([December] 1991)

DC, 1989 Series
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Volume
3
Price
39.95 USD; 47.95 CAD
Pages
280
On-sale date
1991-11-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC Archive Editions
ISBN
1-56389-002-X Search at WorldCat
Editing
Mike Gold; Michael Charles Hill; Whitney Ellsworth (original editor); Murray Boltinoff (original editor)
Color
Color
Binding
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Color reconstruction by Bob Le Rose. Black and White reconstruction by Joe Ruiz.

On-sale is resolicited release date.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters
Alex J/Studio J

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Illustration from cover of Superman (DC, 1939 Series) #9.

Foreword (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Burnley
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[Superman #9] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

[Daisy Superman Krypto-Raygun] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[Get this cowboy carbine with your Christmas money] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Indexer Notes

A small blue and white reproduction of the Superman figure from the front cover of Superman Archives (DC, 1989 series) #1.

[Superman, America's Greatest Adventure Strip Character] (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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]
Reprints

[The Phony Pacifists] (Table of Contents: 8)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Sergeant Casey; Major Lester; Senator Galsworthy (introduction); Derwing (introduction)
Synopsis
Superman battles against some members of the Committee Against Militarism, whose leader is actually employed by a warring totalitarian nation, which wants to see to it that the United States does not re-arm, thus making it ripe for take-over.
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Indexer Notes

Red S on Cape

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Supermen of America / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Greetings again, members! Here we are again with another complete issue of Superman.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Henrietta / cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab
Pencils
Fred Schwab
Inks
Fred Schwab
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters
Fred Schwab

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello Postman! Any letters for me?
Genre
children
Characters
Henrietta
Reprints

Spotlight on Surprising Veterans! (Table of Contents: 12)

Sport Spotlight / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Burnley
Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Jack Burnley
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
sports
Characters
Fred Fitzsimmons; Gene Sarazen; Max Baer; Ted Lyons; Lefty Grove
Reprints

[Joe Gatson, Racketeer] (Table of Contents: 13)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Judge Crane; Sylvia Crane; Joe Gatson (introduction)
Synopsis
A gangster blackmails a judge by kidnapping his daughter.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Red S on Cape, Superman climbs up the wall of a building (because he can't fly)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Butterfinger / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Mystery in Swasey Swamp] (Table of Contents: 15)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Sergeant Casey; Krawl (introduction); Tom Jepson (introduction)
Synopsis
Foreign spies try to steal a chemical formula for a new form of energy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

yellow S on cape

[Superman Keeps Good Company!] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Superman; Three Aces; The Black Pirate; Tex Thompson; Clip Carson; Zatara / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

A Bombing Flight! (Table of Contents: 17)

text story / 1.25 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Cooper (signed)
Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Raoul Deschamps; Captain Rogers; Smith
Reprints

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc. (Table of Contents: 18)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Jack Liebowitz
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Publisher:Superman Inc.
480 Lexington Ave
New York, NY
Editor:W. F. Ellsworth
Owners:Harry Donenfeld; Irwin Donenfeld; Sonia Donenfeld; P. H. Sampliner; Philip Sampliner; Joan Sampliner

[What gives the Hourman the mysterious powers...] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Super-Strength / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So this is your Superman Physical Development Club?
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Superman Is on the Radio (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Superman / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Jackson's Murder Ring] (Table of Contents: 23)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Sergeant Casey; Marjorie Farnsworth; Mr. Lassiter (introduction); Mr. Jackson (introduction); Mr. Nelson
Synopsis
A jewelry company is a front to launder payments from a murder racket.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Blue S on Cape, uses telescopic vision

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[At the Top of the Field!] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Superman #10] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Indexer Notes

Date, distributor symbol, and blurb are missing from reprint, with price redrawn and trademark moved. Background is colored incorrectly.

