Superman Fan Podcast Episode #382 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated May 1965: World’s Finest Comics #149!

World’s Finest Comics 149, May 1965!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 149, May 1965, was published on March 11, 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.

– (6:19) THE GAME OF SECRET IDENTITIES (17 pgs., Part I was 9 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Sheldon Moldoff. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. III.

– (18:49) PART II: THE SUPER-DETECTIVE (8 pgs.)

– (39:55) CAPE AND COWL COMMENTS letter column.

– (46:25) THE CONGORILLA OF SPACE (7 pgs.), written by Robert Bernstein and drawn by Howard Sherman. This story was originally published in ADVENTURE COMICS 276, September 1960, originally published on July 28, 1960.

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MAY 1965: PART II: SUPERMAN 177, PART III: ACTION COMICS 324 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 57!

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.

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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!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #381 Part IV: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated April 1965: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #84!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 84, April 1965!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 84, April 1965, was published on February 25, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp. It featured the first of the issue’s three stories.

– (4:54) JIMMY OLSEN’S MONSTER MOVIE (9 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Milt Snappin. This was Siegel’s 87th silver age Superman Family story we’ve covered on the podcast, and his 140th overall for the era.

– (22:26) JIMMY OLSEN’S DAY OF DISGRACE (8 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, drawn by John Forte and lettered by Milt Snappin.

– (39:23) JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

– (46:58) JIMMY OLSEN’S FEMALE FAN (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, drawn by George Papp and lettered by Vivian Berg.

– (1:01:24) Elsewhere In DC Comics, 32 titles carried the April or April/May 1965 cover date, according to Mike;s Amazing World Of Comics.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MAY 1965: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 149, PART II: SUPERMAN 177, PART III: ACTION COMICS 324 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 57!

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 #381 Part III: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated April 1965: Action Comics #323!

Action Comics 323, April 1965! 

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ACTION COMICS 323, April 1965, was published on February 25, 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 possibly lettered by ?Joe Letterese?.

– (6:32) CLARK KENT IN THE BIG HOUSE (12 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, drawn by Al Plastino and lettered by Joe Letterese.

– (36:56) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

– (44:34) THE KRYPTONIAN KILLER (13 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, drawn by Jim Mooney and possibly lettered by ?David Huffine?.

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

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED APRIL 1965 PART IV: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 84. At the end of this episode will be the next installment of ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MAY 1965: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 149, PART II: SUPERMAN 177, PART III: ACTION COMICS 324 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 57.

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 #381 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated April 1965: Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #56!

Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane 56, April 1965!

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SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 56, April 1965, was published on February 11, 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 stories in this issue. Ira Schnapp was the letterer.

– (7:14) THE SNOOPIEST GIRL IN HISTORY (8 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton and lettered by Milt Snappin.

– (19:48) LOIS LANE, SUPER-TELEPATH (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder and lettered by Vivian Berg. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN FAMILY 168, December 1973/January 1974. It contained 100 pages for the cover price of 60¢.

– (35:43) LETTERS TO LOIS column.

– (43:38) LOIS LANE’S SUPER-GAMBLE (9 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel and lettered by Vivian Berg. It was subtitled AN UNTOLD STORY, which was the 23rd Untold Superman story. This was Siegel’s 86th silver age Superman Family story we’ve covered on this podcast, and his 139th overall for the era. 

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED APRIL 1965: PART III: ACTION COMICS 323 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 84!

Then we will cover: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MAY 1965: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 149, PART II: SUPERMAN 177, PART III: ACTION COMICS 324 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 57!

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 #381 Part I: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated April 1965: Superman #176!

Superman 176, April 1965!

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SUPERMAN 176, April 1965, was published on February 4, 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. It featured the issue’s third and final story.

– (1:15) MY PULL LIST segment, where I review the comic books, cover dated September 2018 which were released during the month of July 2018, that I received from Discount Comic Book Service.

– (19:16) THE REVENGE OF THE SUPER-PETS (9 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– (40:35) TALES OF GREEN KRYPTONITE NUMBER 2 (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– (54:20) SUPERMAN’S DAY OF TRUTH (8 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN 241, August 1971, published on January 15, 1971. It contained 52 pages for the cover price of a quarter.

– (1:08:09) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED APRIL 1965: PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 56, PART III: ACTION COMICS 323 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 84!

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 #380 Part III: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated March 1965: World’s Finest Comics #148!

World’s Finest Comics 148, March 1965!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 148, March 1965, was published on January 25, 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) SUPERMAN AND BATMAN – OUTLAWS (17 pages, Part I being 8 pgs. long), written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Sheldon Moldoff. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. III.

– (19:50) Part II: THE INCREDIBLE NEW SUPER-TEAM (9 pgs.)

– (41:34) CAPE AND COWL COMMENTS letter column.

– (52:02) THE NINTH WONDER (6 pgs.), written by Robert Bernstein and drawn by Howard Sherman. This story reveals the origin of Congorilla. It was originally published in ADVENTURE COMICS 270, March 1960, published on January 28, 1960.

