([June] 2013)

DC, 2013 Series
 
Volume:
1
Price:
75.00 USD; 85.00 CAD
Pages:
792
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC [peel]
ISBN:
978-1-4012-4189-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978140124189657500
Editing:
Rowena Yow (collection editor); Vincent Sullivan (original editor); Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
7.5 " x 11"
Binding:
Hardcover with dustjacket

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Darwyn Cooke
Inks:
Darwyn Cooke
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 3 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Contains some panels from various issues.

Foreword (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]

Indexer Notes

Contains some panels from various issues.

[Action Comics #1] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
automobiles

["As a distant planet was destroyed by old age,..."] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Shuster

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent] (introduction, origin)
Synopsis:
A space vehicle from a destroyed world lands on Earth, and its occupant becomes Superman. In addition, a scientific explanation for this being's powers is explained.
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[Superman, Champion of the Oppressed!] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Shuster ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Lois Lane; Evelyn Curry; Bea Carroll; Butch Matson; Senator Barrows; Alex Greer
Synopsis:
Superman delivers a witness to the governor to stop an execution, then stops a wife-beater. Later Superman, as Clark Kent goes out with Lois, but she earns the wrath of Butch Matson and Superman must save her. Finally, Clark is assigned a story on the South American republic of San Monte. He heads to Washington D.C. to find out who is behind Senator Barrows pushing legislation which will embroil the United States in a war in Europe by grabbing lobbyist Alex Greer and scaring the truth out of him.
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Keywords:
Daily Star

["And so begins the startling adventures..."] (Table of Contents)

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated promotional ad for the Superman strip appearing in Action Comics.

[Action Comics #2] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Leo E. O'Mealia (signed)
Inks:
Leo E. O'Mealia (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

biplanes; parachuting

[Revolution in San Monte] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Lola Cortez; George Taylor; Alex Greer; Emil Norvell
Synopsis:
Clark Kent and Lois Lane are sent by editor Taylor to San Monte in South America to cover a war that is brewing. Besides saving Lois from being executed as a spy, Superman proves the war is being fomented by munitions manufacturers led by Emil Norvell.
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["Attention all American youth!"] (Table of Contents)

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

[Action Comics #3] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Leo E. O'Mealia (signed)
Inks:
Leo E. O'Mealia (signed)

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
Keywords:
sailors; swords

[The Blakely Mine Disaster] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Stanislaw Kober; Thornton Blakely
Synopsis:
After Superman saves a group of miners from a cave-in, Clark Kent senses a story that may mean that the mine's owner, Thorton Blakely, is actually running unsafe mine operations and blaming accidents on the miners themselves.
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["Hey Fellers!"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Ad from membership in The Supermen of America.

[Action Comics #4] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Leo E. O'Mealia
Inks:
Leo E. O'Mealia
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
Keywords:
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

[Superman Plays Football] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Tommy Burke; Mary; Oliver Stanley; Coach Randall
Synopsis:
Overhearing a crooked college football coach at Dale University plotting to populate his team with thugs to defeat rival Cordell University, Superman impersonates a football player from Cordell to straighten out the situation.
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Acquiring Super-Strength (Table of Contents)

Acquiring Super-Strength / activity / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

[Action Comics #5] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Leo E. O'Mealia (signed)
Inks:
Leo E. O'Mealia (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
Keywords:
deserts; swords

[Superman and the Dam] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor
Synopsis:
Lois and Clark compete with one another to get the scoop on the possible collapse of the Valleyho Dam.
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[Action Comics #6] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Leo E. O'Mealia (signed)
Inks:
Leo E. O'Mealia (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
jungle
Reprints:
Keywords:
cameras; gorillas; jungles

[Superman's Phony Manager] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Paul Lauretta

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Nick Williams
Synopsis:
Clark Kent is introduced to a fighter manager who claims to be Superman's personal manager. But when Lois discovers the existence of a phony Superman, who is tied to that manager, the real Superman must act quickly to save Lois' life.
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Muscle-Training (Table of Contents)

