Superman #174
(January 1965)

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:
1964-11-05
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 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

Copyright 1964 by National Periodical Publications, Inc.

On-sale date from ad in Action Comics #319 and copyright registration.


Clark Kent's Incredible Delusion! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Clark Kent
Reprints:

Salute to Courage (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Clark Kent's Incredible Delusion! [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan (page 1); Al Plastino (pages 2-8)
Inks:
George Klein (page 1); Al Plastino (pages 2-8)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman (guest appearance); Lana Lang (guest star); Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Superboy (flashback); Adam Newman (intro, villain, formerly Android X)

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

Trik-Trak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Results of "The Great D. C. Contest" (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

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

Part Two: The End of a Hero! (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Superboy (flashback); Jonathan Kent (flashback); Martha Kent (flashback); Lois Lane; Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); Krypto (flashback); Lana Lang (flashback); Adam Newman [formerly Android X] (villain, death)
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude

New from Marx! Motor Sounds! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Marx / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Watch for the First 80 Pg. Giant Superman Annual (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

80 Page Giant; Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Matchbox / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Super-Mxyzptlk ...Hero! (Table of Contents: 12)

Superman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Mr. Mxyzptlk (villain); Bizarro #1 (guest appearance); Perry White
Keywords:
Bizarro World; Fortress of Solitude

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

80 Page Giant; Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Electric Engine / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Hasbro's G. I. Joe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Buddy Learns the Secret! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Aurora Model Motoring / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Clark Kent's Incredible Delusion!
    Superman
  2. 1. Salute to Courage
  3. 2. Clark Kent's Incredible Delusion! [Part 1]
    Superman
  4. 3. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superboy; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Action Comics
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Trik-Trak
  6. 5. Results of "The Great D. C. Contest"
    Metropolis Mailbag
  7. 6. ["Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue..."]
  8. 7. Part Two: The End of a Hero!
    Superman
  9. 8. New from Marx! Motor Sounds!
    Marx
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  11. 10. Watch for the First 80 Pg. Giant Superman Annual
    80 Page Giant; Superman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Matchbox
  13. 12. Super-Mxyzptlk ...Hero!
    Superman
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    80 Page Giant; Batman
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Electric Engine
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Hasbro's G. I. Joe
  17. 16. Buddy Learns the Secret!
    Aurora Model Motoring
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