(1989 [February 1990])

DC, 1989 Series
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Volume
1
Price
39.95 USD; 49.95 CAD
Pages
280
On-sale date
1989-12-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC Archive Editions
ISBN
0-980289-47-1
Editing
Mark Waid; Richard Bruning
Color
Color
Binding
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Color reconstruction by Bob Le Rose and Daniel Vozzo. Black and White reconstruction by Pure Imagination.

Reprints Superman (DC, 1939 series) #1-4, some of which was reprinted there from earlier sources.

On-sale date from Comic Shop News #129 (delayed from original October release date).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Superman illustration based on the cover of Superman (DC, 1939 Series) #1.

Superman Archives Volume I (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Shuster (illustration)
Inks
Joe Shuster (illustration)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title page.
Illustration from the back cover of Superman (DC, 1939 Series) #1.

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Foreword (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Steranko
Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Paul Cassidy
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Superman illustration from the cover of Superman (DC, 1939 Series) #2.

[Superman #1] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Pencils
Leo O'Mealia
Inks
Leo O'Mealia
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?
Editing
Vin Sullivan (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

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

Johnson Smith & Co. / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Johnson Smith & Co. / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 7)

illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Joe Shuster
Colors
?

Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reproduced at quarter-size, the back cover of Superman (DC, 1939 Series) #1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Superman / illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Indexer Notes

A small blue and white reproduction of the Superman figure from the front cover.

[Two-Page Origin of Superman] (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed )
Pencils
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Mary Kent (introduction, death); Mr. Kent (introduction, death)
Reprints
Keywords
Krypton

Indexer Notes

Krypton 1st named in comic book.

[Clark Kent Gets a Job] (Table of Contents: 10)

Superman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Joe Shuster
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
Joe Shuster

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Sims; Evelyn Curry; Bea Carroll
Reprints

[The Coming of Superman] (Table of Contents: 11)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Joe Shuster
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
Joe Shuster ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Lois Lane; Evelyn Curry; Bea Carroll; Butch Matson; Senator Barrows; Alex Greer
Reprints
Keywords
Daily Star

Indexer Notes

continued in next story

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[Revolution in San Monte] (Table of Contents: 13)

Superman / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
Joe Shuster

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Lola Cortez; Alex Greer; Emil Norvell
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lois given last name, Clark works for the Evening News, Cleveland Oh

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Superman & Action Comics Invite You to Become a Charter Member of the Supermen of America (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Scientific Explanation of Superman's Amazing Strength--! (Table of Contents: 16)

Superman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Joe Shuster
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
Joe Shuster ?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

[The Blakely Mine Disaster] (Table of Contents: 17)

Superman / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
Joe Shuster

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Stanislaw Kober; Thornton Blakely
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

[Superman Plays Football] (Table of Contents: 19)

Superman / comic story / 12.75 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Tommy Burke; Mary; Oliver Stanley; Coach Randall
Reprints

Acquiring Super-Strength (Table of Contents: 20)

Acquiring Super-Strength / activity / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Shuster (Superman illustration); ? (photos)
Inks
Joe Shuster (Superman illustration); ? (photos)
Colors
Bob LeRose; Daniel Vozzo
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boys and Girls: Meet the creators of the one and only Superman - America's Greatest Adventure Strip!
Genre
biography
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jerry Siegel; Joe Shuster
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Features photos and biographies of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, the creators of Superman.

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

Superman / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Smashed desks, overturned filing cabinets,...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Sergeant Blake; Harvey Brown; Biff Dugan
Reprints

["Follow the adventures of the one and only Superman in every issue of Action Comics!!] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

[Superman #2] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Paul Cassidy
Colors
Bob LeRose; Daniel Vozzo
Letters
typeset
Editing
Vin Sullivan

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

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

Johnson Smith & Co. / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Johnson Smith & Co. / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Be a Frontiersman (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Superman / illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Indexer Notes

A small blue and white reproduction of the Superman figure from the front cover.

Superman the Man of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 29)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Paul Cassidy
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

[The Comeback of Larry Trent] (Table of Contents: 30)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Paul Cassidy
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Larry Trent; Charlie Bennett; Jock Kane; Slugger Barnes; Tom Croy
Reprints

Superman's Tips for Super Health (Table of Contents: 31)

Superman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Paul Cassidy
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints
Keywords
educational

Superman at the World's Fair! (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

Superman Champions Universal Peace! (Table of Contents: 33)

Superman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks
Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Adolphus Runyan; Bartow; Lubane
Reprints

Indexer Notes

George Taylor named for the first time.

[Supermen of America -- Action Comics] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

Superman and the Skyscrapers (Table of Contents: 35)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks
Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Pete Asconio; Nat Grayson; Butch Grogan
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

Superman / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Down the steps of Police Headquarters hurried 'Big Mike' Caputo,...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Big Mike Caputo; Sneer; Fink
Reprints

Superman! (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

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

[Superman #3] (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Joe Shuster
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Editing
Vin Sullivan

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Frankie Dennis
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

Johnson Smith & Co. / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

Wilson Chem Co. / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Boys! I'll Help You Get a Daisy for Your Birthday (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

Superman / illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Indexer Notes

A small blue and white reproduction of the Superman figure from the front cover.

