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Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #64, April, 1966!

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SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 64, April 1966, was released on February 10, 1966. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger, who was also the artist for both stories in this issue.

– (4:43) Review of MARVELOCITY: THE MARVEL COMICS ART OF ALEX ROSS (312 pgs.), designed by Chip Kidd, photography by Geoff Spear, and an introduction by J. J. Abrams.

– (6:33) MY PULL LIST segment reviewing the June 2020 cover dated comic books that were released during the month of April 2020, which I received from Discount Comic Book Service.

– (16:32) THE LAWLESS LOIS LANE (16 pgs., Part I is 8 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel and lettered by Ira Schnapp. This was Siegel’s 98th silver age Superman Family story we’ve covered in this podcast, and his 156th overall for the era. The story also carried the subtitle, AN IMAGINARY STORY, and is the 24th such story we’ve covered on the podcast.

– (25:37) DIRECT CURRENTS checklist, featuring some of the DC Comics titles that were published during the month of February 1966.

– (30:33) Part II: THE COURTSHIP OF LOIS AND LEXO (8 pgs.).

– (48:46) THE PRISONER OF S.K.U.L. (8 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Jerry Siegel as the author.

– (1:04:00) LETTERS TO LOIS AND LANA column.

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED APRIL 1966: PART III: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 92 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 336!

Then we will cover: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MAY 1966: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 157, PART II: SUPERMAN 185, PART III: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 65 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 337!

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 ArchivetuneinStitcherAmazon and Instagram.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:

– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS 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. “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 185, April 1966!

Download Episode 395 part I!

SUPERMAN 185, April 1966, was published on February 3, 1966. 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.

– (3:57) After sharing another comment about the previous episode written by Halk-Kar, I review FROM GIRLS TO GRRRLZ (144 pgs.), was written by Trina Robbins and published by Chronicle Books in April of 1999.

– (6:20) Then I review another Trina Robbins written book, LAST GIRL STANDING (200 pgs.), published by Fantagraphic Books in September 2017.

– (8:56) MY PULL LIST review of the comic books that carried the May 2020 cover date, which were released during the month of March 2020, that I received from Discount Comic Book Service.

– (25:45) SUPERMAN’S ACHILLES HEEL (10 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database lists the witer as unknown. Pete Costanza was the artist.

– (47:21) TARGET SUPERMAN (16 pgs., Part I was 9 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database lists the witer as unknown. Jim Mooney was the artist.

– (1:01:42) Part II: THE IRRESISITIBLE CLARK KENT (7 pgs.).

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED APRIL 1966: 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 ArchivetuneinStitcherAmazon and Instagram.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:

– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS and

– The COMICS 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. “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 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.
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 156, March 1966!

WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 156, March 1966, was published on January 25, 1966. 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 Sheldon Moldoff and lettered by Ira Schnapp.
 
– (3:53) After reading a comment about last episode by Halk-Kar, I review the book AL PLASTINO: LAST SUPERMAN STANDING: AN ILLUSTRATED BIOGRAPHY, written by Eddy Zeno and published by TwoMorrows Publishing in 2016. It contains 112 pages.
 
– (8:05) MY PULL LIST, where I review the comic books that carried the March 2020 cover date which were released in January 2020, that I received from Discount Comic Book Service.
 
– (21:05) THE FEDERATION OF BIZARRO IDIOTS (18 pgs., Part I was 8 pgs. long), written by Edmond Hamilton, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits E. Nelson Bridwell as the writer of page 1, and Edmond Hamilton writing pages 2 – 8. This story was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Joe Letterese.
 
– (31:02) I WAS AN IDIOT FOR THE F.B.I. (10 pgs long), written by Edmond Hamilton, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Edmond Hamilton with writing pages 9 – 10 and 15 – 18, with E. Nelson Bridwell writing pages 11 – 14.
 
– (48:07) DIRECT CURRENTS, the very first checklist of some of the upcoming DC Comics titles, that will become a staple of DC titles.
 
– (51:18) THE PUZZLE OF THE PERILOUS PLANETOID (6 pgs.), starring Tommy Tomorrow, was the second story picked by the EDITORS’ ROUND TABLE to be reprinted in this series. This story was originally released in ACTION COMICS 243, August 1958, which we originally covered in Episode 168, for the week of March 2, 2011.
 
– (53:03) CAPE AND COWL COMMENTS letter column.
 
Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features.
 
Next Episode: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MARCH 1966 PART IV: ACTION COMICS 335 (and ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS, featuring the other DC titles which carried the March or March/April 1966 cover date)!
 
Then we will cover: 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 III: 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.
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 334, March 1966!

Download Episode 394 Part II!

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!

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.

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 91, March 1966!

