([April 1966])

K. G. Murray, 1959 Series
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Pages:
84
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
The K. G. Murray Publishing Company Pty Ltd
Brand:
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
Color:
Colour cover; Black and white interior;
Dimensions:
Standard comic (size varies slightly)
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound (early issues); saddle-stitched (later issues)
Publishing Format:
Was on-going series

The Skyscraper Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
? (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superbaby; Jor-El
Reprints:

The Skyscraper Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Xardo (villain); Krypto (flashback); Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); Superbaby (flashback)
Reprints:
Keywords:
red kryptonite

Superman's Kryptonese Curse! [Tales of Kryptonite No. 3] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Krypto (guest appearance); Vol-Don (guest appearance); Superman; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Superboy (flashback); Super-Baby (flashback); Supergirl robot; Superman robot
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Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; gold kryptonite; green kryptonite (same chunk of rock as last time now red kryptonite); Kandor

Indexer Notes

Tales of Kryptonite No. 3

Project Earth-Doom! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Torr the Terrible (intro, villain); Rogg (intro, death); Vikk (intro, death); Perry White; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints:

The Decline and Fall of Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman; Robin / comic story / 23.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Joe Giella
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aunt Harriet
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Records show that Bob Kane was paid for the pencils, but scholars agree that pencils were actually by Moldoff.

The Spoiled Superboy! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein ?
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Chief Edwards; Swanson
Synopsis:
After Smallville refuses to make Superboy a special deputy he goes on a rampage of poor sportsmanship.
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Wet Chemistry... (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tom Nicolosi
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original editor)

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (May 2007).

The Unknown Legionnaire (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters:
Vivian Berg (part 1); Milton Snapinn (part 2)
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Brainiac 5; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Supergirl [also as Unknown Boy]; Cosmic Boy; Chameleon Boy; Phantom Girl; Mon-El]; Norm Eldor
Synopsis:
Superboy recalls a case when the Legionnaires were helped by a hero called Unknown Boy. It was only after Unknown Boy helped the Legion finish a case, that Superboy figured out that under the costume was Supergirl. Supergirl then recalled going through a red kryptonite cloud and losing her memory, but knowing she had to protect her secret identity, and so created the Unknown Boy costume.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Skyscraper Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Skyscraper Superman!
    Superman
  3. 2. Superman's Kryptonese Curse! [Tales of Kryptonite No. 3]
    Superman
  4. 3. Project Earth-Doom!
    Superman
  5. 4. The Decline and Fall of Batman
    Batman; Robin
  6. 5. The Spoiled Superboy!
    Superboy
  7. 6. Wet Chemistry...
  8. 7. The Unknown Legionnaire
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
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