Superman #155
(August 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
1962-06-21
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.

The Downfall of Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Antonino Rocca (1921-1977); Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane
Reprints

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

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Part I: Superman Under the Green Sun! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Drago [Anton] (intro, villain); Kall (intro); Pera (intro)
Synopsis
Superman lands on an alien planet to help free the people from Drago who has made everyone on the planet blind.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Tricksy / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tricksy, our high wire artist is sick...
Genre
humor
Reprints

You Must Not Miss These Great Issues! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Part 2: The Blind Superman (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Drago [Aton] (villain, death); Pera; Kall
Synopsis
Superman has his powers restored and stops Drago from his scheme and restores the sight of everyone on the planet.
Reprints

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

Comicpac / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 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 Rick Wood, Mike Nelson, Larry Kempster, Darrel Holt, June Gaylord, and Alex Bleem.

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

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

The Downfall of Superman! (Table of Contents: 11)

Superman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Man; Lightning Man] (adult version); Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Samson; Hercules; Antonino Rocca (1921-1977, wrestler); Krypto; Duke Marple (introduction, villain); Mr. Mxyzptlk (villain)
Synopsis
Superman and wrestler Antonino Rocca capture Duke Marple and his gang.
Reprints

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

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

Ollie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll have some milk!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Chet Atkins Method / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Downfall of Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  3. 2. Part I: Superman Under the Green Sun!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superman Annual
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  6. 5. ["Tricksy, our high wire artist is sick..."]
    Tricksy
  7. 6. You Must Not Miss These Great Issues!
    Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Batman
  8. 7. Part 2: The Blind Superman
    Superman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Comicpac
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Giant Batman Annual; Giant Lois Lane Annual
  12. 11. The Downfall of Superman!
    Superman
  13. 12. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Action Comics; Adventure Comics
  14. 13. ["I'll have some milk!"]
    Ollie
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Chet Atkins Method
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
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