(August 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

The Nightmare Ordeal of Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

Superman's Sacrifice! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Rokk (intro, villain, next appearance in WORLD'S FINEST COMICS #150); Sorban (intro, villain, next appearance in WORLD'S FINEST COMICS #150); Lana Lang (guest star); Professor Potter (1st appearance in SUPERMAN); Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Perry White
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Keywords:
green kryptonite

The Curse of Magic! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Mr. Mxyzptlk (villain); Douglas Parker [ex-Smallville Chief of Police, Chief Parker] (guest appearance); Lois Lane; Perry White
Synopsis:
Mr. Mxyzptlk from the 5th dimension stops by briefly to curse Superman: everything he says becomes a reality -- literally! Soon, Superman is afraid to even open his mouth, but the curse is lifted when Superman says his own name backwards.
Reprints:

The Nightmare Ordeal of Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Dr. Luring (intro); a tribe of cavemen (intro); Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
Superman ends up on a planet under a red sun and loses his superpowers. A caveman strikes him down and steals the Superman suit -- Superman, who was once the strongest man alive, is now the weakest! Eventually, Superman is rescued by his friends Jimmy Olsen and Lois Lane, who have arrived from Earth in a spaceship.
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Keywords:
red sun
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Nightmare Ordeal of Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman's Sacrifice!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Curse of Magic!
    Superman
  4. 3. The Nightmare Ordeal of Superman
    Superman
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