([September] 1991)

DC, 1989 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
39.95 USD; 47.95 CAD
Pages:
280
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC Archive Editions
ISBN:
1-56389-002-X Search at WorldCat
Editing:
Mike Gold; Michael Charles Hill; Whitney Ellsworth (original editor); Murray Boltinoff (original editor)
Color:
Color
Binding:
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Color reconstruction by Bob Le Rose.
Black and White reconstruction by Joe Ruiz.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
Alex J/Studio J

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Illustration from cover of Superman (DC, 1939 Series) #9.

Foreword (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Burnley
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

[Superman #9] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)

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

[Daisy Superman Krypto-Raygun] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

["I jumped from $18 a week to $50..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[Get this cowboy carbine with your Christmas money] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]

Indexer Notes

A small blue and white reproduction of the Superman figure from the front cover of Superman Archives (DC, 1989 series) #1.

[Superman, America's Greatest Adventure Strip Character] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

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

[The Phony Pacifists] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Wayne Boring ? (probably); ? (Shuster Shop)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Sergeant Casey; Major Lester; Senator Galsworthy (introduction); Derwing (introduction)
Synopsis:
Superman battles against some members of the Committee Against Militarism, whose leader is actually employed by a warring totalitarian nation, which wants to see to it that the United States does not re-arm, thus making it ripe for take-over.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Red S on Cape

["Greetings again, members! Here we are again with another complete issue of Superman."] (Table of Contents)

Supermen of America / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

["How Bill made big money..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

["Hello Postman! Any letters for me?"] (Table of Contents)

Henrietta / cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Schwab
Pencils:
Fred Schwab
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
Fred Schwab

Genre:
children
Characters:
Henrietta
Reprints:

Spotlight on Surprising Veterans! (Table of Contents)

Sport Spotlight / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Burnley
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Fred Fitzsimmons; Gene Sarazen; Max Baer; Ted Lyons; Lefty Grove
Reprints:

[Joe Gatson, Racketeer] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Wayne Boring ? (probably); ? (Shuster Shop)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Judge Crane; Sylvia Crane; Joe Gatson (introduction)
Synopsis:
A gangster blackmails a judge by kidnapping his daughter.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Red S on Cape, Superman climbs up the wall of a building (because he can't fly)

["Power to Go Places!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Butterfinger / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Mystery in Swasey Swamp] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Wayne Boring ? (probably); ? (Shuster Shop)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Sergeant Casey; Krawl (introduction); Tom Jepson (introduction)
Synopsis:
Foreign spies try to steal a chemical formula for a new form of energy.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

yellow S on cape

[Superman Keeps Good Company!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Superman; Three Aces; The Black Pirate; Tex Thompson; Clip Carson; Zatara / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

A Bombing Flight! (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.25 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Cooper (signed)
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war
Characters:
Raoul Deschamps; Captain Rogers; Smith
Reprints:

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc. (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Publisher:Superman Inc.
480 Lexington Ave
New York, NY
Editor:W. F. Ellsworth
Owners:Harry Donenfeld; Irwin Donenfeld; Sonia Donenfeld; P. H. Sampliner; Philip Sampliner; Joan Sampliner

[What gives the Hourman the mysterious powers...] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["So this is your Superman Physical Development Club?"] (Table of Contents)

Super-Strength / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
? (Shuster Shop); Paul Cassidy ?
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
? (Shuster Shop)

Reprints:

["Coming at You!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Superman Is on the Radio (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Superman / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Jackson's Murder Ring] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Wayne Boring ? (probably); ? (Shuster Shop)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Sergeant Casey; Marjorie Farnsworth; Mr. Lassiter (introduction); Mr. Jackson (introduction); Mr. Nelson
Synopsis:
A jewelry company is a front to launder payments from a murder racket.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Blue S on Cape, uses telescopic vision

["Pick Your Prize"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[At the Top of the Field!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Superman #10] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)

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

Indexer Notes

Date, distributor symbol, and blurb are missing from reprint, with price redrawn and trademark moved. Background is colored incorrectly.

Be a Cowboy! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Red Ryder / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[This Beautiful Desk for Only $1.00] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Daisy Superman Krypto-Raygun (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]

Indexer Notes

A small blue and white reproduction of the Superman figure from the front cover of Superman Archives (DC, 1989 series) #1.

