Superman #141
(November 1960)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of March, June, September and December
On-sale date
1960-09-15
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Mort Weisinger
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
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

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Superman's Return to Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jor-El; Lara
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Superman's Return to Krypton! Part I: Superman Meets Jor-El and Lara Again! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jor-El (guest star, death); Lara (guest star, death); 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 and witnesses their wedding.
Reprints
Keywords
Krypton

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of a three-part novel.

Keep Learning-- The Key to Success! (Table of Contents: 3)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy

[Superman's Return to Krypton!] Part II: Superman's Kryptonian Romance (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lyla Lerrol; Jonathan Kent (guest appearance); Martha Clark (guest appearance); Snark McGill (introduction, villain); Brainiac (cameo); Koko (cameo); Jor-El; Lara; Gregg Halliday; Robo (robot); Ken-Dal
Synopsis
Superman romances Lyla and witnesses Jonathan Kent's proposal to Martha, while Brainiac shrinks and steals Kandor.
Reprints
Keywords
Kandor (cameo)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have a baseball, sonny!
Genre
humor
Reprints

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 6)

Action Comics; Adventure Comics; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from William Rupprecht, Steve Bonczek, Ed Stillwell, Virginia Reed, Norman Khouy, Pam Rohrig, Waynes Hayes, Miriam Wachsler, Benjamin Inserra, John McGeehan, Michael Dubelman, Randy Beaudin, Royce Guinn, Larry Gillis.

Includes a plug for the next giant Superman Annual.

Superman's Return to Krypton! Part III: The Surprise of Fate! (Table of Contents: 8)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

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

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

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman's Return to Krypton!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. Superman's Return to Krypton! Part I: Superman Meets Jor-El and Lara Again!
    Superman
  4. 3. Keep Learning-- The Key to Success!
  5. 4. [Superman's Return to Krypton!] Part II: Superman's Kryptonian Romance
    Superman
  6. 5. ["Have a baseball, sonny!"]
    Little Pete
  7. 6. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Action Comics; Adventure Comics; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  9. 8. Superman's Return to Krypton! Part III: The Surprise of Fate!
    Superman
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
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