Acquiring Super-Strength / activity / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

[Action Comics #7] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

[Superman Joins the Circus] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Paul Lauretta

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Curly; Jordan; Derek Niles; Trigger
Synopsis:
The Jordan Circus is having a rough go of it and the promissory notes are coming due, so Superman decides to join the circus to help it pay off those notes and get it back into the black.
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[Action Comics #8] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
historical
Reprints:
Keywords:
British army; Native Americans; tomahawks

[Superman in the Slums] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Paul Lauretta

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Frankie Marello; Box-Ears; Nick; Pinky; Gimpy
Synopsis:
Superman decides to get involved in a case involving wayward boys being used by a petty criminal, who uses the boys to steal items from wealthy people that he can sell for quick cash...all at their expense.
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Super-Vision (Table of Contents)

Acquiring Super-Strength / activity / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

[Action Comics #9] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
sports
Reprints:
Keywords:
automobile racing; automobiles

[Wanted: Superman] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Paul Lauretta

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Detective Captain Reilly; Mortimer Snoop
Synopsis:
Superman, having torn down a slum area so that newer, more modern apartments could be built, is labeled as a crook by the Chief of Police, who assigns Detective Reilly (better known as "100% Reilly", because he always gets his man) to bring the Man of Tomorrow in.
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[Action Comics #10] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
fighter planes

[Superman Goes to Prison] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Paul Lauretta

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Walter Crane; Governor Bixby; Superintendent Wyman
Synopsis:
Clark Kent interviews a former prisoner who was starved and abused by the Coreytown Chain Gang, so Superman decides to get the real scoop on these abuses...and put a stop to them.
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[Action Comics #11] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
Keywords:
submarines; warships

[Superman and the "Black Gold" Swindle] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Meek; Bronson
Synopsis:
An unscrupulous firm sells what they think to be worthless stock in "Black Gold Oil", then try to buy it all back when they hear that oil has been discovered on the property...thanks to Superman.
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[Action Comics #12] (Table of Contents)

Zatara / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Guardineer [as Guardineer] (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer [as Guardineer] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara
Reprints:
Keywords:
spacecraft

[Superman Declares War on Reckless Drivers] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor
Synopsis:
Clark Kent witnesses the death of a dear friend of his at the hands of a reckless driver and, when the Mayor refuses to deal with the problem, Superman decides to wage war on these drivers himself!
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[New York World's Fair Comics #[1]] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Vincent Sullivan; Fred Guardineer (head views)
Inks:
Vincent Sullivan; Fred Guardineer (head views)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Zatara; Butch the Pup; Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Gingersnap
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits list Sheldon Mayer as artist.

Superman at the World's Fair (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Shuster ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Nick Stone
Synopsis:
Lois and Clark are assigned to cover the Fair but, after Lois is kidnapped, Superman has to take over, both to rescue her from a wanted criminal and make sure the Fair is covered properly for the paper.
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[Action Comics #13] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
locomotives

[Superman vs. the Cab Protection League] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Carlyle; Reynolds; Pete; Ultra-Humanite (introduction)
Synopsis:
Superman decides to wage war against the Cab Protection League, a firm trying to victimize the independent cab companies. But when he thinks the situation has been resolved, he comes to face a new threat: the Ultra-Humanite, a foe who gained from a scientific experiment the most agile and learned brain on earth...a foe who seeks to dominate the world!
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[Superman #1] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:

[Origin of Superman] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Shuster

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Mary Kent (introduction, death); Mr. Kent (introduction, death)
Synopsis:
A rocketship, carrying an infant, rockets from the planet Krypton as it blows up, and lands on the Earth where a couple named the Kents find the baby inside the rocket and eventually adopt him. This infant boy grows up to be Superman.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Krypton

[Prelude to "Superman, Champion of the Oppressed"] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Shuster

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Sims; Evelyn Curry; Bea Carroll
Synopsis:
Clark Kent applies for a job at the Daily Star, but is turned down until Superman stops a lynching and Clark phones in the story. Then Superman gets singer Bea Carroll to confess to the murder of Jack Kennedy.
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Keywords:
Daily Star

Scientific Explanation of Superman's Amazing Strength--! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Shuster ?

