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

World’s Finest Comics 140, March 1964!

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

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

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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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Superman Fan Podcast Episode #366 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated February 1964: World’s Finest Comics #139!

World’s Finest Comics 139, February 1964!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 139, February 1964, was published on December 12, 1963. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Jack Schiff was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Jim Mooney, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics. The Grand Comic Book Database credits Dick Dillon as the penciller. Sheldon Moldoff was the inker and Ira Schnapp was the letterer.


– The fifteen page Superman/Batman story was titled, THE GHOST OF BATMAN, written by Dave Wood, pencilled by Jim Mooney and inked by Sheldon Moldoff. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. II.


– Aquaman and Aqualad starred in the ten page story, THE DOOM HUNTERS, written by Jack Miller and drawn by Ramona Fradon. This story was reprinted in TEEN TITANS 35, September/October 1971, published on July 15, 1971. It was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: AQUAMAN vol. II.


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


At the beginning of the episode, during the MY PULL LIST, i review the June 2017 cover dated issues that were published in April 2017, which I received from Discount Comic Book Service.


Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1964 PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 47!


Then we will cover: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MARCH 1964: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 75 & PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 140! (This issue was Jack Schiff’s final issue as editor before Mort Weisinger took over.)

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

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

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

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

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

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 #364 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated December 1963: World’s Finest Comics #138!

World’s Finest Comics 138, December 1963!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 138, December 1963, was published on October 22, 1963. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Jack Schiff was the editor, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics and the Grand Comic Book Database, while the Comic Book Database lists Murray Boltinoff and George Kashdan along with Jack Schiff as editors. The cover was pencilled by Jim Mooney, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics. The Grand Comic Book Database and the Comic Book Database credits Dick Dillon. The inker was Sheldon  Moldoff, and the inker was Ira Schnapp.


– The fifteen page Superman/Batman story was titled, THE SECRET OF THE CAPTIVE CAVEMEN, written by Bill Finger and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was reprinted in WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 206, October/November 1971, published on August 5, 1971. It contained 64 pages for the cover price of 35¢. It was also reprinted in WORLD’S FINEST vol. II.


– Green Arrow and Speedy starred in the ten page story, THE SECRET FACE OF FUNNY ARROW, written by Ed Herron and drawn by Lee Elias. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: GREEN ARROW vol. I.


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


Elsewhere in DC Comics, 30 titles carried the December or December 1963/January 1964 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics.


The episode begins with the MY PULL LIST segment, where I review the May 2017 cover dated issues, which were released in March 2017, and I received from the Discount Comic Book Service.

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

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

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

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

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

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 #363 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated November 1963: World’s Finest Comics #137!

World’s Finest Comics 137, November 1963!

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MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU!

WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 137, November 1963, was published around September 12, 1963. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Jack Schiff was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Jim Mooney, according  to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database lists Dick Dillon as the penciller. Sheldon Moldoff was the inker and the letterer was Ira Schnapp.

– The two part, sixteen page Superman/Batman story was titled, SUPERMAN’S SECRET MASTER, written by Bill Finger and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was also reprinted in, WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 224, July/August 1974, published on April 16, 1974. It contained 100 pages for the cover price of 60¢. The story also appeared in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. II.

– Aquaman and Aqualad starred in the nine page story, THE DAY AQUAMAN LOST HIS POWERS. The writer is unknown, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Jack Miller (?) as possibly the writer. This story was drawn by Ramona Fradon. It was reprinted in DC SPECIAL SERIES 23 (digest), February 1981, published on November 25, 1980. It contained 64 pages for the cover price of 75¢. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: AQUAMAN vol. II.

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

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED NOVEMBER 1963 PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 45!

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED DECEMBER 1963: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 73 & PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 138!

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

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

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

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

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

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!

MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #361 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated September 1963: World’s Finest Comics #136!

World’s Finest Comics 136, September 1963!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 136, September 1963, was published on July 18, 1963. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Jack Schiff, and the cover was pencilled by Jim Mooney and inked by Jack Schiff, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics. The Grand Comic Book Database credits Jim Moohney as the cover artist, while Comic Book Database.com lists Dick Dillon and Jim Mooney as the cover artists without designating who was the penciller and inker.

– THE BATMAN NOBODY REMEMBERED (15 pgs.), was written by Bill Finger. Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics and Comic Book Database.com credit Jim Mooney as the artist, while the Grand Comic Book Database lists the penciller as Jim Mooney and Sheldon Moldoff as the inker. This story was reprinted in WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 188, October/November 1969, published on August 7, 1969. It contained 64 pages for the cover price of a quarter. It also appeared in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. I.


