Thursday, September 7, 2017

Episode #371 Part I: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated July 1964: Superman #170!

Superman 170, July 1964!



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SUPERMAN 170, July 1964, was published around May 7, 1964. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan. According to Mike's Amazing World Of DC Comics, George Klein was the inker, while the Grand Comic Book Database and the Comic Book Database.com credit Sheldon Moldoff as the inker.

- SUPERMAN'S MISSION FOR PRESIDENT KENNEDY (10 pgs.), written by Bill Finger, with a co-writer credit also given to E. Nelson Bridwell, according to the Grand Comic Book Database. This story was reprinted in SUPERMAN IN THE SIXTIES. For more about Al Plastino's art for this story click here.

- IF LEX LUTHOR WERE SUPERMAN'S FATHER (15 pgs, Part I was 8 pgs. long), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. Part II was 7 pages long, titled, THE WEDDING OF LARA AND LUTHOR. This was Siegel's 46th silver age Superman story, and his 125th overall for the era.

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED JULY 1964 PART II: SUPERMAN'S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 50, PART III: ACTION COMICS 314 & part IV: SUPERMAN'S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 78!

Then we will feature: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED AUGUST 1964: PART I: 80 PG. GIANT 1, PART II: WORLD'S FINEST COMICS 143, PART III: SUPERMAN 171, PART IV: ACTION COMICS 315 & PART V: SUPERMAN'S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 51!


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