The Giant Superman Podcast is where Jon M Wilson and Bob Fisher take a look back at the Silver Age of Superman via the giant annual collections published by DC. Giant Superman episodes are published monthly.
In this second giant episode, Jon and Bob finish up their look at the stories from giant Superman Annual 1, published on June 23, 1960, cuz they only made it halfway through last time. Stories discussed are as follows, with thanks to Mike’s Amazing World of Comics for publication information:
- “The Execution of Krypto”Otto Binder (Writer) George Papp (Artist) Reprinted From: Superboy #67 (1958)
- “The Fattest Girl in Metropolis”Otto Binder (Writer) Kurt Schaffenberger (Artist) Reprinted From: Superman’s Girl Friend, Lois Lane #5 (1958)
- “The Super-Brain of Jimmy Olsen”Otto Binder (Writer) Curt Swan (Penciller) Ray Burnley (Inker) Reprinted From: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #22 (1957)
- “The Super-Key to Fort Superman”Jerry Coleman (Writer) Wayne Boring (Penciller) Stan Kaye (Inker) Reprinted From: Action Comics #241 (1958)
Look forward to the third episode, covering the first half of the second annual, on March 31!