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Action Comics 335, March 1966!

 
ACTION COMICS 335, March 1966, was published on January 27, 1966. 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, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Sheldon Moldoff as the inker. Ira Schnapp was the letterer.
 
– (2:51) Review of THE SPECTACULAR SISTERHOOD OF SUPERWOMEN: AWESOME FEMALE CHARACTERS FROM COMIC BOOK HISTORY, 240 pages long, written by Hope Nicholson and published by Quirk Books.
 
– (4:42) MY PULL LIST review of the comic books that had the April 2020 cover date, which were released during the month of February 2020, that I received from Discount Comic Book Service.
 
– (20:56) LUTHOR’S FIRST VICTORY OVER SUPERMAN (13 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Al Plastino.
 
– (41:57) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.
 
– (50:43) Supergirl starred in, THE PRIZE OF PERIL (12 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, drawn by Jim Mooney and lettered by Milt Snappin. This story was reprinted in SUPERGIRL: SILVER AGE OMNIBUS vol. II.
 
– (1:04:45) DC CURRENTS checklist of upcoming DC Comics with the April 1966 cover date.
 
– (1:16:07) ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS, 30 titles carried the March or March/April 1966 cover dates.
 
Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED APRIL 1966: PART I: SUPERMAN 185, PART II:SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 64, PART III: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 92 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 336!
 
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 ArchivetuneinStitcher and Instagram.
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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 334, March 1966!

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ACTION COMICS 334, March 1966, was published on January 18, 1966. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Sheldon Moldoff, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Jim Mooney as the penciller of the center image, while Curt Swan pencilled the surrounding images, with the inker possibly either George Klein or Sheldon Moldoff or both, with a question mark by the names of both inkers.

– (5:25) THE SUPERGIRL FROM KRYPTON (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, drawn by Al Plastino and lettered by Joe Letterese. This story was originally published as the third and final story in ACTION COMICS 252, May 1959, released in March 31, 1959. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime, as did the issues the other stories reprinted in this comic book were. We originally covered this story back in Episode 188, for the week of July 20, 2011. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN ANNUAL 1 1960, SECRET ORIGINS 2 May/June 1973, DC SPECIAL SERIES 19 Fall 1979, GREAT SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COLLECTION 1982, SUPERMAN FROM THE 30’S TO THE 80’S, DC SILVER AGE CLASSICS ACTION COMICS 252 1992, GIANT SUPERMAN ANNUAL 1 1998, MILLENNIUM EDITION ACTION COMICS 252 (32) 2000, SUPERGIRL ARCHIVES vol. I, SUPERMAN IN THE FIFTIES, SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. I, SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS vol. I, SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE vol. I and ACTION COMICS: 80 YEARS OF SUPERMAN.

– (14:11) WHEN SUPERGIRL MET JIMMY OLSEN, a short article at the bottom third of the final page of the above story, possibly written by E. Nelson Bridwell, summarizing the story, titled JIMMY OLSEN, SUPERGIRL’S PAL, that first appeared in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 40, October 1959, released on August 13, 1959. This story was covered in Episode 285 Part II, for the week of October 23, 2013.

– (18:33) THE CAVE-GIRL OF STEEL (7 pgs.), written by Otto Binder and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story originally appeared as the third and final story in ACTION COMICS 259, December 1959, published on October 29, 1959. We originally covered this story back in Episode 202, for the week of October 26, 2011. It was also reprinted in SUPERGIRL ARCHIVES vol. I, SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. I, SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS vol. I and SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE vol. I.

– (24:52) SUPERGIRL’S FIRST ROMANCE (10 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was originally published as the second and final story in ACTION COMICS 269, October 1960, released on August 30, 1960. We originally covered this story in Episode 226, for the week of May 16, 2012. This story was also reprinted in, SUPERGIRL ARCHIVES vol. II, SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. I, SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS vol. I and SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE.