Be a Cowboy! (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

Red Ryder / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[This Beautiful Desk for Only $1.00] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Daisy Superman Krypto-Raygun (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

Superman / illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Indexer Notes

A small blue and white reproduction of the Superman figure from the front cover of Superman Archives (DC, 1989 series) #1.

[Superman: World's Greatest Adventure Character] (Table of Contents: 31)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

[The Invisible Luthor] (Table of Contents: 32)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Sergeant Casey; Bob Dunning; Lex Luthor
Synopsis
Luthor steals Metro's water supply with an invisible helicopter.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st bald Luthor story in comic book, Blue S on cape

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

Calling All Cars / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Paige (signed)
Pencils
George Paige (signed)
Inks
George Paige (signed)
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
West Stewartstown, NH
Genre
humor; non-fiction
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth Candy Bar / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Talent Agency Fraud] (Table of Contents: 36)

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 LeRose
Letters
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Mrs. Walburn; Mr. Grady
Synopsis
Lois investigates a crooked talent agency.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

blue S on cape

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["For thrills and adventure don't miss this issue!] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Spy Ring of Righab Bey] (Table of Contents: 39)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Wayne Boring [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
Wayne Boring [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Sergeant Casey; Jim Gregg; Righab-Bey; Raj; Mary Grogan; Carter
Synopsis
Lois investigates an astrologer who hypnotizes defense workers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Blue S on cape

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Big Leaguer (Table of Contents: 41)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Shute (signed)
Pencils
Cliff Young (signed)
Inks
Cliff Young (signed)
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Willie Albert; Coach Green; Ensign Meeks
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

Starman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[Superman the Radio (sic)] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

Superman / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44)

It's True / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff [as Bolty] (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff [as Bolty] (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Admiral Byrd
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[Just a Sample!] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

The Spectre / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[The Dukalia Spy Ring] (Table of Contents: 47)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Wayne Boring [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
Wayne Boring [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Lieutenant Ferguson; Lang; Karl Wolff (introduction); Hall
Synopsis
Superman saves a secret weapon from Dukalia foreign agents.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

blue S on cape

[Wilson Chem Co.] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The 'Big Six' Comic Magazines Still Lead the Field] (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Superman #11] (Table of Contents: 50)

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

Indexer Notes

Background color should be yellow. DC bullet is missing. (First issue to have DC bullet.) Patent registration and distributor symbol missing. Mechanical lettering is miscolored

["Old Bald Top" Almost Claimed Another Victim!] (Table of Contents: 51) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 52) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[Daisy Air Rifles] (Table of Contents: 53) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 54)

Superman / illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Indexer Notes

A small blue and white reproduction of the Superman figure from the front cover of Superman Archives (DC, 1989 series) #1.

[Superman: America's Greatest Adventure Strip Character] (Table of Contents: 55)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

[Zimba's Gold Badge Terrorists] (Table of Contents: 56)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Sergeant Casey; Rolf Zimba (introduction)
Synopsis
A fifth column terrorizes Metro.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lois first wonders about Clark's disappearances. Blue S on cape. Superman uses chameleon powers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 57) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 58) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 59)

Tony's Diner / cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tony always hires small men...
Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 60)

Facts / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
Bob LeRose
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Charles Zimmy
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 61) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Corinthville Caper] (Table of Contents: 62)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Emil Carlstrom; Carol Carlstrom; Grant Fellows
Synopsis
An unscrupulous reporter frames a scientist.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Blue S on cape

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 63) (Expand) /

Little Orphan Annie; Quaker / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Supermen of America (Table of Contents: 64) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[The Yellow Plague] (Table of Contents: 65)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Doctor Sanford Franklin; Pedro Carlos; Doctor Karl van Breeden; Major Burt Crandall; Wacouches; Quismado
Synopsis
Clark reveals his identity to a South American Indian in order to secure the cure for the Yellow Plague.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Blue S on cape

