([June] 2006)

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Volume:
7
Price:
49.99 USD; 69.99 CAD
Pages:
248
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Archive Editions
ISBN:
1-4012-1051-1; 978-1-4012-1051-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978140121051954999
Editing:
Dale Crain (collection editor); Jack Schiff (original editor)
Color:
Color
Binding:
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Color reconstruction by Jamison and Dale Crain.
Black and White reconstruction by Rick Keene and Dale Crain.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
Jamison
Letters:
Alex Jay/Studio J

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

Indexer Notes

Illustration taken from the splash page to "I Sustain the Wings" from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #25.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Siegel, Shuster and Associates (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Ron Goulart
Pencils:
Ed Dobrotka
Inks:
Ed Dobrotka
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography
Keywords:
criticism

[Superman #25] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:

The Man Superman Refused to Help! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough
Inks:
George Roussos ?
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Murphy; Major Jonathan Ramsey; Hans Henkel
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer id by Martin O'Hearn; inker id by Bob Hughes 12/04

I Sustain the Wings! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Larry Thomas; Mary
Synopsis:
Clark Kent briefly joins the Army Air Force Technical Training Command.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

prepared by Weisinger and Ray while in the service, so really it's a very long public service ad.

King of the Comic Books (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Ira Yarbrough
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Henry Jones (introduction); Frank Frederick
Synopsis:
A hit comic book's creator is co-opted by a greedy publisher
Reprints:
Keywords:
Superman's Mountain Retreat

Indexer Notes

writer id by Martin O'Hearn

Hijack--Jackal of Crime! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Ed Dobrotka
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Jack Height; Hi-Jack [Jack Jackson]
Reprints:

[Superman #26] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
George Roussos ?
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Joseph Goeb
Reprints:

The Super Stunt-Man! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Joe Shuster; Ira Yarbrough
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Daredevil Dolan; Billy Dolan; Mr. Carter; Blackie Weever
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

no S on cape

Comedian's Holiday! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough
Inks:
Ira Yarbrough
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Chiver; Cheadle; Byrd; Busch; Minnie Mannering; J. Wilbur Wolfingham (introduction)
Synopsis:
A bunch of old vauldeville comedians pool their life-savings in an attempt at a comeback, but con man Wilbur Wolfingham intends to abscond with the dough until Superman forces him to make good.
Reprints:

Superman's Master! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Andy Hoops; Mrs. Hoops; Myrtle Kendall; Carl Denby [Charles Stanton]; Marty O'Ghool
Reprints:

The Quicksilver Kid! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Dick Sprang
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Quicksilver Kid [Mercury]
Synopsis:
Mercury, God of Theives, awakens in modern times and decides to go out and see what deviltry a god can play.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

One of the first stories in which Superman is referred to as "flying". Credited in the reprint to Sam Citron and George Roussos. Current credit id by Pat Lang, Craig Delich and Bob Hughes.

[Superman #27] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane
Reprints:

The Palace of Perilous Play! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Ed Dobrotka
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Lottie Lovemore; Toyman [Winslow Schott]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

inker id by Bob Hughes; Writer id by Martin O'Hearn. Roussos not credited in the Archive

When Giants Meet! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Ed Dobrotka
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Calder; Paddy; Swede; Paul Bunyan; Babe
Synopsis:
Paul Bunyan meets Superman in a fantasy tale.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

proto-imaginary story; writer id by Martin O'Hearn; inker id by Bob Hughes 12/04; Roussos not credited in the Archive.

Robber's Roost! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Ed Dobrotka
Inks:
Ed Dobrotka
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Hiram Pardee; Percival Lister; Fingers Falvey; Timothy; Porky; Arch Angler
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer id by Martin O'Hearn; inker id by Bob Hughes 12/04.

Dear Diary! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Ed Dobrotka
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Randall Rocksell; Goldie Gates
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer id by Martin O'Hearn; inker id by Bob Hughes 12/04. blue S on cape. "It's all right kids. This is a flying automobile!" Roussos not credited in Archive.

[Superman #28] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Hercules; Atlas
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

1st Superman cover to actually have something to do with a story inside? (Stand in for Hercules)

Lambs Versus Wolfingham! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; J. Wilbur Wolfingham
Synopsis:
Superman saves a small town from a tornado, while Wolfingham tries to sell the survivors a fake oil well.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer id by Martin O'Hearn; inker id by Bob Hughes 10/06; Archives says George Roussos. Blue S on cape incorrectly colored yellow in Archives.

The Golden Galleons! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Pete Riss
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Tuttle; Joe Reefer; Hugo Reefer
Synopsis:
Hugo and Jimmy have both entered a model-building contest and Big Joe wants his little brother to win and doesn't care how. Superman helps Jimmy recreate the model that Big Joe destroyed, by bringing the real sunken Spanish treasure ship to Jimmy's house, so Jimmy can copy it exactly.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer and penciller id by Martin O'Hearn, inker id by Bob Hughes 12/04. Superman refers to himself as "leaping across the city." Credited to Sam Citron in the Archive.

