([Winter] 1961)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
On-sale Date
1961-11-09
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
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior; #10 Mando
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration. House ads gave both November 9th and 10th as on-sale dates.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Featuring Superman's most famous adventures in time, space and on alien worlds!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Superboy; Mala; Yeast Man
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Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

A Doghouse for Superman! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 9.5 pages (report information)

Script
William Woolfolk
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Perry White; The Yeast Men
Synopsis
Superman fashions a kryptonite collar in an attempt to gain some immunity but is captured by aliens and kept as a pet until he can free himself of the collar.
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Key to the Legion of Super-Heroes (Table of Contents: 3)

Legion of Super-Heroes / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Key to the Legion of Super-Heroes page (sequence 9 in this issue)
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Superboy Meets Superman (Table of Contents: 4)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Giunta ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Superboy [Clark Kent]
Synopsis
Superboy accidentally flies through time to the future where he meets his grown-up self.
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The Alien Who Conquered Superman! (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Krag the Mercurian; Crime Czar
Synopsis
Krag arrives from Mercury, challenges and defeats Superman, but it is a ruse to smoke out the Crime Czar.
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Indexer Notes

original title: "The Man Who Conquered Superman"

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

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

The Bride of Futureman (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Futureman [Jack Wilton]
Synopsis
Futureman arrives in the 20th century to woo Lois, as she is about to depart to marry him in the future she discovers a secret message from Superman.
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The Outlaws from Krypton! (Table of Contents: 8)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jor-El; Lois Lane; Mala; Kizo; U-Ban
Synopsis
Mala, the super Kryptonian returns and decoys Superman in order to destroy the Earth.
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Indexer Notes

Mala's brothers are not referred to by name in this story but were named in their 1st appearance in Superman (DC, 1939 series) #65.

The Boy Who Killed Superman (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
Jimmy gets transported to the 60th century but finds himself a wanted man as the legendary killer of Superman.
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Rip Van Superman (Table of Contents: 10)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Drago
Synopsis
Kryptonite exposure weakens Superman to such an extent that he sleeps for 1,000 years, when he revives he overcomes the villain Drago and galvanizes the future Earthmen into action.
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The Origin and Powers of the Legion of Super-Heroes! (Table of Contents: 11)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
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Indexer Notes

On the two pages between page 5 and page 6 of the previous story sequence.

The Menace of Planet Z! (Table of Contents: 12)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Klarkash Kenton]; Lura Lajos; Jamar; Olav
Synopsis
Superman is abducted to another world and adopts the identity of Klarkash Kenton whilst solving the problem of giant alien beasts that are rampaging out of control.
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Another Giant Batman Collection! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Look Inside for the Super-Stories Featured on These Covers! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Pencils
Curt Swan; Win Mortimer; Al Plastino
Inks
Stan Kaye; Win Mortimer; Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Featuring Superman's most famous adventures in time, space and on alien worlds!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. A Doghouse for Superman!
    Superman
  4. 3. Key to the Legion of Super-Heroes
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  5. 4. Superboy Meets Superman
    Superboy
  6. 5. The Alien Who Conquered Superman!
    Superman
  7. 6. ["For the very best..."]
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Superman
  8. 7. The Bride of Futureman
    Superman
  9. 8. The Outlaws from Krypton!
    Superman
  10. 9. The Boy Who Killed Superman
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
  11. 10. Rip Van Superman
    Superman
  12. 11. The Origin and Powers of the Legion of Super-Heroes!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  13. 12. The Menace of Planet Z!
    Superman
  14. 13. Another Giant Batman Collection!
    Giant Batman Annual
  15. 14. Look Inside for the Super-Stories Featured on These Covers!
    Superman; Superboy
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