Superman Fan Podcast Episode #308 Part I: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated July 1963: Superman #162!

Superman #162!

Superman #162!

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SUPERMAN 162, July 1963, was published on May 2, 1963. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger.

– THE AMAZING STORY OF SUPERMAN-RED AND SUPERMAN-BLUE (24 pgs.), was written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story was divided into three 8 page chapters:
– Part I: THE TITANIC TWINS

– Part II: THE ANTI-EVIL RAY

– Part III: THE END OF SUPERMAN’S CAREER

It has been reprinted in the following editions:

– 100 PG. SUPER-SPECTACULAR DC-18, July 1973, published on April 12, 1973 for the cover price of 50¢.

– BEST OF DC 19, December 1981, published on September 10, 1981 for the cover price of 95¢.

– THE GREATEST SUPERMAN STORIES EVER TOLD, hardcover published in 1988, softcover in 1989 (which was the edition in which I first read this story).

– DC’S GREATEST IMAGINARY STORIES, published in 2005.

– SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. IV.

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED JULY 1983 PART II: ACTION COMICS 302 & PART III: SUPERMAN ANNUAL 7!

Next Week: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED SEPTEMBER 1960: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 47 & PART ii: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 112!

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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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