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

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 29 titles carried the March or March/April 1965 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED APRIL 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN 176, PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 56, PART III: ACTION COMICS 323 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 84!

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 #380 Part II: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated March 1965: Action Comics #322!

Action Comics 322, March 1965!

 

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ACTION COMICS 322, March 1965, was published on January 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 and inked by George Klein.

– (12:11) THE COWARD OF STEEL (14 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, drawn by Al Plastino and lettered by Joe Letterese. This was Siegel’s 53rd silver age Superman story we’ve covered in this podcast, and his 138th overall for the era.

– (33:21) THE PLANET OF OUTCASTS (14 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney.

– (50:58) 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 MARCH 1965 PART III: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 148! At the end of the episode will be the ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS segment, where we will look at the other DC Comics titles which carried the March or March/April 1965 cover date, thanks to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics.

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED APRIL 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN 176, PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 56, PART III, ACTION COMICS 323 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 84!

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 #380 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated March 1965: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #83!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 83, March 1965!

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SUPERMAN’S  PAL JIMMY OLSEN 83, March 1965, was published on January 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, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp. It featured the issue’s third and final story.

– (5:23) THE NOSTRADAMUS OF METROPOLIS (9 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by John Forte, inked by George Klein and lettered by Milt Snappin.

– (25:58) THE GREAT MISS UNIVERSE CONTEST (7 pgs.), written by Sam Wolfe, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Milt Snappin.

– (38:58) JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

– (47:19) JIMMY OLSEN’S CAPTIVE DOUBLE (9 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This was Siegel’s 85th Silver Age Superman Family story we’ve covered on this podcast, and his 137th overall for the era.

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MARCH 1965 PART II: ACTION COMICS 322 & PART III: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 148!

Then we will cover: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED APRIL 1965: SUPERMAN 176, PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 56, PART III: ACTION COMICS 323 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 84!

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 #379 Part IV: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated February 1965: Action Comics #321!

Action Comics 321, February 1965!

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ACTION COMICS 321, February 1965, was published on December 31, 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.

– (3:41) SUPERMAN – WEAKEST MAN IN THE WORLD (14 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– (30:12) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

– (38:07) THE ENEMY SUPERGIRL (10 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II.

– (57:35) STRANGE WORLDS SUPERMAN HAS VISITED, writer unknown, although possibly written by DC Editor E. Nelson Bridwell, who at the time was the unofficial expert on DC Comics history and continuity.

– (1:06:07) Elsewhere in DC Comics, 32 titles carried the February or February/March 1965 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MARCH 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 83, PART II: ACTION COMICS 322 & PART III: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 148!

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 #379 Part III: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated February 1965: Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #55!

Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane 55, February 1965!

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SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 55, February 1965, was published on December 24, 1964. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger and lettered by Ira Schnapp. Schaffenberger was also the artist for all three stories in this issue. (Note: I mistakenly said that all three stories were eight pages long.)

– (1:35) MY PULL LIST, reviewing the comic books cover dated August 2018, which were published during the month of June, that I received from Discount Comic Book Service.

– (12:47) LOIS LANE’S COLLEGE SCOOPS (8 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and lettered by Vivian Berg. This story was subtitled AN UNKNOWN STORY, which was the 22nd “Untold Story” we’ve covered in this podcast.

– (28:30) LETTERS TO LOIS column.

– (35:11) SUPERMAN’S SECRET WIFE (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder and lettered by Milt Snappin.

– (51:12) THE FINGERGIRL OF DEATH (9 pgs.), 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 FEBRUARY 1965 PART IV: ACTION COMICS 321. Since this is the final Superman issue with the February 1965 cover date, at the end of the episode will be the segment, ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS, where we review the other DC titles which carried the February or February/March 1965 cover date.

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MARCH 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 83, PART II: ACTION COMICS 322 & PART III: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 148!

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 #379 Part II: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated February 1965: Superman #175!

Superman 175, February 1965!

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SUPERMAN 175, February 1965, was published on December 17, 1964. 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.

– (7:57) CLARK KENT’S BROTHER (24 pgs., divided into three eight page parts), written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This is the sixteenth Imaginary Story we’ve covered on the podcast.

– (19:11) METROPOLIS MAILBAG

– (29:52) Part II: THE DEFEAT OF SUPERMAN

– (39:02) Part III: THE LUTHOR-SUPERMAN

– (56:50) SOME OF THE BEST IMAGINARY TALES OF THE SUPER-FAMILY text article, writer unknown.

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

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1965: PART III: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 55 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 32!

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MARCH 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 83, PART II: ACTION COMICS 322 & PART III: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 148!

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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.
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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 #379 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated February 1965: World’s Finest Comics #147!

World’s Finest Comics 147, February 1965!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 147, February 1965, was published on December 10, 1964. 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.

– (2:15) MY PULL LIST segment, where I review the comic books cover dated July 2018, which were released during the month of May 2018, and I received from Discount Comic Book Service.

– (17:52) THE NEW TERRIFIC TEAM (16 pgs. divided into two eight page parts), written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: ROBIN THE BOY WONDER vol. I and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. III.

– (28:53) CAPE AND COWL COMMENTS letter column.

– (38:19) Part II: THE DOOM OF JIMMY OLSEN AND ROBIN.

– (56:18) THE FINEST FROM WORLD’S FINEST text article, writer unknown, with Superman art provided by penciller Curt Swan and inker George Klein, and Batman art pencilled by Sheldon Moldoff and inked by Joe Giella. 

– (1:01:30) Aquaman and Aqualad starred in the seven page story titled, THE UNDERWATER OLYMPICS, written by Robert Bernstein and drawn by Ramona Fradon. It was originally published in ADVENTURE COMICS  277, October 1960, published on August 30, 1060.

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1965: PART II: SUPERMAN 175, PART III: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 55 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 321!

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 #378 Part V: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated January 1965: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #82!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 82, January 1965!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 82, January 1965, was published on November 25, 1964. 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 issue’s third and final eight page story.

– (12:56) JIMMY OLSEN’S MAGIC GLOVES, written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Milt Snappin.

– (18:55) THE WEDDING OF MAGI AND SANDRA, written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This was Siegel’s 83rd silver age Superman Family story that we’ve covered for the era, and his 135th overall for the era.

– (33:04) JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

– (38:39) THE UNBEATABLE JIMMY OLSEN, written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by George Papp (except for the third panel of page 4, which was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein, repeating the scene displayed on the cover). This was the 84th silver age Superman Family story we’ve covered for the podcast, and the 136th overall for the era.

– (53:33) Elsewhere in DC Comics, 29 titles featured the January or January/February 1965 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1965: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 147, PART II: SUPERMAN 175, PART III: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 55 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 321!

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 #378 Part IV: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated January 1965: Action Comics #320!

Action Comics 320, January 1965!

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ACTION COMICS 320, January 1965, was published on November 25, 1964. 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.

– (4:42) THE THREE SUPER-ENEMIES (14 pgs.), written by Otto Binder and drawn by Al Plastino.

– (35:35) THE MAN WHO BROKE SUPERGIRL’S HEART (11 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II.

– (53:36) 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 JANUARY 1965: PART V: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 82!

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1965: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 147, PART II: SUPERMAN 175, PART III: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 55 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 321!

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 #378 Part III: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated January 1965: 80 Page Giant #6!

80 Page Giant 6, January 1965!

 

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80 PAGE GIANT 6, January 1965, was published on November 19, 1964. It contained 80 pages, as the title indicates, for the cover price of 25¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– (4:24) MY PULL LIST segment featuring the comic books cover dated June 2018, released during the month of April, which I received from Discount Comic Book Service. The exception is ACTION COMICS 1,000, which I reviewed in Episode 378 Part I.

– (13:57) THE CREATURE OF 1,000 DISGUISES (12 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Wayne Boring and inked by Stan Kaye. This story was originally published as the first of three stories in ACTION COMICS 234, November 1957, released on September 26, 1957.

– (30:06) THE THING THAT STALKED SMALLVILLE (11 pgs.), written by Robert Bernstein and drawn by George Papp. It was originally printed as a thirteen page story, the first of three, in ADVENTURE COMICS 274, July 1960, published on May 30, 1960.

– (45:19) JIMMY OLSEN’S PRIVATE MONSTER (9 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by John Forte. This story was originally published as the third and final one in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 43, March 1960, released around January 5, 1960. We first covered this story in Episode 297 Part I.

– (1:00:49) THE HYPER-MENACE FROM KRYPTON (12 pgs.), written by Bill Finger, pencilled by Wayne Boring and inked by Stan Kaye. It was first released as the first of three stories in ACTION COMICS 216, May 1956, published around March 29, 1956.

– (1:19:10) THE BATTLE WITH BIZARRO (20 pgs.), written by Otto Binder and drawn by Al Plastino. This story combines a two-part story first published in ACTION COMICS 254, July 1959, released on May 29, 1959, titled THE BATTLE WITH BIZARRO; and ACTION COMICS 255, August 1959, published on June 30, 1959, titled THE BRIDE OF BIZARRO. It was reprinted in SUPERMAN IN THE FIFTIES, SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. I and SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF TOMORROW ARCHIVES vol. I. We first covered this story in Episode 67 Part I, then again in Episode 192, for the week of August 17, 2011 and Episode 194 for the week of August 31, 2011.

– (1:42:11) THE MYSTERY OF MONSTER X (12 pgs.), written by Otto Binder and drawn by Al Plastino. It was first released as the first of three stories in ADVENTURE COMICS 245, February 1958, published on December 31, 1957.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JANUARY 1965 PART IV: ACTION COMICS 320 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 82!

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1965: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 147, PART II: SUPERMAN 175, PART III: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 55 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 321!

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!