Superman Fan Podcast Episode 334 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated August 1961: World’s Finest Comics #119!

World's Finest Comics 119, August 1961!

World’s Finest Comics 119, August 1961!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 119, August 1961, was published on June 6, 1961. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 10¢. Jack Schiff was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Stan Kaye.

– The thirteen page Superman/Batman story was titled, THE SECRET OF TIGERMAN, written by Jerry Coleman, pencilled by Dick Sprang and inked by Stan Kaye. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. II.

– Tommy Tomorrow starred in the seven page story, THE EARTH KING OF PLANETOID PLEXIS, written by Jack Miller and drawn by Jim Mooney.

– The six page Green Arrow and Speedy story was titled, THE MAN WITH THE MAGIC BOW, writer unknown, drawn by Lee Elias. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: GREEN ARROW vol. I.

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

This episode begins with MY PULL LIST segment for the comic books published in December 2015, which I received in my latest shipment from the Discount Comic Book Service.

Next episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED AUGUST 1961 PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 27!

Then we continue our journey through the Superman Family comic books until we catch up with the Superman titles cover dated July 1964 with: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED SEPTEMBER 1961: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 55 & PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 120!

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