Superman #232
(December 1970-January 1971)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of March and September
On-sale date
1970-10-13
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell
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

Also designated on cover as Giant (DC, 1969 series) #G-78 and as G-78 on indicia page.

On-sale date from the Direct Currents page of From Beyond the Unknown (DC, 1969 series) #8 and copyright registration.


Krypton Lives Again in These Mighty Tales! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Jack Adler
Letters
Gaspar Saladino; typeset

Job Number
N 166
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Baby Kal-El; Jor-El; Lara; Lyla Lerrol; Winged One
Synopsis
Vignettes of Kryptonian scenes.
Reprints
Keywords
Krypton

Indexer Notes

Cover colors and letters credits from Carl Gafford, via the GCD Error Tracker.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Superman's Return to Krypton! Part I: Superman Meets Jor-El and Lara Again! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Mort Weisinger (original)

Job Number
N-171
Genre
superhero
Characters
Jor-El (guest star, death); Lara (guest star, death); Superman (origin retold in brief); Professor Galsworthy; Krypto's parents; Lyla Lerrol
Synopsis
Superman accidentally travels through time and across space to Krypton, where he meets actress Lyla Lerrol and witnesses his parents' marriage.
Reprints
Keywords
Krypton

[Superman's Return to Krypton!] Part II: Superman's Kryptonian Romance (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Mort Weisinger (original)

Job Number
N-172
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lyla Lerrol; Jonathan Kent (guest appearance); Martha Clark (guest appearance); Snark McGill (intro, villain); Brainiac (cameo); Jor-El; Lara; Gregg Halliday
Synopsis
Superman romances Lyla and witnesses Jonathan Kent's proposal to Martha, while Brainiac shrinks and steals Kandor.
Reprints
Keywords
Kandor (cameo)

[Superman's Return to Krypton!] Part III: The Surprise of Fate! (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Mort Weisinger (original)

Job Number
N-173
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El]; Jor-El; Lara; Lyla Lerrol (death)
Synopsis
Superman accidentally escapes Krypton, leaving behind Lyla.
Reprints
Keywords
green kryptonite; Krypton

Father's Day on Planet Krypton! (Table of Contents: 5)

Superboy / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-174
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Clark Kent; Pete Ross; Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Baby Kal-El (flashback); Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); Jax-Ur (flashback); other Phantom Zone Villains
Reprints
Keywords
green kryptonite

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Job Number
N-168

The Fugitive from the Phantom Zone! (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
N-170
Genre
superhero
Characters
Ras-Krom (villain); Superman; Clark Kent; Jax-Ur; Vak-Ox; Jimmy Olsen; Bor-Ak; Lon-Ra
Reprints
Keywords
Phantom Zone

The Wizard City (Table of Contents: 8)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
N-169
Genre
superhero
Characters
Vedders (villain); Superboy; Professor Olsen; Clark Kent; Jimmy Olsen; Mrs. Olsen; Sir Roland; Jonathan Kent (flashback); Martha Kent (flashback); Superman robot
Reprints
Keywords
Krypton (flashback)

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Bob Hughes.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Krypton Lives Again in These Mighty Tales!
    Superman
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. Superman's Return to Krypton! Part I: Superman Meets Jor-El and Lara Again!
    Superman
  4. 3. [Superman's Return to Krypton!] Part II: Superman's Kryptonian Romance
    Superman
  5. 4. [Superman's Return to Krypton!] Part III: The Surprise of Fate!
    Superman
  6. 5. Father's Day on Planet Krypton!
    Superboy
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Giant Metropolis Mailbag
  8. 7. The Fugitive from the Phantom Zone!
    Superman
  9. 8. The Wizard City
    Superboy
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