[Superman: World's Greatest Adventure Character] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Shuster Shop
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)

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

[The Invisible Luthor] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Sergeant Casey; Bob Dunning; Lex Luthor
Synopsis:
Luthor steals Metro's water supply with an invisible helicopter.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

1st bald Luthor story in comic book, Blue S on cape

["Money for You!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["West Stewartstown, NH"] (Table of Contents)

Calling All Cars / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Paige (signed)
Pencils:
George Paige (signed)
Inks:
George Paige (signed)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; non-fiction
Reprints:

["Coach Jim Crowley Rams home these facts about quick food energy"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth Candy Bar / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Talent Agency Fraud] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Mrs. Walburn; Mr. Grady
Synopsis:
Lois investigates a crooked talent agency.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

blue S on cape

["World's Best Value!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["For thrills and adventure don't miss this issue!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Spy Ring of Righab Bey] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Wayne Boring [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Wayne Boring [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Sergeant Casey; Jim Gregg; Righab-Bey; Raj; Mary Grogan; Carter
Synopsis:
Lois investigates an astrologer who hypnotizes defense workers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Blue S on cape

["It's a Date!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Big Leaguer (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Shute (signed)
Pencils:
Cliff Young (signed)
Inks:
Cliff Young (signed)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Willie Albert; Coach Green; Ensign Meeks
Reprints:

["Starman"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Starman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[Superman the Radio (sic)] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Superman / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Admiral Byrd"] (Table of Contents)

It's True / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff [as Bolty] (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff [as Bolty] (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

["What!?! Do you mean to say you haven't seen Batman no. 4?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[Just a Sample!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Spectre / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[The Dukalia Spy Ring] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Wayne Boring [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Wayne Boring [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Lieutenant Ferguson; Lang; Karl Wolff (introduction); Hall
Synopsis:
Superman saves a secret weapon from Dukalia foreign agents.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

blue S on cape

[Wilson Chem Co.] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The 'Big Six' Comic Magazines Still Lead the Field] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Suuperman #11] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)

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

Indexer Notes

Background color should be yellow. DC bullet is missing. (First issue to have DC bullet.) Patent registration and distributor symbol missing. Mechanical lettering is miscolored

["Old Bald Top" Almost Claimed Another Victim!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

["Boys! Girls! Wear Superman Moccasins"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[Daisy Air Rifles] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]

Indexer Notes

A small blue and white reproduction of the Superman figure from the front cover of Superman Archives (DC, 1989 series) #1.

[Superman: America's Greatest Adventure Strip Character] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)

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

[Zimba's Gold Badge Terrorists] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Sergeant Casey; Rolf Zimba (introduction)
Synopsis:
A fifth column terrorizes Metro.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Lois first wonders about Clark's disappearances. Blue S on cape. Superman uses chameleon powers.

["Look Kids! See How Easy to Get These Swell Prizes"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

["Tony always hires small men..."] (Table of Contents)

Tony's Diner / cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

["Charles Zimmy"] (Table of Contents)

Facts / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

["It's a Date!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Corinthville Caper] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Emil Carlstrom; Carol Carlstrom; Grant Fellows
Synopsis:
An unscrupulous reporter frames a scientist.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Blue S on cape

["Boys! Girls! So Easy to Get Exciting Things Free"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Little Orphan Annie; Quaker / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Supermen of America (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[The Yellow Plague] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Doctor Sanford Franklin; Pedro Carlos; Doctor Karl van Breeden; Major Burt Crandall; Wacouches; Quismado
Synopsis:
Clark reveals his identity to a South American Indian in order to secure the cure for the Yellow Plague.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Blue S on cape

["Energy in the Pinches"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Free! Get "Moo"!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Timely Rescue (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Nelson Edwards (signed)
Pencils:
Stan Kaye [as Stanley Kaye] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Kaye [as Stanley Kaye] (signed)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Eddie Wales; Iris Davis
Reprints:

[Hear Superman on the Radio] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.34 page (report information)

["You're not worth more than I am!"] (Table of Contents)

It's So / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

[The Winning Team!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Justice Society of America proudly presents All-Star No. 5!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Justice Society of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[Here it is boys and girls. All-Flash Quarterly No. 1!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Plot of Count Bergac] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Patricia Randall; Henry Walters; Count Bergac [Ricky Hanlon]
Synopsis:
Superman tries to break up a romance between Patricia Randall, Randall Department Store heiress and a fake Count who's in the employ of the store's board of directors.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Red S on cape

[All Aboard!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

World's Finest Comics #2 / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Fireworks"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Spencer Fireworks Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Superman #12] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)

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

Indexer Notes

patent registration is in the wrong spot, mechancial lettering is the wrong color.

["Johnny was treed like a coon"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[Johnson Smith & Co.] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[Daisy Air Rifles] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]

Indexer Notes

A small blue and white reproduction of the Superman figure from the front cover of Superman Archives (DC, 1989 series) #1.

