(Summer 1962)

DC, 1960 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
On-sale date
1962-06-14
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.


The Superman Family on Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Futuro; Krypto; Jor-El; Lara; Krypton; Jor-El's Robot; Invaders of Krypton; Super-Monkey; Klax-Ar
Reprints

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Superman's Other Life!, Part 1: Krypton Lives On! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jor-El; Lara; Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Krypto; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Zal-El; Futuro [Xan-Du]
Synopsis
Superman programs his Super Univac computer to predict how his life would have been if Krypton had not exploded.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Krypton

Famous Old Krypton Stories (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
? [as Editor]
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

[Superman's Other Life!] Part II: Futuro, Super-Hero of Krypton! (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Futuro [Xan-Du]; Krypto; Jor-El; Lara; Zal-El
Synopsis
Kal-El becomes super hero Futuro's pal and also graduates as a spaceman.
Reprints
Keywords
Krypton

Glossary of Kryptonian Names (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

more inclusive than that in Annual #2

[Superman's Other Life!] Part III: The Superman of Two Worlds! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Krypto; Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Jor-El; Lara; Futuro [Xan-Du]; Zal-El
Synopsis
Kal-El's family are wiped out in an accident whilst Futuro leaves Krypton to live on Earth and marry Lois Lane!
Reprints
Keywords
Krypton

Flag of Krypton (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / illustration / 0.33 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Reprints
Keywords
Krypton

The Man Who Destroyed Krypton (Table of Contents: 8)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Klax-Ar (villain); Jor-El (flashback); Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent
Synopsis
Klax-Ar, a Kryptonian villain appears, claiming to have destroyed Krypton with a "sky mine", he threatens to inflict the same fate on Earth unless Superboy agrees to exile himself from his adopted planet.
Reprints
Keywords
Krypton (flashback)

The Invasion of Krypton! (Table of Contents: 9)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Krypton (flashback); Jonathan Kent; Krypto (flashback); Lara (flashback); Martha Kent; Jor-El (flashback); Invaders of Krypton (villains)
Synopsis
Superboy uses his Mind Prober Ray to uncover his submerged memories and discovers that he and Krypto had once foiled an alien invasion of Krypton.
Reprints

Superman Around the World! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprints of foreign comic covers featuring Superman.

How Jimmy Olsen First Met Superman! (Table of Contents: 11)

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Professor Crane; Jor-El; Lara; Baby Kal-El; Krypton; Krypto
Synopsis
Jimmy tests a time machine and finds himself on old Krypton where he lands a job as baby Superman's babysitter. When he returns to his own time his memory of the trip is erased but the by now grown up Superman remembers all.
Reprints

Vote for the Next Giant Superman Annual Now! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The Super-Monkey from Krypton! (Table of Contents: 13)

Superboy / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Beppo the Super-Monkey (intro, origin); Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Superbaby
Synopsis
Beppo the Kryptonian monkey comes to Earth as a stowaway in Kal-El's rocket, when he causes super mischief at the Kent's house, Superbaby Clark gets the blame.
Reprints

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The Sleeping Beauty from Krypton! (Table of Contents: 15)

Superman / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane [also as Rama]; Jor-El (flashback); Batman [also as Clark Kent]
Synopsis
Lois poses as Rama, a survivor from Krypton, in order to find out Superman's secret identity. But after he reveals his identity, Superman realizes that Rama is really Lois and has to rely on the help of a friend to restore his double identity.
Reprints
Keywords
green kryptonite (flashback); Krypton (flashback)

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The Super-Teacher from Krypton (Table of Contents: 17)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Lana Lang; Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); a robot teacher from Krypton; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent
Synopsis
Jor-El's robot teacher survives Krypton's explosion and arrives on Earth to teach Superboy how to use his super powers - but if he fails even one test, he must give up his career as a super hero.
Reprints
Keywords
Krypton (flashback)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Look Inside for the Super-Stories Featured on These Covers! (Table of Contents: 19)

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Superboy / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Jor-El; Lara; Futuro [Xan-Du]; Superboy; robot teacher from Krypton
Reprints
Keywords
Krypton

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Superman Family on Krypton!
    Superman
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. Superman's Other Life!, Part 1: Krypton Lives On!
    Superman
  4. 3. Famous Old Krypton Stories
  5. 4. [Superman's Other Life!] Part II: Futuro, Super-Hero of Krypton!
    Superman
  6. 5. Glossary of Kryptonian Names
  7. 6. [Superman's Other Life!] Part III: The Superman of Two Worlds!
    Superman
  8. 7. Flag of Krypton
    Superman
  9. 8. The Man Who Destroyed Krypton
    Superboy
  10. 9. The Invasion of Krypton!
    Superboy
  11. 10. Superman Around the World!
    Superman
  12. 11. How Jimmy Olsen First Met Superman!
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
  13. 12. Vote for the Next Giant Superman Annual Now!
  14. 13. The Super-Monkey from Krypton!
    Superboy
  15. 14. ["Meet the Legion of Super-Pets!"]
  16. 15. The Sleeping Beauty from Krypton!
    Superman
  17. 16. ["Lois Lane is featured regularly..."]
  18. 17. The Super-Teacher from Krypton
    Superboy
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Giant Batman Annual; Giant Lois Lane Annual
  20. 19. Look Inside for the Super-Stories Featured on These Covers!
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Superboy
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Allen Ross
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