Superman Fan Podcast
About This Show
Superman Fan Podcast explores the history of Superman, in comics, as well as radio, television and the movies. We'll also highlight the many creators who have added to Superman's legacy in various media over the decades. Most importantly, Superman Fan Podcast is a place for listeners to share their reminisces of favorite Superman stories and creators, original Superman art they have bought and any Superman creators they have been lucky enought to meet.
Superman and all related characters are copyright DC Comics.
Most Recent Episode
Episode #205: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated December 1956: Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #17!
Nov 16 11
SUPERMAN'S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 17, December 1956, was published around October 16, 1956. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Stan Kaye. They were the art team for all three 8 page stories, which were all written by Otto Binder. These stories have been reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY vol. I.
- JIMMY OLSEN IN THE 50TH CENTURY
- THE CASE OF THE CARTOON SCOOPS
- THE RADIOACTIVE BOY
Elsewhere in DC Comics, 31 titles carried the December or December 1956/January 1957 cover date.
Next Episode: SUPERMAN COMIC BOOKS COVER DATED FEBRUARY 1960: SUPERMAN 134 & ACTION COMICS 261!
In 2 Weeks: SUPERMAN FAMILY COMIC BOOK COVER DATED JANUARY/FEBRUARY 1956: WORLD'S FINEST COMICS 86!
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Beginning November 11, 2011, check out http://www.clockworkcomics.co.uk. Beginning Saturday, November 12, 2011, this website will begin posting the web comic book SLIPSTREAM, which I am drawing, and is drawn by Jeffrey Taylor, co-host of the FROM CRISIS TO CRISIS PODCAST. Thanks to Adam Dechanel, who is a contributor, along with Jeffrey, to the SUPERMAN HOMEPAGE website, for putting the website together.
Also, if you know the original publication information for a Superman story involving his alien zoo at his Fortress of Solitude, reprinted in the 1970 SUPERMAN BUMPER BOOK, a UK Superman hardcover anthology, post it in comments or through the contact information below.
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