– (32:51) SUPERGIRL’S SUPER-PET (8 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story originally appeared as the third and final story in ACTION COMICS 261, February 1960, published on December 31, 1959. We first covered this story in Episode 206, for the week of November 23, 2011. This story was also reprinted in SUPERGIRL ARCHIVES vol. I, SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. I, SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS vol. I and SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE vol. I.

– (36:55) SUPERGIRL’S TWO SETS OF PARENTS, a full page article possibly written by E. Nelson Bridwell summarizing the story about Supergirl’s Kryptonian parents of Zor-El and Allura, and her adoptive parents of Fred and Edna Danvers. Jim Mooney drew the art of both sets of parents.

– (44:49) SUPERGIRL’S FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE (11 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was originally published as the second and final story in ACTION COMICS 271, December 1960, released on October 27, 1960 (exactly a month after my birth). We first covered this story in Episode 230, for the week of June 13, 2012.

– (56:35) THE THREE SUPER-HEROES (11 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, drawn by Jim Mooney and lettered by Joe Letterese. This story was originally released as the second and final story in ACTION COMICS 267, August 1960, published on June 30, 1960. We originSally covered this story in Episode 220, for the week of March 28, 2012. This story was also reprintedprinted in B in ADVENTURE COMICS 492, October 1982, LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES ARCHIVE vol. I, SUPERGIRL ARCHIVES vol. I, SHOWCASE PRESENTS: LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES vol. I, SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. I, SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS vol. I and SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE vol. I.

– (1:04:57) SUPERBOY MEETS SUPERGIRL (8 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, drawn by John Forte and lettered by Joe Letterese. This story was originally published as the third and final story in SUPERBOY 80, April 1960, released on February 16, 1960. This story was also reprinted in BEST OF DC 7 1980, SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. I and SUPERBOY: THE GREATEST TEAM UP STORIES EVER TOLD.

– (1:14:52) THE SUPER-STEED OF STEEL (11 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, drawn by Jim Mooney and lettered by Milt Snappin. This story originally appeared as the second and final story in ACTION COMICS 292, September 1962, published on July 26, 1962. We originally covered this story in Episode 286, for the week of October 30, 2013. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II, SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS vol. I and SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE vol. I.

– (1:23:13) THE ORIGIN OF SUPER-HORSE, a short article on the bottom third of the final page of the above story, possibly written by E. Nelson Bridwell, with the drawing of Comet done by Curt Swan, about the origin of Comet, the Super-Horse, who was introduced in the above story.

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MARCH 1966: PART III: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 156 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 335 (with the feature ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS).

Then we will cover the: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED APRIL 1966: PART I: SUPERMAN 185, PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 64, PART III: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 92 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 336!

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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 333, February 1966!


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ACTION COMICS 333, February 1966, was published on December 23, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan. According to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics George Klein was the inker, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Sheldon Moldoff as the inker. Ira Schnapp was the letterer. I remember seeing this cover in ads that appeared in some of the DC Comics I read back then.

– (3:47) I review MARIE SEVERIN: MIRTHFUL MISTRESS OF COMICS, written by Dewey Cassell with Aaron Sultan. This 176 page book was published by Tomorrows Publishing in 2012. 

– (7:32) SUPERMAN’S SUPER-BOO-BOO (13 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Al Plastino.

– (28:11) THE DUEL BETWEEN SUPERWOMAN AND SUPERBOY (12 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. According to the Grand Comic Book Database Joe Letterese was the letterer on the first page, but the letterer on the remaining pages is unknown.

– (48:39) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

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

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1966: PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 63 & ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS, featuring the other DC titles which carried the February or February/March 1966 cover date!

Then we will cover: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MARCH 1966: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 91, PART II: ACTION COMICS 334 (80 Pg. Giant), PART III: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 156 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 355 & ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS!

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 ArchivetuneinStitcher and Instagram.

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 332, January 1966!

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ACTION COMICS 332, January 1966, was published on November 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. According to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, George Klein was the inker, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Sheldon Moldoff as the inker. Ira Schnapp was the letterer.

