(1966)

DC, 1966 Series
 
Price:
0.00 Free
Pages:
20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original); Ed Eisenberg (art supervision)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
white paper
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
one-shot

Issue Notes

There is no indication in this comic that it is part of the Golden Story Teller record package. There is no indicia, and no number on it. Only a copyright statement for 1966 to National Periodical Publications, Inc. The package itself sold for 3.79 USD, and included an LP record of the stories in this comic, a membership card, a pin, and a secret code, all packed in a box.


The Origin of Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan; Al Plastino; Wayne Boring
Inks:
George Klein?; Al Plastino; Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Superboy; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent

Indexer Notes

Most art from interior stories.

Superman History (Table of Contents)

Superman Family / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

Indexer Notes

This is a quiz on the inside front cover with answers on the inside back cover. It is original, and was written when there were 186 issues of Superman and 337 issues of Action Comics (per the quiz).

The Story of Superman's Life! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman (origin); Jor-El (cameo); Lara (cameo); Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Krypto; Superboy; Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Lois Lane (cameo); Perry White (cameo)
Synopsis:
Origin recap, through the death of Ma and Pa Kent.
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

This is cut by 3 and 2/3 pages: pages 2-4 and the first two panels and last two panels of page 6 of the original.

Superman's Mystery Power! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Super-Imp
Synopsis:
When Superman is exposed to the radiation from the explosion of an alien space ship, he loses his powers but gains the ability to create a miniature version of himself with his powers to carry out his super-duties.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Eiffel Tower; green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

This is cut by 2/3 of a page: page 6 last two panels and page 7 first two panels from the original story. The original title was "Superman's New Power", although the story appeared in Superman Annual #7 with this title.

The Superman Family (Table of Contents)

Superman Family / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan; John Forte (Legionnaires)
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Krypto; Streaky; Comet the Super-Horse; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy; Cosmic Boy; Lighting Lad; Saturn Girl; Chameleon Boy]; Martha Kent (statue); Jonathan Kent (statue); Jimmy Olsen; Lucy Lane; Perry White; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Supergirl; Professor Potter; Bizarro Number One; Lara (statue); Jor-El (statue); Beppo the Super-monkey; Lori Lemaris
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is a portrait drawing of the Superman family of characters. A key to the characters appears at the bottom of the inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Origin of Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman History
    Superman Family
  3. 2. The Story of Superman's Life!
    Superman
  4. 3. Superman's Mystery Power!
    Superman
  5. 4. The Superman Family
    Superman Family
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Allen Ross
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Pat Lang