– Green Arrow and Speedy starred in the ten page story titled, THE MAGICIAN BOSS OF THE INCAS, written by Ed Herron and drawn by Lee Elias. It also appeared in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: GREEN ARROW vol. I.

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED OCTOBER 1963: PART I; SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 44 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 72!

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

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


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

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

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

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 #359 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated August 1963: World’s Finest Comics #135!

World's Finest Comics 135, August 1963!

World’s Finest Comics 135, August 1963!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 135, August 1963, was published on June 13, 1963. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by Jim Mooney, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics. The Grand Comic Book Database credits Dick Dillon as the penciller. Sheldon Moldoff was the inker.


– The fifteen page Superman/Batman story was titled, MENACE OF THE FUTURE MAN, written by Bill Finger, pencilled by Dick Sprang and inked by Sheldon Moldoff. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. II.


– Aquaman and Aqualad starred in the ten page story titled, THE CREATURES THAT CONQUERED AQUAMAN, written by Jack Miller and drawn by Ramona Fradon. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: AQUAMAN vol. II.


Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features. I begin the episode sharing my comic book related Christmas gifts and the monthly MY PULL LIST review segment. This time I review the comic books I received from Discount Comic Book Service, cover dated January 2017 and released in November 2016.

We begin 2017 with:


– SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED AUGUST 1963 PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 43!


– SUPERMAN: 2016: YEAR IN REVIEW!

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

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


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

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

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

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 #356 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated May 1963: World’s Finest Comics #133!

World's Finest Comics 133, May 1963!

World’s Finest Comics 133, May 1963!

Download Episode 356 Part I!


WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 133, May 1963, was published on March 7, 1963. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Jack Schiff was the editor, and the story was pencilled by Jim Mooney, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Dick Dillon as the penciller. Sheldon Moldoff was the inker. The Comic Book Database credits Dick Dillon and Sheldon Moldoff as the artists, without designating between penciller and inker.


– The thirteen page Superman/Batman story was titled THE BEAST OF THE SUPERNATURAL, written by Bill Finger. Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics credits Jim Mooney as the artist, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits him as the penciller, and Sheldon Moldoff as the inker. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. II.


– Aquaman and Aqualad were featured in the seven page story, AQUAMAN’S NEW PARTNER — AQUA-GIRL, written by Jack Miller and drawn by Ramona Fradon. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: AQUAMAN vol. II.


– The six page Green Arrow and Speedy story was titled, THE THING IN THE ARROWCAVE, written by Ed Herron and drawn by Lee Elias. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: GREEN ARROW VOL. I.


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


Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MAY 1963 PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 41!


Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JUNE 1963 PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 69 & PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 134!

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

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

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

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

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

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

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #354 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated March 1963: World’s Finest Comics #132!

World's Finest Comics 132, March 1963!

World’s Finest Comics 132, March 1963!

WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 132, March 1963, was published on January 17, 1963. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was drawn by Jim Mooney, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics. The Grand Comic Book Database credits Jim Mooney as the penciller and Sheldon Moldoff as the inker. Mooney and Moldoff are credited as the cover artists by the Comic Book Database but does not designate one as the penciller and the other as the inker.

– Superman and Batman starred in the thirteen page story titled, BATMAN AND ROBIN, MEDIEVAL BANDITS, written by Bill Finger, pencilled by Jim Mooney and inked by Sheldon Moldoff. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. II.

– Aquaman and Aqualad were featured in the seven page story, THE FISH IN THE IRON MASK, writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits the writer as possibly ? Dave Wood ?. Ramona Fradon was the artist, and the story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: AQUAMAN vol. II.

– Green Arrow and Speedy finished the issue in the six page story titled, THE GREEN ARROW DUMMY, maybe written by ? Ed Herron ? and drawn by Lee Elias. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: GREEN ARROW vol. I.

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

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 27 titles carried the March or March/April 1963 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics. They were covered at the end of Episode 300 for the week of August 6, 2014.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED APRIL 1963: PART I: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 40 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 68.

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

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

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

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

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

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

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #353 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated February 1963: World’s Finest Comics #131!

World's Finest Comics 131, February 1963!

World’s Finest Comics 131, February 1963!

Download Episode 353 Part I!

WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 131, February 1963, was published on December 6, 1962. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Jack Schiff, and the cover was drawn by Jim Mooney, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits penciller Dick Dillon, inker Sheldon Moldoff and letterer Ira Schnapp. The Comic Book Database credits artists Sheldon Moldoff and Jim Mooney for the cover, without designating which one was the penciller and who was the inker.

– THE MYSTERY OF THE CRIMSON AVENGER (13 pgs.), written by Bill  Finger and  pencilled by Dick Sprang. Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics credits Charles Paris as the inker, while the Grand Comic Book Database lists Sheldon Moldoff as the inker.

– The seven page Aquaman and Aqualad story was titled, THE MAN WHO CONTROLLED WATER, written by Jack Miller and drawn by Ramona Fradon. This story has been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: AQUAMAN vol. II.

– Green Arrow and Speedy were featured in the six page story, A CURE FOR BILLY JONES, written by Ed Herron and drawn by Lee Elias. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS; GREEN ARROW vol. I.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1963 PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 39!

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MARCH 1963: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 67 & PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 132!

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

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

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

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

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

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

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #351 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated December 1962: World’s Finest Comics #130!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #351 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated December 1962!

World’s Finest Comics 130, December 1962!

Download Episode 351 Part II!

WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 130, December 1962, was published on October 25, 1962. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Jack Schiff, and the cover was pencilled by Jim Mooney, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics and the Comic Book Database, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Dick Dillon. Sheldon Moldoff was the inker and Ira Schnapp the letterer.

– Superman and Batman starred in the thirteen page story titled, RIDDLE OF THE FOUR PLANETS, written by Jerry Coleman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was reprinted in WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 206, October/November 1971, published on August 5, 1971. It contained 64 pages for the cover price of a quarter. It was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. II.

– Aquaman and Aqualad were featured in the seven page story, KING OF THE LAND BEASTS, writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database lists the writer as possibly (?) Bob Haney (?). The artist was Ramona Fradon. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: AQUAMAN vol. II.

– Green Arrow and Speedy were highlighted in the six page story titled, THE HUMAN SHARKS, writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database lists the writer as possibly (?) Bob Haney (?). The Comic Book Database lists the writer as Ed Herron. The artist was Lee Elias.

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

Elsewhere in DC Comics 31 titles carried the December or December 1962/January 1963 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics. They were covered at the end of Episode 293 for the week of Wednesday, February 5, 2014.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JANUARY 1963: PART I: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 38 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 66!

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

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

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

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

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

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

audioSuperman Fan Podcast Episode #350 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated November 1962: World’s Finest Comics #129!

World's Finest Comics 129, November 1962!

World’s Finest Comics 129, November 1962!

Download Episode 350 Part I!

NOTE: While this episode is officially the 350th, it is the 463rd individual episode.

WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 129, November 1962, was published on September 6, 1962. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Jack Schiff was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Jim Mooney, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics and Comic Book Database, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Dick Dillon as the penciller. Sheldon Moldoff was the inker.

– The 13 page Superman/Batman story was titled, JOKER-LUTHOR INCORPORATED, written by Ed Herron, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Dave Wood as the writer. Jim Mooney was the penciller, and the inker was Sheldon Moldoff. This story was reprinted in DC SPECIAL 8, July/September 1970, published on May 21, 1970. it contained 64 pages for the cover price of a quarter. It was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. II

– Aquaman and Aqualad starred in the seven page story titled, THE MENACE OF THE ALIEN FISH, writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics and the Grand Comic Book Database, while the Comic Book Database credits Jack Miller as the writer, and the artist was Ramona Fradon. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: AQUAMAN vol. I.

– Green Arrow and Speedy were featured in the six page story, THE IRON ARCHER, written by Ed Herron, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Bob Haney as the writer. The artist was Lee Elias. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: GREEN ARROW vol. I.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED NOVEMBER 1962 PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 37!

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED DECEMBER 1962: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 65 & PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 130!

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

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

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:

– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS,

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK,

– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

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

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

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

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #348 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated September 1962: World’s Finest Comics #128!

World's Finest Comics 128, September 1962!

World’s Finest Comics 128, September 1962!

Download Episode 348 Part II!

WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 128, September 1962, was published around July 19, 1962. it contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Jack Schiff, and the cover was drawn by Jim Mooney, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database and the Comic Book Database credit penciller Dick Dillon and inker Sheldon Moldoff.

– The 13 page Superman and Batman story was titled, THE POWER THAT TRANSFORMED BATMAN, written by Jerry Coleman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. II.

– Aquaman and Aqualad were featured in the seven page story titled, THE TRIAL OF AQUAMAN, written by jack Miller and drawn by Ramona Fradon. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: AQUAMAN vol. I.