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 66) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Free! Get "Moo"!] (Table of Contents: 67) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Timely Rescue (Table of Contents: 68)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Nelson Edwards (signed)
Pencils
Stan Kaye [as Stanley Kaye] (signed)
Inks
Stan Kaye [as Stanley Kaye] (signed)
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Eddie Wales; Iris Davis
Reprints

[Hear Superman on the Radio] (Table of Contents: 69) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 70) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.34 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 71)

It's So / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're not worth more than I am!
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

[The Winning Team!] (Table of Contents: 72) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Justice Society of America proudly presents All-Star No. 5!] (Table of Contents: 73) (Expand) /

Justice Society of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[Here it is boys and girls. All-Flash Quarterly No. 1!] (Table of Contents: 74) (Expand) /

Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Plot of Count Bergac] (Table of Contents: 75)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Patricia Randall; Henry Walters; Count Bergac [Ricky Hanlon]
Synopsis
Superman tries to break up a romance between Patricia Randall, Randall Department Store heiress and a fake Count who's in the employ of the store's board of directors.
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Indexer Notes

Red S on cape

[All Aboard!] (Table of Contents: 76) (Expand) /

World's Finest Comics #2 / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 77) (Expand) /

Spencer Fireworks Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Superman #12] (Table of Contents: 78)

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

Indexer Notes

patent registration is in the wrong spot, mechancial lettering is the wrong color.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 79) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[Johnson Smith & Co.] (Table of Contents: 80) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[Daisy Air Rifles] (Table of Contents: 81) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 82)

Superman / illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Indexer Notes

A small blue and white reproduction of the Superman figure from the front cover of Superman Archives (DC, 1989 series) #1.

[Peril on Pogo Island] (Table of Contents: 83)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (layouts) (signed); Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Niles Grant; Nan Wilson; Carl Bogart
Synopsis
While on vacation Clark and Lois find a Nazi submarine base.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Red S on cape

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 84)

Supermen of America / text article / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Paul Cassidy
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Greetings again, Members! There are many things that guide us in the practice of our daily lives and one of these is Responsibility.
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Superman discusses "responsibility" with his club members, there is Superman Secret Code message in Code Mars No. 3, and a coupon available for readers to join the Supermen of America.
Entire sequence added by Craig Delich (February, 2006).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 85) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Suicide Murders] (Table of Contents: 86)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Sergeant Casey; Eugene Starbuck; Burton Steele; Senator McPhail; Max Binder; Malford; Bryson; Chips
Synopsis
Three prominent men die mysteriously.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

red S on cape

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 87) (Expand) /

Little Orphan Annie; Quaker / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 88)

Books Worth Reading / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Josete Frank
Pencils
Cliff Young (signed)
Inks
Cliff Young
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reviews of Men of Iron by Howard Pyle and Clear For Action by Stephen Meader

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 89)

Gags / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Ray McGill
Pencils
Ray McGill
Inks
Ray McGill
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Police!
Genre
humor
Reprints

[Fast Seller!] (Table of Contents: 90) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

[8 of Your Favorites] (Table of Contents: 91) (Expand) /

All-Star Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

[The Grotak Bund] (Table of Contents: 92)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Sergeant Casey; Stanley Pelham; Sam Spencer; Calvin Denby
Synopsis
Superman is accused of murder while trying to catch foreign saboteurs.
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Indexer Notes

Red S on cape

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 93)

Kid Stuff / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
Bob LeRose
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Caddy, Lady?
Genre
humor
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 94) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Safe Job (Table of Contents: 95)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Forrest
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Bob LeRose
Letters
typeset

Characters
Smith; Ames; James Crewe
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[Yank and Doodle "America's Fighting Twins"] (Table of Contents: 96) (Expand) /

Yank and Doodle / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.2 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 97) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.3 page (report information)

Our Country, Right or Wrong! (Table of Contents: 98)