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
Superman's strength is attributed to the lighter gravity found on Earth, and is compared to the ant and the grasshopper, both insects whose strength and jumping ability, by comparsion, would be considered super strength.
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["Smashed desks, overturned filing cabinets,..."] (Table of Contents)

Superman / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Sergeant Blake; Harvey Brown; Biff Dugan
Synopsis:
After Superman eludes Sergeant Blake by changing to Clark Kent, Clark blackmails the detective into allowing him a jailhouse interview with Biff Dugan. When Dugan escapes, Clark switches to Superman and returns Dugan to his cell.
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["Boys and Girls: Meet the creators of the one and only Superman - America's Greatest Adventure Strip!"] (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jerry Siegel; Joe Shuster
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Features photos and biographies of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, the creators of Superman.

[Action Comics #14] (Table of Contents)

Zatara / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara
Reprints:
Keywords:
Ancient Egypt; snakes

[Superman Meets the Ultra-Humanite] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; City Inspector Hughes; Lyons; Ultra-Humanite
Synopsis:
While investigating the collapse of a subway tunnel, Superman first faces off with those in charge of Star, Inc., a firm which built the tunnel with sub-standard materials, then he encounters the Ultra-Humanite, the bald, evil genius bent on world domination whom he thought died in the previous story.
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[Action Comics #15] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Guardineer
Inks:
Fred Guardineer
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:
Keywords:
fish; submarines

[Superman on the High Seas] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Holloway; Warren Kenyon; Big Boy Chaney; Marchetti; Mugsy
Synopsis:
On assignment at Kidtown, Clark discovers that the institution needs $2 million to remain in the black and remain open, and, as Superman, decides that a newly discovered underwater treasure is the answer for the funds he needs.
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[Action Comics #16] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Guardineer [as Guardineer] (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer [as Guardineer] (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
Keywords:
deserts; French Foreign Legion; rifles; swords

[Superman and the Numbers Racket] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Police Commissioner Watson; Marty Kaye; Butch; Nick; Pete; Jack O'Leary
Synopsis:
After a run-in with a gambler who is opting out for suicide, and a Police Commissioner who won't deal with the city's gambling problem, Superman decides to wage a one-man war himself against gambling and aid the victims of it.
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[Superman #2] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:

[The Comeback of Larry Trent] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Larry Trent; Charlie Bennett; Jock Kane; Slugger Barnes; Tom Croy
Synopsis:
Superman saves the former heavyweight boxing champion of the world from committing suicide. When Superman learns that Larry Trent was drugged by his former manager to lose the title bout, the Man of Tomorrow disguises himself as Trent and slugs his way back to the title match, in which Trent himself steps in and wins.
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Superman Champions Universal Peace! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Adolphus Runyan; Bartow; Lubane
Synopsis:
Clark Kent is assigned to interview Professor Runyan, who claims to have invented a gas so powerful that it can penetrate any type of gas mask. A group of criminals successfully steal the formula, wishing to sell it to a munitions manufacturer so it can be used in the civil war in Boravia.
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Superman and the Skyscrapers (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Pete Asconio; Nat Grayson; Butch Grogan
Synopsis:
After five construction workers mysteriously die while trying to erect the Atlas Building, Superman decides to investigate, and discovers that Nat Grayson wants to prevent Bruce Constructions, Inc. from completing the building in the time required in the contract, thus eliminating his rival competitor.
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["Down the steps of Police Headquarters hurried 'Big Mike' Caputo,..."] (Table of Contents)

Superman / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Big Mike Caputo; Sneer; Fink
Synopsis:
After being forced to leave numerous other cities, Big Mike Caputo moves in on Metropolis, a city, he says is a town rolling in gravy and waiting to be plucked! Superman steps into the fray, rounding up Caputo for the Police Chief, who forces the protection racketeer to leave town.
Reprints:

[Action Comics #17] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:
Keywords:
soldiers; tanks

