Superman Fan Podcast Episode 327 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated May 1961: World’s Finest Comics #117!

World's Finest Comics 117, May 1961!

World’s Finest Comics 117, May 1961!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 117, May 1961, was published around March 2, 1961. It contained 32 pages, STILL for the cover price of only 10¢. Jack Schiff was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Stan Kaye, who were the art team for the Superman/Batman story in this issue.

– THE SUPER-BATWOMAN AND THE SUPER-CREATURE (13 pgs.), was written by Jerry Coleman and was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. II.

– Tommy Tomorrow starred in the seven page story titled, THE DEVIL’S ISLAND OF SPACE, drawn by Jim Mooney.

– Green Arrow and Speedy starred in the six page story titled, THE CARTOON ARCHER, written by Dave Wood and drawn by Lee Elias. This story has been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: GREEN ARROW vol. I.
Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MAY 1961 PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 25!

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED APRIL 1964: PART I: SUPERMAN 168 & PART II: ACTION COMICS 311!

We return to the Superman Family titles with: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JUNE 1961: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 53 & PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 118!

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