Superman, America's Greatest Adventure Strip Character! (Table of Contents: 43)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Paul Cassidy
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

[Superman and the Runaway] (Table of Contents: 44)

Superman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks
Dennis Neville [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Frankie Dennis; Lyman
Reprints
  • US from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #3 (Winter 1940)
  • which is reprinted
    • from Superman daily (McClure syndicate, 1939 series) 1939.06.12 - 1939.07.22

The Greatest Contest in Comic Magazine History! (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

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

[Superman and the Dam] (Table of Contents: 46)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lois and Superman's 1st kiss

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 47)

Fantastic Facts / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Papp ?
Pencils
George Papp [as Geo. Papp] (signed)
Inks
George Papp [as Geo. Papp] (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes: 1) there is enough phosphorous in three old style kitchen matches to kill a person; 2) men once paid taxes on their beards; 3) gangster films were the reason the sales of men's caps had declined over the last ten years; 4) Humuhumunukunkuapuaa is the name given by natives to Hawaii's smallest fish; and 5) the water around an iceberg is warm.

Death by the Stars (Table of Contents: 48)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bert Lexington (signed)
Pencils
Fred Guardineer
Inks
Fred Guardineer
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Emil Brandwan; Sergeant Steve Hanley; Professor Louis Morton; Stephen Gregory; Jack Lowell; Robert Shelton
Reprints

[Superman's Phoney Manager] (Table of Contents: 49)

Superman / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Jimmy Olsen (unnamed); Nick Williams
Synopsis
Nick Williams claims to be Superman's manager and sells the commercial rights to his name.
Reprints

Muscle-Training (Table of Contents: 50)

Acquiring Super-Strength / activity / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Joe Shuster
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Attaining Super-Health: A Few Hints from Superman! (Table of Contents: 51)

Superman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Joe Shuster
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Johnny; Larry
Reprints
Keywords
educational

Good Luck Charm (Table of Contents: 52)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hugh Langley (signed)
Pencils
Fred Guardineer
Inks
Fred Guardineer
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Tony Carrenzo; Lucky Malone; Rhani Kor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 53)

Shorty / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab
Pencils
Fred Schwab
Inks
Fred Schwab
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
Fred Schwab

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Danger! Keep Away
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Shorty
Reprints

[Superman and the Jewel Smugglers] (Table of Contents: 54)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks
Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Jimmy Olsen (unnamed); Lew Frawley
Reprints
  • US from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #3 (Winter 1940)
  • which is reprinted
    • from Superman daily (McClure Syndicate, 1939 series) 1939.03.20 - 1939.04.01

Superman! (Table of Contents: 55) (Expand) /

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

[Superman #4] (Table of Contents: 56)

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

Pencils
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 57) (Expand) /

Johnson Smith & Co. / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 58) (Expand) /

Johnson Smith & Co. / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

3 Ways to Git a Carbine fer Christmas (Table of Contents: 59) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 60)

Superman / illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Indexer Notes

A small blue and white reproduction of the Superman figure from the front cover.

Superman, America's Greatest Adventure Strip Character! (Table of Contents: 61)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Shuster; Paul Cassidy
Inks
Joe Shuster; Paul Cassidy
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

[The Challenge of Luthor] (Table of Contents: 62)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Professor Martinson; Lex Luthor
Synopsis
Luthor challenges Superman to a duel, brains vs brawn.
Reprints
Keywords
Daily Planet

Indexer Notes

Yellow S in shield on cape

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 63)

Attaining Super Strength / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Joe Shuster
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tommy Blake, because of his frail physique...
Characters
Tommy Blake
Reprints
Keywords
educational

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 64)

This Doggone World / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab
Pencils
Fred Schwab
Inks
Fred Schwab
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
Fred Schwab

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oil Paintings for Sale
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 65)

From the 4 Corners / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
Sheldon Moldoff ?

Characters
Bill Dickey; Paul Muni
Reprints

[Luthor's Undersea City] (Table of Contents: 66)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks
Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor; Lex Luthor
Synopsis
Luthor raises a sunken city from the Pacific in order to loot its treasures.
Reprints

Supermen of America (Table of Contents: 67) (Expand) /

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

Changer of Destiny (Table of Contents: 68)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Hugh Langley (signed)
Pencils
Fred Guardineer
Inks
Fred Guardineer
Colors
Bob Le Rose; Daniel Vozzo
Letters
typeset

Characters
George Rankin
Reprints

[The Economic Enemy] (Table of Contents: 69)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks
Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Paul Dorgan; Barney Calhoun; Joe Curtis; Louie
Reprints

Superman Says (Table of Contents: 70) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 71)

Fantastic Facts / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Papp [as Geo. Papp] (signed)
Pencils
George Papp [as Geo. Papp] (signed)
Inks
George Papp [as Geo. Papp] (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Characters
Ed Barrett; Mrs. D. Beach
Reprints
Keywords
educational

