Superman Fan Podcast Episode #394 Part IV: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated March 1966: Action Comics #335!

Action Comics 335, March, 1938

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ACTION COMICS 335, March 1966, was published on January 27, 1966. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢.Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Sheldon Moldoff as the inker. Ira Schnapp was the letterer.

– (2:51) Review of THE SPECTACULAR SISTERHOOD OF SUPERWOMEN: AWESOME FEMALE CHARACTERS FROM COMIC BOOK HISTORY, 240 pages long, written by Hope Nicholson and published by Quirk Books.

– (4:42) MY PULL LIST review of the comic books that had the April 2020 cover date, which were released during the month of February 2020, that I received from Discount Comic Book Service.

– (20:56) LUTHOR’S FIRST VICTORY OVER SUPERMAN (13 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Al Plastino.

(41:57) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

– (50:43) Supergirl starred in, THE PRIZE OF PERIL (12 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, drawn by Jim Mooney and lettered by Milt Snappin. This story was reprinted in SUPERGIRL: SILVER AGE OMNIBUS vol. II.

– (1:04:45) DC CURRENTS checklist of upcoming DC Comics with the April 1966 cover date.

– (1:16:07) ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS, 30 titles carried the March or March/April 1966 cover dates.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED APRIL 1966: PART I: SUPERMAN 185, PART II:SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 64, PART III: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 92 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 336!

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 ArchivetuneinStitcher and Instagram.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:

– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK.

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com. “Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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

If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.

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

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there.

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #394 Part III: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated March 1966: World’s Finest Comics #156!

World’s Finest Comics 156, March 1966!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 156, March 1966, was published on January 25, 1966. 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 Sheldon Moldoff and lettered by Ira Schnapp.

– (3:53) After reading a comment about last episode by Halk-Kar, I review the book AL PLASTINO: LAST SUPERMAN STANDING: AN ILLUSTRATED BIOGRAPHY, written by Eddy Zeno and published by TwoMorrows Publishing in 2016. It contains 112 pages.- (8:05) MY PULL LIST, where I review the comic books that carried the March 2020 cover date which were released in January 2020, that I received from Discount Comic Book Service.

– (21:05) THE FEDERATION OF BIZARRO IDIOTS (18 pgs., Part I was 8 pgs. long), written by Edmond Hamilton, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits E. Nelson Bridwell as the writer of page 1, and Edmond Hamilton writing pages 2 – 8. This story was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Joe Letterese.

– (31:02) Part II: I WAS AN IDIOT FOR THE F.B.I. (10 pgs long), written by Edmond Hamilton, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Edmond Hamilton with writing pages 9 – 10 and 15 – 18, with E. Nelson Bridwell writing pages 11 – 14.

– (48:07) DIRECT CURRENTS, the very first checklist of some of the upcoming DC Comics titles, that will become a staple of DC titles.

– (51:18) THE PUZZLE OF THE PERILOUS PLANETOID (6 pgs.), starring Tommy Tomorrow, was the second story picked by the EDITORS’ ROUND TABLE to be reprinted in this series. This story was originally released in ACTION COMICS 243, August 1958, which we originally covered in Episode 168, for the week of March 2, 2011.

– (53:03) CAPE AND COWL COMMENTS letter column.

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

Next Episode: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MARCH 1966 PART IV: ACTION COMICS 335 (and ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS, featuring the other DC titles which carried the March or March/April 1966 cover date)!

Then we will cover: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED APRIL 1966: PART I: SUPERMAN 185, PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 64, PART III: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 92 & PART III: ACTION COMICS 336!

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 ArchivetuneinStitcher and Instagram.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:

– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK.

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com. “Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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

If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.

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

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there.

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #392 Part IV: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated February 1966: Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #63!

Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane 63, February 1966!

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SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 63, February 1966, was published on December 23, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor. On the cover, Superman was drawn by Wayne Boring, while Kurt Schaffenberger drew Lana Lang and Lois Lane.

– (10:17) After reading a comment from last episode, I review the book, PLANET DOONESBURY, 152 pgs., by G. B. Trudeau.

– (14:05) MY PULL LIST, where I review the comic books I read which carried the January 2020 cover date, that were released during the month of November 2019 and I received from Discount Comic Book Service.

– (20:25) THE SATANIC SCHEMES OF S.K.U.L. (25 pgs., Part I was 13 pgs. long), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger.

– (32:23) LETTERS TO LOIS column.

– (41:10) Part II: LOIS TEAMS UP WITH LANA (12 pgs.).