[Peril on Pogo Island] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (layouts) (signed); Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Niles Grant; Nan Wilson; Carl Bogart
Synopsis:
While on vacation Clark and Lois find a Nazi submarine base.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Red S on cape

["Greetings again, Members! There are many things that guide us in the practice of our daily lives and one of these is Responsibility."] (Table of Contents)

Supermen of America / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Superman discusses "responsibility" with his club members, there is Superman Secret Code message in Code Mars No. 3, and a coupon available for readers to join the Supermen of America.
Entire sequence added by Craig Delich (February, 2006).

["Big News!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Suicide Murders] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Sergeant Casey; Eugene Starbuck; Burton Steele; Senator McPhail; Max Binder; Malford; Bryson; Chips
Synopsis:
Three prominent men die mysteriously.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

red S on cape

["Free Valuable Gifts"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Little Orphan Annie; Quaker / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Books Worth Reading / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Josete Frank
Pencils:
Cliff Young (signed)
Inks:
Cliff Young
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reviews of Men of Iron by Howard Pyle and Clear For Action by Stephen Meader

["Hey, Police!"] (Table of Contents)

Gags / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Ray McGill
Pencils:
Ray McGill
Inks:
Ray McGill
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[Fast Seller!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

[8 of Your Favorites] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

All-Star Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

[The Grotak Bund] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Sergeant Casey; Stanley Pelham; Sam Spencer; Calvin Denby
Synopsis:
Superman is accused of murder while trying to catch foreign saboteurs.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Red S on cape

["Caddy, Lady?"] (Table of Contents)

Kid Stuff / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

["Everybody's Wearing Superman Moccasins"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Safe Job (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Forrest
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Smith; Ames; James Crewe
Reprints:

[Yank and Doodle "America's Fighting Twins"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Yank and Doodle / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.2 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.3 page (report information)

Our Country, Right or Wrong! (Table of Contents)

Famous American Words / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Ray
Pencils:
Fred Ray [as Fray] (signed)
Inks:
Fred Ray [as Fray] (signed)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

[A Peach of a Pair!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["At least we're lucky to run out of gas so near this nice big filling station!"] (Table of Contents)

Some Fun / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ray McGill
Pencils:
Ray McGill (signed)
Inks:
Ray McGill
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
Ray McGill ?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[The Beasts of Luthor] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
John Sikela [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
John Sikela [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Dudley Barnes; Stephen Cardine; Bill Grimes; Allen Masters; von Harbitz; Lex Luthor
Synopsis:
Luthor creates giant mutant animals and paralyzes Superman with a green ray!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