Six Big Headline Features for the 'Big Six' Comic Magazines! (Table of Contents: 72) (Expand) /

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

Pioneer into the Unknown (Table of Contents: 73)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bert Lexington (signed)
Letters
typeset

Characters
James Rolland; Professor Greystroke; Bixby
Reprints

[Terror in the Trucker's Union] (Table of Contents: 74)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks
Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Carlson; Amy Carlson; Gus Snide; Nick; Pete
Reprints

Superman Appears in Action Comics! (Table of Contents: 75) (Expand) /

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

Afterword (Table of Contents: 76)

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

Script
Jim Steranko
Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Joe Shuster
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 77)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Leo O'Mealia; Joe Shuster
Inks
Leo O'Mealia; Joe Shuster; Paul Cassidy
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints
  • US from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #[1] ([Summer 1939]) [backcover; 1/4 page], #2 (Fall 1939) [backcover; 1/4 page], #3 (Winter 1940) [backcover; 1/4 page], #4 (Spring 1940) [back cover; 1/4 page]

Indexer Notes

4 small repros of the covers of the issues included in this volume.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman Archives Volume I
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Foreword
  5. 4. [Superman #1]
    Superman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  8. 7. [Back Cover]
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  10. 9. [Two-Page Origin of Superman]
    Superman
  11. 10. [Clark Kent Gets a Job]
    Superman
  12. 11. [The Coming of Superman]
    Superman
  13. 12. ["And so begins the startling adventures..."]
    Superman
  14. 13. [Revolution in San Monte]
    Superman
  15. 14. ["Attention all American youth!"]
  16. 15. Superman & Action Comics Invite You to Become a Charter Member of the Supermen of America
  17. 16. Scientific Explanation of Superman's Amazing Strength--!
    Superman
  18. 17. [The Blakely Mine Disaster]
    Superman
  19. 18. ["Hey Fellers!"]
  20. 19. [Superman Plays Football]
    Superman
  21. 20. Acquiring Super-Strength
    Acquiring Super-Strength
  22. 21. ["Boys and Girls: Meet the creators of the one and only Superman - America's Greatest Adventure Strip!"]
  23. 22. ["Smashed desks, overturned filing cabinets,..."]
    Superman
  24. 23. ["Follow the adventures of the one and only Superman in every issue of Action Comics!!]
  25. 24. [Superman #2]
    Superman
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  28. 27. Be a Frontiersman
    Daisy Air Rifles
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  30. 29. Superman the Man of Tomorrow!
    Superman
  31. 30. [The Comeback of Larry Trent]
    Superman
  32. 31. Superman's Tips for Super Health
    Superman
  33. 32. Superman at the World's Fair!
  34. 33. Superman Champions Universal Peace!
    Superman
  35. 34. [Supermen of America -- Action Comics]
    Superman
  36. 35. Superman and the Skyscrapers
    Superman
  37. 36. ["Down the steps of Police Headquarters hurried 'Big Mike' Caputo,..."]
    Superman
  38. 37. Superman!
    Superman
  39. 38. [Superman #3]
    Superman
  40. 39. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chem Co.
  42. 41. Boys! I'll Help You Get a Daisy for Your Birthday
    Daisy Air Rifles
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  44. 43. Superman, America's Greatest Adventure Strip Character!
    Superman
  45. 44. [Superman and the Runaway]
    Superman
  46. 45. The Greatest Contest in Comic Magazine History!
  47. 46. [Superman and the Dam]
    Superman
  48. 47. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Facts
  49. 48. Death by the Stars
  50. 49. [Superman's Phoney Manager]
    Superman
  51. 50. Muscle-Training
    Acquiring Super-Strength
  52. 51. Attaining Super-Health: A Few Hints from Superman!
    Superman
  53. 52. Good Luck Charm
  54. 53. ["Danger! Keep Away"]
    Shorty
  55. 54. [Superman and the Jewel Smugglers]
    Superman
  56. 55. Superman!
  57. 56. [Superman #4]
    Superman
  58. 57. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  59. 58. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  60. 59. 3 Ways to Git a Carbine fer Christmas
    Daisy Air Rifles
  61. 60. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  62. 61. Superman, America's Greatest Adventure Strip Character!
    Superman
  63. 62. [The Challenge of Luthor]
    Superman
  64. 63. ["Tommy Blake, because of his frail physique..."]
    Attaining Super Strength
  65. 64. ["Oil Paintings for Sale"]
    This Doggone World
  66. 65. [no title indexed]
    From the 4 Corners
  67. 66. [Luthor's Undersea City]
    Superman
  68. 67. Supermen of America
  69. 68. Changer of Destiny
  70. 69. [The Economic Enemy]
    Superman
  71. 70. Superman Says
  72. 71. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Facts
  73. 72. Six Big Headline Features for the 'Big Six' Comic Magazines!
  74. 73. Pioneer into the Unknown
  75. 74. [Terror in the Trucker's Union]
    Superman
  76. 75. Superman Appears in Action Comics!
    Superman
  77. 76. Afterword
  78. 77. [Back Cover]
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Allen Ross
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes