Superman Fan Podcast Episode #320: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated December 1963: Action Comics #307!

Action Comics 307!

Action Comics 307!

ACTION COMICS 307, December 1963, was published around October 29, 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, who were the art team for the Superman story in this issue. This marked Supergirl’s 10th appearance on the cover of ACTION COMICS.

– The 13 page Superman story was titled CLARK KENT – TARGET FOR MURDER. The writer is unknown, and this story has been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. IV.

– The 13 page Supergirl story was titled SUPERGIRL’S WEDDING DAY, written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story has been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II.

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

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 30 titles carried the December or December 1963/January 1964 cover date. And check out the new and improved Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics website.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1961 PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 115!

In 2 Weeks: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1961 PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 23!

In 3 Weeks: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED JANUARY 1964 PART I: SUPERMAN 166!

In 1 Month: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED JANUARY 1964 PART II: SUPERMAN ANNUAL 8!

In 6 Weeks: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED JANUARY 1964 PART III: ACTION COMICS 308!

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