Superman Fan Podcast Episode #295 Part III: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated January 1963: Action Comics #296!

Action Comics #296!

Action Comics #296!

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ACTION COMICS 296, January 1963, was published on November 29, 1962. 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 13 page Superman story was titled THE INVASION OF THE SUPER-ANTS, writer unknown, with art done by Al Plastino. This story has been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. IV.

 – Supergirl starred in the 12 page story titled THE GIRL WHO WAS SUPERGIRL’S DOUBLE, written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II.

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

 Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter page.

 Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MARCH 1960 PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 43!

 In 2 Weeks: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MARCH 1960 PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 108!

 In 3 Weeks: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1963 PART I: SUPERMAN 159!

 In a month: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1963 PART II: ACTION COMICS 297!

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