– (1:04:44) MEET TV’S LOIS LANE, writer unknown, about actress Noel Neill.

– (1:09:12) Elsewhere in DC Comics, 32 titles carried the February or February/March 1966 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.

Next Episode: In honor of the recent passing of comic book writer and editor Denny O’Neil: THE SUPERMAN STORIES OF DENNY O’NEIL!

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MARCH 1966: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 91, PART II: ACTION COMICS 334 (an 80 Pg. Giant starring Supergirl), PART III: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 156 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 335!

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 ArchivetuneinStitcher and Instagram.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:

– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK.

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com. “Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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

If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.

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

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there.

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #392 Part III: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated February 1966: Action Comics #333!

Action Comics 333, February 1966!

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ACTION COMICS 333, February 1966, was published on December 23, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan. According to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics George Klein was the inker, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Sheldon Moldoff as the inker. Ira Schnapp was the letterer. I remember seeing this cover in ads that appeared in some of the DC Comics I read back then.

– (3:47) I review MARIE SEVERIN: MIRTHFUL MISTRESS OF COMICS, written by Dewey Cassell with Aaron Sultan. This 176 page book was published by Tomorrows Publishing in 2012. 

– (7:32) SUPERMAN’S SUPER-BOO-BOO (13 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Al Plastino.

– (28:11) THE DUEL BETWEEN SUPERWOMAN AND SUPERBOY (12 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. According to the Grand Comic Book Database Joe Letterese was the letterer on the first page, but the letterer on the remaining pages is unknown.

– (48:39) 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 FEBRUARY 1966: PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 63 & ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS, featuring the other DC titles which carried the February or February/March 1966 cover date!

Then we will cover: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MARCH 1966: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 91, PART II: ACTION COMICS 334 (80 Pg. Giant), PART III: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 156 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 355 & ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS!

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 ArchivetuneinStitcher and Instagram.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:

– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK.

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com. “Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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

If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.

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

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there.

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #392 Part II: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated February 1966: Superman #184!

Superman 184, February 1966!

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SUPERMAN 184, February 1966, was published on December 16, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp.

– (3:57) After sharing a comment about last episode from Halk-Kar, I review the book, THE ART AND INVENTIONS OF MAX FLEISCHER, AMERICAN ANIMATION PIONEER, by Ray Pointer, with a forward by Jerry Beck. This book was published by McFarland & Company in 2017 and contained 303 pages.

– (7:43) MY PULL LIST segment, covering the comic books cover dated December 2019 and released during the month of October, that I received from the Discount Comic Book Service. I review the titles in the order I read them.

– (26:39) THE DEMON UNDER THE RED SUN (22 pgs., Part I was 11 pgs. long), written by Otto Binder and drawn by Al Plastino.

– (41:07) Part II: THE TEST OF THE TALISMAN

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1966: PART III: ACTION COMICS 333 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 63 with ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS cover dated February 1966!

Then we will explore: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MARCH 1966: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 91, PART II: ACTION COMICS 334 (80 Pg. Giant), PART III: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 156 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 335 with ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS cover dated March 1966!

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 ArchivetuneinStitcher and Instagram.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:

– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK.

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com. “Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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

If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.

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

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there.

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #392 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated February 1966: World’s Finest Comics #155!

World’s Finest Comics 155, February 1966!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 155, February 1966, was published on December 9, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp.

This issue is a special one in my personal comic book collection, because it was the first comic book that I have any memory of my Dad buying for me.

– (5:44) After sharing a comment posted at the end of last week’s episode, I review a recent book I read, TERRYTOONS: THE STORY OF PAUL TERRY AND HIS CLASSIC CARTOON FACTORY.

– (7:43) MY PULL LIST segment, where I review the comic books I read which carried the November 2019 cover date, that were released during the month of September and I received from Discount Comic Book Service.

– (15:23) EXIT BATMAN – ENTER NIGHTMAN (18 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Milt Snappin. Part I was seven pages long, titled THE 1,000th EXPLOIT OF SUPERMAN AND BATMAN.

– (29:45) PART II: THE INCREDIBLE IDENTITY OF NIGHTMAN (11 pgs).

– (56:11) CAPE AND COWL COMMENTS letter column.

– (1:10:51) THE MASK OF FEAR (6 pgs.), writer unknown, was drawn by Ruben Moriera, who signed his name in the title panel. It was originally published as the fourth and final story in HOUSE OF SECRETS 2, January/February 1957, released on November 29, 1956. This story was featured on the cover.

