(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 (editor); Richard Bruning (editor); Vin Sullivan (original editor); Whitney Ellsworth (original editor); M. C. Gaines (original editor)

Issue Notes

Color reconstruction by Bob LeRose 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).

First release in the series of DC Archive Editions.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

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. Catalog / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

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

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / illustration / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Joe Shuster
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
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]
Reprints

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 (signed as Jerome Siegel)
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
Bea Carroll; Evelyn Curry; Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Sims
Reprints
Keywords
Daily Star; Hilow Night Club

[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
Bea Carroll; Evelyn Curry; Alex Greer; Lois Lane; Butch Matson; Senator Barrows; Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor
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 (signed as Jerome Siegel)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
Joe Shuster

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

Indexer Notes

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

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

Superman / 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 (signed as Jerome Siegel)
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
Keywords
Blakelytown

[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 (signed as Jerome Siegel)
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
Keywords
Cordell University; Dale University; Evening News

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.

[Biff Dugan] (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
Keywords
Daily Star

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

Superman; Zatara / 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. Catalog / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

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

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

Daisy Air Rifles / Daisy B-B Guns / 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
Keywords
boxing

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) /

New York World's Fair Comics / 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 (signed as Joe Shuster)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Superman [angled bottom of U, fat S]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Adolphus Runyan; Bartow; Lubane
Reprints
Keywords
Boravia

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 (signed as Joe Shuster)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Superman [over-lapping P, skinny letters]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Pete Asconio; Nat Grayson; Butch Grogan
Reprints
Keywords
Bruce Constructions; Metropolis

[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
Keywords
Metropolis

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
Keywords
trains

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

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

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

Wilson Chemical Company Cloverine Brand Salve / 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 / Daisy B-B Guns / 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)

Feature Logo
Superman [over-lapping P, fat letters]
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 (signed as Joe Shuster)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Superman [over-lapping P, skinny letters]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; 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 (signed as Jerome Siegel)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor
Reprints
Keywords
Valley-Ho Dam

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 (signed as Geo. Papp)
Inks
George Papp (signed as Geo. Papp)
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 Phony Manager] (Table of Contents: 49)

Superman / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen (unnamed); Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; 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
?

Genre
non-fiction
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 (signed as Joe Shuster)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Superman [over-lapping P, fat letters]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen (unnamed); Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; 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) /

Superman / 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. Catalog / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

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

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

Daisy Air Rifles / Daisy B-B Guns / 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
?

Feature Logo
Superman [over-lapping P, fat 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 (signed as Joe Shuster)
Inks
Paul Cassidy (signed as Joe Shuster)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Superman [over-lapping P, skinny letters]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor; Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Professor Martinson
Synopsis
Luthor challenges Superman to a duel, brains vs brawn.
Reprints
Keywords
Daily Planet; Metropolis

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 (signed as Joe Shuster)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Superman [over-lapping P, skinny letters]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Lex Luthor; Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor
Synopsis
Luthor raises a sunken city from the Pacific in order to loot its treasures.
Reprints
Keywords
Daily Planet

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
Jerry Siegel (credited as Hugh Langley)
Pencils
Fred Guardineer
Inks
Fred Guardineer
Colors
Bob LeRose; 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 (signed as Joe Shuster)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

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

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

Superman / 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 (signed as Geo. Papp)
Pencils
George Papp (signed as Geo. Papp)
Inks
George Papp (signed as Geo. Papp)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
James Rolland; Professor Greystroke; Bixby
Reprints
Keywords
Mammoth Studios; Museum of Interstellar History

[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 (signed as Joe Shuster)
Colors
Bob LeRose (reconstruction); Daniel Vozzo (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Superman [over-lapping P, skinny letters]
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Carlson; Amy Carlson; Gus Snide; Nick; Pete
Reprints
Keywords
Daily Planet

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

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

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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) (Expand) /

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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. Catalog
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co. Catalog
  8. 7. [Back Cover]
    Superman
  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!"]
    Superman
  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. [Biff Dugan]
    Superman
  24. 23. ["Follow the adventures of the one and only Superman in every issue of Action Comics!!]
    Superman; Zatara
  25. 24. [Superman #2]
    Superman
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co. Catalog
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co. Catalog
  28. 27. Be a Frontiersman
    Daisy Air Rifles / Daisy B-B Guns
  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!
    New York World's Fair Comics
  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. Catalog
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Company Cloverine Brand Salve
  42. 41. Boys! I'll Help You Get a Daisy for Your Birthday
    Daisy Air Rifles / Daisy B-B Guns
  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 Phony 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!
    Superman
  57. 56. [Superman #4]
    Superman
  58. 57. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co. Catalog
  59. 58. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co. Catalog
  60. 59. 3 Ways to Git a Carbine fer Christmas
    Daisy Air Rifles / Daisy B-B Guns
  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
    Superman
  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
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  • Steve Dasinger
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Kauldi Gilibert
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Allen Ross
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Stangas
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jim Van Dore