Superman #187
(June 1966)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Mar., Sept. and Dec.; (semi-monthly, Jan.)
On-sale Date
1966-04-14
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

Issue Notes

Also designated on cover as 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #G23 and as G-23 on indicia page.

On-sale date from ad in Challengers of the Unknown #50 and copyright registration.

Superman's Inner Sanctum! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Secrets of the Fortress of Solitude! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Jor-El
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude

Superman's Fortresses of Solitude! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Anti-Superman Gang (villains); Mars-Ol; Ra-Ho; Lois Lane (statue); Jimmy Olsen (statue); Jor-El (statue); Perry White (statue); Martha Kent (statue); Lori Lemaris (statue); Urko the Terrible (flashback)
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor

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

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Job Number
6412
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dad, this roll-on deodorant bottle is empty.

Indexer Notes

Idea from Gary Palmatier, Montebello, Cal.

The Boy in the Bottle! (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Van-Zee; Sylvia; Lili; Lyle; Lucy Lane; Lona Lemais
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor

Tales of the Imitation Fortresses (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Keywords
Fortress of Bizarro; Fortress of Crowds; Fortress of Marvels (pictures); Hyper-Man's Fortress of Solitude; Krypto's Doghouse of Solitude (pictures); Luthor's Lair; Supergirl's Fortress of Solitude; Superman of the 30th Century's Fortress of Solitude

Indexer Notes

history of "other" Fortresses of Solitude

Superman's Hall of Trophies! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Superman's Hall of Trophies! (Table of Contents: 8)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Prankster (statue); Stefan Andriessen; Lois Lane; Perry White
Reprints
Keywords
Superman Museum

A Look at Superman's First Fortress from the 1942 Story "Muscles for Sale!" (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude

Three Nights in the Fortress of Solitude! (Table of Contents: 10)

Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El]; Lois Lane; Jor-El (statue); Lara (statue)
Synopsis
Lois spends three nights in the Fortress of Solitude.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude

Superman's Undersea Kingdom! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

The Super-Merman of the Sea (Table of Contents: 12)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Giunta ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Vul-Kor; Lya-La
Synopsis
Superman pretends to join forces with underwater-dwelling aliens in order to trick them into believing Earth's seas are too salty for them.
Reprints
Keywords
Superman's Underwater Fortress of Solitude

Your Free Trip Around the World! (Table of Contents: 13)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy

The Land of One Million Supermen! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Land of a Million Supermen (Table of Contents: 15)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Borgonia; Lois Lane; Torm (villain)
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman's Inner Sanctum!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Secrets of the Fortress of Solitude!
    Superman
  4. 3. Superman's Fortresses of Solitude!
    Superman
  5. 4. ["Dad, this roll-on deodorant bottle is empty."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  6. 5. The Boy in the Bottle!
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  7. 6. Tales of the Imitation Fortresses
  8. 7. Superman's Hall of Trophies!
    Superman
  9. 8. Superman's Hall of Trophies!
    Superman
  10. 9. A Look at Superman's First Fortress from the 1942 Story "Muscles for Sale!"
    Superman
  11. 10. Three Nights in the Fortress of Solitude!
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  12. 11. Superman's Undersea Kingdom!
    Superman
  13. 12. The Super-Merman of the Sea
    Superman
  14. 13. Your Free Trip Around the World!
  15. 14. The Land of One Million Supermen!
    Superman
  16. 15. The Land of a Million Supermen
    Superman
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