Famous American Words / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Fred Ray
Pencils
Fred Ray [as Fray] (signed)
Inks
Fred Ray [as Fray] (signed)
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
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[A Peach of a Pair!] (Table of Contents: 99) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 100)

Some Fun / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ray McGill
Pencils
Ray McGill (signed)
Inks
Ray McGill
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters
Ray McGill ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At least we're lucky to run out of gas so near this nice big filling station!
Genre
humor
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[The Beasts of Luthor] (Table of Contents: 101)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
John Sikela [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
John Sikela [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors
Bob Le Rose (reconstruction)
Letters
? (Shuster Shop)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Dudley Barnes; Stephen Cardine; Bill Grimes; Allen Masters; von Harbitz; Lex Luthor
Synopsis
Luthor creates giant mutant animals and paralyzes Superman with a green ray!
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Indexer Notes

red S on cape

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 102) (Expand) /

Action Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[Hear Superman on the Radio] (Table of Contents: 103) (Expand) /

Superman / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 104) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 105)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints
  • US from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #9 (March-April 1941) [back cover; 1/4 page], #10 (May-June 1941) [back cover; 1/4 page], #11 (July-August 1941) [back cover; 1/4 page], #12 (September-October 1941) [back cover; 1/4 page]
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Foreword
  3. 2. [Superman #9]
    Superman
  4. 3. [Daisy Superman Krypto-Raygun]
  5. 4. ["I jumped from $18 a week to $50..."]
  6. 5. [Get this cowboy carbine with your Christmas money]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  8. 7. [Superman, America's Greatest Adventure Strip Character]
    Superman
  9. 8. [The Phony Pacifists]
    Superman
  10. 9. ["Greetings again, members! Here we are again with another complete issue of Superman."]
    Supermen of America
  11. 10. ["How Bill made big money..."]
  12. 11. ["Hello Postman! Any letters for me?"]
    Henrietta
  13. 12. Spotlight on Surprising Veterans!
    Sport Spotlight
  14. 13. [Joe Gatson, Racketeer]
    Superman
  15. 14. ["Power to Go Places!"]
    Butterfinger
  16. 15. [Mystery in Swasey Swamp]
    Superman
  17. 16. [Superman Keeps Good Company!]
    Superman; Three Aces; The Black Pirate; Tex Thompson; Clip Carson; Zatara
  18. 17. A Bombing Flight!
  19. 18. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.
  20. 19. [What gives the Hourman the mysterious powers...]
  21. 20. ["So this is your Superman Physical Development Club?"]
    Super-Strength
  22. 21. ["Coming at You!"]
    Batman
  23. 22. Superman Is on the Radio
    Superman
  24. 23. [Jackson's Murder Ring]
    Superman
  25. 24. ["Pick Your Prize"]
  26. 25. [At the Top of the Field!]
  27. 26. [Superman #10]
    Superman
  28. 27. Be a Cowboy!
    Red Ryder
  29. 28. [This Beautiful Desk for Only $1.00]
  30. 29. Daisy Superman Krypto-Raygun
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  32. 31. [Superman: World's Greatest Adventure Character]
    Superman
  33. 32. [The Invisible Luthor]
    Superman
  34. 33. ["Money for You!"]
  35. 34. ["West Stewartstown, NH"]
    Calling All Cars
