Superman Fan Podcast Episode #306: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated June 1963: Action Comics #301!

Action Comics #301!

Action Comics #301!

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ACTION COMICS 301, June 1963, was published around April 25, 1963. 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 12 page Superman story was titled THE TRIAL OF SUPERMAN, written by Edmond Hamilton and drawn by Al Plastino. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. IV.

– The 12 page Supergirl story was titled THE SECRET IDENTITY OF SUPER-HORSE, written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II.

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

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 29 titles carried the June or June/July 1963 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED AUGUST 1960: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 111!, PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 19!

Next Week: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JULY 1963: PART I: SUPERMAN 162, PART II: ACTION COMICS 302!

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