Thursday, February 22, 2018

Episode #374 Part III: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated October 1964: Action Comics #317!

Action Comics 317, October 1964!



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ACTION COMICS 317, October 1964, was published around August 27, 1964 (which was my parents' fifth anniversary). 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 George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp. It featured the Superman story in this issue.

- (14:32) SUPERMAN'S RAINBOW FACE (11 pgs.), written by Otto Binder and drawn by Al Plastino.

- (33:26) METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

- (41:43) THE GREAT SUPERGIRL DOUBLE-CROSS (12 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, drawn by Jim Mooney and lettered by Joe Letterese. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN FAMILY 166, August/September 1974, published on May 28, 1974. It contained 100 pages for the cover price of 60¢. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol.. II.

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue's ads and other features. The episode begins with the MY PULL LIST segment, featuring the comic books cover dated February 2018, which were released during the month of November 2017. I received them from Discount Comic Book Service.

Next Episode:SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED OCTOBER 1964 PART IV: SUPERMAN'S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 80! At the end of this episode the ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS segment will explore the other DC titles which carried the October or October/November 1964 cover date.

In the following episode: SUPERMAN 2017: THE YEAR IN REVIEW!

Then we will return to our regularly scheduled silver age comic book schedule with: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED NOVEMBER 1964: PART I: WORLD'S FINEST COMICS 145, PART II: SUPERMAN 173 & PART IV: SUPERMAN'S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 53!


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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.

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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!

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Episode #374 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated October 1964: Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane #52!

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane 52, October 1964!



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SUPERMAN'S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 52, October 1964, was published around August 13, 1964. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger and lettered by Ira Schnapp. It featured the issue's third and final story. Schaffenberger was also the artist for all three eight page stories in this issue, writer(s) unknown.

- (15:23) LOIS LANE'S PEN-PAL ROMANCE

- (35:52) LOIS LANE'S LOVE TRAP

- (45:39) THE LOIS LANE - LANA LANG TRUCE

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue's ads and other features, including the LETTERS TO LOIS column. The episode begins with the MY PULL LIST segment. This time I review the comic books I received from Discount Comic Book Service, which carried the January 2018 cover date, and were published during the month of November 2017. 


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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!

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Episode #374 Part I: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated October 1964: Superman #172!

Superman 172, October 1964!



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SUPERMAN 172, October 1964, was published around August 6, 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.

- (15:50) THE NEW SUPERMAN (24 pgs.), written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. The story was divided into three 8-page parts.

- (26:48) Part II: CLARK KENT - FORMER SUPERMAN

- (36:43) Part III: THE STRUGGLE OF THE TWO SUPERMEN

Also highlighted in this episode are the issue's ads and other features, including the short article, HOW PERRY WHITE HAS HELPED SUPERMAN and the METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column (53:25). The episode begins with the MY PULL LIST segment, where I review the comic books I ordered from Discount Comic Book Service which carried the December 2017 cover date. and were released during the month of October 2017.

Next episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED OCTOBER 1964: PART II: SUPERMAN'S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 52, PART III: ACTION COMICS 317 & PART IV: SUPERMAN'S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 80!


The home for THE SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST is http://thesupermanfanpodcast.blogspot.com. Send e-mail to supermanfanpodcast@gmail.com.

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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!

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Episode #373 Part V: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated September 1964: Action Comics #316!

Action Comics #373, September 1964!




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ACTION COMICS 316, September 1964, was published around July 30, 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. It featured the Supergirl story in this issue, and was her 17th appearance on the cover of ACTION COMICS.

- (7:24) Superman starred in the fourteen page story, ZIGI AND ZAGI'S TRAP FOR SUPERMAN, 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 64 pages for the cover price of $1.00.

- (28:25) Also during this episode, we highlight the ads and other features in this issue, including the short article, SUPERGIRL'S BOY FRIENDS, and the METROPOLIS MAILBAG letter column.

- (37:18) Supergirl was featured in the ten page story, SUPERGIRL'S CHOICE OF DOOM, written by Leo Dorfman, drawn by Jim Mooney and lettered by Milt Snappin. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II.

- (52:10) Since this is the final Superman issue to carry the September 1964 cover date, that means it's time for the monthly ELSEWHERE IN DC COMICS segment. There were 31 titles which carried the September or September/October 1964 cover date, according to Mike's Amazing World Of DC Comics.

Beginning next episode we will feature the SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED OCTOBER 1964: PART I: SUPERMAN 172, PART II: SUPERMAN'S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 52, PART III: ACTION COMICS 317 & PART IV: SUPERMAN'S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 80!


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!