(November 1963)

DC, 1939 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Volume:
?
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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

Beauty and the Super-Beast! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Saturn Girl (as Circe)

Beauty and the Super-Beast! [part 1] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Saturn Girl (as Circe); Proty II; Lana Lang; Superman Revenge Squad (villains); Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White
Reprints:

Circe's Super-Slave [part 2] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Saturn Girl (as Circe and as Saturn Woman); Lana Lang; Superman Revenge Squad (villains); Proty II; Krypto (flashback); Jimmy Olsen; Perry White
Reprints:

The Sweetheart That Superman Forgot! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; also as Jim White]; Sally Selwyn; Digby Selwyn; Hawkins; Bart Benson; Lori Lemaris; Aquaman (off-panel); Lois Lane
Synopsis:
Under the influence of a strange type of red kryptonite, Superman loses his powers and his memory. He wanders onto a farm, where he meets and romances Sally Selwyn, assuming the name Jim White. But Bart Benson wants Sally for himself and tries to sabotage "Jim" at every turn, eventually knocking "Jim" into a river. Saved by Aquaman and Lori Lemaris, Superman awakens recovered, but with no memory of his time as Jim White.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Portions of Plastino's artwork during this stage in his career mimic other artists' work. Art identifier Pat Lang confirms work by Plastino, though Lori Lemaris especially looks like modeled after Wayne Boring's version of the character.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Beauty and the Super-Beast!
    Superman
  2. 1. Beauty and the Super-Beast! [part 1]
    Superman
  3. 2. Circe's Super-Slave [part 2]
    Superman
  4. 3. The Sweetheart That Superman Forgot!
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
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