(2020 [March 2021])

DC, 2021 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
29.99 USD; 39.99 CAD
Pages
200
On-sale Date
2021-01-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
ISBN
978-1-77950-752-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781779507525 52999
Printer
LSC Communications, Willard, OH
Editing
Julius Schwartz (credited) (editor - original series); E. Nelson Bridwell (credited) (assistant editor - original series); Jeb Woodard (credited) (group editor - collected editions); Scott Nybakken (credited) (editor - collected edition)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
hardcover with dustjacket
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

Superman (DC, 1939 series) #233-238 and #240-242.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams (credited)
Inks
Neal Adams (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-614
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Reprints
Keywords
green kryptonite

Kryptonite. (Table of Contents: 1)

insert or dust jacket / 0 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Inside front dust jacket flap with a brief history of Kryptonite and an illustration from Superman #233.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Title pages with creator credits, includes indicia and publisher information. Includes illustrations.

Contents (Table of Contents: 3)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Clark Kent

Indexer Notes

Table of contents with illustration.

Introduction (Table of Contents: 4)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz (credited)
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introduction by Paul Levitz, dated 2008, includes illustration.

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

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude

[Superman #233] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Pencils
Neal Adams (credited)
Inks
Neal Adams (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-614
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Synopsis
Superman breaks free of kryptonite chains.
Reprints
Keywords
green kryptonite

Superman Breaks Loose (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil (credited)
Pencils
Curt Swan (credited)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-560
First Line of Dialogue or Text
At an isolated proving ground, somewhere in the Western United States...
Feature Logo
Superman [classic design, angled u bottom]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Professor Bolden; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Morgan Edge; Perry White; Sand Creature (origin, introduction)
Synopsis
A scientific experiment turns all the kryptonite on Earth to iron, as Clark Kent moves from newspaper to television journalism.
Reprints
Keywords
green kryptonite

[Superman #234] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Pencils
Neal Adams (credited)
Inks
Neal Adams (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-647
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Sand Creature
Synopsis
Superman falling from sky as the Sand Creature flies by.
Reprints

How to Tame a Wild Volcano! (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil (credited)
Pencils
Curt Swan (credited)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
S-611
First Line of Dialogue or Text
It rumbles, it roars-- Mount Boki, one of the earth's most spectacular volcanoes...
Feature Logo
Superman [classic design, angled u bottom]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Boysie Harker (villain); Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Morgan Edge; Sand Creature
Reprints

[Superman #235] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils
Neal Adams (credited)
Inks
Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Job Number
S-700
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Pan [Ferlin Nyxly]
Synopsis
A flying fight between Superman and Ferlin Nyxly.
Reprints

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

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Sinister Scream of the Devil's Harp! (Table of Contents: 12)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil (credited)
Pencils
Curt Swan (credited)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-656
First Line of Dialogue or Text
From the wealthy suburbs they come...
Feature Logo
Superman [classic design, angled u bottom]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Pan [Ferlin Nyxly] (introduction, villain); Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; Prince Umbler; Timos Achens; Morgan Edge; Sand Creature
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story has an early mention of Darkseid.

[Superman #236] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Pencils
Neal Adams (credited)
Inks
Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-717
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; demons
Synopsis
Demons taunting Superman to enter the Gates of Hell as Lois pleads inside for help.
Reprints

Planet of the Angels (Table of Contents: 14)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil (credited)
Pencils
Curt Swan (credited)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
S-698
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Finally, we've been after this pair for a solid week.
Feature Logo
Superman [classic design, angled u bottom]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Law officers of planet Beta U; Raphael; Michael; Gabriel (villain)
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude

[Superman #237] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Pencils
Neal Adams (credited)
Inks
Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-749
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; monsters
Synopsis
Formerly-human, green monsters swarming Superman.
Reprints

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

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude

Enemy of Earth (Table of Contents: 17)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil (credited)
Pencils
Curt Swan (credited)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
S-744
First Line of Dialogue or Text
A streak of silver lances through the clouds...
Feature Logo
Superman [classic design, angled u bottom]
Genre
superhero
Characters
bandits (villains); Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Morgan Edge; Sand Creature; Lois Lane
Synopsis
Superman is carrying a virus that turns the people of Earth into monsters.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Superman's powers lessen greatly in this issue.

[Superman #238] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Pencils
Carmine Infantino (credited, signed) (layouts ?); Murphy Anderson (credited, signed) (see notes)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Job Number
S-776
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Sand Creature
Synopsis
Superman pleading with Sand Creature for help.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. The records list Murphy Anderson as penciler as well as inker, suggesting that Infantino may have only done layouts on this cover with Anderson providing finished pencils and inks.

Menace at 1000 Degrees! (Table of Contents: 19)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil (credited)
Pencils
Curt Swan (credited)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
S-774
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Only seconds ago, the call came!
Feature Logo
Superman [classic design, angled u bottom]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Quig (villain); Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jimmy Olsen; Morgan Edge; Lois Lane; Sand Creature
Reprints

[Superman #240] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Pencils
Neal Adams (credited)
Inks
Neal Adams (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-823
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Synopsis
Superman quits due to ingratitude.
Reprints

To Save a Superman (Table of Contents: 21)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil (credited)
Pencils
Curt Swan (credited)
Inks
Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
S-805
First Line of Dialogue or Text
A harsh clamor of bells echoes through the morning streets of Metropolis!
Feature Logo
Superman [classic design, angled u bottom]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Anti-Superman Gang (villains); Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jimmy Olsen; I-Ching; Sand Creature (flashback)
Reprints

[Superman #241] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Pencils
Neal Adams (credited)
Inks
Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-848
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Sand Creature; Quarrm demon
Synopsis
Quarrm demon dragging off unconscious Superman and Sand creature.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

The Shape of Fear! (Table of Contents: 24)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil (credited)
Pencils
Curt Swan (credited)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda ?

Job Number
S-841
First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was only moments ago... the Man of Steel won his hardest battle!
Feature Logo
Superman [classic design, angled u bottom]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Sand Creature; I-Ching; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Diana Prince; Quarrm demon (villain)
Synopsis
I-Ching helps Superman return to full power but something is wrong with Superman's mind. I-Ching and Diana Prince help the Sand Creature to siphon off Superman's powers again to help his mind heal.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story set during Wonder Woman's de-powered period when she was just Diana Prince.

[Superman #242] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Pencils
Neal Adams (credited)
Inks
Neal Adams (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-891
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Sand Creature
Synopsis
Superman and Sand Creature duplicate slugging it out over Metropolis.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude

The Ultimate Battle! (Table of Contents: 27)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil (credited)
Pencils
Curt Swan (credited)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-869
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Only moments ago, the Man of Steel fell helpless-- utterly drained of power!
Feature Logo
Superman [classic design, angled u bottom]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Quarrm-Demon (villain); Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Stewpot; Gemmi; Jimmy Olsen; Sand Creature; Diana Prince; I-Ching
Synopsis
Superman loses half of his power.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story set during Wonder Woman's de-powered period when she was just Diana Prince.

Afterword (Table of Contents: 28)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil (credited as Dennis O'Neil)
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Afterword by Denny O'Neil, dated 2008.

A New Year Brings a New Beginning for Superman 1971 (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Biographies (Table of Contents: 30)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Biographies of Dennis O'Neil, Curt Swan, Murphy Anderson, Dick Giordano, Neal Adams, and Julius Schwartz.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Superman S-shield on an otherwise blank page.

[Biographies] (Table of Contents: 32)

text article / 0 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back dust jacket flap with biographies of Dennis O'Neil, Curt Swan, and Murphy Anderson.

The Man of Steel's Greatest Weakness - Gone Forever? (Table of Contents: 33)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El] (silhouette)

Indexer Notes

Back cover with text of contents of collection, includes a silhouette of Superman taken from the cover of Superman #233.