(July 1964)

DC, 1939 Series
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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

If Luthor Were Superman's Father! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lex Luthor; Lara
Keywords:
Krypton

Indexer Notes

Inks (Sheldon Moldoff) credited by Bob Bailey, 2005-01-30. Inks previously credited to George Klein. (Per Sandell ed.)

Superman's Mission for President Kennedy! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger; E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; John F. Kennedy (guest star); Supergirl (guest star); Lana Lang (guest star); John Glenn (cameo); Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White
Synopsis:
Superman joins President Kennedy's campaign for physical fitness.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story done before John F. Kennedy's death. Originally intended for Superman (1939) #168, April 1964 (February 1964 release date, January 1964 print date), but was pulled off the schedule when President Kennedy was assassinated in late November 1963. Published afterwards by request of President Johnson. (Parts of notes by Bob Bailey, 2005-01-30) (Per Sandell ed.)

If Lex Luthor Were Superman's Father! [part 1] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lex Luthor (villain); Jor-El (guest star); Lara (guest star); Raf Arlo; Lon Gorg; Brainiac's flying saucer
Keywords:
Kandor; Krypton; time travel

Indexer Notes

time travel story; NOT an imaginary story, despite cover blurb

The Wedding of Lara and Luthor! [part 2] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lex Luthor; Lara; Jor-El; Krypto's father; Superman
Synopsis:
Luthor ALMOST marries Lara
Keywords:
Krypton
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. If Luthor Were Superman's Father!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman's Mission for President Kennedy!
    Superman
  3. 2. If Lex Luthor Were Superman's Father! [part 1]
    Superman
  4. 3. The Wedding of Lara and Luthor! [part 2]
    Superman
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