[The Return of the Ultra-Humanite] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Ultra-Humanite
Synopsis:
Superman struggles to keep the Ultra-Humanite from his campaign to terrorize and blackmail Deering Lines or sabotage every steamer of their company.
Reprints:

[Action Comics #18] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Guardineer [as Guardineer] (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer [as Guardineer] (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
aviation
Reprints:
Keywords:
biplanes

[Superman's Super-Campaign] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Gene Powers; Senator Hastings; Trixie; Benny; Hamilton
Synopsis:
Superman investigates and halts the activities of a "yellow journalist" editor who is blackmailing noted officials.
Reprints:

[Action Comics #19] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
artillery

[Superman and the Purple Plague] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Henry Travers; Ultra-Humanite
Synopsis:
A purple plaque sweeps Metropolis killing citizens left and right. Only Dr. Travers has discovered an antidote, and Superman must stop the Ultra-Humanite from killing the good doctor and prevent that cure from being used.
Reprints:

[Superman #3] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Frankie Dennis
Reprints:
Keywords:
train

[Superman and the Runaway] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Frankie Dennis; Lyman
Synopsis:
When Superman saves a runaway boy from being run over by a train, he discovers the child is from an orphanage where the superintendent abuses the children in a variety of ways. So the Man of Tomorrow enlists the aid of the young man to act as an undercover agent to spy on things and report back to Clark Kent.
Reprints:
  • US from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #3 (Winter 1939-1940)
  • which is reprinted
    • from Superman daily (McClure syndicate, 1939 series) 1939.06.12 - 1939.07.22

[Superman and the Jewel Smugglers] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Lew Frawley
Synopsis:
Superman must save Lois' life and stop criminals who are smuggling in jewels for Europeans to escape paying custom duties.
Reprints:
  • US from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #3 (Winter 1939-1940)
  • which is reprinted
    • from Superman daily (McClure Syndicate, 1939 series) 1939.03.20 - 1939.04.01

[Action Comics #20] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:
Keywords:
bank vaults

[Superman and the Screen Siren] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Dolores Winters; Ultra-Humanite
Synopsis:
After Clark Kent saves Dolores Winters from harm, he is granted a special interview. When that interview is cancelled and she kidnaps a boatload of wealthy citizens, Superman intervenes and discovers that Ultra has had his mind transplanted into her body.
Reprints:

[Action Comics #21] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kenet]
Reprints:
Keywords:
torpedoes; warships

[The Atomic Disintegrator] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Terry Curtis; Ultra-Humanite
Synopsis:
Ultra hears of the invention by Terry Curtis of an atomic disintegrator he has created and vows to get it, all in order to further advance his plan to dominate the world.
Reprints:

[Action Comics #22] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster [as Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster [as Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:
Keywords:
steamshovels

[Europe at War, Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Agent T-21 [Lita Laverne] (introduction)
Synopsis:
When Toran suddenly invades Galonia, Clark and Lois are sent to cover the war. On the ship to Europe, Clark saves the life of Lita Laverne, a famous foreign actress. When she later snubs him, Clark and Lois attend a reception for Lita to investigate. The reception is cut short when the city is bombed. Superman ends the bombing but discovers a neutral steamship is under attack and that Lita might have a connection.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Daily Star; Galonia-Toran War

[Action Comics #23] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:

[Europe at War, Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Lex Luthor (introduction); General Lupo
Synopsis:
While on assignment with Lois Lane as Clark Kent, Superman investigates the conflict between Galonia and Toran and finds munitions manufacturer Luthor behind it. When Lois is kidnapped and taken to Luthor's colossal dirigible, Superman follows and puts an end to Luthor and the war.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Daily Planet

[Superman #4] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:

[The Challenge of Luthor] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Professor Martinson; Lex Luthor
Synopsis:
When Clark Kent begins to investigate a new weapon being tested by the Army that artifically causes earthquakes, little does he know that Lex Luthor is hot on the trail of securing the plans for that invention, one way or the other.
Reprints:

