered in Episode 206 for the week of November 23, 2011.


– (59:15) THE DAY SUPERMAN PROPOSED (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Jerry Siegel as the writer. Kurt Schaffenberger was the artist, and the letterer was Ira Schnapp. This story was originally published as the first of three stories in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 22, January 1961, released on November 15, 1960. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. This story was first covered in Episode 318 Part I for the week of March 25, 2015.


– (1:13:21) LOIS LANE’S HAIRSTYLES writer unknown, drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger. This page displays some of the various hairstyles Lois Lane has worn in different stories of her comic book series, and the particular stories and issues they appeared in.


– (1:18:28) LOIS LANE – WANTED (12 pgs.), written by William Woolfolk, pencilled by Wayne Boring and inked by Stan Kaye. This story was originally published as the first of four stories in ACTION COMICS 195, August 1954, released on June 30, 1954. It contained 40 pages for the cover price of a dime. This story was published in the same month as SHOWCASE 4, which introduced the Barry Allen Flash and began the silver age of comic books.


– (1:36:40) THE SHOCKING SECRET OF LOIS LANE (8 pgs.), writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Bill Finger as the writer. Wayne Boring was the penciller and the inker was Stan Kaye. This story originally was released as the third and final story in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 13, November 1959, released on September 22, 1959. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. This story was originally covered in Episode 287 Part II for the week of November 13, 2013.


– (1:53:50) KISSING CORNER, writer unknown. This half page article highlights some of Superman’s other girlfriends not featured in this issue.


– (2:00:54) MRS. SUPERMAN (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder and drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger. This story was originally published as the second of three in SUPERMAN 124, the September 1958 issue, released on July 9, 1958. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. This story was covered in Episode 172 for the week of March 30, 2011.


– (2:10:40) THE SLEEPING DOOM (9 pgs.), writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Robert Bernstein as the writer. The artist was Kurt Schaffenberger. This story was originally published as the second of three stories in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 18, July 1960, released on May 20, 1960. This story was originally covered in Episode 305 Part I for the week of November 5, 2014.


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


Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED SEPTEMBER 1965: PART III: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 152 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 328!


Then we will cover: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED OCTOBER 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN 180, PART II: 80 PAGE GIANT 15 (starring Superman and Batman), PART III: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 60, PART IV: ACTION COMICS 329 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 88!

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 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 #386 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated September 1965: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #87!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 87, September 1965!

Download Episode 386 Part I! 

SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 87, September 1965, was published on July 8, 1965. It contained 32 pages for  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 issue’s first of three eight page stories.


– (4:57) THE ARENA OF DOOM, written by Jerry Siegel, drawn by Al Plastino and lettered by Milt Snappin. This was Siegel’s 94th silver age Superman Family story and his 148th overall for the era. (NOTE: During the recording I mistakenly said it was his 55th Superman story.)


– (22:47) BIZARRO-JIMMY, ROCK – ‘N’ – ROLL STAR, written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by John Forte and inked by Sheldon Moldoff. This was Siegel’s 95th silver age Superman Family story and his 149th overall for the era.


– (35:38) JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.


– (41:38) ‘ORACLE’ OLSEN’S FUTURE SCOOPS, written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp.


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


Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED SEPTEMBER 1965: PART II: 80 PAGE GIANT 14 (starring Lois Lane), PART III: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 152 &  PART IV: ACTION COMICS 328!

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 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 #385 Part V: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated August 1965: Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #59!

Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane 59, August 1965!

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SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 59, August 1965, was published on June 24, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger. It featured the issue’s second of three stories.


– (8:48) MY PULL LIST featuring the comic books cover dated January 2019 which were released during the month of November 2018.


– (18:51) LOIS LANE’S SUPER-PERFECT CRIME (8 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger and lettered by Vivian Berg. This was Siegel’s 93rd silver age Superman Family story, and his 147th overall for the era.


– (35:00) LETTERS TO LOIS column.


– (38:36) LOIS LANE’S ROMANCE WITH LOIS LANE (8 pgs.), featured on the cover, was written by Otto Binder, drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger and lettered by Milt Snappin. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN: PAST AND FUTURE.


– (57:08) SUPERMAN AND BATMAN’S JOKE ON LOIS LANE (9 pgs.), writer unknown, was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.


– (1:16:02) Elsewhere in DC Comics, 32 titles carried the August or August/September 1965 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics.


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

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 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 #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!

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!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #385 Part IV: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated August 1965: Action Comics #327!

Action Comics 327, August 1965!

Download Episode 385 Part IV!

ACTION COMICS 327, August 1965, was published on June 24, 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.

– (8:07) THE THREE GENERATIONS OF SUPERMAN (12 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp.

– (24:30) HOW SUPERMAN HAS BEEN HONORED text article possibly written by E. Nelson Bridwell.

– (26:31) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

– (33:26) SUPERGIRL … FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE (12 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney.

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!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #385 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated August 1964: World’s Finest Comics #151!

World’s Finest Comics 151, August 1965!

Download Episode 385 Part II! 

WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 151, August 1965, was published on June 10, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and inked by Ira Schnapp.

– (4:22) MY PULL LIST segment, where I review the comic books cover dated December 2018 and released during the month of October, which I received from Discount Comic Book Service.

– (13:45) THE INFINITE EVOLUTIONS OF BATMAN AND SUPERMAN (16 pgs. divided into two eight page parts), written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by Sheldon Moldoff and lettered by Joe Letterese. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. III.

