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Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 85, June 1965!

Download Episode 383 Part I! 

SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 85, June 1965, was published on April 8, 1965. 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 inked by Sheldon Moldoff, featuring the issue’s third and final story.

– (3:51) LOVE ME, LOVE MY BEAST, written by Bill Finger, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Milt Snappin. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN FAMILY 172, August/September 1975, published on May 13, 1975. It contained 64 pages for the cover price of 50¢.

– (22:49) THE ADVENTURES OF CHAMELEON-HEAD OLSEN, written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by John Forte and inked by George Klein. This was Siegel’s 88th Superman Family story we’ve covered on the podcast, and his 142nd overall for the era.

JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

– (36:44) KING OLSEN’S PRIVATE ISLAND, written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Sheldon Moldoff.

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JUNE 1965: PART II: 80 PAGE GIANT 11 (starring Superman), PART III: ACTION COMICS 325 & PART IV: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 150!

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 theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com“Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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.
If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.
Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!
And don’t forget to take care of each other out there!
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Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane 57, May 1965!

https://archive.org/embed/Episode382Pt4SupermanFamilyComicBookCoverDatedMay1965SGFLL57

Download Episode 382 Part IV!

SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 57, May 1965, was published on March 25, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger and lettered by Ira Schnapp. It featured the issue’s first of its three stories.

– (12:26) LOIS LANE — SUPER-BABYSITTER (9 p[gs.), written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by John Forte and inked by Sheldon Moldoff.

– (26:56) THE RETURN OF LOIS’ MONSTER SWEETHEART (8 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton and drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 113, September/October 1971, published on July 6, 1971. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of $1.00.

– (39:38) LETTERS TO LOIS column.

– (44:42) THE CAMERA FROM OUTER SPACE (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder and drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger.

– (59:57) Elsewhere in DC Comics, 26 titles carried the May or May/June 1965 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JUNE 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 85, PART II: 80 PAGE GIANT 11 (starring Superman), PART III: ACTION COMICS 325 & PART IV: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 150!

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 theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com“Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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.
If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.
Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!
And don’t forget to take care of each other out there!

Action Comics 324, May 1965!

Download Episode 382 Part III! 

ACTION COMICS 324, May 1965, was published on March 25, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. It featured the Supergirl story, which was the second and final story in this issue.

– (8:12) THE SECRET LIFE OF CLARK KENT (12 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Al Plastino.

– (31:45) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

– (39:47) THE BLACK MAGIC OF SUPERGIRL (13 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was also reprinted in ADVENTURE COMICS 416, March 1972, published on January 4, 1972. It contained 100 pages for the cover price of 50¢. It was also reprinted in THE BEST OF DC 38, July 1983, published on April 7, 1983. This story was finally reprinted in SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS.

Also highlighted in this issue are the ads and other features.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MAY 1965: PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 57 & ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS for the other DC titles which carried the May or May/June 1965 cover date!

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JUNE 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 85, PART II: 80 PAGE GIANT 11 (starring Superman), PART III: ACTION COMICS 325 & PART IV: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 150!

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 theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com“Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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.
If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.
Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!
And don’t forget to take care of each other out there!

Superman 177, May 1965!

Download Episode 382 Part II!

SUPERMAN 177, May 1965, published on March 18, 1965. 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 second of three 8 page stories.

– (9:05) SUPERMAN’S KRYPTONITE CURSE (subtitled TALES OF KRYPTONITE NO. 3), written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– (22:22) THE MENACE CALLED “IT”, written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story was also reprinted in BEST OF DC 56, January 1985, published on September 11, 1984. It contained 100 pages for the cover price of $1.50.

– (34:20) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

– (42:21) WHEN JIMMY OLSEN STOLE KRYPTO FROM SUPERMAN, written by Jerry Siegel (the Grand Comic Book Database puts a question mark by Siegel’s name) and drawn by George Papp. This was Siegel’s 54th silver age Superman story, and his 141st overall for the era.

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MAY 1965: PART III: ACTION COMICS 324 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 57!

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JUNE 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 85, PART II: 80 PG. GIANT 11 (starring Superman), PART III: ACTION COMICS 325 & WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 150!

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 theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com“Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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.
If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.
Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!
And don’t forget to take care of each other out there!

World’s Finest Comics 149, May 1965!

https://archive.org/embed/Episode382Pt1SupermanFamilyComicBookCoverDatedMay1965WFC149

Download Episode 382 Part I!

WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 149, May 1965, was published on March 11, 1965. 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.

– (6:19) THE GAME OF SECRET IDENTITIES (17 pgs., Part I was 9 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Sheldon Moldoff. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. III.

– (18:49) PART II: THE SUPER-DETECTIVE (8 pgs.)

– (39:55) CAPE AND COWL COMMENTS letter column.

– (46:25) THE CONGORILLA OF SPACE (7 pgs.), written by Robert Bernstein and drawn by Howard Sherman. This story was originally published in ADVENTURE COMICS 276, September 1960, originally published on July 28, 1960.

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MAY 1965: PART II: SUPERMAN 177, PART III: ACTION COMICS 324 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 57!

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 theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com“Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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.
If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.
Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!
And don’t forget to take care of each other out there!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 84, April 1965!

Download Episode 381 Part IV! 

SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 84, April 1965, was published on February 25, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp. It featured the first of the issue’s three stories.

– (4:54) JIMMY OLSEN’S MONSTER MOVIE (9 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Milt Snappin. This was Siegel’s 87th silver age Superman Family story we’ve covered on the podcast, and his 140th overall for the era.

– (22:26) JIMMY OLSEN’S DAY OF DISGRACE (8 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, drawn by John Forte and lettered by Milt Snappin.

– (39:23) JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

– (46:58) JIMMY OLSEN’S FEMALE FAN (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, drawn by George Papp and lettered by Vivian Berg.

– (1:01:24) Elsewhere In DC Comics, 32 titles carried the April or April/May 1965 cover date, according to Mike;s Amazing World Of Comics.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MAY 1965: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 149, PART II: SUPERMAN 177, PART III: ACTION COMICS 324 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 57!

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 theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com“Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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.
If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.
Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!
And don’t forget to take care of each other out there!
Superman Fan Podcast Episode #381 Part III: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated April 1965!

Action Comics 323, April 1965!

https://archive.org/embed/Episode381Pt3SupermanComicBookCoverDatedApril1965AC323

Download Episode 381 Part III!

ACTION COMICS 323, April 1965, was published on February 25, 1965. 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 possibly lettered by ?Joe Letterese?.

– (6:32) CLARK KENT IN THE BIG HOUSE (12 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, drawn by Al Plastino and lettered by Joe Letterese.

– (36:56) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

– (44:34) THE KRYPTONIAN KILLER (13 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, drawn by Jim Mooney and possibly lettered by ?David Huffine?.

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

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED APRIL 1965 PART IV: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 84. At the end of this episode will be the next installment of ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MAY 1965: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 149, PART II: SUPERMAN 177, PART III: ACTION COMICS 324 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 57.

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 theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com“Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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.
If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.
Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!
And don’t forget to take care of each other out there!
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