Superman Fan Podcast Episode #322 Part II: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated January 1964: Superman Annual #8!

Superman Annual 8!

Superman Annual 8!

 

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SUPERMAN ANNUAL 8, Winter 1964, was released along with the DC Comics’ titles cover dated January 1964, on November 21, 1963. It contained 80 pages for a quarter. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– WHEN LOIS LANE FIRST SUSPECTED CLARK WAS SUPERMAN (AN UNTOLD TALE OF SUPERMAN) (8 pgs.), was the 7th Untold Tale. It was originally published in SUPERMAN 135, February 1960, and first covered back in Episode 206 for the week of November 23, 2011. Jerry Siegel was the writer and the art was done by penciller Curt Swan and inker Stan Kaye.

– SUPERBOY’S FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL (8 pgs.), was first published in SUPERBOY 75, September 1959 and written by Otto Binder with art done by George Papp.

– THE AMAZING SUPERMAN JUNIOR (9 pgs.), was originally published in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 6, January 1959, and first covered back in Episode 260 for the week of February 20, 2013. This story was written by Jerry Coleman, according to the Grand Comic Book Database, pencilled by Wayne Boring and inked by Stan Kaye.

– MXYZPTLK’S FIRST PRANK (9 pgs.), was originally published in SUPERBOY 78, January 1960. In that issue it carried the title, THE GHOST OF JOR-EL. This story was written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by George Papp, subtitled AN UNTOLD STORY OF SUPERBOY (the 13th Untold Tale). It was Siegel’s 58th silver age Superman Family story covered in this podcast, and the 100th for the era.

– THE UNTOLD TALE OF RED KRYPTONITE (9 pgs.), was originally published in SUPERMAN 139, August 1960. It was written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by John Forte, originally covered back in Episode 220. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN FROM THE THIRTIES TO THE SEVENTIES, SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. II and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. I.

– PRISONER OF THE SUPER-HEROES (11 pgs.), was originally published in ADVENTURE COMICS 267, December 1959. It was subtitled :AN UNTOLD TALE OF THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES (the 19th Untold Tale of Superman). This story was written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by George Papp.

– THE RAINBOW CLARK KENT (8 pgs.), was originally published in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 3, July/August 1958. In that issue the story was titled THE RAINBOW SUPERMAN. This story was written by Otto Binder and drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger, and was originally covered in Episode 245 for the week of October 24, 2012.

– THE ORIGIN OF SUPERMAN’S SUPER-COSTUME (8 pgs.), was originally published in SUPERBOY 78, January 1960. It was subtitled AN UNTOLD TALE OF SUPERBOY (the 15th Untold Tale of Superman). The writer of this story is unknown and the art was drawn by John Sikela.

– KRYPTON’S FIRST SUPERMAN (10 pgs.), was originally published in SUPERMAN 123, August 1958. In that issue, it was Part III of THE GIRL OF STEEL, titled SUPERMAN’S RETURN TO KRYPTON (and which I mistakenly refer to it as during the recording of this episode). Otto Binder wrote this story, and the art was done by penciller Dick Sprang and inker Stan Kaye.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED JANUARY 1964 PART III: ACTION COMICS 308!

After that we will feature: THE SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MARCH 1961: PART I SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 51 & PART II WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 116!

Then we will return to : THE SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1964: PART I SUPERMAN 167 & PART II ACTION COMICS 309!

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