– Green Arrow and Speedy starred in the six page story, THE TOO-OLD HERO, written by Dave Wood and drawn by Lee Elias. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: GREEN ARROW VOL. I.

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

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 28 titles carried the September or September/October 1962 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED OCTOBER 1962: PART I: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 36 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 64!

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

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


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:
– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS,

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK,
– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and


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

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

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

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #347 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated August 1952: World’s Finest Comics #127!

World's Finest Comics 127, August 1962!

World’s Finest Comics 127, August 1962!

Download Episode 347 Part I!

WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 127, August 1962, was published on June 7, 1962. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was jack Schiff, and the cover was pencilled by Jim Mooney, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database and Comic Book Database.com credit Dick Dillon as the penciller. Sheldon Moldoff was the inker.

– THE SORCERER FROM THE STARS (13 pgs.), was written by Jerry Coleman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story has been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. II.


– Aquaman and Aqualad starred in the seven page story titled, AQUAMAN’S FINNY COMMANDOS, written by Jack Miller and drawn by Ramona Fradon. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: AQUAMAN vol. I.


– Green Arrow and Speedy were featured in the six page story, GREEN ARROW’S SECRET PARTNER, written by George Kashdan and drawn by Lee Elias. This story has been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: GREEN ARROW vol. I.


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


Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED AUGUST 1962 PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 35!


Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED SEPTEMBER 1962: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 63 & PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 128!

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

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


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:
– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS,

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK,
– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and


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


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


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

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #345 Part II: Superman Family Comic Cover Dated June 1962: World’s Finest Comics #126!

World's Finest Comics 126, June 1962!

World’s Finest Comics 126, June 1962!

Download Episode 345 Part II!


WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 126, June 1962, was published on April 19, 1962. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Jack Schiff, and the cover was pencilled by Jim Mooney, according to  Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics. The Grand Comic Book Database and the Comic Book Database.com credit Dick Dillon as the penciller. Sheldon Moldoff was the inker, and Ira Schnapp was the letterer.


– Superman and Batman starred in the 13 page story, THE NEGATIVE SUPERMAN, written by Ed Herron, pencilled by Jim Mooney and inked by Sheldon Moldoff. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. II.


– Aquaman and Aqualad were featured in the seven page story, AQUAMAN’S SUPER SEA CIRCUS, written by Jack Miller and drawn by Nick Cardy. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: AQUAMAN vol. I.


– Green Arrow and Speedy headlined the six page story, DUPE OF THE DECOY BANDITS, writer unknown, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database lists the writer as possibly Dave Wood (?). Lee Elias was the artist, and this story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: GREEN ARROW vol. I.


This episode also highlights the ads and other features in this issue.


Elsewhere in DC Comics, 29 titles carried the June or June/July 1962 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics.


Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JULY 1962: PART I: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 34, PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 62 & PART III: GIANT LOIS LANE ANNUAL 1!

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

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


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:
– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS,

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK,
– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and


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


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


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

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #343 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated May 1962: World’s Finest Comics #125!

World's Finest Comics 125, May 1962!

World’s Finest Comics 125, May 1962!

Download Episode 343 Part I!

WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 125, May 1962, was published on March 6, 1962. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Jack Schiff, and the cover was pencilled by Jim Mooney and inked by John Forte, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics and the Comic Book Database. The Grand Comic Book Database credits penciller Dick Dillon and inker Sheldon Moldoff for the cover.

– THE HOSTAGES OF THE ISLAND OF DOOM (13 pgs.), was written by Jerry Coleman, pencilled by Jim Mooney and inked by Sheldon Moldoff, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics. The Grand Comic Book Database credits John Forte as the inker. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. II.

– Green Arrow and Speedy starred in the six page story, THE MAN WHO DEFIED DEATH, written by Ed Herron and drawn by Lee Elias. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: GREEN ARROW vol. I.

– Aquaman and Aqualad starred in the seven page story, AQUAMAN’S SUPER-SIDEKICK, written by Jack Miller and drawn by Lee Elias. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: AQUAMAN vol. I.

Next Episode: We take a break from our regularly scheduled trip through the time barrier to explore the silver age adventures of Superman for: MEGACON 2016 PREVIEW!

After the MegaCon episodes, we resume our schedule with: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MAY 1962 PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 33!

Then we will cover: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JUNE 1962: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 61 & PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 126!

The Superman Fan Podcast is now available on Stitcher, for your smart phone, tablet or computer.

The new 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.


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:
– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS,

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK,
– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and


The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com.Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.


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