Superman #150
(January 1962)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of March, June, Sept., and Dec.
On-sale Date
1961-11-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration. On-sale date of November 7 in ad in Adventure Comics #291.

When the World Forgot Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

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

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

The One Minute of Doom! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman (brief origin); Supergirl (brief origin); Krypto (brief origin); Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); Zor-El (flashback); Alura (flashback); Brainiac (flashback); Bizarro #1; Bizarro-Lois #1; Phantom Zone inhabitants [Dr. Xadu; six unnamed prisoners]
Synopsis
All the surviving beings of Krypton observe a moment of silence to remember the destruction of Krypton.
Reprints
Keywords
Argo City (flashback); Bizarro World; Doghouse of Solitude (intro); Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; Krypton (flashback); Krypton II (intro); Phantom Zone

Watch for the Fourth Superman Annual! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

Shorty / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
BANG!" "Hi, Shorty. Any luck hunting out in the jungle?
Genre
humor
Reprints

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Duel Over Superman! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lana Lang; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
Lana and Lois try to force Superman to choose one of them by fighting a duel.
Reprints

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

Movie Mirth / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Harry Lampert
Pencils
Harry Lampert
Inks
Harry Lampert
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Would you mind speaking lower, ladies?
Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jack Palinski, Alec Williams, James Tew, Harvey McCloud, Gerald Wawrzeniak, Maryann Harbik, Nancy Heller

When the World Forgot Superman! (Table of Contents: 10)

Superman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Wayne Boring
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Mr. Mxyzptlk (villain); Superboy (statue); Superbaby (statue); Jor-El (statue); Lara (statue)
Synopsis
The whole world has forgotten about Superman because of Mxyzptlk's magic.
Reprints
Keywords
Superman Museum

Indexer Notes

Reworked from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #59. Mark Waid confirms Boring ink credit over Stan Kaye as noted in Showcase Presents Superman (DC 2005 series) #3.

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

Aquaman / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Another Giant Batman Collection! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. When the World Forgot Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. The One Minute of Doom!
    Superman
  4. 3. Watch for the Fourth Superman Annual!
    Giant Superman Annual
  5. 4. ["BANG!" "Hi, Shorty. Any luck hunting out in the jungle?"]
    Shorty
  6. 5. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Action Comics; Adventure Comics; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  7. 6. The Duel Over Superman!
    Superman
  8. 7. ["Would you mind speaking lower, ladies?"]
    Movie Mirth
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  11. 10. When the World Forgot Superman!
    Superman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Aquaman
  13. 12. Another Giant Batman Collection!
    Giant Batman Annual
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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