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1966: PART II: SUPERMAN 184, PART III: ACTION COMICS 333 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 63!

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MARCH 1966: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 91, PART II: ACTION COMICS 334 (80 Pg. Giant), PART III: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 156 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 335!

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 ArchivetuneinStitcher and Instagram.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:

– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK.

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com. “Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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

If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.

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

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there.

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #394 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated March 1966: Action Comics #334!

Action Comics 334, March 1966!

Download Episode 394 Part II!

ACTION COMICS 334, March 1966, was published on January 18, 1966. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Sheldon Moldoff, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Jim Mooney as the penciller of the center image, while Curt Swan pencilled the surrounding images, with the inker possibly either George Klein or Sheldon Moldoff or both, with a question mark by the names of both inkers.

– (5:25) THE SUPERGIRL FROM KRYPTON (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, drawn by Al Plastino and lettered by Joe Letterese. This story was originally published as the third and final story in ACTION COMICS 252, May 1959, released in March 31, 1959. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime, as did the issues the other stories reprinted in this comic book were. We originally covered this story back in Episode 188, for the week of July 20, 2011. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN ANNUAL 1 1960, SECRET ORIGINS 2 May/June 1973, DC SPECIAL SERIES 19 Fall 1979, GREAT SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COLLECTION 1982, SUPERMAN FROM THE 30’S TO THE 80’S, DC SILVER AGE CLASSICS ACTION COMICS 252 1992, GIANT SUPERMAN ANNUAL 1 1998, MILLENNIUM EDITION ACTION COMICS 252 (32) 2000, SUPERGIRL ARCHIVES vol. I, SUPERMAN IN THE FIFTIES, SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. I, SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS vol. I, SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE vol. I and ACTION COMICS: 80 YEARS OF SUPERMAN.

– (14:11) WHEN SUPERGIRL MET JIMMY OLSEN, a short article at the bottom third of the final page of the above story, possibly written by E. Nelson Bridwell, summarizing the story, titled JIMMY OLSEN, SUPERGIRL’S PAL, that first appeared in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 40, October 1959, released on August 13, 1959. This story was covered in Episode 285 Part II, for the week of October 23, 2013.

– (18:33) THE CAVE-GIRL OF STEEL (7 pgs.), written by Otto Binder and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story originally appeared as the third and final story in ACTION COMICS 259, December 1959, published on October 29, 1959. We originally covered this story back in Episode 202, for the week of October 26, 2011. It was also reprinted in SUPERGIRL ARCHIVES vol. I, SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. I, SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS vol. I and SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE vol. I.

– (24:52) SUPERGIRL’S FIRST ROMANCE (10 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was originally published as the second and final story in ACTION COMICS 269, October 1960, released on August 30, 1960. We originally covered this story in Episode 226, for the week of May 16, 2012. This story was also reprinted in, SUPERGIRL ARCHIVES vol. II, SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. I, SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS vol. I and SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE.

– (32:51) SUPERGIRL’S SUPER-PET (8 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story originally appeared as the third and final story in ACTION COMICS 261, February 1960, published on December 31, 1959. We first covered this story in Episode 206, for the week of November 23, 2011. This story was also reprinted in SUPERGIRL ARCHIVES vol. I, SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. I, SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS vol. I and SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE vol. I.

– (36:55) SUPERGIRL’S TWO SETS OF PARENTS, a full page article possibly written by E. Nelson Bridwell summarizing the story about Supergirl’s Kryptonian parents of Zor-El and Allura, and her adoptive parents of Fred and Edna Danvers. Jim Mooney drew the art of both sets of parents.

– (44:49) SUPERGIRL’S FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE (11 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was originally published as the second and final story in ACTION COMICS 271, December 1960, released on October 27, 1960 (exactly a month after my birth). We first covered this story in Episode 230, for the week of June 13, 2012.

– (56:35) THE THREE SUPER-HEROES (11 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, drawn by Jim Mooney and lettered by Joe Letterese. This story was originally released as the second and final story in ACTION COMICS 267, August 1960, published on June 30, 1960. We originSally covered this story in Episode 220, for the week of March 28, 2012. This story was also reprintedprinted in B in ADVENTURE COMICS 492, October 1982, LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES ARCHIVE vol. I, SUPERGIRL ARCHIVES vol. I, SHOWCASE PRESENTS: LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES vol. I, SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. I, SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS vol. I and SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE vol. I.

