Superman Fan Podcast Episode 338 Part II: Superman Family Comic Cover Dated December 1961: World’s Finest Comics #122!

World's Finest Comics 122, December 1961!

World’s Finest Comics 122, December 1961!

Download Episode 338 Part II!

WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 122, December 1961, was published around October 24, 1961. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. This was the first issue of the series at the new, higher cover price. The editor was Jack Schiff, and the cover was pencilled by Jim Mooney, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics and the Comic Book Database.com. The Grand Comic Book Database lists Dick Dillon as the penciller. Sheldon Moldoff was the cover’s inker.


– THE CAPTURE OF SUPERMAN (13 pgs.), was written by Jerry Coleman, pencilled by Jim Mooney and inked by Sheldon Moldoff. This story was reprinted in WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 197, October/November 1970, published around August 18, 1970, 64 pgs. for 25¢. It was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. II.


– THE PLANETEERS’ ALIEN ALLIES (7 pgs), starred Tommy Tomorrow, and was written by Jack Miller and drawn by Murphy Anderson.


– Green Arrow and Speedy were featured in the 6 page story, THE BOOBY TRAP BANDITS, written by Bob Haney and drawn by Lee Elias. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: GREEN ARROW vol. I.


This episode also highlights the issue’s ads and other features.


Elsewhere in DC Comics, 27 titles carried the December or December 1961/January 1962 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.


Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JANUARY 1962: PART I: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 30 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 58!

The Superman Fan Podcast is now available on Stitcher, for your smart phone, tablet or computer.

The new home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.

You can join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST Group or Page on facebook, and follow the podcast on twitter @supermanpodcast.


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:
– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS,

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK,
– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and


The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com.

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.


Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s