[Luthor's Undersea City] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Lex Luthor
Synopsis:
Superman faces off once again with the evil Luthor, who first has tapped oil from oil wells all over the world for his purposes, then inundating the western coast of the U.S. when he raises a glass-enclosed city of ancient weird design from the murky depths.
Reprints:

[The Economic Enemy] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Paul Dorgan; Barney Calhoun; Joe Curtis; Louie
Synopsis:
The suicide of the author of a manuscript, which states that sinister forces seek to retard this nation's return to prosperity, prods Superman to dart from place to place, averting the disasters that have been planned by these forces to disrupt vital aspects of national industries.
Reprints:

[Terror In the Trucker's Union] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Carlson; Amy Carlson; Gus Snide; Nick; Pete
Synopsis:
Superman pretends to join a group of racketeers who want to control the city's Truck Drivers' Union so that they can paralyze food distribution and demand blackmail.
Reprints:

[Action Comics #24] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:

[Carnahan's Heir] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Rufus Carnahan; Peter Carnahan; Jenkins; Jake Brent; Benny Farrel
Synopsis:
A dying millionaire requests the aid of the Man of Tomorrow to help straighten out his worthless son, who is a gambler, spendthrift, and a weak-kneed sop.
Reprints:

[Action Comics #25] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:
Keywords:
speedboats

[Amnesiac Robbers] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Galbraith; Medini
Synopsis:
A weird case of bank guards, messengers, etc. suffering from amnesia while on missions to transport large amounts of money spurs Superman to get involved.
Reprints:

[Superman #5] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:

[The Slot Machine Racket] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Jensen; Harde; Slug Kelly
Synopsis:
Lois and Clark are very concerned when they see business owners trying to induce children into their stores to play slot machines, placed there by the goons of Slug Kelly. When the duo are held captive by Kelly and threatened with death, Superman takes over to clean house of the machines and the mugs responsible for them.
Reprints:

[Campaign Against the Planet] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Zachary Collum (introduction); Burt Mason (introduction); Representative Barnes; Alex Evell
Synopsis:
Punk politician Alex Evell, because of his growing political power, is out to buy the Planet's competitor, so that he will have a newspaper to back up his political dealings. But Evell doesn't like Clark Kent and his scathing articles about him, so the crook sets out to buy out the Planet as well...or else!
Reprints:

[Luthor's Incense Menace] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Mr. Gregory; Borden Mosely; Lex Luthor
Synopsis:
Clark Kent smells a rat when he enters several offices of financial wizards, hoping to find out why they are profiting during a time of extreme depression, and noting a sickening sweet smell of incense in the air. Superman discovers that it involves a plot by Luthor, who uses the narcotic incense to enslave the men and thus profit off their ventures.
Reprints:

[The Wonder Drug] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Morton Craig; Professor Carl Grinstead; Dr. Bren; Carlin; Nick Blake; Butch; Jimmy
Synopsis:
Superman investigates why a noted chemist's serum, parabiolene, financed by a noted gangster named Carlin, is being used on noted people, making them virtual slaves to do the bidding of Carlin.
Reprints:

[New York World's Fair Comics #[2]] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Batman; Robin / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:

[Superman at the 1940 World's Fair] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane;; George Taylor Blackie Sarto
Synopsis:
Lois and Clark are given an assignment to get the feminine slant of the new World's Fair, and overhear a plot by an international jewel thief to steal the Madras Emerald before it can be displayed at the Fair in the House of Jewels.
Reprints:

[Action Comics #26] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:

[Professor Cobalt's Clinic] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Tommy; Little Mary; Dr. Wortington; Professor Clarence Cobalt; Grafton
Synopsis:
Professor Cobalt, proprietor of the Cobalt Clinic, has his advertisement turned down by the Daily Planet because it makes spurious claims. Clark runs him out after Cobalt gets aggressive with George Taylor. George gets Clark and Lois to investigate the clinic for an exposé.
Reprints:

[Action Comics #27] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane
Reprints:
Keywords:
circuses; lions

