Superman Fan Podcast Episode #315 Part II: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated Oct 1963: Action Comics #305!

Action Comics #305!

Action Comics #305!

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ACTION COMICS 305, October 1963, was published around August 29, 1963. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. They were also the art team on the Superman story in this issue.

– WHY SUPERMAN NEEDS A SECRET IDENTITY (14 pgs.), was written by Leo Dorfman and reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol.. IV.

– THE GIRL WHO HATED SUPERGIRL (11 pgs.), was written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney, According to the Grand Comic Book Database, John Forte also inked some of the panels in this story.

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

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

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