  36. 35. ["Coach Jim Crowley Rams home these facts about quick food energy"]
    Baby Ruth Candy Bar
  37. 36. [The Talent Agency Fraud]
    Superman
  38. 37. ["World's Best Value!"]
  39. 38. ["For thrills and adventure don't miss this issue!]
  40. 39. [The Spy Ring of Righab Bey]
    Superman
  41. 40. ["It's a Date!"]
    Superman
  42. 41. Big Leaguer
  43. 42. ["Starman"]
    Starman
  44. 43. [Superman the Radio (sic)]
    Superman
  45. 44. ["Admiral Byrd"]
    It's True
  46. 45. ["What!?! Do you mean to say you haven't seen Batman no. 4?"]
    Batman
  47. 46. [Just a Sample!]
    The Spectre
  48. 47. [The Dukalia Spy Ring]
    Superman
  49. 48. [Wilson Chem Co.]
  50. 49. [The 'Big Six' Comic Magazines Still Lead the Field]
  51. 50. [Superman #11]
    Superman
  52. 51. ["Old Bald Top" Almost Claimed Another Victim!]
  53. 52. ["Boys! Girls! Wear Superman Moccasins"]
  54. 53. [Daisy Air Rifles]
  55. 54. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  56. 55. [Superman: America's Greatest Adventure Strip Character]
    Superman
  57. 56. [Zimba's Gold Badge Terrorists]
    Superman
  58. 57. ["Look Kids! See How Easy to Get These Swell Prizes"]
    Popsicle
  59. 58. [no title indexed]
  60. 59. ["Tony always hires small men..."]
    Tony's Diner
  61. 60. ["Charles Zimmy"]
    Facts
  62. 61. ["It's a Date!"]
    Superman
  63. 62. [The Corinthville Caper]
    Superman
  64. 63. ["Boys! Girls! So Easy to Get Exciting Things Free"]
    Little Orphan Annie; Quaker
  65. 64. Supermen of America
    Superman
  66. 65. [The Yellow Plague]
    Superman
  67. 66. ["Energy in the Pinches"]
    Baby Ruth
  68. 67. [Free! Get "Moo"!]
  69. 68. Timely Rescue
  70. 69. [Hear Superman on the Radio]
  71. 70. [no title indexed]
  72. 71. ["You're not worth more than I am!"]
    It's So
  73. 72. [The Winning Team!]
    Batman
  74. 73. [The Justice Society of America proudly presents All-Star No. 5!]
    Justice Society of America
  75. 74. [Here it is boys and girls. All-Flash Quarterly No. 1!]
    Flash
  76. 75. [The Plot of Count Bergac]
    Superman
  77. 76. [All Aboard!]
    World's Finest Comics #2
  78. 77. ["Fireworks"]
    Spencer Fireworks Company
  79. 78. [Superman #12]
    Superman
  80. 79. ["Johnny was treed like a coon"]
  81. 80. [Johnson Smith & Co.]
  82. 81. [Daisy Air Rifles]
  83. 82. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  84. 83. [Peril on Pogo Island]
    Superman
  85. 84. ["Greetings again, Members! There are many things that guide us in the practice of our daily lives and one of these is Responsibility."]
    Supermen of America
  86. 85. ["Big News!"]
    Baby Ruth
  87. 86. [The Suicide Murders]
    Superman
  88. 87. ["Free Valuable Gifts"]
    Little Orphan Annie; Quaker
  89. 88. [no title indexed]
    Books Worth Reading
  90. 89. ["Hey, Police!"]
    Gags
  91. 90. [Fast Seller!]
    Batman
  92. 91. [8 of Your Favorites]
    All-Star Comics
  93. 92. [The Grotak Bund]
    Superman
  94. 93. ["Caddy, Lady?"]
    Kid Stuff
  95. 94. ["Everybody's Wearing Superman Moccasins"]
  96. 95. Safe Job
  97. 96. [Yank and Doodle "America's Fighting Twins"]
    Yank and Doodle
  98. 97. [no title indexed]
  99. 98. Our Country, Right or Wrong!
    Famous American Words
  100. 99. [A Peach of a Pair!]
  101. 100. ["At least we're lucky to run out of gas so near this nice big filling station!"]
    Some Fun
  102. 101. [The Beasts of Luthor]
    Superman
  103. 102. ["Superman Plus!"]
    Action Comics
  104. 103. [Hear Superman on the Radio]
    Superman
  105. 104. ["At the Top of the Field!"]
  106. 105. [Back Cover]
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Peter Croome
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Ralf Haring
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes