Superman Fan Podcast Episode #270 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated June 1964: World’s Finest Comics #142!

World’s Finest Comics 142, June 1964!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 142, June 1964, was published on April 30, 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.

– (12:32) THE COMPOSITE SUPERMAN (18 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics. The Grand Comic Book Database and Comic Book Database.com credit George Klein as the inker on the nine page Part I, and Sheldon Moldoff as the inker for Part II. This story was also reprinted in WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 223, May/June 1974, published on February 19, 1974. It contained 100 pages for the cover price of 60¢, and had  a circulation of 246, 871. This story was also reprinted in DC SPECIAL SERIES 23, February 1981, published on November 25, 1980. It contained 64 pages for the cover price of 75¢. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN/BATMAN: THE GREATEST STORIES EVER TOLD and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. II.

– (46:01) FLAME DRAGON FROM KRYPTON, written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Wayne Boring and inked by Stan Kaye. This story was originally published in SUPERMAN 142, January 1961, published on November 3, 1960. At the time of original publication, it was Siegel’s 20th silver age Superman story, and his 51st overall for the era. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. II. We originally covered this story during Episode 232 for the week of July 4, 2012.

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

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 31 titles carried the June or June/July 1964 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.

Next Episode, now that we’ve caught up the Superman Family titles to the Man Of Steel’s titles of SUPERMAN and ACTION COMICS: SUPERMAN TITLES COVER DATED JULY 1964: PART I: SUPERMAN 170, PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 50, PART III: ACTION COMICS 314 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 78!

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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!

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 138: DC Comics, Nightwing New Order and Life’s Escape Key

Jim, Eric, Reggie and the rest of the GFC try to get through a down week of books.  See if they survive…Enjoy!

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Super Hero Speak – #223: Multiple Choice Origin

This week the guys discuss what they are currently watching on TV, the latest DC and Marvel news, and who was their favorite Batman. The news just brings more questions, like can a Joker origin movie really work? And who is the surprise hero that’s going to be in The Punisher? All this and more, so sit back and enjoy!

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Comic Book Central – Episode #186: Brett Dalton

Is he hero? Is he Hydra? Is he Hive? He’s Brett Dalton! This week, I’m sitting down for a revealing chat with the man of many roles on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.!
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Episode #370 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated June 1964: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #77!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 77, June 1964!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 77, June 1964, was published on April 9, 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.

– (3:00) THE COLOSSUS OF METROPOLIS (9 pgs.), writer unknown, was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story was reprinted in THE AMAZING TRANSFORMATIONS OF JIMMY OLSEN.

– (29:36) THE KID WHO COULDN’T LOSE (9 pgs.), writer unknown, was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– (41:29) JIMMY OLSEN, SUPER-THIEF (8 pgs.), writer unknown, was pencilled by John Forte and inked by George Klein.

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column (22:12).

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED JUNE 1964 PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 142! With this issue we will have caught up with where we left the titles of ACTION COMICS and SUPERMAN.

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JULY 1964: PART I: SUPERMAN 170, PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 50, PART III: ACTION COMICS 314 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 78!

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!

Super Hero Speak – #222: Three Heroes and an Iron Fist

This week the guys review Marvel’s Defenders on Netflix. The culmination of the Marvel Netflix Universe, Defenders is The Avengers of Netflix. Was it worth the wait? Does it live up to the hype? Sit back relax and we will let you know. Be warned spoilers ahead!

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The Grawlix Podcast #51: Nihilistic Lion King

The G-Crew discusses colorful YouTube comments and this month’s Poll List pick, Bride of Baghdad. It’s like adult Lion King… but bleaker! Enjoy!

Show Notes and Links
INTRO
00:00:00 – Intro/Greetings
IN-HOUSE NEWS
00:01:37 – Pop Culture Role Call Theme Song
00:05:39 – Contact Us and… what?
POLL LIST
00:11:36 – Next Pick: Invincible Vol. 1 – 3
00:16:41 –  Pride of Baghdad
LETTERS PAGE
00:50:43 – Letters Page
OUTRO
01:01:34 – Outro

Links Mentioned
Pop Culture Role Call
Make Dad Read Comics
The Grawlix Podcast #41 on YouTube

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Weird Science DC Comics Podcast Ep 137: DC Comics, Dark Nights: Metal and Thinning the Herd

Jim and Eric have another long weekly podcast for you, talking about all of this week’s DC Comics as well as stories about Life, the Universe and Everything.  They are joined by the usual motley crew of Reggie, Chris, Trevitt, Brandon and Josh as well as all the Rant and Raves and Listener Mail one can handle.  Enjoy, but don’t ask Jim how to make a Manhattan…he doesn’t know.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

Comic Book Central – Episode #185: Loren Lester

Celebrating 25 years of Batman: The Animated Series with Loren Lester – the amazing talent who brought Robin and Nightwing to life (as well as Iron Fist and Green Lantern)!
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Super Hero Speak – #221: Staunch Ambition

This week the guys sit down with Brian Lau, the creative mind behind Staunch Ambition. Staunch Ambition is the sci-fi comic that examines our possible future based on the world we live in today. Brian tells the guys all about the books and his love for science fiction. So sit back and enjoy!

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

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

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Comic Book Central – Episode #184: Burt Ward

Holy Bat-chat! From the Batcave to the Comic Book Central Lair, I’m joined this week by TV’s original Boy Wonder, Burt Ward! Burt talks about the legacy of Adam West, squaring off against Bruce Lee, getting animated with Shatner, and MUCH more! PLUS – TerrifiCon’s Mitch Hallock stops by with a preview of the convention featuring Ward as a special Bat-guest!
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