(August 1962)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly with the exception of March , June, September and December
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical 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 Downfall of Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Antonino Rocca (1921-1977); Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane
Reprints:

Superman Under the Green Sun! [part 1] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Drago [Anton] (intro, villain); Kall (intro); Pera (intro)
Synopsis:
Superman lands on an alien planet to help free the people from Drago who has made everyone on the planet blind.
Reprints:

["Tricksy our high wire artist is sick"] (Table of Contents)

Tricksy / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

The Blind Superman [part 2] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Drago [Aton] (villain, death); Pera; Kall
Synopsis:
Superman has his powers restored and stops Drago from his scheme and restores the sight of everyone on the planet.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from Rick Wood, Mike Nelson, Larry Kempster, Darrel Holt, June Gaylord, Alex Bleem

The Downfall Of Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Man; Lightning Man] (adult version); Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Samson; Hercules; Antonino Rocca (1921-1977, wrestler); Krypto; Duke Marple (introduction, villain); Mr. Mxyzptlk (villain)
Synopsis:
Superman and wrestler Antonino Rocca capture Duke Marple and his gang.
Reprints:

["I'll have some milk!"] (Table of Contents)

Ollie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Downfall of Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman Under the Green Sun! [part 1]
    Superman
  3. 2. ["Tricksy our high wire artist is sick"]
    Tricksy
  4. 3. The Blind Superman [part 2]
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. The Downfall Of Superman!
    Superman
  7. 6. ["I'll have some milk!"]
    Ollie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Dwayne Best
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Rivard
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross
  • Ed Boner