Download Episode 394 Part I!

SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 91, March 1966, was published on January 13, 1966. 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.

– (4:00) Review of the artist biography, HERO GETS THE GIRL: THE LIFE AND ART OF KURT SCHAFFENBERGER by Mark Voger, with photos by Kathy Vogelsong and published by Twomorrows Publishing.

– (6:30) MY PULL LIST, reviewing the comic books that carried the February 2020 cover date, which were released during the month of December 2019, that I received from Discount Comic Book Service.

– (25:16) THE DRAGON DELINQUENT (17 pgs., Part I was 11 pgs. long), written by Leo Dorfman, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Roy Thomas as the original writer, and Leo Dorfman reworked the story, according to Roy Thomas and Bob Bailey. The story was drawn by Pete Costanza and lettered by Milt Snappin.

– (37:00) Part II: THE SECRET OF THE TRAITOR THEFTS (6 pgs.).

– (51:44) JIMMY OLSEN’S MAGIC MANACLES (8 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Milt Snappin.

– (1:08:06) JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MARCH 1966: PART II: ACTION COMICS 334 (80 Pg. Giant starring Supergirl), PART III: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 156 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 335!

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.

Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane 63, February 1966!

Download Episode 392 Part IV!

SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 63, February 1966, was published on December 23, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor. On the cover, Superman was drawn by Wayne Boring, while Kurt Schaffenberger drew Lana Lang and Lois Lane.

– (10:17) After reading a comment from last episode, I review the book, PLANET DOONESBURY, 152 pgs., by G. B. Trudeau.

– (14:05) MY PULL LIST, where I review the comic books I read which carried the January 2020 cover date, that were released during the month of November 2019 and I received from Discount Comic Book Service.

– (20:25) THE SATANIC SCHEMES OF S.K.U.L. (25 pgs., Part I was 13 pgs. long), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger.

– (32:23) LETTERS TO LOIS column.

– (41:10) Part II: LOIS TEAMS UP WITH LANA (12 pgs.).

– (1:04:44) MEET TV’S LOIS LANE, writer unknown, about actress Noel Neill.

– (1:09:12) Elsewhere in DC Comics, 32 titles carried the February or February/March 1966 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.

Next Episode: In honor of the recent passing of comic book writer and editor Denny O’Neil: THE SUPERMAN STORIES OF DENNY O’NEIL!

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MARCH 1966: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 91, PART II: ACTION COMICS 334 (an 80 Pg. Giant starring Supergirl), PART III: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 156 & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 335!

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 333, February 1966!


Download Episode 392 Part III!

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.

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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.

Superman 184, February 1966!

Download Episode 392 Part II!

SUPERMAN 184, February 1966, was published on December 16, 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 lettered by Ira Schnapp.

– (3:57) After sharing a comment about last episode from Halk-Kar, I review the book, THE ART AND INVENTIONS OF MAX FLEISCHER, AMERICAN ANIMATION PIONEER, by Ray Pointer, with a forward by Jerry Beck. This book was published by McFarland & Company in 2017 and contained 303 pages.

– (7:43) MY PULL LIST segment, covering the comic books cover dated December 2019 and released during the month of October, that I received from the Discount Comic Book Service. I review the titles in the order I read them.

– (26:39) THE DEMON UNDER THE RED SUN (22 pgs., Part I was 11 pgs. long), written by Otto Binder and drawn by Al Plastino.

– (41:07) Part II: THE TEST OF THE TALISMAN

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1966: PART III: ACTION COMICS 333 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 63 with ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS cover dated February 1966!

Then we will explore: 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 335 with ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS cover dated March 1966!

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.

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 90, January 1966!

Download Episode 391 Part V!

SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 90, January 1966, was published on November 25, 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 lettered by Ira Schnapp.

– (5:10) After reading a comment left at the end of last week’s episode, I review the book, THE LEGION OF REGRETTABLE SUPERVILLAINS: ODDBALL CRIMINALS FROM COMIC BOOK HISTORY (253 pgs), written by John Morris and published by Quirk Books in 2917.

– (7:16) MY PULL LIST, where I review the comic books which carried the October 2019 cover date, that I received from Discount Comic Book Service.

– (18:07) THE BRAIN-WASHING OF JIMMY OLSEN (14 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Milt Snappin. This was Siegel’s 58th silver age Superman story, and his 155th overall for the era.

– (42:08) JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

– (50:48) MR. MXYZPTLK’S PARTNER IN CRIME (10 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, drawn by Al Plastino and lettered by Milt Snappin.

– ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS, 31 titles carried the January or January/February 1966 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics.

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1966: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 155, PART II: SUPERMAN 184, PART III: ACTION COMICS 333 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 63!

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.
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