(Summer 1961)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1961-06-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, 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

The Strange Lives of Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

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

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

The Super-Prisoner of Amazon Island (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Super Sorority [Dr. Edna Blaine; Julia Johns; Sonya Sophia; Betty Dunn]; Superman; Amazons; Queen Elsha (villain)
Synopsis:
The Super Sorority are marooned on an uncharted island inhabited by a race of Amazons, Superman arrives but realises that there is an antidote for Kryptonite somewhere nearby. He goes along with Queen Elsha's schemes until he can find the source of his Kryptonite immunity.
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite

Superman's New Face (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; Dr. Norton
Synopsis:
Superman's face is scarred during a mission, he must cover up using initially, bandages and then an iron mask until he can remedy the situation.
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite

The Ugly Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; Hairy Sam; Injun Ike; Sinbad the Sailor; The Gladiator; The Dutch Devil; The Ugly Superman [later the Gorgeous Superman]
Synopsis:
Lois Lane shows kindness to the wrestler known as the Ugly Superman but he then becomes besotted with her, after giving Clark Kent a sound beating he undergoes plastic surgery and becomes the Gorgeous Superman.
Reprints:

Famous Old Superman Stories (Table of Contents)

Superman / text article / 0.3 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz? [as Editor]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

The Lady and the Lion (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Circe (villain); Perry White; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
Circe gives Superman a potion that causes him to have the head of a lion until he discovers the antidote.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; green kryptonite; Kandor

The Secrets of the Fortress of Solitude (Table of Contents)

Superman / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jor-El (statue); Lara (statue); Jonathan Kent (statue); Martha Kent (statue); Superboy (statue); Superman (statue); Batman (statue); Robin [Dick Grayson] (statue); Supergirl (statue); Lois Lane (statue); Jimmy Olsen (statue); Perry White (statue)
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor

The Superman of the Future! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Professor Wright; Lois Lane; Dirk Folgar
Synopsis:
Superman poses as the Future Superman, who has the power to predict the future, to smoke out Agent X-3 and prevent an attempt on the life of the President.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Atlantis; green kryptonite

The Oldest Man in Metropolis! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Prof. Vance; Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Superman robot; The Clock (villain)
Synopsis:
When Clark Kent drinks Prof. Vance's life-extending vitamin serum, which contains particles of Kryptonite, it ages him to about 70 years old. Since his robots won't respond to his aged voice, Superman must fulfill his duties as the Old Man of the Sea, Santa Claus, and Father Time so that no one realizes that Clark Kent is Superman.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; green kryptonite

The Two Faces of Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Chet Hartley
Synopsis:
When Superman sees Lois get out of a date by making herself look ridiculous, he changes his appearance to teach her a lesson.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Superman makes himself look like Alfred E. Neuman.

["Best wishes from your friend Superman"] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Synopsis:
A Superman pin up.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Backcover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Strange Lives of Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. Table of Contents
    Superman
  3. 2. The Super-Prisoner of Amazon Island
    Superman
  4. 3. Superman's New Face
    Superman
  5. 4. The Ugly Superman!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  6. 5. Famous Old Superman Stories
    Superman
  7. 6. The Lady and the Lion
    Superman
  8. 7. The Secrets of the Fortress of Solitude
    Superman
  9. 8. The Superman of the Future!
    Superman
  10. 9. The Oldest Man in Metropolis!
    Superman
  11. 10. The Two Faces of Superman!
    Superman
  12. 11. ["Best wishes from your friend Superman"]
    Superman
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