(January 1960)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1959-11-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger
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 Super-Outlaw from Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Kull-Ex
Reprints:

The Super-Outlaw From Krypton: Part 1: The Super-Menace of Metropolis (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Kull-Ex (disguised as Superman, villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Superman has gone crazy, causing unnecessary damage whenever he performs a super-feat.
Reprints:

["Cut! That was great, Tricksy!"] (Table of Contents)

Tricksy, World's Greatest Stunt Man / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

Genre:
humor

The Super-Outlaw From Krypton: Part 2: The Revenge Against Jor-El (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; Kull-Ex [also as Superman]; Zell-Ex (flashback); Jor-El (flashback); Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Perry White (cameo)
Synopsis:
Kull-Ex has tricked Superman into switching places, trapping Superman inside the Bottle City of Kandor while Kull-Ex roams the Earth, causing destruction while dressed as Superman.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bottle City of Kandor; Fortress of Solitude

["That was a neat movie, Jerry!"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry The Jitterbug / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

The Super-Outlaw From Krypton: Part 3: The Duel of the Supermen (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 [Clark Kent]; Kull-Ex [also as Superman]; Superman Robots; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El] (brief origin recap); Zor-El (Flashback; Cameo); Alura (flashback, cameo); Krypto
Synopsis:
Supergirl rescues Superman from Kandor and with the help of Krypto the three defeat Kull-Ex and return him to Kandor.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bottle City of Kandor; Fortress of Solitude

Indexer Notes

This is Supergirl's first appearance in the Superman series.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Super-Outlaw from Krypton!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Super-Outlaw From Krypton: Part 1: The Super-Menace of Metropolis
    Superman
  3. 2. ["Cut! That was great, Tricksy!"]
    Tricksy, World's Greatest Stunt Man
  4. 3. The Super-Outlaw From Krypton: Part 2: The Revenge Against Jor-El
    Superman
  5. 4. ["That was a neat movie, Jerry!"]
    Jerry The Jitterbug
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  7. 6. The Super-Outlaw From Krypton: Part 3: The Duel of the Supermen
    Superman
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