Superman #213
(January 1969)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of March and September
On-sale Date
1968-11-07
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

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Synopsis
Dead Superman lies before vault which is to be opened in the event of his death
Reprints

The Most Dangerous Door in the World! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lex Luthor (villain); Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Brainiac 5 [as Superman; as Clark Kent]
Reprints
Keywords
green kryptonite

Part II: Success Is a Heartbeat Away! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lex Luthor (villain); Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl; Brainiac 5 [also as Superman]
Reprints

Who Ever Heard of Jay Scott Pike!?! (Table of Contents: 3)

Wonderful World of Comics / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Info on Dolphin artist Jay Scott Pike, 1968 Academy Con, and Golden Age info.

Indexer Notes

#7 in a series

The Orphans of Space! (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; green earthite; Interstellar Council of United Planets
Synopsis
In his Fortress of Solitude, Superman disassembles a strange machine he found in space. When the machine explodes and destroys the Earth, Superman, Supergirl and Krypto are the only survivors.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; Krypto; red kryptonite

Indexer Notes

No villain. Story is a red kryptonite hallucination.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Most Dangerous Door in the World!
    Superman
  3. 2. Part II: Success Is a Heartbeat Away!
    Superman
  4. 3. Who Ever Heard of Jay Scott Pike!?!
    Wonderful World of Comics
  5. 4. The Orphans of Space!
    Superman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
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