– (1:04:57) SUPERBOY MEETS SUPERGIRL (8 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, drawn by John Forte and lettered by Joe Letterese. This story was originally published as the third and final story in SUPERBOY 80, April 1960, released on February 16, 1960. This story was also reprinted in BEST OF DC 7 1980, SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. I and SUPERBOY: THE GREATEST TEAM UP STORIES EVER TOLD.

– (1:14:52) THE SUPER-STEED OF STEEL (11 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, drawn by Jim Mooney and lettered by Milt Snappin. This story originally appeared as the second and final story in ACTION COMICS 292, September 1962, published on July 26, 1962. We originally covered this story in Episode 286, for the week of October 30, 2013. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II, SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS vol. I and SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE vol. I.

– (1:23:13) THE ORIGIN OF SUPER-HORSE, a short article on the bottom third of the final page of the above story, possibly written by E. Nelson Bridwell, with the drawing of Comet done by Curt Swan, about the origin of Comet, the Super-Horse, who was introduced in the above story.

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MARCH 1966: PART III: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 156 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 335 (with the feature ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS).

Then we will cover the: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED APRIL 1966: PART I: SUPERMAN 185, PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 64, PART III: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 92 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 336!

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 ArchivetuneinStitcher and Instagram.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:

– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK.

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com. “Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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

If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.

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

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there.

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #391 Part V: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated January 1966: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #90!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 90, January 1966!

Download Episode 391 Part V!

SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 90, January 1966, was published on November 25, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp.

– (5:10) After reading a comment left at the end of last week’s episode, I review the book, THE LEGION OF REGRETTABLE SUPERVILLAINS: ODDBALL CRIMINALS FROM COMIC BOOK HISTORY (253 pgs), written by John Morris and published by Quirk Books in 2917.

– (7:16) MY PULL LIST, where I review the comic books which carried the October 2019 cover date, that I received from Discount Comic Book Service.

– (18:07) THE BRAIN-WASHING OF JIMMY OLSEN (14 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Milt Snappin. This was Siegel’s 58th silver age Superman story, and his 155th overall for the era.

– (42:08) JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

– (50:48) MR. MXYZPTLK’S PARTNER IN CRIME (10 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, drawn by Al Plastino and lettered by Milt Snappin.

– ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS, 31 titles carried the January or January/February 1966 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics.

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1966: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 155, PART II: SUPERMAN 184, PART III: ACTION COMICS 333 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 63!

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 ArchivetuneinStitcher and Instagram.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:

– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK.

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com. “Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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

If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.

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

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there.

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #391 Part IV: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated January 1966: Action Comics #332!

Action Comics 332, January 1966!

Download Episode 391 Part IV! 

ACTION COMICS 332, January 1966, was published on November 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. According to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, George Klein was the inker, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Sheldon Moldoff as the inker. Ira Schnapp was the letterer.

– (3:38) After reading a comment left at the bottom of last week’s episode, I review the biography, OTTO BINDER: THE LIFE AND WORK OF A COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION VISIONARY, written by the late writer Bill Schelly (who sadly passed away on September 12, 2019). The book was published by North Atlantic Books in 2003.

– (6:57) MY PULL LIST segment, where I review the comic books I read which carried the September 2019 cover date and were released during the month if July, that I received from Discount Comic Book Service.

– (18:59) The Superman story in this issue was titled, THE SUPER-VENGEANCE OF LEX LUTHOR (12 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, drawn by Al Plastino and lettered by Joe Letterese.

– (48:36) Supergirl starred in the twelve page story, HOW SUPERWOMAN TRAINED SUPERBOY, written by Leo Dorfman, drawn by Jim Mooney and lettered by Milt Snappin.

– (1:13:19) 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 1966 PART IV: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 90 and ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS where we look at the other DC Comics titles which carried the January, or January/February 1966 cover date!

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1966: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 156, PART II: SUPERMAN 184, PART III: ACTION COMICS 333 and PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 83!

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 ArchivetuneinStitcher and Instagram.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:

– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK.

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com. “Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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

If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.

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

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there.

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #391 Part III: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated January 1966: Superman #183!

Superman 183, January 1966!

Download Episode 391 Part III! 

SUPERMAN 183, January 1966, was published on November 18, 1965 It contained 80 pages for the cover price of 25¢. Because this issue contained 80 pages, it also carried the issue number of G-18. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp.