– (3:38) After reading a comment left at the bottom of last week’s episode, I review the biography, OTTO BINDER: THE LIFE AND WORK OF A COMIC BOOK AND SCIENCE FICTION VISIONARY, written by the late writer Bill Schelly (who sadly passed away on September 12, 2019). The book was published by North Atlantic Books in 2003.

– (6:57) MY PULL LIST segment, where I review the comic books I read which carried the September 2019 cover date and were released during the month if July, that I received from Discount Comic Book Service.

– (18:59) The Superman story in this issue was titled, THE SUPER-VENGEANCE OF LEX LUTHOR (12 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, drawn by Al Plastino and lettered by Joe Letterese.

– (48:36) Supergirl starred in the twelve page story, HOW SUPERWOMAN TRAINED SUPERBOY, written by Leo Dorfman, drawn by Jim Mooney and lettered by Milt Snappin.

– (1:13:19) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

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

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED JANUARY 1966 PART IV: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 90 and ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS where we look at the other DC Comics titles which carried the January, or January/February 1966 cover date!

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1966: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 156, PART II: SUPERMAN 184, PART III: ACTION COMICS 333 and PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 83!

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 ArchivetuneinStitcher and Instagram.

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 331, December 1965!



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ACTION COMICS 331, December 1965, was published on October 28, 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.

– (7:05) MY PULL LIST segment, where I review the comic books I received from Discount Comic Book Service, which carried the June 1965 cover date that were released during the month of April. I reviewed them in the order in which I read them.
– (14:45) CLARK KENT’S MASQUERADE AS SUPERMAN (12 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, drawn by Al Plastino and lettered by Joe Letterese. This story was reprinted in BEST OF DC 6, July/August 1980, released on April 10, 1980. It contained 100 pages for the cover price of 95¢.

(34:16) OPERATION SATAN (12 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. It was reprinted in SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS.

– (51:09) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

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

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED DECEMBER 1965 PART IV: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 154, including ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS, featuring the other DC Comics titles which carried the December 1965, or December 1965/January 1966 cover date.

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JANUARY 1966: PART I: SUPERMAN 182, PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 62, PART III: SUPERMAN 183 (an 80 Page Giant), PART IV: ACTION COMICS 332 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 90!

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 Archivetunein 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 330, November, 1965!



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ACTION COMICS 330, November 1965, was published on September 30, 1965 (three days after my fifth birthday). 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 Supergirl story at the back of the issue.

– (3:28) MY PULL LIST featuring the comic books released during the month of March 2019, which carried the cover date of May 2019, that I received from Discount Comic Book Service.

– (15:18) THE STRANGE “S” SPELL ON SUPERMAN (12 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Joe Letterese.

– (37:34) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column, covering two pages in this issue.

– (47:15) SUPERGIRL’S DUEL WITH DR. SUPERNATURAL (12 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, drawn by Jim Mooney and lettered by Milt Snappin.

– (1:01:18) ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS, 30 titles carried the November or November/December 1965 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.

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

Beginning next episode we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED DECEMBER 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 89, PART II: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD 63 (starring Supergirl and Wonder Woman), PART III: ACTION COMICS 331 & PART IV: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 154!

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 Archivetunein 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 329, October 1965!

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ACTION COMICS 329, October 1965, was published on August 28, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan. According to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics George Klein was the inker, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Sheldon Moldoff as the inker. This cover was lettered by Ira Schnapp.

– (4:48) Superman starred in THE ULTIMATE ENEMY (12 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton and drawn by Al Plastino.

– (22:18) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

– (31:36) The Supergirl story was titled DRANG THE DESTROYER (12 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was also reprinted in SUPERGIRL: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS vol. II.

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

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED OCTOBER 1965: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 88, with the feature, ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS!

Then we will begin to cover: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED NOVEMBER 1965: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 153, PART II: SUPERMAN 181, PART III: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 61 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 330!

