Superman Fan Podcast Episode #202: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated December 1959: Action Comics #259!

Action Comics 259, December 1959!

Action Comics 259, December 1959!

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ACTION COMICS 259, December 1959, was published around October 29, 1959. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Stan Kaye.

– THE REVENGE OF LUTHOR (13 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel (his 5th silver age DC comic book story) and drawn by Al Plastino.

– THE ONE APE CIRCUS (7 pgs.), starred Congo Bill in his 11th appearance as Congorilla.

– THE CAVE GIRL OF STEEL (7 pgs.) starred Supergirl in her 7th story, written by Otto Binder and drawn by Jim Mooney.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 32 titles carried the December 1959, or December 1959/January 1960 cover date.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 1956: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #85!

In 2 Weeks: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JANUARY 1960: SUPERMAN #134 & ACTION COMICS #260!

The SLIPSTREAM web comic book, written by FROM CRISIS TO CRISIS podcast co-host Jeffrey Taylor and drawn by yours truly, will premiere in November 2011 at http://clockworkcomicsslipstream.blogspot.com/2011/10/blog-post.html. Thanks to SUPERMAN HOMEPAGE .com contributor Adam Dechanel for putting the website together.

Also, if you know the original publication information for a Superman story involving his alien zoo at his Fortress of Solitude, reprinted in the 1970 SUPERMAN BUMPER BOOK, a UK Superman hardcover anthology, post it in comments or through the contact information below.

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