(Winter 1963-'64)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1963-11-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical 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

A Super-Collection of Untold Stories and Secret Origins (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [also as Clark Kent; Superbaby; The Rocking Horse Superman]; Jor-El [as Krypton's First Superman]; Mr. Mxyzptlk

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

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

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

When Lois First Suspected Clark Was Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Clark Kent [also as Superman]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Lex Luthor
Synopsis:
Clark recalls (in flashbacks) a handful of occasions when Lois had been close to discovering his secret identity but she'd refused to consider him worthy enough.
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Superboy's First Day at School! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Clark Kent; Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent
Synopsis:
Clark's first day of school is punctuated by a number of minor super feats, in later years Lana can recall one of the incidents but cannot remember which boy it had been.
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The Amazing Superman Junior (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Robin the Boy Wonder; Superman Jr
Synopsis:
Lois's impulsive nature causes a rocket with her on board to be prematurely launched into space. To teach her a lesson, Superman contrives to make her think that she has arrived back on Earth 50 years in the future, however, it is Superman's turn to be taken aback when Superman Jr. comes along.
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Members of the Legion of Super-Heroes (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / text article / 0.3 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
List of the Legion of Super-Heroes members.

Mxyzptlk's First Prank! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Mxyzptlk; Jor-El (Phantom); Fuzastl; Tlndsa
Synopsis:
Mxyzptlk arrives on Earth for the 1st time but is outsmarted by Superboy and sent back to his own dimension. He then vows to make the Boy of Steel's life a super misery.
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Indexer Notes

Original title: The Ghost of Jor-El

1st Appearance of Mxyzptlk's parents, his father Fuzastl, and mother Tlndsa

The Untold Story of Red Kryptonite! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Krypto; Superboy [Clark Kent](flashback); Kozz (flashback); Jonathan Kent (flashback, cameo); Martha Kent (flashback, cameo); Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Superman Robot
Synopsis:
While rescuing a bathyscaph from the ocean bottom where it rests next to a Red Kryptonite meteor, Superman remembers all the other times that Red Kryptonite has affected him.
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Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; green kryptonite (flashback); red kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Flashbacks to many Superboy / Superman Red Kryptonite stories.

Panel 5, page 5 rewritten to fix minor error.

Prisoner of the Super-Heroes! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl]; Krypto; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent
Synopsis:
The Legion returns to the 20th century to discredit Superboy, then exile him from Earth.
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Indexer Notes

Second appearance of the Legion of Super-Heroes.

The Rainbow Clark Kent! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White
Synopsis:
When Superman repairs Lois's make-up mirror, he becomes super-sensitized and develops a rainbow aura whenever she opens the case. He must then use his super-wits to prevent her from opening the locket.
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Indexer Notes

Original title: The Rainbow Superman
Original splash depicting Superman replaced by panel 2, page 8, featuring Clark Kent.

The Origin of Superman's Super-Costume! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
John Sikela
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Clark Kent [Superboy]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent
Synopsis:
Whilst toddler Clark is invulnerable, his clothes are not. By unravelling the blankets that he was wrapped in during his journey from Krypton to Earth, the Kents are able to create an indestructable suit.
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Indexer Notes

Original title: The Origin of Superboy's Super-Costume

Krypton's First Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Jor-El; Lara; Kil-Lor
Synopsis:
Jimmy uses a magic totem to send Superman back to Krypton to see his parents once again. Fate intervenes and the Man of Steel helps to engineer his own parent's betrothal!
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Indexer Notes

Originally part 3 of the novel "The Three Magic Wishes".

Original title, "Superman's Return to Krypton"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. A Super-Collection of Untold Stories and Secret Origins
    Superman
  2. 1. Table of Contents
    Superman
  3. 2. When Lois First Suspected Clark Was Superman!
    Superman
  4. 3. Superboy's First Day at School!
    Superboy
  5. 4. The Amazing Superman Junior
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  6. 5. Members of the Legion of Super-Heroes
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  7. 6. Mxyzptlk's First Prank!
    Superboy
  8. 7. The Untold Story of Red Kryptonite!
    Superman
  9. 8. Prisoner of the Super-Heroes!
    Superboy
  10. 9. The Rainbow Clark Kent!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  11. 10. The Origin of Superman's Super-Costume!
    Superboy
  12. 11. Krypton's First Superman!
    Superman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Superman
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