Episode #208: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated March 1960: Action Comics #262!

Episode #208: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated MaRCH 1960!

Action Comics #262!

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ACTION COMICS 262, March 1960, was published on January 28, 1960. 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. Supergirl made her third cover appearance with this issue.

WHEN SUPERMAN LOST HIS POWERS (13 pgs.), written by Robert Bernstein, pencilled by Wayne Boring and inked by Stan Kaye. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. II.

Supergirl’s 13th story was titled SUPERGIRL’S GREATEST VICTORY (12 pgs.), written by Otto Binder and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was reprinted in SUPERGIRL ARCHIVES vol. I and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. I.

Congo Bill, who usually appeared in ACTION COMICS, moved to ADVENTURE COMICS, beginning with this month’s issue.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 27 titles carried the March or March/April 1960 cover date.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1957, SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 18!

In 2 Weeks: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED APRIL 1960: SUPERMAN 136 & ACTION COMICS 263!

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