(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
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 Meets Jor-El and Lara Again [Superman's Return to Krypton! part 1] (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

Superman's Kryptonian Romance [Superman's Return to Krypton! part 2] (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)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff ?
Job Number:
Little Pete

[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

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