(December 1970-January 1971)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
DC [character]
Editing:
E. Nelson Bridwell
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) #G-78 and as G-78 on indicia page. Theme: Krypton Lives Again.


Krypton Lives Again in These Mighty Tales! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
Jack Adler
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino; typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Baby Kal-El; Jor-El; Lara; Lyla Lerrol; Winged One
Synopsis:
Vignettes of Kryptonian scenes
Reprints:
Keywords:
Krypton

Indexer Notes

Cover colors and letters credits from Carl Gafford, via the GCD Error Tracker, July 2010.

Superman Meets Jor-El and Lara Again [Superman's Return to Krypton! part 1] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original)
Job Number:
N-171

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jor-El (guest star, death); Lara (guest star, death) (both marry in this story); Superman (origin retold in brief); Professor Galsworthy; Krypto's parents; Lyla Lerrol
Synopsis:
Superman accidentally travels through time and across space to Krypton, where he meets actress Lyla Lerrol and his parents.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Krypton

Superman's Kryptonian Romance [Superman's Return to Krypton! part 2] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original)
Job Number:
N-172

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lyla Lerrol; Jonathan Kent (guest appearance); Martha Clark (guest appearance, before their marriage); Snark McGill (intro, villain); Brainiac (cameo); Jor-El; Lara; Gregg Halliday
Synopsis:
Superman romances Lyla and witnesses Jonathan Kent's proposal to Martha, while Brainiac shrinks and steals Kandor.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Kandor (cameo)

The Surprise of Fate! [Superman's Return to Krypton! part 3] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original)
Job Number:
N-173

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El]; Jor-El; Lara; Lyla Lerrol (death)
Synopsis:
Superman accidentally escapes Krypton, leaving behind Lyla.
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite; Krypton

Father's Day on Planet Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-174

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Clark Kent; Pete Ross; Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Baby Kal-El (flashback); Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); Jax-Ur (flashback); other Phantom Zone Villains
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Giant Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
N-168

The Fugitive from the Phantom Zone! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-170

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ras-Krom (villain); Superman; Clark Kent; Jax-Ur; Vak-Ox; Jimmy Olsen; Bor-Ak; Lon-Ra
Reprints:
Keywords:
Phantom Zone

The Wizard City (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-169

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vedders (villain); Superboy; Professor Olsen; Clark Kent; Jimmy Olsen; Mrs. Olsen; Sir Roland; Jonathan Kent (flashback); Martha Kent (flashback); Superman robot
Reprints:
Keywords:
Krypton (flashback)

Indexer Notes

inks credit from Bob Hughes, August 2005

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Krypton Lives Again in These Mighty Tales!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman Meets Jor-El and Lara Again [Superman's Return to Krypton! part 1]
    Superman
  3. 2. Superman's Kryptonian Romance [Superman's Return to Krypton! part 2]
    Superman
  4. 3. The Surprise of Fate! [Superman's Return to Krypton! part 3]
    Superman
  5. 4. Father's Day on Planet Krypton!
    Superboy
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Giant Metropolis Mailbag
  7. 6. The Fugitive from the Phantom Zone!
    Superman
  8. 7. The Wizard City
    Superboy
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