(November 1960)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of March, June, September and December
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

Superman's Return to Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jor-El; Lara
Reprints:

Superman's Return to Krypton! Part I Superman Meets Jor-El and Lara Again! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jor-El (guest star, death); Lara (guest star, death) (both marry in this story); Superman (origin retold in brief); Professor Galsworthy; Krypto's parents; Lyla Lerrol
Synopsis:
Superman accidentally travels through time and across space to Krypton, where he meets actress Lyla Lerrol and his parents.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Krypton

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of a three-part novel.

Keep Learning-- The Key To Success! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction

[Superman's Return to Krypton!] Part II Superman's Kryptonian Romance (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lyla Lerrol; Jonathan Kent (guest appearance); Martha Clark (guest appearance, before their marriage); Snark McGill (introduction, villain); Brainiac (cameo); Koko (cameo); Jor-El; Lara; Gregg Halliday; Robo (robot); Ken-Dal
Synopsis:
Superman romances Lyla and witnesses Jonathan Kent's proposal to Martha, while Brainiac shrinks and steals Kandor.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Kandor (cameo)

["Have a baseball, sonny!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.67 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 / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from William Rupprecht, Steve Bonczek, Ed Stillwell, Virginia Reed, Norman Khouy, Pam Rohrig, Waynes Hayes, Miriam Wachsler, Benjamin Inserra, John McGeehan, Michael Dubelman, Randy Beaudin, Royce Guinn, Larry Gillis; house ad for Superman Annual.

Superman's Return to Krypton! Part III The Surprise of Fate! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jor-El; Lara; Lyla Lerrol (death)
Synopsis:
Superman accidentally escapes Krypton, leaving behind Lyla.
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite; Krypton
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman's Return to Krypton!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman's Return to Krypton! Part I Superman Meets Jor-El and Lara Again!
    Superman
  3. 2. Keep Learning-- The Key To Success!
  4. 3. [Superman's Return to Krypton!] Part II Superman's Kryptonian Romance
    Superman
  5. 4. ["Have a baseball, sonny!"]
    Little Pete
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  7. 6. Superman's Return to Krypton! Part III The Surprise of Fate!
    Superman
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