([September] 1998)

DC, 1997 Series
Volume:
2
Price:
49.95 USD; 71.95 CAD
Pages:
240
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
DC Archive Editions
ISBN:
1-56389-426-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
76194120991300211
Editing:
Bob Kahan; Rick Taylor
Color:
color
Dimensions:
glossy paper interior
Binding:
hardcover with dust jacket; bound

Issue Notes

Color reconstruction by Bob Le Rose.
Black-and-White reconstruction by Rick Keene.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustration from Superman story in Action Comics (DC, 1938 Series) #30, page 4, panel 5.

[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

Foreword (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Letters:
typeset

[Action Comics #21] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)

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

[The Atomic Disintegrator] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Neville ?
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Terry Curtis (introduction); Ultra-Humanite
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

ad for the Spectre at end of this story. Last Ultra-Humanite. Inker not credited in the Archive.

[Action Comics #22] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Paul Cassidy
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)

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

Indexer Notes

Paul Cassidy not included in Archive credits

[Europe at War, Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed); Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Paul Cassidy
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor (unnamed); Agent T-21 [Lita Laverne] (introduction)
Reprints:
Keywords:
Galonia-Toran war

Indexer Notes

cont next issue. Paul Cassidy not listed in Archive credits.

[Action Comics #23] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Paul Cassidy
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)

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

[Europe at War, Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Paul Cassidy
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor (unnamed); Lex Luthor (introduction); General Lupo
Reprints:
Keywords:
Daily Planet

[Action Comics #24] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Paul Cassidy
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)

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

[Carnahan's Heir] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Paul Cassidy
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor (unnamed); Rufus Carnahan; Peter Carnahan; Jenkins; Jake Brent; Benny Farrel
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Paul Cassidy not included in Archive credits

[Action Comics #25] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)

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

[Amnesiac Robbers] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Galbraith; Medini
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Paul Cassidy not included in Archive credits

[Action Comics #26] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)

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

Indexer Notes

Yellow S on blue shield on cape

[Professor Cobalt's Clinic] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Wayne Boring(1-5); Paul Cassidy (6-13)
Inks:
Shuster Shop
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Tommy; Little Mary; Dr. Wortington; Professor Clarence Cobalt; Grafton
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Wayne Boring and Paul Cassidy not included in Archive credits

[Action Comics #27] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Paul Cassidy
Inks:
Paul Cassidy
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)

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

Indexer Notes

incorrectly credited to Wayne Boring in the Archives

[Brentwood Home for Wayward Youth] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Neville
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Davey Merrill; Mr. Tweed; Mrs. Tweed
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Paul Cassidy and Dennis Neville not included in the Archive credits

[Action Comics #28] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Paul Cassidy
Inks:
Paul Cassidy
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)

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

Indexer Notes

incorrectly credited to Wayne Boring in the Archives

[The Stongarm Assaults] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Burnley [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Mr. Jenkins; Herculo
Reprints:

[Action Comics #29] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)

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

[The Life Insurance Con] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Burnley [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Sergeant Casey; Mrs. Davis; Mrs. Grady; Mr. Fullerton; Tom Bruce; Martin
Reprints:

[Action Comics #30] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Wayne Boring ?
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)

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

Indexer Notes

Incorrectly credited to Fred Ray in the Archives

[The Midsummer Snowstorm] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Burnley [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Bob Calvert; Laura Vogel; Carlton Vogel; Zolar
Reprints:

[Action Comics #31] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)

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

Indexer Notes

Blue S on cape. Incorrectly credited to Fred Ray in the Archives.

[In the Grip of Morpheus] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Burnley [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Professor Hunter; Baron Munsdorf; Kolb
Synopsis:
Superman faces an Atom Gun
Reprints:

[Action Comics #32] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Wayne Boring ?
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)

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

Indexer Notes

incorrectly credited to Fred Ray in the Archives

[The Preston Gambling Racket] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Burnley [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Mayor Worth; Preston
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Blue S on cape. Uses Krypto raygun for the first time. This captured and projected pictures. (Gun was sold as a toy.)

[Action Comics #33] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)

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

Indexer Notes

incorrectly credited to Fred Ray in the Archives

[The Lumber Millionaire's Will] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Burnley [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White (1st appearance in Action Comics); Ken Hall; Cliff; Francois Bernier; Brett Hall
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

blue S on cape

[Action Comics #34] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)

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

[The Coal Mine Heiress] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Burnley [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Doris Laurey; Jim Laurey; Crawford
Reprints:

[Action Comics #35] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)

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

Indexer Notes

incorrectly credited to Wayne Boring in the Archives

[The Worthless Gold Mine] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Wayne Boring [as Joe Schuster] (signed)
Inks:
Don Komisarow ?
Colors:
Bob Le Rose
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Benjamin Sims; Emily Sims; Brock Walters (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Wayne Boring and Don Komisarrow not included in the Archive credits

[Action Comics #36] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)

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

[Fifth Columnists] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Wayne Boring (page 1); Joe Shuster (page 2-13)
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Colors:
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Ted Allen; Stuart Pemberton
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Blue S on cape. Wayne Boring not included in the Archive credits.

Biographies (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

Biographies for Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel, Jack Burnley, Wayne Boring, and Paul Cassidy.

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster; Wayne Boring; Paul Cassidy
Inks:
Paul Cassidy; Wayne Boring
Colors:
?

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. Foreword
  5. 4. [Action Comics #21]
    Superman
  6. 5. [The Atomic Disintegrator]
    Superman
  7. 6. [Action Comics #22]
    Superman
  8. 7. [Europe at War, Part 1]
    Superman
  9. 8. [Action Comics #23]
    Superman
  10. 9. [Europe at War, Part 2]
    Superman
  11. 10. [Action Comics #24]
    Superman
  12. 11. [Carnahan's Heir]
    Superman
  13. 12. [Action Comics #25]
    Superman
  14. 13. [Amnesiac Robbers]
    Superman
  15. 14. [Action Comics #26]
    Superman
  16. 15. [Professor Cobalt's Clinic]
    Superman
  17. 16. [Action Comics #27]
    Superman
  18. 17. [Brentwood Home for Wayward Youth]
    Superman
  19. 18. [Action Comics #28]
    Superman
  20. 19. [The Stongarm Assaults]
    Superman
  21. 20. [Action Comics #29]
    Superman
  22. 21. [The Life Insurance Con]
    Superman
  23. 22. [Action Comics #30]
    Superman
  24. 23. [The Midsummer Snowstorm]
    Superman
  25. 24. [Action Comics #31]
    Superman
  26. 25. [In the Grip of Morpheus]
    Superman
  27. 26. [Action Comics #32]
    Superman
  28. 27. [The Preston Gambling Racket]
    Superman
  29. 28. [Action Comics #33]
    Superman
  30. 29. [The Lumber Millionaire's Will]
    Superman
  31. 30. [Action Comics #34]
    Superman
  32. 31. [The Coal Mine Heiress]
    Superman
  33. 32. [Action Comics #35]
    Superman
  34. 33. [The Worthless Gold Mine]
    Superman
  35. 34. [Action Comics #36]
    Superman
  36. 35. [Fifth Columnists]
    Superman
  37. 36. Biographies
  38. 37. [Back Cover]
    Superman
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