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Superman #159!

Superman #159!


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SUPERMAN 159, February 1963, was published around December 20, 1962. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. According to the Statement Of Ownership which was printed in this issue, the monthly circulation of this title at this time was 740,000 copies. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein,the same art team who drew this issue’s three part imaginary novel, as it was described on the cover.

LOIS LANE: THE SUPER-MAID OF KRYPTON (26 pgs.), was written by Edmond Hamilton, and reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. IV.

– Part I: LOIS LANE’S FLIGHT FROM EARTH (9 pgs.)

– Part II: THE FEMALE LUTHOR FROM KRYPTON (9 pgs.)

– Part III: THE DOOM OF SUPER-MAID (8 pgs.) (SPOILER ALERT!)

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

Next Episode: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1963 PART II: ACTION COMICS 297!

In 2 Weeks: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED APRIL 1960 PART I: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 16!

In 3 Weeks: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED APRIL 1960 PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 44!

In 1 Month: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MARCH 1963: ACTION COMICS 298!

The Superman Fan Podcast is now available on Stitcher, for your smart phone, tablet or computer.

The new 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.SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:
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– The SUPERMAN PODCAST NETWORK at http://supermanpodcastnetwork !
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– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and
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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/.
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.

Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!
Superman Fan Podcast Episode #297 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated March 1960!

World’s Finest Comics #108!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 108, March 1960, was published around January 14, 1960. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. Jack Schiff was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Stan Kaye.

– The 12 page Superman/Batman story was titled THE STAR CREATURES, written by Jerry Coleman and pencilled by Dick Sprang. Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics and the Grand Comic Book Database credit Sheldon Moldoff as the inker, while the Comic Book Database.com lists Charles Paris as the inker. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. I, which also credits Charles Paris as the inker.

Also highlighted in this episode are this issue’s ads and other features, including:

– Tommy Tomorrow, starring in the six page story titled, THE SORCERER FROM SPACE. Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics credits Otto Binder as the writer, while the Grand Comic Book Database and the Comic Book Database.com do not list a writer for this story. Jim Mooney was the artist for this story.

– Green Arrow starred in the seven page story, THE CREATURE FROM THE CRATER, written by Ed Herron and drawn by Lee Elias.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 27 titles carried the March or March/April 1960 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, which were covered in Episode 208, for the week of Wednesday, December 27, 2011.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1963 PART I: SUPERMAN 159!

In 2 Weeks: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1963 PART II: ACTION COMICS 297!

In 3 Weeks: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED APRIL 1960 PART I: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 16!

In 1 Month: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED APRIL 1960 PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 44!

The Superman Fan Podcast is now available on Stitcher, for your smart phone, tablet or computer.

The new 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.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:
– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS at http://www.comicbooknoise.com/league ,
– The SUPERMAN PODCAST NETWORK at http://supermanpodcastnetwork !

– COMICS PODCAST NETWORK! – http://www.comicspodcasts.com/,
– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and- The SUPERMAN PODCAST NETWORK at http://supermanpodcastnetwork !

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/.

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.

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

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #43!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #43!

Download Episode #297 Part I!

SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 43, March 1960, was published around January 5, 1960. This issue contained 32 pages for the cover price of 10¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Stan Kaye, featuring the issue’s third and final story. All three stories have been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. III.

– JIMMY OLSEN’S FOUR FADS (8 pgs.), the writer was unknown, but the art team was penciller Curt Swan and inker Stan Kaye.

– PHANTOM FINGERS OLSEN (9 pgs.), writer unknown, was pencilled by Wayne Boring and inked by Stan Kaye.

– JIMMY OLSEN’S PRIVATE MONSTER (9 pgs.), was written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by John Forte. This was Siegel’s 80th silver age Superman family story, and his 123rd overall for this era. Previously, he wrote, KRYPTO’S MEAN MASTER for ADVENTURE COMICS 269, February 1960, and LIFE ON KRYPTON in SUPERBOY 79, March 1960. Both of these stories were drawn by George Papp.

Also highlighted in this episode were the ads and other features in this issue, including the JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

Next Episode; SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MARCH 1960 PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 108!

In 2 Weeks: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1963 PART I: SUPERMAN 159!

In 3 Weeks: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1963 PART II: ACTION COMICS 297!

In one month: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED APRIL 1960 PART I: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 16!

In 5 Weeks: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED APRIL 1960 PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 44!

The Superman Fan Podcast is now available on Stitcher, for your smart phone, tablet or computer.

The new 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.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:
– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS at http://www.comicbooknoise.com/league ,
– The SUPERMAN PODCAST NETWORK at http://supermanpodcastnetwork !

– COMICS PODCAST NETWORK! – http://www.comicspodcasts.com/,
– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and- The SUPERMAN PODCAST NETWORK at http://supermanpodcastnetwork !
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/.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.

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