[Brentwood Home for Wayward Youth] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Davey Merrill; Mr. Tweed; Mrs. Tweed
Synopsis:
Clark arrives for a date with Lois, who is making a donation to the Brentwood Rehabilitation Home. Clark tells her that the place is more interested in money than their young charges. Lois decides they should visit the home so that she can disprove Clark. After a pleasant visit, Lois and Clark are stopped by a charge, Davey Merrill, who cut his hands climbing the wall just to ask for something to eat. Once they feed him, he tells them all about the horrible conditions at the home.
Reprints:

[Action Comics #28] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:

[The Stongarm Assaults] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Betty Burnley Bentley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Mr. Jenkins; Herculo
Synopsis:
Clark and Lois are led to believe that a series of robberies are being committed by a circus strongman, but it's Superman who rounds up the real perpetrator!
Reprints:

[Superman #6] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:

[Lois Lane, Murderer] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Sergeant Casey; Scoop Carter; John Davis; Henry Davis; Burkley
Synopsis:
When Lois is found at the scene of the murder of a noted jewel collector, she is arrested for that murder. Superman learns that the architect, who had installed numerous fail safe devices to protect the jeweler's gems, is responsible, and he had planned to throw the blame on the jeweler's two nephews until Lois had come upon the scene.
Reprints:

[Racketeer Terror in Gateston] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Mr. Mason; Jim Tirrell; George Tirrell; Dick Daniels; Calvin Chalmers; Brute Bashby; Morton Twist
Synopsis:
Brute Bashby and his thugs roll into the town of Gateson with the sole purpose of establishing a protection racket, which means each shop owner must fork over 10% of their profits. When the local newspaper editor starts a written campaign against the racketeers, an explosion at the newspaper office kills him, which attracts the attention of Lois and Clark, who vow to do something about it.
Reprints:

[Terror Stalks San Caluma] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Mumsen
Synopsis:
Relief efforts to help the tornado and earthquake ravaged South American nation of San Caluma head out by boat but hit a snag when an aircraft carrying the relief commission officials nearly crashes. Things go from bad to worse when Superman's true identity is discovered by a thief, several witnesses to the event are killed, and Lois is nearly burned to death.
Reprints:

[The Construction Scam] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Sergeant Clancy; Sam Goetz; Mr. Jackson; Mayor Hansen
Synopsis:
When a department store collapses and the head of the construction firm that erected it is slain, Clark Kent smells a story in the making, and knows it when, as Superman, he investigates the construction of the city's new Municipal Stadium. At the opening day ceremonies of the stadium it collapses, and, while Superman rescues children, Lois Lane is seriously injured and taken to the hospital where a transfusion is necessary...provided by Clark Kent!
Reprints:

[Action Comics #29] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane
Reprints:
Keywords:
automobiles

[The Life Insurance Con] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Betty Burnley Bentley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Sergeant Casey; Mrs. Davis; Mrs. Grady; Mr. Fullerton; Tom Bruce; Martin
Synopsis:
Superman investigates the Fullerton Insurance Company, which is selling small valued policies to poor people, who end up dying under mysterious circumstances.
Reprints:

[Action Comics #30] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:
Keywords:
automobiles

[The Midsummer Snowstorm] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Bob Calvert; Laura Vogel; Carlton Vogel; Zolar
Synopsis:
In midsummer, the city of Metropolis is caught in the midst of a bitter snowstorm. As Clark investigates, a message from Laura Vogel comes over the radio, telling Superman to meet her in Park Ferry since she can explain the snowstorm. Before Superman arrives, some foreigners use a glowing globe to disintegrate a girl and a policeman. Superman gets there in time to save Lois from the same fate, but the Arabs get away.
Reprints:

[Superman #7] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:

[Metropolis's Most Savage Racketeers] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White (introduction); Sergeant Casey; Police Chief Watson; George Lash; Nick Norton; Mike Moran; Billings
Synopsis:
A clever gangster kills the wife of the prosecuting attorney, leaving evidence behind that her husband actually did it, all so that the prosecutor wouldn't be in a position to prosecute the felon and his mobster friends.
Reprints:

