([August] 1960)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1960-06-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
All American Printing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

An All-Star Collection Of The Greatest Super-Stories Ever Published (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Superbaby; Lois Lane; Superboy; Jimmy Olsen; Krypto; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Jor-El; Lana Lang; Lori Lemaris; Perry White
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Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

Superman / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Superman's First Exploit (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Superbaby]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Dr. Reese Kearns
Synopsis:
Discredited scientist Dr. Kearns suggests a competition to Perry White to find Superman's first super feat, but he has an ulterior motive.
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The Witch of Metropolis (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White
Synopsis:
Lois thinks she turns into a witch at night.
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The Supergirl from Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El] (introduction, first appearance, origin); Zor-El (introduction); Miss Hart (introduction)
Synopsis:
Superman spies a crashing rocket and discovers his cousin Supergirl. She tells him how Argo City survived the destruction of Krypton and how her father sent her to Earth when the inhabitants of Argo City were threatened by Kryptonite poisoning. Superman sets her up in Midvale Orphanage so she can adjust to life on Earth.
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Indexer Notes

Final caption altered.

Flag of Krypton (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
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Keywords:
Krypton flag

Indexer Notes

Notes that the Krypton flag was first introduced in Action Comics #246.

A Visit from Superman's Pal (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Lana Lang
Synopsis:
Jimmy Olsen travels into the past and becomes Superboy's pal, to the extent that the Boy of Steel even reveals his secret identity to him!
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The Girl in Superman's Past! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lori Lemaris (introduction, first appearance); Lois Lane
Synopsis:
Superman recalls his college romance with Lori Lemaris, a mermaid from sunken Atlantis.
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Indexer Notes

First appearance of Lori Lemaris.

Map of Krypton (Table of Contents)

Superman / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jor-El; Lara; Kal-El
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Indexer Notes

Sequentially after page 7 of the previous sequence. Credits from the Superman Annual reprint.

Coming... in the Next Giant Superman Annual (Table of Contents)

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

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

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Indexer Notes

Announces the theme of the next Superman Annual: All-Menace issue featuring monsters and villains from past stories. Readers are invited to vote for their favorite menace via postcard.

The Execution of Krypto (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder ?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Krypto
Synopsis:
Superboy frames Krypto for killing Clark Kent.
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The Fattest Girl in Metropolis (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman; Professor Colby; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
Professor Colby's growth ray accidentally doubles Lois Lane's weight for one month.
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Indexer Notes

Lois gets candy from "Schaff's Candy", a self-reference by Kurt Schaffenberger.

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents)

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

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

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Indexer Notes

House ad for Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane #19, Action Comics #267, and Adventure Comics #275.

The Super-Brain of Jimmy Olsen (Table of Contents)

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen [The Cosmic Brain]; Lois Lane; Superman; Perry White; Professor Potter (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Professor Potter's Z-ray evolves Jimmy Olsen into the Cosmic Brain, he then forces Superman into performing some seemingly strange acts.
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The Super-Key to Fort Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Batman; Joker (image on trophy)
Synopsis:
Someone has broken into Superman's Fortress of Solitude, so Superman searches the place for clues.
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Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude (intro); green kryptonite

[These Three Strips] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Black and white Superman daily newspaper strips (strips #4503-4505). Promo to ask the reader to contact their local newspaper to add the strip. Credits from the Superman Annual reprint.

Famous First Issues! [Superman #1] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils:
Leo O'Mealia
Inks:
Leo O'Mealia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Famous First Issues! [Superboy #1] (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman (no Superboy)
Reprints:

Famous First Issues! [Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #1] (Table of Contents)

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]
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Famous First Issues! [Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #1] (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

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

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. An All-Star Collection Of The Greatest Super-Stories Ever Published
    Superman
  2. 1. Table of Contents
    Superman
  3. 2. Superman's First Exploit
    Superman
  4. 3. The Witch of Metropolis
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  5. 4. The Supergirl from Krypton!
    Supergirl
  6. 5. Flag of Krypton
    Superman
  7. 6. A Visit from Superman's Pal
    Superboy
  8. 7. The Girl in Superman's Past!
    Superman
  9. 8. Map of Krypton
    Superman
  10. 9. Coming... in the Next Giant Superman Annual
  11. 10. The Execution of Krypto
    Superboy
  12. 11. The Fattest Girl in Metropolis
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  13. 12. Coming... Super-Attractions!
  14. 13. The Super-Brain of Jimmy Olsen
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
  15. 14. The Super-Key to Fort Superman
    Superman
  16. 15. [These Three Strips]
    Superman
  17. 16. Famous First Issues! [Superman #1]
    Superman
  18. 17. Famous First Issues! [Superboy #1]
    Superboy
  19. 18. Famous First Issues! [Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #1]
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
  20. 19. Famous First Issues! [Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #1]
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
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