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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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Download Episode 381 Part III!

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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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!

Action Comics 318, November 1964!

Download Episode 376 Part III!

ACTION COMICS 318, November 1964, was published on September 24, 1964 (three days before my fourth birthday). 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 Superman story in this issue.

– (1:55) MY PULL LIST segment, where I review the comic books, published during the month of February 2018 and carrying the April 2018 cover date, which I received from the Discount Comic Book Service.

– (15:15) Superman starred in the 12 page story, THE DEA TH OF LUTHOR, written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. It was reprinted in BEST OF DC 27, August 1982. It contained 100 pages for the cover price of 95¢, and was published on May 6, 1982.

– (35:58) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column and the short article, SUPERGIRL’S TIME TRIPS, writer unknown.

– (45:08) Supergirl was featured in the 12 page story, SUPERGIRL GOES TO COLLEGE, written by Leo Dorfman, drawn by Jim Mooney and lettered by Milt Snappin. This story was reprinted in BEST OF DC 17, October 1981, published on July 9, 1981. It contained 100 pages for the cover price of 95¢. It was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol.. II.

– Next episode, we will finish looking at: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED NOVEMBER 1964 PART IV: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 53! The end of the episode will feature the ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS segment, featuring the other titles DC published with the November or November/December 1964 cover date.

– Then we will feature: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED DECEMBER 1964: PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 81, PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 146 & PART III: ACTION COMICS 319, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of 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 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 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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