– (27:26) PART II: THE CAVEMAN SUPERMAN VS THE FUTURE BATMAN

– (47:30) CAPE AND COWL COMMENTS letter column. Congo Bill and Congorilla starred in the seven page story CONGORILLA’S LAST STAND, written by Robert Bernstein, drawn by Howard Sherman and lettered by Joe Letterese. This story was originally published in ACTION COMICS 261, February 1960, released on December 31, 1959. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 10¢.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED AUGUST 1965: PART III: SUPERMAN 179, PART IV: ACTION COMICS 327 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 59!

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

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!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #385 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated August 1965: 80 Page Giant #13!

80 Page Giant 13, August 1965!

Download Episode 385 Part I! 

80 PAGE GIANT 13, August 1965, was published on June 10, 1965. It contained 80 pages for the cover price of 25¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– (4:18) THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF JIMMY OLSEN (9 pgs.), was written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by John Forte. This story was originally published as the first of three stories in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 40, October 1959, released on August 13, 1959. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. The story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. III. We first covered this story back in Episode 285 Part II for the week of October 23, 2013.

– (21:02) PERRY WHITE, CUB REPORTER (7 pgs.), written by Robert Bernstein, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by John Forte. This story originally appeared as the second of three stories in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 42, January 1960, published on November 19, 1959. It was first covered back in Episode 292 Part II for the week of January 29, 2014.

– (35:28) JIMMY OLSEN, SPEED DEMON (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Ray Burnley. It was first published in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 15, September 1956, around July 19, 1956. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN: DAILY PLANET and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. III. We first covered the story in Episode 199 for the week of October 5, 2011.

– (44:09) THE RADIOACTIVE BOY (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Ray Burnley. It was first published as the second of three stories SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 17, December 1956, released around October 11, 1956. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. It was first covered back in Episode 205 for the week of November 16, 2011.

– (53:26) JIMMY THE GENIE (10 pgs.), written by Robert Bernstein and pencilled by Curt Swan. According to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comic Books, Craig Flessel was the inker, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits John Forte. This story was originally the third and final one in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 42, January 1960, originally released on November 19, 1959. In the story credits for this issue the inker is given as possibly John Giunta, according to the Grand Comic Book Database. We originally covered this story on Episode 292 Part II for the week of January 29, 2014. It was also reprinted in SUPERMAN: THE AMAZING TRANSFORMATIONS OF JIMMY OLSEN and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. III.

– (1:10:47) SUPERMAN’S ENEMY (9 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Ray Burnley. It was first published as the third and final story in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 35, March 1959, released on January 6, 1959. We first covered this story in Episode 269 for the week of May 15, 2003. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. III.

– (1:21:51) JIMMY OLSEN’S KOOKIE SCOOPS (12 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by John Forte and inked by George Klein. It was the 92nd Siegel Superman Family story we’ve covered for the silver age, and his 146th story overall for the era. It was originally published as the third and final story in ADVENTURE COMICS 287, August 1961, released on June 29, 1961.This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN: TALES OF THE BIZARRO WORLD.

– (1:37:00) SUPERMAN’S SUPER-RIVAL (9 pgs.), written by Bill Finger, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by John Forte. This story was originally published as the first of three stories in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 37, June 1959, released on April 7, 1959. We originally coverd this story in Episode 277 for the week of August 15, 2013.

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED AUGUST 1965 PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 151, PART III: SUPERMAN 179, PART IV: ACTION COMICS 327 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 59!

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!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #384 Part IV: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated July 1965: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #86!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 86, July 1965!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 86, July 1965, was published on May 27, 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 third and final story.

– (1:37) MY PULL LIST segment, this time featuring the comic books cover dated November 2018, which were published during the month of September, that I received from Discount Comic Book Service.

– (13:25) JIMMY OLSEN, APE MAN (9 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, drawn by George Papp and lettered by Vivian Berg.

– (29:45) JIMMY’S D-DAY ADVENTURE (9 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Milt Snappin. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN FAMILY 168, December 1973/January 1974. It contained 100 pages for the cover price of 60¢. The story also was reprinted in SUPERMAN: PAST AND FUTURE.

– (48:25) THE TEAM OF OLSEN AND BRAINIAC (6 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Milt Snappin. This was Siegel’s 91st silver age Superman Family story that has been covered in this podcast, and his 145th overall for the era.

– (58:46) JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

– (1:04:41) ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS 30 issues carried the July or July/August 1965 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics.

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

Beginning Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED AUGUST 1965: PART I: 80 PG. GIANT 13 (starring Jimmy Olsen), PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 151, PART III: SUPERMAN 179, PART IV: ACTION COMICS 327 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 59!

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!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #384 Part III: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated July 1965: Action Comics #326!

Action Comics 326, July 1965!

Download Episode 384 Part III! 

ACTION COMICS 326, July 1965, was published on May 27, 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 Joe Letterese.

– (7:20) THE LEGION OF SUPER-CREATURES (12 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Joe Letterese.

– (30:30) THE SECRET OF SUPERGIRL’S SUITOR (12 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by Jim Mooney. This was Siegel’s 90th silver age Superman Family story, and his 144th overall for the era.

– (50:52) 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 JULY 1965 PART IV: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 86 & Elsewhere In DC Comics, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics.

Then we will cover: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED AUGUST 1965: PART I: 80 PG. GIANT 13 (featuring Jimmy Olsen), PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 151, PART III: SUPERMAN 179, PART IV: ACTION COMICS 327 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 59!

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!