After reading an e-mail and comment from last week’s episode, the stories covered were:

– (8:39) CASE OF THE FUNNY PAPER CRIMES (13 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel. According to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, the story was pencilled by John Sikela and inked by Ed Dobrotka, while the Grand Comic Book Database Ed Dobrotka was the penciller and John Sikela was the inker. This story was originally published as the first of four stories that appeared in SUPERMAN 19, November/December 1942, released on September 4, 1942. It contained 64 pages for the cover price of a dime. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN FROM THE 30’S TO THE 70’S, SUPERMAN ARCHIVE vol. V and SUPERMAN CHRONICLES vol. X..

– (21:37) FAMOUS STORIES OF THE GOLDEN AGE, a list of Golden Age Superman stories that were published during the 1940’s, which DC Comics might publish in future 80-page Giants.

– (28:21) CLARK KENT’S COLLEGE DAYS (10 pgs.), written by Jerry Coleman and drawn by Al Plastino. This story originally appeared as the second of three stories published in SUPERMAN 125, November 1958,  released on September 9, 1958. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 10¢.This story was also reprinted in the GREATEST SUPERMAN STORIES EVER TOLD (which is where I first read this story),  SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF TOMORROW ARCHIVES vol. I and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. I. We originally covered this story back in Episode 176, for the week of April 27, 2011.

– (37:45) WHEN SUPERMAN LOST HIS POWERS (13 pgs), written by Robert Bernstein, pencilled by Wayne Boring and inked by Stan Kaye. This story was originally published as the first of two stories that appeared in ACTION COMICS 262, March 1960, released on January 28, 1960. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. II and SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF TOMORROW vol. III. We first covered this story in Episode 208, for the week of December 11, 2011.

– (47:50) A SUPERMAN QUIZ FOR MOM AND DAD, a list of twelve questions about Superman from stories that Mom and Dad may have read when they were young. Answers were printed upside down at the bottom of the page.

– (1:02:59) THE MYSTERIOUS MR. MXYZPTLK (12 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Joe Shuster and inked by Ira Yarbrough. This story first appeared as the fourth and final story in SUPERMAN 30, September/October 1944, published around June 30, 1944. It contained 64 pages for the cover price of 10¢. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN FROM THE 30’S TO THE 70’S, SUPERMAN FROM THE 30’S TO THE 80’S, THE GREATEST SUPERMAN STORIES EVER TOLD (where I first read this story), SUPERMAN: THE GREATEST STORIES EVER TOLD vol. II and SUPERMAN ARCHIVES vol. VIII. NOTE: When originally published, the Fifth Dimensional Imp’s name was spelled Mr. Mxyztplk, but was changed to the then current spelling when reprinted in this issue. His name would be changed to Mxyzptlk in SUPERMAN 131, February 1963, which we covered in Episode 194 for the week of August 31, 2011. (During this episode I mistakenly said we covered this story in Episode 353 Part I for the week of October 19, 2016). After this spelling change Mr. Mxyztplk was considered the 5th Dimensional Imp of the Earth-2 Superman and Mr. Mxyzptlk plagued the Superman of Earth-1.

– (1:20:22) SUPERMAN, CARTOON HERO (12 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, layouts by Joe Shuster, finished pencils by Ed Dobrotka and inks by John Sikela. This story was originally published as the fourth and final story in SUPERMAN 19, November/December 1942, released around September 4, 1942. It contained 64 pages for the cover price of a dime. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN FROM THE 30;S TO THE 70’S (where I first read this story), SUPERMAN FROM THE 30;S TO THE 80’S, SUPERMAN ARCHIVES vol. V and SUPERMAN CHRONICLES vol. X.

– (1:34:56) THE EYE OF METROPOLIS (13 pgs.), written by Bill Finger, pencilled by Wayne Boring and inked by Stan Kaye. This story first appeared as the first of three stories published in ACTION COMICS 250, March 1959, released on January 29, 1959. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 10¢.This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. I and  SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF TOMORROW ARCHIVES vol. II. We first covered this story in Episode 184 for the week of June 22, 2011.

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JANUARY 1966: PART IV: ACTION COMICS 332 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 90 (with the ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS segment at the end of the episode).

Then we will cover: THE SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1966; PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 156, PART II: SUPERMAN 184, PART III: ACTION COMICS 333 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 63!

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 ArchivetuneinStitcher and Instagram.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:

– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK.

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com. “Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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

If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.

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

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there.

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #391 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated January 1966: Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #62!

Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #62, January 1966!

Download Episode 391 Part II!

SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 62, January 1966, was published on November 11, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger, who was also the artist for the story.

