WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 124, March 1962, was published on January 18, 1962. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Jack Schiff, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Sheldon Moldoff.
– Superman and Batman starred in the 13 page story titled, THE MYSTERY OF THE ALIEN SUPER-BOY, written by Jerry Coleman, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by John Forte, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credited George Klein as the inker. This story was also reprinted in, SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. II.
– Tommy Tomorrow starred in the 7 page story titled, THE PLANETEERS’ PLUTONIAN PASSENGER, written by Jack Miller and drawn by Jim Mooney.
– Green Arrow and Speedy were featured in the 6 page story titled, THE CASE OF THE CRIME SPECIALISTS, written by Ed Herron and drawn by Lee Elias. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: GREEN ARROW vol. I.
Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features.
Elsewhere in DC Comics, 28 titles carried the March or March/April 1962 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, and were covered at the end of Episode 270, for the week of May 22, 2013.
Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED APRIL 1962: PART I: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 31 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 60!
The Superman Fan Podcast is now available on Stitcher, for your smart phone, tablet or computer.
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 SUPERMAN PODCAST NETWORK!
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!