[The Exploding Citizens] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Jim Stanley; Kotzoff
Synopsis:
The Planet editor sends Clark packing off for Gay City, where the people within the city fall victim to a strange malady that causes them, upon contact, to disintergrate!
Reprints:

[Superman's Cleanup Campaign] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Bert Runyan; Red Tyler; Ralph Dale; Nat Burly; Captain McDay
Synopsis:
Believing the public prosecutor to be in league with the underworld, Kent convinces Perry White that the Planet should oppose candidate Red Tyler and back an honest candidate like Bert Runyan.
Reprints:

[The Black Gang] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Sergeant Casey; Kennedy; Jane Day; Peter Peeker; Frank Jordan
Synopsis:
Superman faces a ruthless gang of men known as the Black Band, who specialize in brutal robberies of night club patrons in Metropolis, including Clark Kent and Lois Lane, who disguise themselves as wealthy patrons themselves to smoke out members of the gang.
Reprints:

[Action Comics #31] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:
Keywords:
firing squads

[In the Grip of Morpheus] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Professor Hunter; Baron Munsdorf; Kolb
Synopsis:
Lois is taking a vacation to Brentville, but she and Clark are amazed to see the residents fast asleep, victims of a kindly Professor's new "gas" invention. But Superman must stop Baron Munsdorf, who wants the plans for that gas, and other inventions of the Professor, including the deadly sub-atomic death ray!
Reprints:

Afterword (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]

Indexer Notes

Contains some panels from various issues.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]

