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Superman Fan Podcast Episode #304 Part II: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated May 1963: Action Comics #300!

Action Comics #300!

Action Comics #300!

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ACTION COMICS 300, May 1963, was published on March 28, 1963. 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. This cover also served as the cover to the edition it was reprinted in, SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. IV.

– The Man of Steel starred in the fourteen page story titled, SUPERMAN UNDER THE RED SUN, written by Edmond Hamilton and drawn by Al Plastino. This story was also reprinted in, SUPERMAN: PAST AND FUTURE.

– Supergirl starred in the eleven page story titled, THE RETURN OF SUPER-HORSE, written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story has also been reprinted in, SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II.

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

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 29 titles carried the May or May/June 1963 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.

Next week we will feature the Superman Family comic books cover dated July 1960, Part I featuring SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 18, and Part II highlighting SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 46!

In 2 weeks: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED JUNE 1963: ACTION COMICS 301!

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

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- COMICS PODCAST NETWORK! – http://www.comicspodcasts.com/,
– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

- The SUPERMAN PODCAST NETWORK at http://supermanpodcastnetwork !

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!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode 302 Part II: Superman Comic Cover Dated April 1963: Action Comics #299!

Superman Comic Book Cover Dated April 1963!

Superman Comic Book Cover Dated April 1963!

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ACTION COMICS 299, April 1963, was published on February 28, 1963. 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. It featured the Supergirl story in the back of the issue, and was her 9th appearance on the cover of ACTION, and 10th including her solo appearance on the cover of Superman (I misspoke and said that it was her 14th cover appearance, misreading my checklist).

– The 13 page Superman story in this issue was titled, THE STORY OF SUPERMAN’S EXPERIMENTAL ROBOTS, written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by Al Plastino. This story has also been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. IV. It was also Siegel’s 45th silver age Superman story, and his 137th overall for the era. Previously he wrote, THE HELMET OF HATE for SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 68, April 1963, which was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– The 12 page Supergirl story was titled, THE FANTASTIC SECRET OF SUPERBABY II, written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 29 titles carried the April or April/may 1963 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics.

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

The next two episodes will feature the Superman Family comic books cover dated July 1960, Part I: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 18, and Part II: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 48!

Then we will return to the Superman comic books cover dated May 1963, Part I: SUPERMAN 161, and Part II: ACTION COMICS 300!

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 [email protected]

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 at http://www.comicbooknoise.com/league ,

-The SUPERMAN PODCAST NETWORK at http://supermanpodcastnetwork !

- COMICS PODCAST NETWORK! – http://www.comicspodcasts.com/,

- The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

- The SUPERMAN PODCAST NETWORK at http://supermanpodcastnetwork !

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!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #300: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated March 1963: Action Comics #298!

Action Comics #298!

Action Comics #298!

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ACTION COMICS 298, March 1963, was published around January 31, 1963. 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. This cover featured the Supergirl story in the back of this issue, although she does not appear.

– The 12 page Superman story was titled CLARK KENT, COWARD, written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story has been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol.. IV.

– The 13 page Supergirl story was titled THE SUPER-POWERS OF LEX LUTHOR, written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story has been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II.

Elsewhere in DC Comics 27 titles carried the March or March/April 1963 cover date, according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics.

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

I also share the comic books I bought from my local comic book shop in the MY PULL LIST segment.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MAY 1960 PART I: World’s Finest Comics 109!

In 2 Weeks: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MAY 1960 PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 17!

In 3 Weeks: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED APRIL 1963 PART I: SUPERMAN 160!

In 1 Month: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED APRIL 1963 PART II: ACTION COMICS 299!

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 [email protected]

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 at http://www.comicbooknoise.com/league ,
– The SUPERMAN PODCAST NETWORK at http://supermanpodcastnetwork !

- COMICS PODCAST NETWORK! – http://www.comicspodcasts.com/,
– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and

- The SUPERMAN PODCAST NETWORK at http://supermanpodcastnetwork !

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!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #295 Part III: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated January 1963: Action Comics #296!

Action Comics #296!

Action Comics #296!

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ACTION COMICS 296, January 1963, was published on November 29, 1962. 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.

– The 13 page Superman story was titled THE INVASION OF THE SUPER-ANTS, writer unknown, with art done by Al Plastino. This story has been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. IV.

– Supergirl starred in the 12 page story titled THE GIRL WHO WAS SUPERGIRL’S DOUBLE, written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 30 titles carried the January or January/February 1963 cover date, thanks 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 page.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MARCH 1960 PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 43!

In 2 Weeks: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MARCH 1960 PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 108!

In 3 Weeks: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1963 PART I: SUPERMAN 159!

In a month: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1963 PART II: ACTION COMICS 297!

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 [email protected]

 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 at http://www.comicbooknoise.com/league ,
– The SUPERMAN PODCAST NETWORK at http://supermanpodcastnetwork !

- COMICS PODCAST NETWORK! – http://www.comicspodcasts.com/,
– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and- The SUPERMAN PODCAST NETWORK at http://supermanpodcastnetwork !

