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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.

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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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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!

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!

Action Comics 325, June 1965!

Download Episode 383 Part III!

ACTION COMICS 325, 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. It featured the issue’s first story, which starred Superman.

– (7:47) MY PULL LIST segment, where I review the comic books that were cover dated October 2018, released in August 2018, that I received from Discount Comic Book Service.

– (19:03) THE SKYSCRAPER SUPERMAN (11 pgs.), writer unknown, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– (41:10) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

– (47:52) Supergirl starred in UGLY DUCKLING TEACHER OF STANHOPE COLLEGE (13 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney.

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

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED JUNE 1965: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 150 & ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics.

Then we will feature: 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!

Action Comics 324, May 1965!

Download Episode 382 Part III! 

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

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

– (31:45) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

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

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

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

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

The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.You can join the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST Group or Page on facebook, and follow the podcast on twitter @supermanpodcast. You can also keep track of the podcast on TumblrMediumFlipboard, the Internet Archive and Stitcher.

SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is a proud member of:

The theme of this podcast is PLANS IN MOTION, composed by Kevin MacLeod, and part of the royalty free music library at http://incompetech.com“Plans in Motion” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Superman and all related characters are trademark and copyright DC Comics. Any art shown on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only, and not for profit. I make no claims of ownership of these images, nor do I earn any money from this podcast.
If you are interested in my artwork, go to wayfarerercomics.wordpress.com. I am available for commissions, so click on the Art Commissions tab for more information. If interested, send an e-mail to wayfarercomics@gmail.com.
Thanks for listening to the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST and, as always, thanks to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, creators of Superman!
And don’t forget to take care of each other out there!

Action Comics 322, March 1965!

Download Episode 380 Part II! 

ACTION COMICS 322, March 1965, was published on January 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 and inked by George Klein.

– (12:11) THE COWARD OF STEEL (14 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, drawn by Al Plastino and lettered by Joe Letterese. This was Siegel’s 53rd silver age Superman story we’ve covered in this podcast, and his 138th overall for the era.

– (33:21) THE PLANET OF OUTCASTS (14 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney.

– (50:58) 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 MARCH 1965 PART III: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 148! At the end of the episode will be the ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS segment, where we will look at the other DC Comics titles which carried the March or March/April 1965 cover date, thanks to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics.

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED APRIL 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN 176, PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 56, PART III, ACTION COMICS 323 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 84!

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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