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World's Finest Comics 128, September 1962!

World’s Finest Comics 128, September 1962!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 128, September 1962, was published around July 19, 1962. it contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Jack Schiff, and the cover was drawn by Jim Mooney, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database and the Comic Book Database credit penciller Dick Dillon and inker Sheldon Moldoff.

– The 13 page Superman and Batman story was titled, THE POWER THAT TRANSFORMED BATMAN, written by Jerry Coleman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. II.

– Aquaman and Aqualad were featured in the seven page story titled, THE TRIAL OF AQUAMAN, written by jack Miller and drawn by Ramona Fradon. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: AQUAMAN vol. I.

– Green Arrow and Speedy starred in the six page story, THE TOO-OLD HERO, written by Dave Wood 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 September or September/October 1962 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED OCTOBER 1962: PART I: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 36 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 64!

The 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. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archive and Stitcher.


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!

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen 63, September, 1962!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 63, September, 1962!

Download Episode 348 Part I!

SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 63, September 1962, was published around July 3, 1962. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp. It featured the issue’s first of three stories.

– THE LEAGUE OF FANTASTIC SUPERMEN (9 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This was the 68th silver age Jerry Siegel story we’ve covered, and his 113th overall for the era, on this podcast. The story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN FAMILY 169 (which continued the numbering of this title beginning with issue 164), February/March 1975, published on November 26, 1974.

– JIMMY OLSEN, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF (10 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story has been reprinted in BEST OF DC 6, July/August 1980, published on April 10, 1980. It contained 100 pages for 95¢.

– THE TOM THUMB JIMMY OLSEN (9 pgs.), writer unknown, drawn by John Forte.

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

The episode begins with the monthly MY PULL LIST segment, this time reviewing the comic books carrying the September 2016 cover date, which were published in July 2016, that I received .from Discount Comic Book Service

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED SEPTEMBER 1962 PAT II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 128!

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED OCTOBER 1962: PART I: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 36 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 64!

The 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. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archive and Stitcher.


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!

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane 35, August 1962!

Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane 35, August 1962!

Download Episode 347 Part II!

SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 35, August 1962, was published on June 26, 1962. It ncontained 32 pages for the cover pri ce of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger, featuring the issue’s first of three stories. Ira Schnapp was the letterer.

– THE AMAZING BRAIN MACHINE (9 pgs.), writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics and the Comic Book Database.com, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Leo Dorfman as the writer. Kurt Schaffenberger was the artist. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 121, April 1972, published on February 22, 1972. It contained 48 pages for the cover price of 25¢.

– LOIS LANE’S OTHER LIFE (8 pgs.), writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics and the Comic Book Database, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Jerry Siegel as the writer. Since there is some disagreement on the writer  credit, we won’t count this story toward his silver age production.

– THE FANTASTIC WIGS OF MR. DUPRE (9 pgs.), writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics and the Comic Book Database, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Leo Dorfman as the writer. Kurt Schaffenberger was the artist. This story has been reprinted in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 103, August 1970, published on June 25, 1970. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 15¢.

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the LETTERS TO LOIS column.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 30 titles carried the August or August/September 1962 cover date. These titles were covered at the end of Episode 284 fir the week of October 9, 2013, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED SEPTEMBER 1962: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN  63 & PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 128!

The 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. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archive and Stitcher.


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!

World's Finest Comics 127, August 1962!

World’s Finest Comics 127, August 1962!

Download Episode 347 Part I!

WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 127, August 1962, was published on June 7, 1962. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was jack Schiff, and the cover was pencilled by Jim Mooney, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database and Comic Book Database.com credit Dick Dillon as the penciller. Sheldon Moldoff was the inker.

– THE SORCERER FROM THE STARS (13 pgs.), was written by Jerry Coleman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story has been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. II.


– Aquaman and Aqualad starred in the seven page story titled, AQUAMAN’S FINNY COMMANDOS, written by Jack Miller and drawn by Ramona Fradon. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: AQUAMAN vol. I.


– Green Arrow and Speedy were featured in the six page story, GREEN ARROW’S SECRET PARTNER, written by George Kashdan and drawn by Lee Elias. This story has been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: GREEN ARROW vol. I.


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


Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED AUGUST 1962 PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 35!


Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED SEPTEMBER 1962: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 63 & PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 128!

The 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. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archive and Stitcher.


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!

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