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World’s Finest Comics 151, August 1965!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 151, August 1965, was published on June 10, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and inked by Ira Schnapp.

– (4:22) MY PULL LIST segment, where I review the comic books cover dated December 2018 and released during the month of October, which I received from Discount Comic Book Service.

– (13:45) THE INFINITE EVOLUTIONS OF BATMAN AND SUPERMAN (16 pgs. divided into two eight page parts), written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by Sheldon Moldoff and lettered by Joe Letterese. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST vol. III.

– (27:26) PART II: THE CAVEMAN SUPERMAN VS THE FUTURE BATMAN

– (47:30) CAPE AND COWL COMMENTS letter column. Congo Bill and Congorilla starred in the seven page story CONGORILLA’S LAST STAND, written by Robert Bernstein, drawn by Howard Sherman and lettered by Joe Letterese. This story was originally published in ACTION COMICS 261, February 1960, released on December 31, 1959. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 10¢.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED AUGUST 1965: PART III: SUPERMAN 179, PART IV: ACTION COMICS 327 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 59!

Then we will cover: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED SEPTEMBER 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 87, PART II: 80 PAGE GIANT 14 (starring Lois Lane) & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 328!

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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!
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80 Page Giant 13, August 1965!

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Download Episode 385 Part I! 

80 PAGE GIANT 13, August 1965, was published on June 10, 1965. It contained 80 pages for the cover price of 25¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– (4:18) THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF JIMMY OLSEN (9 pgs.), was written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by John Forte. This story was originally published as the first of three stories in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 40, October 1959, released on August 13, 1959. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. The story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. III. We first covered this story back in Episode 285 Part II for the week of October 23, 2013.

– (21:02) PERRY WHITE, CUB REPORTER (7 pgs.), written by Robert Bernstein, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by John Forte. This story originally appeared as the second of three stories in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 42, January 1960, published on November 19, 1959. It was first covered back in Episode 292 Part II for the week of January 29, 2014.

– (35:28) JIMMY OLSEN, SPEED DEMON (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Ray Burnley. It was first published in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 15, September 1956, around July 19, 1956. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN: DAILY PLANET and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. III. We first covered the story in Episode 199 for the week of October 5, 2011.

– (44:09) THE RADIOACTIVE BOY (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Ray Burnley. It was first published as the second of three stories SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 17, December 1956, released around October 11, 1956. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. It was first covered back in Episode 205 for the week of November 16, 2011.

– (53:26) JIMMY THE GENIE (10 pgs.), written by Robert Bernstein and pencilled by Curt Swan. According to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comic Books, Craig Flessel was the inker, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits John Forte. This story was originally the third and final one in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 42, January 1960, originally released on November 19, 1959. In the story credits for this issue the inker is given as possibly John Giunta, according to the Grand Comic Book Database. We originally covered this story on Episode 292 Part II for the week of January 29, 2014. It was also reprinted in SUPERMAN: THE AMAZING TRANSFORMATIONS OF JIMMY OLSEN and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. III.

– (1:10:47) SUPERMAN’S ENEMY (9 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Ray Burnley. It was first published as the third and final story in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 35, March 1959, released on January 6, 1959. We first covered this story in Episode 269 for the week of May 15, 2003. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. III.

– (1:21:51) JIMMY OLSEN’S KOOKIE SCOOPS (12 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by John Forte and inked by George Klein. It was the 92nd Siegel Superman Family story we’ve covered for the silver age, and his 146th story overall for the era. It was originally published as the third and final story in ADVENTURE COMICS 287, August 1961, released on June 29, 1961.This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN: TALES OF THE BIZARRO WORLD.

– (1:37:00) SUPERMAN’S SUPER-RIVAL (9 pgs.), written by Bill Finger, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by John Forte. This story was originally published as the first of three stories in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 37, June 1959, released on April 7, 1959. We originally coverd this story in Episode 277 for the week of August 15, 2013.

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED AUGUST 1965 PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 151, PART III: SUPERMAN 179, PART IV: ACTION COMICS 327 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 59!

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 86, July 1965!

Download Episode 384 Part IV! 

SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 86, July 1965, was published on May 27, 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 issue’s third and final story.

