(June 1965)

DC, 1964 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1965-04-15
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 an ad in 80 Page Giant Magazine #10 and copyright registration.

The Greatest Superman-Luthor Duels! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor; The Toyman; The Prankster; Kryptonite Man

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. This also has the copyright at the bottom: "© 1965 BY NATIONAL PERIODICAL PUBLICATIONS, INC."

The Kryptonite Man! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor; Jimmy Olsen; kryptonite monkey
Synopsis
Luthor takes a liquid kryptonite serum which makes it impossible for Superman to get near him. Superman makes a lead suit to protect himself, but Luthor has discovered a way to turn lead into glass. Eventually, Superman tricks Luthor into thinking he has become immune to Luthor's kryptonite radiations and Luthor takes an antidote, leaving himself open to capture.
Reprints
Keywords
Flying Newsroom; Fortress of Solitude; kryptonite; Metropolis Zoo

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Story Behind This Cover (Table of Contents: 4)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor [as Lex Kent]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent

Indexer Notes

This is an unused cover originally intended for Superman (DC, 1939 series) #175, replaced by a "more dramatic" cover.

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

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

The Impossible Mission! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superboy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lex Luthor; Abraham Lincoln; Mary Todd Lincoln; John Wilkes Booth
Synopsis
The Boy of Steel traverses the time barrier and attempts to thwart the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, but he encounters an adult Lex Luthor.
Reprints
Keywords
Ford's Theater; Lincoln Memorial; red kryptonite; time travel

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

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

The Terrible Trio! (Table of Contents: 8)

Superman / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Lex Luthor; The Prankster; The Toyman
Synopsis
When the terrible trio team up to combat Superman, the Man of Steel is guaranteed triple-trouble.
Reprints
Keywords
Eiffel Tower; floating air mines; jet-mobile; synthetic kryptonite; U. S. Capitol

Superman's Super Vision (Table of Contents: 9)

character profile / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Johnny Gets His Own Munster Koach! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

The Superman Family (Table of Contents: 12)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan; John Forte (Legion of Super-Heroes figures only)
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Jonathan Kent (statue); Martha Kent (statue); Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Lucy Lane; Lana Lang; Perry White; Jor-El (statue); Lara (statue); Krypto the Super-dog; Comet the Super-horse; Beppo the Super-monkey; Streaky the Super-cat; Lori Lemaris; Professor Potter; The Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Sun Boy; Chameleon Boy]; Bizarro #1; Mr. Mxyzptlk
Synopsis
Pin up of the entire Superman Family.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Legion of Super-Heroes figures were redrawn (from the waist up) for this reprint by a different artist (the Legion's current artist).

The Conquest of Superman! (Table of Contents: 13)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lex Luthor (villain); Attila the Hun (statue); Genghis Khan (status); Captain Kidd (statue); Al Capone (statue); Superman Robot
Synopsis
Luthor seemingly defeats Superman using artificial kryptonite.
Reprints
Keywords
blue kryptonite; Fort Knox; Fortress of Solitude; Fourth-Dimensional Arm; green kryptonite; Luthor's Lair; red kryptonite; Reminder Room; white kryptonite; Yellow Kryptonite (intro)

Indexer Notes

23rd anniversary story. Inks credit from Pat Lang. We previously credited George Klein (per Gene Reed) or Stan Kaye.

Key to Superman "Family" Portrait (Table of Contents: 14)

Superman / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Synopsis
List of characters depicted in the Superman Family Portrait.

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

100 Magnets / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Army of Living Kryptonite Men! (Table of Contents: 16)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor; Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent; Krypto; Lightning Lad; Cosmic Boy (cameo); Saturn Girl (cameo)
Synopsis
Luthor attacks with animated Kryptonite. Superboy is helped by Lana and Lightning Lad.
Reprints
Keywords
blown fuse; green kryptonite; Mind-Helmet

Indexer Notes

First mention of the possibility of a Legion of Super-Villains.

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

Monogram / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman in Superman Land (Table of Contents: 18)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Lex Luthor
Synopsis
Clark, Lois, and Jimmy visit the theme park "Superman Land." Amid the entertainments, however, lurks danger in the guise of Lex Luthor.
Reprints
Keywords
commemorative stamp; nitric acid; Superman Land; synthetic kryptonite

The Strange Worlds of Batman and Robin (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

The Curse of Lena Thorul! (Table of Contents: 20)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Lucy Lane; Lena Thorul (introduction); Louella Thompson (flashback, cameo); Lex Luthor
Synopsis
In the New England town of Cardiff, Lois meets a girl who seems to be a modern day witch.
Reprints
Keywords
Luthor robot; witches

Glossary of Kryptonian Names (Table of Contents: 21)

character profile / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan (illustrations)
Inks
George Klein (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Expanded from previous listings (in Superman Annual #2 and #5), adding six more names. Includes illustration head shots of Jor-El and Lara.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Lucky Charms / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

10 Issues of World's Finest for Only $1.00 (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

Mike Marvel System / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

Fighting Ships / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Greatest Superman-Luthor Duels!
    Superman
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. The Kryptonite Man!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  5. 4. The Story Behind This Cover
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    G. I. Joe
  7. 6. The Impossible Mission!
    Superboy
  8. 7. ["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  9. 8. The Terrible Trio!
    Superman
  10. 9. Superman's Super Vision
  11. 10. Johnny Gets His Own Munster Koach!
    AMT
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  13. 12. The Superman Family
    Superman
  14. 13. The Conquest of Superman!
    Superman
  15. 14. Key to Superman "Family" Portrait
    Superman
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  17. 16. The Army of Living Kryptonite Men!
    Superboy
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Monogram
  19. 18. Superman in Superman Land
    Superman
  20. 19. The Strange Worlds of Batman and Robin
    80 Page Giant Magazine; Batman
  21. 20. The Curse of Lena Thorul!
    Lois Lane
  22. 21. Glossary of Kryptonian Names
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Lucky Charms
  24. 23. 10 Issues of World's Finest for Only $1.00
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Mike Marvel System
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Fighting Ships
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