ACTION COMICS 294, November 1962, was published on September 27, 1962 (the date of my 2nd birthday). 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.
– The Superman story in this issue was titled, THE KRYPTONITE KILLER (14 pgs.), was written by Edmond Hamilton and drawn by Al Plastino, and was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. IV. This story continued the tale begun in ACTION COMICS 292 (covered in Episode 286, for the week of October 30, 2013).
– The Supergirl story in this issue was titled, THE MUTINY OF SUPER-HORSE (11 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story has been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II.
Also covered in this episode are the ads and other features in this issue, including the letter column METROPOLIS MAILBAG.
I also give a brief review of the comic book history title, Marvel Comics: The Untold Story. I have begun reading Super Boys, about the Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, and will review this book in a future episode.
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