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 Archivetunein 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!

https://archive.org/embed/Episode387Superman2018YearInReview

Download Episode 387! 

In this episode I continue our annual tradition and review the Superman titles I read the previous year.

– (5:36) SUPERMAN 36 -44

             SUPERMAN 36: IMPERIOUS LEX Part IV of IV: LIBERATION,

             SUPERMAN 37: SUPER SONS OF TOMORROW Part I: DARK OF THE SUN (NOTE: This storyline was a crossover with other titles which I did not read.)

             SUPERMAN 38: SUPER SONS OF TOMORROW Part IV: INTO THE LIGHT

             SUPERMAN 39: GOODNIGHT MOON

             SUPERMAN 40 & 41: THE LAST DAYS Parts I & II

             SUPERMAN 42: BIZARROVERSE Part I: FATHER OF BOYZARRO

             SUPERMAN 43: BIZARROVERSE Part II: BLACK MIRRORS

             SUPERMAN 44: BIZARROVERSE Part III: AS A FAMILY WE GO

             SUPERMAN 45: TRUTH, JUSTICE, FAMILY wrapped up the run by the creative team before Brian Michael Bendis took over as the main writer of the Superman titles.

– (10:21) ACTION COMICS 994 – 999

               ACTION COMICS 994 – 998 BOOSTER SHOT Parts II – VI

               ACTION COMICS 999: WHAT WOULD SUPERMAN DO? wraps up Dan Jurgens run as the writer of ACTION COMICS before Brian Michael Bendis took over as main title.

– (30:05) SUPERMAN SPECIAL 1 & ACTION COMICS SPECIAL 1

– (37:35) MAN OF STEEL 1 – 6 mini-series

– (46:41) SUPERMAN 1-5: THE UNITY SAGA Parts I – V

– (53:40) ACTION COMICS 1000 – 1005

               ACTION COMICS 1000: FROM THE CITY THAT HAS EVERYTHING

                                                         NEVER ENDING BATTLE

                                                         AN ENEMY WITHIN

                                                        THE CAR

                                                        THE FIFTH SEASON

                                                        OF TOMORROW

                                                        FIVE MINUTES

                                                        ACTIONLAND

                                                        FASTER THAN A SPEEDING BULLET

                                                        THE TRUTH is the first Superman story written by new Man Of Steel writer Brian Michael Bendis.

                 ACTION COMICS 1001 – 1005: INVISIBLE MAFIA Parts I – V.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED October 1965: Part I: SUPERMAN 180, PART II: 80 PAGE GIANT 15 (starring Superman and Batman), PART III: SUPERMAN’S GIRLFRIEND LOIS LANE 60. PART IV: ACTION COMICS 329 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 88!

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 Archivetunein 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 328, September 1965!

Download Episode 386 Part IV!

ACTION COMICS 328, September 1965, was published on July 29, 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.

– (5:17) SUPERMAN’S HANDS OF DOOM (12 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, drawn by Al Plastino and lettered by Joe Letterese.

– (21:06) THE ORDEAL OF DIMENSION Zp (12 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney.

– (39:48) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

– (46:13) 30 titles carried the September or September/October 1965 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.

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

Next Episode: SUPERMAN 2018: YEAR IN REVIEW!

Then we will cover: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED OCTOBER 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN 180, PART II: 80 PAGE GIANT 15 (featuring Superman and Batman), PART III: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 60, PART IV: ACTION COMICS 329 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 88!

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 Archivetunein 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 327, August 1965!

Download Episode 385 Part IV!

ACTION COMICS 327, August 1965, was published on June 24, 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.

– (8:07) THE THREE GENERATIONS OF SUPERMAN (12 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp.

– (24:30) HOW SUPERMAN HAS BEEN HONORED text article possibly written by E. Nelson Bridwell.

– (26:31) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

– (33:26) SUPERGIRL … FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE (12 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney.

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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