(January-February 1953)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Superman's Big Brother! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Halk Kar

Superman's Big Brother (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman (origin retold); Halk Kar [Earth-2's Mon-El] (intro); Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); Wrecker Ross (intro, villain); Lois Lane
Synopsis:
When Halk Kar crashes on Earth, the note he carries in Jor-El's handwriting makes Superman suspect that Halk Kar is his older brother. But when Halk Kar joins Superman in his pursuit of "Wrecker" Ross, Halk Kar receives an electric shock and remembers that he is actually a space traveller from Thoron who met Jor-El on Krypton just before it exploded.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Many elements from this story re-used in "Superboy's Big Brother" in Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #89.

The Big Noise of Metropolis! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Big-Noise Nelson (intro, villain); Lois Lane

The Last Days of Daniel Boone (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Daniel Boone

Indexer Notes

Daniel Boone bio

The Men of Fire (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; the "flame men" (intro, villains, fire-beings); Lois Lane
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman's Big Brother!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman's Big Brother
    Superman
  3. 2. The Big Noise of Metropolis!
    Superman
  4. 3. The Last Days of Daniel Boone
  5. 4. The Men of Fire
    Superman
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