(September 1958)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
8
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Mort Weisinger (actual)
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

The Black Knight's Super-Sword (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
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The Super-Sword (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman?
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; "Bull" Mathews
Synopsis:
After Superman releases the Black Knight from a block of ice after nearly 1,000 years, the villain goes on a crime spree. When the knight wounds Superman with his magical sword, criminal "Bull" Mathews offers to buy it, but finds it was all a set-up to trap him.
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Mrs. Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Chief Mawmba
Synopsis:
When Clark and Lois are trapped on a remote island, Clark reveals his double identity to Lois and proposes marriage. But when he discovers that he can leave the island, Clark must convince Lois he faked the super-feats he performed on the island in order to get out of the engagement.
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Keywords:
kryptonite

The Steeplejack of Steel (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder?
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Bart Benson
Synopsis:
Superman takes a construction job undercover as Kirk Brent to expose a shady contractor.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Black Knight's Super-Sword
    Superman
  2. 1. The Super-Sword
    Superman
  3. 2. Mrs. Superman
    Superman
  4. 3. The Steeplejack of Steel
    Superman
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