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Superman Fan Podcast Episode #381 Part III: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated April 1965!

Action Comics 323, April 1965!

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ACTION COMICS 323, April 1965, was published on February 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, inked by George Klein and possibly lettered by ?Joe Letterese?.

– (6:32) CLARK KENT IN THE BIG HOUSE (12 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, drawn by Al Plastino and lettered by Joe Letterese.

– (36:56) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

– (44:34) THE KRYPTONIAN KILLER (13 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, drawn by Jim Mooney and possibly lettered by ?David Huffine?.

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

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED APRIL 1965 PART IV: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 84. At the end of this episode will be the next installment of ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MAY 1965: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 149, PART II: SUPERMAN 177, PART III: ACTION COMICS 324 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 57.

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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Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane 56, April 1965!

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SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 56, April 1965, was published on February 11, 1965. 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 all three stories in this issue. Ira Schnapp was the letterer.

– (7:14) THE SNOOPIEST GIRL IN HISTORY (8 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton and lettered by Milt Snappin.

– (19:48) LOIS LANE, SUPER-TELEPATH (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder and lettered by Vivian Berg. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN FAMILY 168, December 1973/January 1974. It contained 100 pages for the cover price of 60¢.

– (35:43) LETTERS TO LOIS column.

– (43:38) LOIS LANE’S SUPER-GAMBLE (9 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel and lettered by Vivian Berg. It was subtitled AN UNTOLD STORY, which was the 23rd Untold Superman story. This was Siegel’s 86th silver age Superman Family story we’ve covered on this podcast, and his 139th overall for the era. 

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED APRIL 1965: PART III: ACTION COMICS 323 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 84!

Then we will cover: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED MAY 1965: PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 149, PART II: SUPERMAN 177, PART III: ACTION COMICS 324 & PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 57!

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 176, April 1965!

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Download Episode 381 Part I! 

SUPERMAN 176, April 1965, was published on February 4, 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 third and final story.

– (1:15) MY PULL LIST segment, where I review the comic books, cover dated September 2018 which were released during the month of July 2018, that I received from Discount Comic Book Service.

– (19:16) THE REVENGE OF THE SUPER-PETS (9 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– (40:35) TALES OF GREEN KRYPTONITE NUMBER 2 (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– (54:20) SUPERMAN’S DAY OF TRUTH (8 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN 241, August 1971, published on January 15, 1971. It contained 52 pages for the cover price of a quarter.

– (1:08:09) 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 APRIL 1965: 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!

World’s Finest Comics 148, March 1965!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 148, March 1965, was published on January 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, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp.

– (8:07) SUPERMAN AND BATMAN – OUTLAWS (17 pages, Part I being 8 pgs. long), 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.

– (19:50) Part II: THE INCREDIBLE NEW SUPER-TEAM (9 pgs.)

– (41:34) CAPE AND COWL COMMENTS letter column.

– (52:02) THE NINTH WONDER (6 pgs.), written by Robert Bernstein and drawn by Howard Sherman. This story reveals the origin of Congorilla. It was originally published in ADVENTURE COMICS 270, March 1960, published on January 28, 1960.

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

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 29 titles carried the March or March/April 1965 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics.

Next Episodes: 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!

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!

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 83, March 1965!

Download Episode 380 Part I!

SUPERMAN’S  PAL JIMMY OLSEN 83, March 1965, was published on January 14, 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 third and final story.

– (5:23) THE NOSTRADAMUS OF METROPOLIS (9 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by John Forte, inked by George Klein and lettered by Milt Snappin.

– (25:58) THE GREAT MISS UNIVERSE CONTEST (7 pgs.), written by Sam Wolfe, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Milt Snappin.

– (38:58) JIMMY OLSEN’S PEN PALS letter column.

– (47:19) JIMMY OLSEN’S CAPTIVE DOUBLE (9 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This was Siegel’s 85th Silver Age Superman Family story we’ve covered on this podcast, and his 137th overall for the era.

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MARCH 1965 PART II: ACTION COMICS 322 & PART III: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 148!

Then we will cover: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED APRIL 1965: 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!

Action Comics 321, February 1965!

Download Episode 379 Part IV! 

ACTION COMICS 321, February 1965, was published on December 31, 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.

– (3:41) SUPERMAN – WEAKEST MAN IN THE WORLD (14 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– (30:12) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

– (38:07) THE ENEMY SUPERGIRL (10 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II.

– (57:35) STRANGE WORLDS SUPERMAN HAS VISITED, writer unknown, although possibly written by DC Editor E. Nelson Bridwell, who at the time was the unofficial expert on DC Comics history and continuity.

– (1:06:07) Elsewhere in DC Comics, 32 titles carried the February or February/March 1965 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MARCH 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 83, PART II: ACTION COMICS 322 & PART III: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 148!

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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