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Action Comics 315, August 1964!

Download Episode 372 Part IV!

ACTION COMICS 315, August 1964, was published around June 25, 1964. 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.

– Superman starred  in the thirteen page story titled, THE JUVENILE DELINQUENTS FROM SPACE, written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was reprinted in LIMITED COLLECTOR’S EDITION C-38, October/November 1975, published on July 3, 1975. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of $1.00, featuring six Superman stories.

– Supergirl was featured in the ten page story, THE MENACE OF SUPERGIRL’S MOTHER, written by Leo Dorfman, drawn by Jim Mooney and lettered by Milt Snappin. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II.

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including THE ORIGIN OF SUPERHORSE and the METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

Next episode we finish looking at the: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED AUGUST 1964 PART IV: ACTION COMICS 315!

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED SEPTEMBER 1964: PART I: 80 PAGE GIANT 2 (starring Jimmy Olsen), PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 79, PART III: 80 PAGE GIANT 3 (featuring Lois Lane and co-starring Lana Lang), PART IV: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 144 & PART V: ACTION COMICS 316!

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.

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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!

And don’t forget to take care of each other out there!

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Action Comics 314, July 1964!

Download Episode 371 Part III! 

ACTION COMICS 314, July 1964, was published on May 28, 1964. 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 Sheldon Moldoff and lettered by Joe Letterese.

– (6:27) THE DAY SUPERMAN BECAME THE FLASH (14 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton, drawn by Al Plastino and lettered by Joe Letterese. This story was reprinted in THE BEST OF DC 8.

– (25:22) The METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

– (32:30) SUPERGIRL’S TRAGIC ORDEAL (11 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II.

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

The final episode covering DC Comic’s July 1964 Superman Family titles will feature SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 78! At the end of this episode the segment, ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS, where I will feature the other DC Comics titles which carried the July or July/August 1964 cover dates, thanks to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED AUGUST 1964: PART I: 80 PG. GIANT 1 (featuring Superman), PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 143, PART III: SUPERMAN 171, PART IV: ACTION COMICS 315 & PART V: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 51. At the end of this episode will be the next ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS segment.

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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Download Episode 333!

We begin 2016 by looking back at the Superman titles I read during 2015: ACTION COMICS, SUPERMAN and SUPERMAN: LOIS AND CLARK.

After summarizing the storylines in each title I review them and give my overall ratings for the year. Then I pick my favorite title of the year.

To finish the episode I highlight what is coming up on the podcast, including a few changes I’ll be making to future episodes.

The first silver age Superman titles to be reviewed in 2016 will be: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED AUGUST 1961: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 119 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 27!

The Superman Fan Podcast is now available on Stitcher, for your smart phone, tablet or computer.

The new 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.


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:
– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS,

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK,
– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and


The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com.

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.


Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

Action Comics 313!

Action Comics 313!

Download Episode 332!


ACTION COMICS 313, June 1964, was published around April 30, 1964. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt S wan and inked by George Klein. It featured Supergirl’s 11th appearance on the cover.


– THE END OF CLARK KENT’S SECRET IDENTITY (13 pgs.), writer unknown, was drawn by Al Plastino and has not been reprinted as of yet.


– Supergirl starred in the 12 page story titled, LENA THORUL, JUNGLE PRINCESS, written by Leo Dorfman, drawn by Jim Mooney and lettered by Milt Snappin. This story has also been reprinted in 100-PAGE SUPER SPECTACULAR (DC-21), October 1973, cover price 50¢ and featured Superboy on the cover. This cover was drawn by Nick Cardy. SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II also reprinted this story.


Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.


Elsewhere in DC Comics 31 titles carried the June or June/July 1964 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.


We begin 2016 with: SUPERMAN 2015: THE YEAR IN REVIEW!


SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED AUGUST 1961: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 119 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 27!

The Superman Fan Podcast is now available on Stitcher, for your smart phone, tablet or computer.

The new 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.


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:
– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS,

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK,
– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and


The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com.

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.


Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

Action Comics 312, May 1964!

Download Episode 330 Part II!


ACTION COMICS 312, May 1964, was published on March 26, 1964. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein, who were the art team for the Superman story in this issue.


– KING SUPERMAN VERSUS CLARK KENT, METALLO (14 pgs.), was written by Robert Bernstein. This story has not yet been reprinted by the time this episode was posted.


– Supergirl starred in the 12 page story, THE FANTASTIC MENACE OF THE L. L.’S, written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story has been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II.


Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.


This episode begins with a few e-mails and the monthly MY PULL LIST section, where I review the October comic books I received in my shipment from Discount Comic Book Service!


Elsewhere in DC Comics, 28 titles carried the May or May/June 1964 cover date.


Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JULY 1961: PART I: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 26 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 54!


Then we return to: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED JUNE 1964: ACTION COMICS 313!

The Superman Fan Podcast is now available on Stitcher, for your smart phone, tablet or computer.

The new 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.


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:
– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS,

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK,
– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and


The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com.

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.


Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

Action Comics 311, April 1964!

Action Comics 311, April 1964!

Download Episode 328 Part II!

ACTION COMICS 311, April 1964, was published around February 27, 1964 (26 years before my son was born. I mistakenly said 30 years during the ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS segment). 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 Sheldon Moldoff.


– SUPERMAN, KING OF THE EARTH (13 pgs.), writer unknown according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database and the Comic Book Database credit Leo Dorfman as the author. This story was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein and lettered by Joe Letterese, and apparently has not been reprinted.


– Supergirl starred in the 13 page story titled, THE DAY SUPER-HORSE BECAME HUMAN, written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was reprinted in ADVENTURE COMICS 390, March/April 1970, published around January 13, 1970, a 64 page Giant for the cover price of a quarter, as well as SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II.


Elsewhere in DC Comics 31 titles carried the April or April/May 1964 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics.


Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.


The next episodes will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JUNE 1961: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 53 & PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 118!


Then we return to: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MAY 1964: SUPERMAN 169 & ACTION COMICS 312!

The Superman Fan Podcast is now available on Stitcher, for your smart phone, tablet or computer.

The new 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.


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:
– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS,

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK,
– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and


The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com.

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.


Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

Action Comics 310, March 1964!

Action Comics 310, March 1964!

Download Episode 326!

ACTION COMICS 310, March 1964, was published on January 30, 1964. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Sheldon Moldoff.

– SECRET OF KRYPTONITE SIX (13 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN 227, June/July 1970 (a 60-Page Giant for the cover price of a quarter), published on April 14 of that year, and BEST OF DC 36, May 1983, published on February 3 of that year.

– SUPERGIRL’S RIVAL PARENTS (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 of that year, a 100 page Super-Spectacular with the cover price of 50¢, and in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II.

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue’s ads and other features, including the METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 28 titles carried the March or March/April 1964 cover date.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MAY 1961 : PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 117 & PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 25!

Then we return to: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED APRIL 1964; PART I: SUPERMAN 168 & PART II: ACTION COMICS 311!

The Superman Fan Podcast is now available on Stitcher, for your smart phone, tablet or computer.

The new 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.


SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of the following:
– The LEAGUE OF COMIC BOOK PODCASTERS,

– The COMICS PODCAST NETWORK,
– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and


The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com.

Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.


Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!

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