– (3:25) I review HEROES & MONSTERS: THE UNOFFICIAL COMPANION TO THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN by Jess Nevins, published by Monkeybrain Books in 2003. For more information go to jessnevins.com.

– (6:26) Next I review NO GUTS NO GLORY: HOW TO MARKET YOURSELF IN COMICS by Beau Smith, published by Blue Line Pro.

– (7:31) MY PULL LIST segment, featuring the comic books which carried the August 2019 cover date that I received from Discount Comic Book Service, and were published during the month of June.

– (22:12) LOIS LANE’S ANTI-SUPERMAN CAMPAIGN (24 pgs. divided into three parts, Part I was 9 pgs), written by Leo Dorfman and lettered by Milt Snappin.

– (33:13) Part II: MR. MXYZPTLK’S ELECTION MAGIC (8 pgs.).

– (40:50) Part III: THE SUPER-ELECTION (7 pgs.).

– (1:10:18) LETTERS TO LOIS column.

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

Next Episode:SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JANUARY 1966: PART III: SUPERMAN 183 (80 Pg. Giant), PART IV: ACTION COMICS 332 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 90 (including ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS cover dated January 1966)!

Then we will cover: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1966: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 156, PART II: SUPERMAN 184, PART III: ACTION COMICS 333 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 63!

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 ArchivetuneinStitcher and Instagram.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:

– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK.

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com. “Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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

If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.

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

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there.

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #391 Part I: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated January 1966: Superman #182!

Superman 182, January 1966!

Download Episode 391 Part I! 

SUPERMAN 182, January 1966, was published on November 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, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Curt Swan and Al Plastino as penciller for the cover. It does appear that Superman’s face resembled Al Plastino’s art style instead of Curt Swan’s. The inker was George Klein and the letterer was Ira Schnapp.

– (2:46) MY PULL LIST segment, featuring the comic books I ordered from Discount Comic Book Service, which carried the July 2019 cover date, released during the month of May 2019.

– (10:50) A short review of the book THE LEAGUE OF REGRETTABLE SUPERHEROES by John Morris and published by Quirk Books in 2015.

– (19:39) THE NEW LIVES OF SUPERMAN (16 pages divided into two eight page parts). Part I was titled BLIND CLARK KENT. The story was written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This was Siegel’s 57th silver age Superman story and his 154th for the era.

– (30:31) Part II: CLARK THE “K”, 

– (47:51) THE MENACE OF THE TERRIBLE TOYMAN (8 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– (1:00:37) 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 JANUARY 1966: PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 62, PART III: SUPERMAN 183 (80 Pg. Giant), PART IV: ACTION COMICS 332 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 90!

The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.You can join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST Group or Page on facebook, and follow the podcast on twitter @supermanpodcast. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archivetunein and Stitcher.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:

– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK.

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com. “Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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

If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.

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

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there.

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #394 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated March 1966: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #91!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 91, March 1966!

Download Episode 394 Part I!

SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 91, March 1966, was published on January 13, 1966. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp.

– (4:00) Review of the artist biography, HERO GETS THE GIRL: THE LIFE AND ART OF KURT SCHAFFENBERGER by Mark Voger, with photos by Kathy Vogelsong and published by Twomorrows Publishing.

– (6:30) MY PULL LIST, reviewing the comic books that carried the February 2020 cover date, which were released during the month of December 2019, that I received from Discount Comic Book Service.

– (25:16) THE DRAGON DELINQUENT (17 pgs., Part I was 11 pgs. long), written by Leo Dorfman, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Roy Thomas as the original writer, and Leo Dorfman reworked the story, according to Roy Thomas and Bob Bailey. The story was drawn by Pete Costanza and lettered by Milt Snappin.

– (37:00) Part II: THE SECRET OF THE TRAITOR THEFTS (6 pgs.).

– (51:44) JIMMY OLSEN’S MAGIC MANACLES (8 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Milt Snappin.

– (1:08:06) JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MARCH 1966: PART II: ACTION COMICS 334 (80 Pg. Giant starring Supergirl), PART III: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 156 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 335!

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 ArchivetuneinStitcher and Instagram.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:

– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK.

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com. “Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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

If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.

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

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there.

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

World’s Finest Comics 154, December 1965!

Download Episode 390 Part IV! 

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.You can join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST Group or Page on facebook, and follow the podcast on twitter @supermanpodcast. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archivetunein and Stitcher.


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:


– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK.

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com. “Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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

If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.

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

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there

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

Action Comics 331, December 1965!

Download Episode 390 Part III!


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

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

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

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

– (51:09) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.


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


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


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


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