red S on cape

["Superman Plus!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Action Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[Hear Superman on the Radio] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Superman / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["At the Top of the Field!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:
  • US from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #9 (March-April 1941) [back cover; 1/4 page], #10 (May-June 1941) [back cover; 1/4 page], #11 (July-August 1941) [back cover; 1/4 page], #12 (September-October 1941) [back cover; 1/4 page]
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Foreword
  3. 2. [Superman #9]
    Superman
  4. 3. [Daisy Superman Krypto-Raygun]
  5. 4. ["I jumped from $18 a week to $50..."]
  6. 5. [Get this cowboy carbine with your Christmas money]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  8. 7. [Superman, America's Greatest Adventure Strip Character]
    Superman
  9. 8. [The Phony Pacifists]
    Superman
  10. 9. ["Greetings again, members! Here we are again with another complete issue of Superman."]
    Supermen of America
  11. 10. ["How Bill made big money..."]
  12. 11. ["Hello Postman! Any letters for me?"]
    Henrietta
  13. 12. Spotlight on Surprising Veterans!
    Sport Spotlight
  14. 13. [Joe Gatson, Racketeer]
    Superman
  15. 14. ["Power to Go Places!"]
    Butterfinger
  16. 15. [Mystery in Swasey Swamp]
    Superman
  17. 16. [Superman Keeps Good Company!]
    Superman; Three Aces; The Black Pirate; Tex Thompson; Clip Carson; Zatara
  18. 17. A Bombing Flight!
  19. 18. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.
  20. 19. [What gives the Hourman the mysterious powers...]
  21. 20. ["So this is your Superman Physical Development Club?"]
    Super-Strength
  22. 21. ["Coming at You!"]
    Batman
  23. 22. Superman Is on the Radio
    Superman
  24. 23. [Jackson's Murder Ring]
    Superman
  25. 24. ["Pick Your Prize"]
  26. 25. [At the Top of the Field!]
  27. 26. [Superman #10]
    Superman
  28. 27. Be a Cowboy!
    Red Ryder
  29. 28. [This Beautiful Desk for Only $1.00]
  30. 29. Daisy Superman Krypto-Raygun
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  32. 31. [Superman: World's Greatest Adventure Character]
    Superman
  33. 32. [The Invisible Luthor]
    Superman
  34. 33. ["Money for You!"]
  35. 34. ["West Stewartstown, NH"]
    Calling All Cars
  36. 35. ["Coach Jim Crowley Rams home these facts about quick food energy"]
    Baby Ruth Candy Bar
  37. 36. [The Talent Agency Fraud]
    Superman
  38. 37. ["World's Best Value!"]
  39. 38. ["For thrills and adventure don't miss this issue!]
  40. 39. [The Spy Ring of Righab Bey]
    Superman
  41. 40. ["It's a Date!"]
    Superman
  42. 41. Big Leaguer
  43. 42. ["Starman"]
    Starman
  44. 43. [Superman the Radio (sic)]
    Superman
  45. 44. ["Admiral Byrd"]
    It's True
  46. 45. ["What!?! Do you mean to say you haven't seen Batman no. 4?"]
    Batman
  47. 46. [Just a Sample!]
    The Spectre
  48. 47. [The Dukalia Spy Ring]
    Superman
  49. 48. [Wilson Chem Co.]
  50. 49. [The 'Big Six' Comic Magazines Still Lead the Field]
  51. 50. [Suuperman #11]
    Superman
  52. 51. ["Old Bald Top" Almost Claimed Another Victim!]
  53. 52. ["Boys! Girls! Wear Superman Moccasins"]
  54. 53. [Daisy Air Rifles]
  55. 54. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  56. 55. [Superman: America's Greatest Adventure Strip Character]
    Superman
  57. 56. [Zimba's Gold Badge Terrorists]
    Superman
  58. 57. ["Look Kids! See How Easy to Get These Swell Prizes"]
    Popsicle
  59. 58. [no title indexed]
  60. 59. ["Tony always hires small men..."]
    Tony's Diner
  61. 60. ["Charles Zimmy"]
    Facts
  62. 61. ["It's a Date!"]
    Superman
  63. 62. [The Corinthville Caper]
    Superman
  64. 63. ["Boys! Girls! So Easy to Get Exciting Things Free"]
    Little Orphan Annie; Quaker
  65. 64. Supermen of America
    Superman
  66. 65. [The Yellow Plague]
    Superman
  67. 66. ["Energy in the Pinches"]
    Baby Ruth
  68. 67. [Free! Get "Moo"!]
  69. 68. Timely Rescue
  70. 69. [Hear Superman on the Radio]
  71. 70. [no title indexed]
  72. 71. ["You're not worth more than I am!"]
    It's So
  73. 72. [The Winning Team!]
    Batman
  74. 73. [The Justice Society of America proudly presents All-Star No. 5!]
    Justice Society of America
  75. 74. [Here it is boys and girls. All-Flash Quarterly No. 1!]
    Flash
  76. 75. [The Plot of Count Bergac]
    Superman
  77. 76. [All Aboard!]
    World's Finest Comics #2
  78. 77. ["Fireworks"]
    Spencer Fireworks Company
  79. 78. [Superman #12]
    Superman
  80. 79. ["Johnny was treed like a coon"]
  81. 80. [Johnson Smith & Co.]
  82. 81. [Daisy Air Rifles]
  83. 82. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  84. 83. [Peril on Pogo Island]
    Superman
  85. 84. ["Greetings again, Members! There are many things that guide us in the practice of our daily lives and one of these is Responsibility."]
    Supermen of America
  86. 85. ["Big News!"]
    Baby Ruth
  87. 86. [The Suicide Murders]
    Superman
  88. 87. ["Free Valuable Gifts"]
    Little Orphan Annie; Quaker
  89. 88. [no title indexed]
    Books Worth Reading
  90. 89. ["Hey, Police!"]
    Gags
  91. 90. [Fast Seller!]
    Batman
  92. 91. [8 of Your Favorites]
    All-Star Comics
  93. 92. [The Grotak Bund]
    Superman
  94. 93. ["Caddy, Lady?"]
    Kid Stuff
  95. 94. ["Everybody's Wearing Superman Moccasins"]
  96. 95. Safe Job
  97. 96. [Yank and Doodle "America's Fighting Twins"]
    Yank and Doodle
  98. 97. [no title indexed]
  99. 98. Our Country, Right or Wrong!
    Famous American Words
  100. 99. [A Peach of a Pair!]
  101. 100. ["At least we're lucky to run out of gas so near this nice big filling station!"]
    Some Fun
  102. 101. [The Beasts of Luthor]
    Superman
  103. 102. ["Superman Plus!"]
    Action Comics
  104. 103. [Hear Superman on the Radio]
    Superman
  105. 104. ["At the Top of the Field!"]
  106. 105. [Back Cover]
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Peter Croome
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Ralf Haring
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes