Superman Fan Podcast Episode #330 Part II: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated May 1964: Action Comics #312!

Action Comics 312, May 1964!

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ACTION COMICS 312, May 1964, was published on March 26, 1964. 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, who were the art team for the Superman story in this issue.


– KING SUPERMAN VERSUS CLARK KENT, METALLO (14 pgs.), was written by Robert Bernstein. This story has not yet been reprinted by the time this episode was posted.


– Supergirl starred in the 12 page story, THE FANTASTIC MENACE OF THE L. L.’S, written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story has been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II.


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


This episode begins with a few e-mails and the monthly MY PULL LIST section, where I review the October comic books I received in my shipment from Discount Comic Book Service!


Elsewhere in DC Comics, 28 titles carried the May or May/June 1964 cover date.


Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JULY 1961: PART I: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 26 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 54!


Then we return to: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED JUNE 1964: ACTION COMICS 313!

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