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!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #295 Part II: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated January 1963: Superman Annual #3!

Giant Superman Annual #6!

Giant Superman Annual #6!

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Now that MegaCon is over, we’re returning through the time barrier to pick up our journey through the silver age adventures of Superman, and finishing our look at the Superman titles cover dated January 1963.

SUPERMAN ANNUAL 6, cover dated Winter 1962 – 1963, was published on November 15, 1962 (5 years later this date would be when my sister was born). It contained 80 pages for the cover price of a quarter. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

– THE FIRST TWO SUPERMAN (13 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Ray Burnley. This story was originally published in ADVENTURE COMICS 257, February 1959, released around December 30, 1958. (I mistakenly stated that the cover date was February 1958, and the release date was around December 30, 1957.)

– THE FIRST SUPERGIRL (10 pgs.), was part I of the 3-part story THE GIRL OF STEEL, originally published in SUPERMAN 123, August 1958, released around June 17, 1958. This story was written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Dick Sprang and inked by Stan Kaye, and was covered in Episode 168 for the week of Wednesday, March 2, 2011..

– SUPERMAN’S KID BROTHER (8 pgs.), was written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Ray Burnley, originally published in SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 19, March 1957, released around January 15, 1957. This story was covered in Episode 212 for the week of January 4, 2012.

– THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES (11 pgs.), written by Otto Binder and drawn by Al Plastino, originally published in ADVENTURE COMICS 247, April 1958, released around February 27, 1958 (which would be my son’s birthday in 1990).

– LOIS LANE WEDS ASTOUNDING MAN (9 pgs.), was written by Otto Binder (according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics), while comics.org credits Jerry Siegel as the writer. Both sources agree on the penciller, Kurt Schaffenberger.

– THE MYSTERY OF MIGHTY BOY (19 pages), was written by Otto Binder and drawn by George Papp, originally published in SUPERBOY 85, December 1960, released on October 6, 1960.

– THE SUPERMAN OF THE PAST (9 pgs.), was written by Otto Binder and drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger, originally published in SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 19, August 1960, released on June 28, 1960.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED JANUARY 1963: ACTION COMICS 296!

In 2 Weeks: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MARCH 1960 PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 43!

In 3 Weeks: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED MARCH 1960 PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 108!

In 1 Month: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1963 PART I: SUPERMAN 159!

In 5 Weeks: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1963 PART II: ACTION COMICS 297!

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 [email protected]

 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 at http://www.comicbooknoise.com/league ,
– The SUPERMAN PODCAST NETWORK at http://supermanpodcastnetwork !

- COMICS PODCAST NETWORK! – http://www.comicspodcasts.com/,
– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and- The SUPERMAN PODCAST NETWORK at http://supermanpodcastnetwork !

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!

Superman & Batman, Episode 14

Superman & BatmanWelcome to episode 14 of SUPERMAN & BATMAN, featuring your two favorite heroes in one podcast together!

The show’s premise is simple: Each episode, host Michael Bradley celebrates seven decades of the World’s Finest heroes by looking at story featuring the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight, chosen at random mostly from the pages of World’s Finest Comics.

This episode

“The Superman-Batman Split!”

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION: World’s Finest Comics #176 (cover date June 1968)

WHAT TO EXPECT: Superman and Batman … World’s Finest enemies!

ALSO FEATURING: Supergirl, Batgirl, Jimmy Olsen and Robin!

PLUS: A rundown of the book’s other contents and a look at what else was on the stands!

DOWNLOAD: GreatKrypton.com

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Superman Fan Podcast Episode #293: Superman Comic Cover Dated December 1962: Action Comics #293!

Action Comics #295!

Action Comics #295!

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ACTION COMICS 295, December 1962, was published around October 30, 1962. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan. According to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics and The Comic Book Database, George Klein was credited as the inker, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits John Forte as the inker. (During the recording I mistakenly flopped the two comic book database credits.)

– The 13 page Superman story in this issue was titled, SUPERMAN GOES WILD, was written by Robert Bernstein, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. This story has been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. IV.

– Supergirl starred in the 13 page story titled, THE GIRL WITH THE X-RAY MIND, written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story has been reprinted in SUPERMAN DC GIANT S-24, May/June 1971, published on March 4, 1971, which contained 64 pages for a quarter, and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II.

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

Elsewhere in DC Comics 28 titles carried the December or December 1962/January 1963 cover date.

Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson, granddaughter of DC Comics founder Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson, will be attending New Orleans Comic Con from Friday, February 7 – Sunday, February 9, 2014. During the weekend of Friday, February 21 – Sunday, February 23, 2014 Nicky will attend Pensacola, Florida’s PensaCon.

If you are interested in reading Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson’s pulp era stories, you might be interested in the book, The Texas-Siberia Trail, published by Off Trail Publications.

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1960 PART I: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 107!

In 2 Weeks: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1960 PART II: SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 15!

In 3 Weeks: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED JANUARY 1963 PART I: SUPERMAN 158!

In 1 Month: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED JANUARY 1963 PART II: SUPERMAN ANNUAL 6!

