(December 1969)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1969-10-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger; E. Nelson Bridwell (Assistant Editor)
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

Issue Notes

Also designated on cover as Giant (DC, 1969 series) #G66 and as G-66 on indicia page.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?
Job Number:
W-366

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Kal-El II; Jor-El II; Sally Selwyn; Halk Kar; Gloria Alpert

Superman's Lost Brother! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman (origin retold); Halk Kar (introduction); Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); Wrecker Ross (introduction, villain); Lois Lane
Synopsis:
When Halk Kar crashes on Earth, the note he carries in Jor-El's handwriting makes Superman suspect that Halk Kar is his older brother. But when Halk Kar joins Superman in his pursuit of "Wrecker" Ross, Halk Kar receives an electric shock and remembers that he is actually a space traveller from Thoron who met Jor-El on Krypton just before it exploded.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title: "Superman's Big Brother."

The Sweetheart Superman Forgot! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Sally Selwyn (intro); Digby Selwyn [Sally's father] (intro); Lori Lemaris (guest appearance); Bart Benson (intro, villain); Lois Lane (cameo)
Reprints:

Jor-El II and Kal-El II (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Kal-El II [Superman's son] (intro); Jor-El II [Superman's son] (intro), Superman's wife (unrevealed) (all imaginary); Fortress of Solitude; Kandor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 3-part imaginary story titled "The Fantastic Story of Superman's Son's."

The New Nightwing and Flamebird! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jor-El II (as Nightwing); Kal-El II (as Flamebird); Kandor; Zan Zarn (statue); Mrn Abbas (statue); Jor-El I (statue); Fortress of Solitude; Gann Artar (villain) (all imaginary)
Synopsis:
Superman's sons become Nightwing II and Flamebird II
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 3-part imaginary story titled "The Fantastic Story of Superman's Son's"

Kal-El II's Mission to Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jor-El II; Kal-El II; Jor-El; Lara; Krypton; Gann Artar (villain) (all imaginary); green kryptonite; Kandor (cameo); Fortress of Solitude; Val-El (statue); Sul-El (statue); Tala-El (statue); Krypto's father; Phantom Zone
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of 3-part imaginary story titled "The Fantastic Story of Superman's Son's"

The Secret of Superboy's Sister (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Schwartz
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

John Sikela removed from pencils and inks credits. Sikela mistakenly added earlier to credits through misattribution of reprint source to Superboy #36.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman's Lost Brother!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Sweetheart Superman Forgot!
    Superman
  4. 3. Jor-El II and Kal-El II
    Superman
  5. 4. The New Nightwing and Flamebird!
    Superman
  6. 5. Kal-El II's Mission to Krypton!
    Superman
  7. 6. The Secret of Superboy's Sister
    Superboy
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