Superman #177
(May 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
1965-03-18
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 © 1965 by National Periodical Publications, Inc.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Menace Called "It"! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; It

What's Wrong with These Pictures? (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis
a quiz on general manners and safety information for children

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated May 1960.

Superman's Kryptonese Curse! [Tales of Kryptonite No. 3] (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Krypto (guest appearance); Vol-Don (guest appearance); Superman; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Superboy (flashback); Super-Baby (flashback); Supergirl robot; Superman robot
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; gold kryptonite; green kryptonite; Kandor; red kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Tales of Kryptonite No. 3

Super Fun (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Monogram / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Menace Called "It"! (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; It (a spinning blob, introduction); Lana Lang; Perry White; Lois Lane
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story recycled from Action Comics #162. Scripter confirmed from reprint.

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

80 Page Giant; Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Bob Breaks the Barrier! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Ned Snively, John Jodell, David Brown, Jimmy Donohue, Mike Friedrich, Terry Levin, Harry Warren, Stephen King, Mark Haveu and Jan Levin.

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

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

When Jimmy Olsen Stole Krypto from Superman (Table of Contents: 10)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Krypto (guest star); Superman; Jimmy Olsen [as Super-Olsen]; Lucy Lane
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude

Indexer Notes

Adventure is Krypto's dream.

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

80 Page Giant; Superboy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Hawk Model Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Casey the Cop / 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
Officer, that man just stole the car!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop
Reprints

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

10 Issues of Superman for Only $1.00 (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Menace Called "It"!
    Superman
  2. 1. What's Wrong with These Pictures?
  3. 2. Superman's Kryptonese Curse! [Tales of Kryptonite No. 3]
    Superman
  4. 3. Super Fun
    Monogram
  5. 4. The Menace Called "It"!
    Superman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    80 Page Giant; Superman
  7. 6. Bob Breaks the Barrier!
    AMT
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    G. I. Joe
  11. 10. When Jimmy Olsen Stole Krypto from Superman
    Superman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    80 Page Giant; Superboy
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Hawk Model Company
  14. 13. ["Officer, that man just stole the car!"]
    Casey the Cop
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  16. 15. 10 Issues of Superman for Only $1.00
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Aurora
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