In 5 Weeks: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED JANUARY 1963 PART III: ACTION COMICS 296!

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 [email protected]

 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 at http://www.comicbooknoise.com/league ,
– The SUPERMAN PODCAST NETWORK at http://supermanpodcastnetwork !

- COMICS PODCAST NETWORK! – http://www.comicspodcasts.com/,
– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and- The SUPERMAN PODCAST NETWORK at http://supermanpodcastnetwork !

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!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode 292 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated January 1960: Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #14!

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane #14!

Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #14!

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SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 14, January 1960, was published on November 12, 1959. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 10¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Stan Kaye. It featured the issue’s third and final story. All 3 stories have been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. III, and were drawn by the classic Lois Lane artist Kurt Schaffenberger.

– THREE NIGHTS IN THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE (9 pgs.), written by Otto Binder.

– LOIS LANE’S SOLDIER SWEETHEART (8 pgs.), according to Mike’s Amazing World Of DC Comics and the Comic Book Database the writer is unknown, while  the Grand Comic Book Database credits Robert Bernstein as the author.

Also highlighted in this episode are the ads and other features in this issue, including the LETTERS FOR LOIS column.

Elsewhere in DC Comics will be highlighted in Part II of our coverage of the Superman Family titles carrying the January 1960 cover date next episode, featuring SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 42!

In 2 Weeks: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED DECEMBER 1962: ACTION COMICS 295!

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 [email protected]

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 at http://www.comicbooknoise.com/league ,
– The SUPERMAN PODCAST NETWORK at http://supermanpodcastnetwork !
- COMICS PODCAST NETWORK! – http://www.comicspodcasts.com/,
– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and- The SUPERMAN PODCAST NETWORK at http://supermanpodcastnetwork !

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!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #291 Part II: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated November 1962: Action Comics #294!

Episode #291 Part II: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated November 1962!

Episode #291 Part II: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated November 1962!

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ACTION COMICS 294, November 1962, was published on September 27, 1962 (the date of my 2nd birthday). 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.

– The Superman story in this issue was titled, THE KRYPTONITE KILLER (14 pgs.), was written by Edmond Hamilton and drawn by Al Plastino, and was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. IV. This story continued the tale begun in ACTION COMICS 292 (covered in Episode 286, for the week of October 30, 2013).

– The Supergirl story in this issue was titled, THE MUTINY OF SUPER-HORSE (11 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story has been reprinted in  SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II.

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

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 29 titles carried the November or November/December 1962 cover date, thanks to Mike’s Amazing World Of Comics.

I also give a brief review of the comic book history title, Marvel Comics: The Untold Story. I have begun reading Super Boys, about the Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, and will review this book in a future episode.

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 [email protected]

 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 at http://www.comicbooknoise.com/league ,
– The SUPERMAN PODCAST NETWORK at http://supermanpodcastnetwork !

- COMICS PODCAST NETWORK! – http://www.comicspodcasts.com/,
– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and- The SUPERMAN PODCAST NETWORK at http://supermanpodcastnetwork !

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!

Superman Fan Podcast Episode #288 Part II: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated October 1962: Action Comics #293!

Action Comics #293!

Action Comics #293!

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYONE!

ACTION COMICS 293, October 1962, was published around August 28, 1962. 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 Supergirl in her 13th silver age cover appearance, and two in a row after SUPERMAN 156.

– The 14 page Superman story was titled, THE FEUD BETWEEN SUPERMAN AND CLARK KENT, written by Edmond Hamilton and drawn by Al Plastino. This story has been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. IV, and is the first story in that volume.

– Supergirl starred in the 11 page story, THE SECRET ORIGIN OF SUPERGIRL’S SUPER-HORSE, written by Leo Dorfman and drawn by Jim Mooney. This story has been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II.

Elsewhere in DC Comics, 27 titles carried the October or October/November 1962 cover date.

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

Next Episode: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED DECEMBER 1959 PART I: SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 41!

In 2 Weeks: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED DECEMBER 1959 PART II: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 106!

In 3 Weeks: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOK COVER DATED NOVEMBER 1962: SUPERMAN 157!

In 1 Month: SUPERMAN 2013 YEAR IN REVIEW!

Finally, my condolences go the the family of golden and silver age of comic book artist Al Plastino, who died on Monday, November 25, 2013. He was born on December 15, 1921, and died a few weeks before his 92nd birthday.

Adam Dechanel, writer for the Superman Homepage, is the writer and co-producer of THE JUNGLE BOOK, a theatrical adaption of the classic Rudyard Kipling story, at a London Theater this holiday season. For more information, go to http://www.thejunglebook.eu/.

 
The new home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to [email protected]
 
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 at http://www.comicbooknoise.com/league ,
– The SUPERMAN PODCAST NETWORK at http://supermanpodcastnetwork !

- COMICS PODCAST NETWORK! – http://www.comicspodcasts.com/,
– The SUPERMAN WEBRING of websites, and- The SUPERMAN PODCAST NETWORK at http://supermanpodcastnetwork !

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!