Be a Magician- Turn Waste Paper Into War Weapons! (Table of Contents)

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

paper drive feature, art ID by Jerry Bails.

[The Suicidal Swain] (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane, Girl Reporter / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Ed Dobrotka
Inks:
Ed Dobrotka
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White
Synopsis:
Lois helps stop a man with a broken heart from jumping off an eight story building.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

1st solo Lois Lane story; writer id by Martin O'Hearn.

Stand-In for Hercules! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Mr. Boyle; Professor Button; Archides; Iole; Hercules; Chiron; Zeus; Apollo; Mars; Mercury; Achelous
Synopsis:
At a Liar's Club meeting, Boyle tells a tall tale describing Superman's meeting with Hercules. Professor Button's time machine sends Superman into the past. There Superman finds Hercules is not all he's cracked up to be, so Superman has to do the feats that made him famous for him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

proto-imaginary story; writer id by Martin O'Hearn; inker id by Bob Hughes 12/04. Yellow S on cape.

[Superman #29] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane
Reprints:

The Wizard of Wishes! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Ed Dobrotka
Inks:
Ed Dobrotka
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; James Joslyn; Mrs. Wingate; George Wingate; Blackie Reese; Prankster
Synopsis:
After the Prankster gets hit by a car and wins $10,000 he decides to go into the business of making people's wishes come true.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cape S: yellow. Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

The Tycoon of Crime! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Ed Dobrotka
Inks:
Ed Dobrotka
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Tycoon of Crime [Mr. Blob]
Synopsis:
The Tycoon of Crime hypnotizes Superman and tries to get him to kill himself.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cape S: yellow on Blue background. Miscolored in Archive.

[The Bakery Counterfeiters] (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane, Girl Reporter / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Ed Dobrotka
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Steve Bard (introduction); Noonan; Carmody; Fingers Gordon; Pinball Miggsy; Mr. Gratz; Trigger
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

inker id by Bob Hughes 12/04. Writer Id by Martin O'Hearn.

The Pride of the Kents! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Ed Dobrotka
Inks:
Ed Dobrotka
Colors:
Jamison (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Dudley Kent; H. Postlethwaite Kent; George; Alice; Battlin' Buffo [Clark Kent]; Kent Brothers [Ted, Ed, Jed, Ned]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cape S: Yellow on blue. Miscolored in Archive. Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn

Biorgraphies (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Desris
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

Bio information of Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster, Wayne Boring, Jack Burnley, Don Cameron, Sam Citron, Ed Dobrotka, Bill Finger, Stan Kaye, Fred Ray, George Roussos, Joe Samachson, Mort Weisinger, and Ira Yarbrough.
Research by Joe Desris; Martin O'Hearn; Jerry Bails.

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Burnley; Wayne Boring
Inks:
Jack Burnley; George Roussos; Stan Kaye
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Joseph Goebbels; Lois Lane; Hercules; Atlas

Indexer Notes

small cover reprints of Superman 25, 26.27 and 28. Also included full size inside.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. Siegel, Shuster and Associates
  5. 4. [Superman #25]
    Superman
  6. 5. The Man Superman Refused to Help!
    Superman
  7. 6. I Sustain the Wings!
    Superman
  8. 7. King of the Comic Books
    Superman
  9. 8. Hijack--Jackal of Crime!
    Superman
  10. 9. [Superman #26]
    Superman
  11. 10. The Super Stunt-Man!
    Superman
  12. 11. Comedian's Holiday!
    Superman
  13. 12. Superman's Master!
    Superman
  14. 13. The Quicksilver Kid!
    Superman
  15. 14. [Superman #27]
    Superman
  16. 15. The Palace of Perilous Play!
    Superman
  17. 16. When Giants Meet!
    Superman
  18. 17. Robber's Roost!
    Superman
  19. 18. Dear Diary!
    Superman
  20. 19. [Superman #28]
    Superman
  21. 20. Lambs Versus Wolfingham!
    Superman
  22. 21. The Golden Galleons!
    Superman
  23. 22. Be a Magician- Turn Waste Paper Into War Weapons!
    Superman
  24. 23. [The Suicidal Swain]
    Lois Lane, Girl Reporter
  25. 24. Stand-In for Hercules!
    Superman
  26. 25. [Superman #29]
    Superman
  27. 26. The Wizard of Wishes!
    Superman
  28. 27. The Tycoon of Crime!
    Superman
  29. 28. [The Bakery Counterfeiters]
    Lois Lane, Girl Reporter
  30. 29. The Pride of the Kents!
    Superman
  31. 30. Biorgraphies
  32. 31. [Back Cover]
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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