Superman Fan Podcast Episode 316 Part II: Superman Family Comic Cover Dated December 1960: World’s Finest Comics #114!

World's Finest Comics 114!

World’s Finest Comics 114!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 114, December 1960, was published around October 20, 1960. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. The editor was Jack Schiff, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Stan Kaye.

– The 13 page Superman/Batman story was titled CAPTIVES OF THE SPACE GLOBES. According to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics and the Grand Comic Book Database, Jerry Coleman wrote this story, which was pencilled by Dick Sprang. Comicbookdb.com and Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics credit Charles Paris as the inker, while the Grand Comic Book Database lists Sheldon Moldoff as the inker.

– Tommy Tomorrow starred in the seven page story titled, THE HUMAN SPACE DRAGON, written by Jack Miller and drawn by Jim Mooney.

– Green Arrow and Speedy starred in the six page story titled, GREEN ARROW’S ALIEN ALLY, written by Ed Herron and drawn by Lee Elias. This story has been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: GREEN ARROW vol. I.

Also covered in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 28 titles carried the December or December 1960/January 1961 cover date, which were covered at the end of Episode 230, for the week of June 13, 2012, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.

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