– (1:37) MY PULL LIST segment, this time featuring the comic books cover dated November 2018, which were published during the month of September, that I received from Discount Comic Book Service.

– (13:25) JIMMY OLSEN, APE MAN (9 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, drawn by George Papp and lettered by Vivian Berg.

– (29:45) JIMMY’S D-DAY ADVENTURE (9 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Milt Snappin. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN FAMILY 168, December 1973/January 1974. It contained 100 pages for the cover price of 60¢. The story also was reprinted in SUPERMAN: PAST AND FUTURE.

– (48:25) THE TEAM OF OLSEN AND BRAINIAC (6 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Milt Snappin. This was Siegel’s 91st silver age Superman Family story that has been covered in this podcast, and his 145th overall for the era.

– (58:46) JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

– (1:04:41) ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS 30 issues carried the July or July/August 1965 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics.

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

Beginning Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED AUGUST 1965: PART I: 80 PG. GIANT 13 (starring Jimmy Olsen), PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 151, PART III: SUPERMAN 179, PART IV: ACTION COMICS 327 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 59!

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 326, July 1965!

Download Episode 384 Part III! 

ACTION COMICS 326, July 1965, was published on May 27, 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 Joe Letterese.

– (7:20) THE LEGION OF SUPER-CREATURES (12 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Joe Letterese.

– (30:30) THE SECRET OF SUPERGIRL’S SUITOR (12 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by Jim Mooney. This was Siegel’s 90th silver age Superman Family story, and his 144th overall for the era.

– (50:52) 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 JULY 1965 PART IV: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 86 & Elsewhere In DC Comics, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics.

Then we will cover: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED AUGUST 1965: PART I: 80 PG. GIANT 13 (featuring Jimmy Olsen), PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 151, PART III: SUPERMAN 179, PART IV: ACTION COMICS 327 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 59!

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 Girl Friend Lois Lane 58, July 1965!

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Download Episode 384 Part II! 

SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 58, July 1965, was published on May 13, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger. He also was the artist for all three stories in this issue, which were all written by Otto Binder.

– (7:52) LOIS LANE’S GREAT HOUDINI TRICK (6 pgs.), lettered by Vivian Berg.

– (22:38) LOIS LANE, SPY-HUNTER (9 pgs.), lettered by Vivian Berg.

– (40:00) THE CAPTIVE PRINCESS (9 pgs.), lettered by Milt Snappin.

– (56:15) LETTERS TO LOIS.

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JULY 1965: PART III: SUPERMAN 179 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 327!

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED AUGUST 1965: PART I: 80 PAGE GIANT 13 (starring Jimmy Olsen), PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 151, PART III: SUPERMAN 179, PART IV: ACTION COMICS 327 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 59!

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 178, July 1965!

https://archive.org/embed/Episode384Pt1SupermanComicBookCoverDatedJuly1965Sm178

Download Episode 384 Part I! 

SUPERMAN 178, July 1965, was published on May 6, 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 issue’s second and final story.

– (7:21) PROJECT EARTH-DOOM (12 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Al Plastino.

– (26:32) WHEN SUPERMAN LOST HIS MEMORY (12 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– (47:53) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JULY 1965: PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 58, PART III: ACTION COMICS 326 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 86!

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 150, June 1965!

https://archive.org/embed/Episode383Pt4SupermanFamilyComicBookCoverDatedJune1965WFC150

Download Episode 383 Part IV!

WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 150, June 1965, was published on April 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.

– (5:49) THE SUPER-GAMBLE OF DOOM (17 pgs., Part I is 8 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.

– (14:54) Part II: THE DUEL OF THE SUPER-GAMBLERS.

– (34:38) Congorilla starred in THE ONE-APE CIRCUS, written by Robert Bernstein and drawn by Howard Sherman. This story was originally published in ACTION COMICS 259, December 1959, published on October 29, 1959. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. We covered this issue on Episode 202, for the week of October 26, 2011.

– (38:26) CAPE AND COWL COMMENTS letter column.

– (48:32) ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS, 30 titles carried the June or June/July 1965 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics.

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

Beginning next episode: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JULY 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN 178, PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 58, PART III: ACTION COMICS 326 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 86!

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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