Friday, November 16, 2018

Episode #385 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated August 1964: World's Finest Comics #151!

World's Finest Comics 151, August 1965!


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WORLD'S FINEST COMICS 151, August 1965, was published on June 10, 1965. 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 inked by Ira Schnapp.

- (4:22) MY PULL LIST segment, where I review the comic books cover dated December 2018 and released during the month of October, which I received from Discount Comic Book Service.

- (13:45) THE INFINITE EVOLUTIONS OF BATMAN AND SUPERMAN (16 pgs. divided into two eight page parts), written by Edmond Hamilton, pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by Sheldon Moldoff and lettered by Joe Letterese. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD'S FINEST vol. III.

- (27:26) PART II: THE CAVEMAN SUPERMAN VS THE FUTURE BATMAN

- (47:30) CAPE AND COWL COMMENTS letter column. Congo Bill and Congorilla starred in the seven page story CONGORILLA'S LAST STAND, written by Robert Bernstein, drawn by Howard Sherman and lettered by Joe Letterese. This story was originally published in ACTION COMICS 261, February 1960, released on December 31, 1959. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 10¢.

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED AUGUST 1965: PART III: SUPERMAN 179, PART IV: ACTION COMICS 327 & PART V: SUPERMAN'S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 59!

Then we will cover: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED SEPTEMBER 1965: PART I: SUPERMAN'S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 87, PART II: 80 PAGE GIANT 14 (starring Lois Lane) & PART IV: ACTION COMICS 328!

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

Episode #385 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated August 1965: 80 Page Giant #13!

80 Page Giant 13, August 1965!


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80 PAGE GIANT 13, August 1965, was published on June 10, 1965. It contained 80 pages for the cover price of 25¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

- (4:18) THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF JIMMY OLSEN (9 pgs.), was written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by John Forte. This story was originally published as the first of three stories in SUPERMAN'S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 40, October 1959, released on August 13, 1959. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. The story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. III. We first covered this story back in Episode 285 Part II for the week of October 23, 2013.

- (21:02) PERRY WHITE, CUB REPORTER (7 pgs.), written by Robert Bernstein, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by John Forte. This story originally appeared as the second of three stories in SUPERMAN'S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 42, January 1960, published on November 19, 1959. It was first covered back in Episode 292 Part II for the week of January 29, 2014.

- (35:28) JIMMY OLSEN, SPEED DEMON (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Ray Burnley. It was first published in SUPERMAN'S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 15, September 1956, around July 19, 1956. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN: DAILY PLANET and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. III. We first covered the story in Episode 199 for the week of October 5, 2011.

- (44:09) THE RADIOACTIVE BOY (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Ray Burnley. It was first published as the second of three stories SUPERMAN'S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 17, December 1956, released around October 11, 1956. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. It was first covered back in Episode 205 for the week of November 16, 2011.

- (53:26) JIMMY THE GENIE (10 pgs.), written by Robert Bernstein and pencilled by Curt Swan. According to Mike's Amazing World Of Comic Books, Craig Flessel was the inker, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits John Forte. This story was originally the third and final one in SUPERMAN'S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 42, January 1960, originally released on November 19, 1959. In the story credits for this issue the inker is given as possibly John Giunta, according to the Grand Comic Book Database. We originally covered this story on Episode 292 Part II for the week of January 29, 2014. It was also reprinted in SUPERMAN: THE AMAZING TRANSFORMATIONS OF JIMMY OLSEN and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. III.

- (1:10:47) SUPERMAN'S ENEMY (9 pgs.), written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Ray Burnley. It was first published as the third and final story in SUPERMAN'S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 35, March 1959, released on January 6, 1959. We first covered this story in Episode 269 for the week of May 15, 2003. This story was also reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. III.

- (1:21:51) JIMMY OLSEN'S KOOKIE SCOOPS (12 pgs.), written by Jerry Siegel, pencilled by John Forte and inked by George Klein. It was the 92nd Siegel Superman Family story we've covered for the silver age, and his 146th story overall for the era. It was originally published as the third and final story in ADVENTURE COMICS 287, August 1961, released on June 29, 1961.This story was also reprinted in SUPERMAN: TALES OF THE BIZARRO WORLD.

- (1:37:00) SUPERMAN'S SUPER-RIVAL (9 pgs.), written by Bill Finger, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by John Forte. This story was originally published as the first of three stories in SUPERMAN'S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 37, June 1959, released on April 7, 1959. We originally coverd this story in Episode 277 for the week of August 15, 2013.

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

Next Episodes: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED AUGUST 1965 PART II: WORLD'S FINEST COMICS 151, PART III: SUPERMAN 179, PART IV: ACTION COMICS 327 & PART V: SUPERMAN'S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 59!

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.

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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!