Indexer Notes

Contains some panels from various issues. Short biographies on Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Foreword
  4. 3. [Action Comics #1]
    Superman
  5. 4. ["As a distant planet was destroyed by old age,..."]
    Superman
  6. 5. [Superman, Champion of the Oppressed!]
    Superman
  7. 6. ["And so begins the startling adventures..."]
    Superman
  8. 7. [Action Comics #2]
  9. 8. [Revolution in San Monte]
    Superman
  10. 9. ["Attention all American youth!"]
    Superman
  11. 10. [Action Comics #3]
  12. 11. [The Blakely Mine Disaster]
    Superman
  13. 12. ["Hey Fellers!"]
  14. 13. [Action Comics #4]
  15. 14. [Superman Plays Football]
    Superman
  16. 15. Acquiring Super-Strength
    Acquiring Super-Strength
  17. 16. [Action Comics #5]
  18. 17. [Superman and the Dam]
    Superman
  19. 18. [Action Comics #6]
  20. 19. [Superman's Phony Manager]
    Superman
  21. 20. Muscle-Training
    Acquiring Super-Strength
  22. 21. [Action Comics #7]
    Superman
  23. 22. [Superman Joins the Circus]
    Superman
  24. 23. [Action Comics #8]
  25. 24. [Superman in the Slums]
    Superman
  26. 25. Super-Vision
    Acquiring Super-Strength
  27. 26. [Action Comics #9]
  28. 27. [Wanted: Superman]
    Superman
  29. 28. [Action Comics #10]
    Superman
  30. 29. [Superman Goes to Prison]
    Superman
  31. 30. [Action Comics #11]
  32. 31. [Superman and the "Black Gold" Swindle]
    Superman
  33. 32. [Action Comics #12]
    Zatara
  34. 33. [Superman Declares War on Reckless Drivers]
    Superman
  35. 34. [New York World's Fair Comics #[1]]
  36. 35. Superman at the World's Fair
    Superman
  37. 36. [Action Comics #13]
    Superman
  38. 37. [Superman vs. the Cab Protection League]
    Superman
  39. 38. [Superman #1]
    Superman
  40. 39. [Origin of Superman]
    Superman
  41. 40. [Prelude to "Superman, Champion of the Oppressed"]
    Superman
  42. 41. Scientific Explanation of Superman's Amazing Strength--!
    Superman
  43. 42. ["Smashed desks, overturned filing cabinets,..."]
    Superman
  44. 43. ["Boys and Girls: Meet the creators of the one and only Superman - America's Greatest Adventure Strip!"]
  45. 44. [Action Comics #14]
    Zatara
  46. 45. [Superman Meets the Ultra-Humanite]
    Superman
  47. 46. [Action Comics #15]
    Superman
  48. 47. [Superman on the High Seas]
    Superman
  49. 48. [Action Comics #16]
  50. 49. [Superman and the Numbers Racket]
    Superman
  51. 50. [Superman #2]
    Superman
  52. 51. [The Comeback of Larry Trent]
    Superman
  53. 52. Superman Champions Universal Peace!
    Superman
  54. 53. Superman and the Skyscrapers
    Superman
  55. 54. ["Down the steps of Police Headquarters hurried 'Big Mike' Caputo,..."]
    Superman
  56. 55. [Action Comics #17]
    Superman
  57. 56. [The Return of the Ultra-Humanite]
    Superman
  58. 57. [Action Comics #18]
  59. 58. [Superman's Super-Campaign]
    Superman
  60. 59. [Action Comics #19]
    Superman
  61. 60. [Superman and the Purple Plague]
    Superman
  62. 61. [Superman #3]
    Superman
  63. 62. [Superman and the Runaway]
    Superman
  64. 63. [Superman and the Jewel Smugglers]
    Superman
  65. 64. [Action Comics #20]
    Superman
  66. 65. [Superman and the Screen Siren]
    Superman
  67. 66. [Action Comics #21]
    Superman
  68. 67. [The Atomic Disintegrator]
    Superman
  69. 68. [Action Comics #22]
    Superman
  70. 69. [Europe at War, Part 1]
    Superman
  71. 70. [Action Comics #23]
    Superman
  72. 71. [Europe at War, Part 2]
    Superman
  73. 72. [Superman #4]
    Superman
  74. 73. [The Challenge of Luthor]
    Superman
  75. 74. [Luthor's Undersea City]
    Superman
  76. 75. [The Economic Enemy]
    Superman
  77. 76. [Terror In the Trucker's Union]
    Superman
  78. 77. [Action Comics #24]
    Superman
  79. 78. [Carnahan's Heir]
    Superman
  80. 79. [Action Comics #25]
    Superman
  81. 80. [Amnesiac Robbers]
    Superman
  82. 81. [Superman #5]
    Superman
  83. 82. [The Slot Machine Racket]
    Superman
  84. 83. [Campaign Against the Planet]
    Superman
  85. 84. [Luthor's Incense Menace]
    Superman
  86. 85. [The Wonder Drug]
    Superman
  87. 86. [New York World's Fair Comics #[2]]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  88. 87. [Superman at the 1940 World's Fair]
    Superman
  89. 88. [Action Comics #26]
    Superman
  90. 89. [Professor Cobalt's Clinic]
    Superman
  91. 90. [Action Comics #27]
    Superman
  92. 91. [Brentwood Home for Wayward Youth]
    Superman
  93. 92. [Action Comics #28]
    Superman
  94. 93. [The Stongarm Assaults]
    Superman
  95. 94. [Superman #6]
    Superman
  96. 95. [Lois Lane, Murderer]
    Superman
  97. 96. [Racketeer Terror in Gateston]
    Superman
  98. 97. [Terror Stalks San Caluma]
    Superman
  99. 98. [The Construction Scam]
    Superman
  100. 99. [Action Comics #29]
    Superman
  101. 100. [The Life Insurance Con]
    Superman
  102. 101. [Action Comics #30]
    Superman
  103. 102. [The Midsummer Snowstorm]
    Superman
  104. 103. [Superman #7]
    Superman
  105. 104. [Metropolis's Most Savage Racketeers]
    Superman
  106. 105. [The Exploding Citizens]
    Superman
  107. 106. [Superman's Cleanup Campaign]
    Superman
  108. 107. [The Black Gang]
    Superman
  109. 108. [Action Comics #31]
    Superman
  110. 109. [In the Grip of Morpheus]
    Superman
  111. 110. Afterword
  112. 111. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steve Dasinger