Action Comics #337, May 1966!

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ACTION COMICS 337, May 1966, was published on March 31, 1966 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.

- (3:10) After another comment about the previous episode by Halk-Kar, I review the 5th episode of the INVINCIBLE animated series, available on Amazon Prime Video. This series is rated for MATURE audiences only.

- (8:01) The Superman story in this issue was titled, FROM RICHES TO RAGS (13 pgs.), written by…


Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #65, May 1966!

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SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 65, May 1966, was published on March 22, 1966. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger and lettered by Ira Schnapp.

- (4:30) After sharing a comment about last episode by Halk-Kar, I review the second episode of the INVINCIBLE animated series, titled HERE GOES NOTHING, available on Amazon Prime Video. The series is rated for MATURE audiences only.

- (10:46) THE MUSICAL MURDER OF SUPERMAN (24 pgs., divided into three 8 page parts)…


Superman #186, May 1966!

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SUPERMAN 186, May 1966, was published on March 17, 1966. 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.

- (8:51) THE TWO GHOSTS OF SUPERMAN (15 pgs.), written by Otto Binder and drawn by Al Plastino.

- (34:16) CLARK KENT, GANGSTER (10 pgs.), written by Leo Dorfman, pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein.

- (59:18) MY PULL LIST reviewing the comic books I received that carried the January…


World’s Finest Comics #157, May 1966!

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WORLD’S FINEST COMICS 157, May 1966, was published on March 10, 1966. 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.

- (2:29) Review of INVINCIBLE, the new animated series on Amazon Prime Video. It is rated for MATURE audiences for language and graphic violence.

- (10:16) THE ABOMINABLE BRATS (17 pages divided into two parts. Part I was 8 pgs. long), written by Edmond Hamilton and pencilled by Curt Swan. Part…


Famous First Edition: New Fun Comics #1, February 1935!

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NEW FUN COMICS 1, February 1935, was published on January 11, 1935. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 10¢. Lloyd Jacquet was the editor. It was published by National Allied Publications, the company that would evolve into the DC Comics we know today.

FAMOUS FIRST EDITION: NEW FUN COMICS #1 was published on May 19, 2020 for the cover price of $19.99.

- (8:29) I review the book, JACKIE ORMES: THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN CARTOONIST by Nancy Goldstein, published by the University Of Michigan Press in 2019. This book was 226 pages long.


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NOTE: This episode is the 600th individual episode of the SUPERMAN FAN PODCAST. In the introduction I explain how this is the 600th episode when the episode number for this episode is different.

ALSO: TwoMorrows Publishing is still conducting their CLEARANCE SALE of back issues, with discounts up to 80% off at TwoMorrows.com.

It’s time for our annual review of the current Superman titles I read that were published during 2020.

- (9:05) After a comment from Halk-Kar about last episode, I review the book, CARTOON COUNTY: MY FATHER AND HIS FRIENDS IN THE GOLDEN AGE OF…


Action Comics #336, April 1966!

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NOTE: Listeners to this podcast know how much I enjoy comic book history (which is why I’m doing this podcast), and I’ve mentioned how much I enjoy the publications of TwoMorrows Publishing, even reviewing a number of their publications on past episodes. Right now, TwoMorrows is having a Clearance Sale, with selected items up to 80% OFF. I ordered two books, each at half price. If you enjoy comic book history as much as I do, check out their sale by clicking on the link. (This is an unsolicited advertisement. …


Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen 92, April 1966!

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SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 92, April 1966, was published on February 22, 1966. 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 Sheldon Moldoff, and lettered by Ira Schnapp.

- (5:08) After sharing a comment from last episode by Halk-Kar, I review the book, DC COMICS BEFORE SUPERMAN: MAJOR MALCOLM WHEELER-NICHOLSON’S PULP COMICS, written by his Granddaughter, Nicky Wheeler-Nocholson, published by Hermes Press in 2018. It is 256 pages long.

- (7:07) MY PULL LIST, where I review the…


Superman 185, April 1966!

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SUPERMAN 185, April 1966, was published on February 3, 1966. 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.

- (3:57) After sharing another comment about the previous episode written by Halk-Kar, I review FROM GIRLS TO GRRRLZ (144 pgs.), was written by Trina Robbins and published by Chronicle Books in April of 1999.

- (6:20) Then I review another Trina Robbins written book, LAST GIRL STANDING (200 pgs.), …

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