Superman Fan Podcast Episode #310 Part I: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated August 1963: Superman #163!

Superman #163!

Superman #163!

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SUPERMAN 163, August 1963, was published on June 20, 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 art team for the first story in this issue. It featured the issue’s first of two stories. Both stories have been reprinted in SHOWCASE N: SUPERMAN vol. IV.

– WONDER-MAN, THE NEW HERO OF METROPOLIS (12 pgs.), was written by Edmond Hamilton.

– THE GOOFY SUPERMAN (13 pgs.), was written by Robert Bernstein and drawn by Al Plastino.

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 AUGUST 1963 PART II: ACTION COMICS 303!

Later this week: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED OCTOBER 1960: PART I: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 20 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 48!

Next Week: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED SEPTEMBER 1963: ACTION COMICS 304!
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