([March] 2009)

DC, 2009 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
39.99 USD; 45.99 CAD
Pages
200
On-sale Date
2009-01-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC Comics
ISBN
978-1-4012-2085-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401220853 53999
Editing
Julius Schwartz (credited) (original editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (original assistant editor); Bob Joy (credited) (collection editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding
Hardcover with Dustjacket
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

Collects lead stories from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #233-238, 240-242.

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / insert or dust jacket / 0 pages (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams; Curt Swan
Inks
Neal Adams; Murphy Anderson
Colors
Allen Passalaqua (recolored); ?
Letters
Ben Oda ? (issue #241)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; the Sand Creature
Keywords
Quarrm

Indexer Notes

Superman image from the cover of Superman (DC, 1939 series) #233, composited over frames from the lead stories in Superman Superman (DC, 1939 series) #233 and Superman (DC, 1939 series) #241.

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

cover / 1 page (report information)

Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

The collection cover logo is repeated here from the dustjacket, embossed in gold on a red background.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

blank page(s) / 3 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-611
First Line of Dialogue or Text
That blasted camera--!!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis
Full page of panels collected from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #234, and the collection logo.

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

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Character image from the cover of Superman (DC, 1939 series) #233 composited with a faint background of various word balloons.

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

credits, title page / 1.4 pages (report information)

Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / illustration / 0.6 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?

Job Number
S-891
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; the Sand Creature
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Most of the art from the cover of Superman (DC, 1939 series) #242 is reproduced here.

Contents (Table of Contents: 8)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

A Word From the Publisher (Table of Contents: 9)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Letters
typeset

Introduction (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Denny O'Neil (illustrations); Paul Levitz (signed)
Pencils
Curt Swan (illustrations)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda (illustrations); typeset

Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Professor Bolden

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with details from panels from the lead story in Superman (DC, 1939 series) #233.

[Superman #233] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

Superman Breaks Loose (Table of Contents: 12)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-560
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Professor Bolden; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Morgan Edge; Perry White; Sand creature (Quarrmer, origin)
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: 13)

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

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Sand creature (Quarrmer)
Reprints

How to Tame a Wild Volcano! (Table of Contents: 14)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-611
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Boysie Harker (villain); the Sand Creature (Quarrmer); Morgan Edge
Reprints

[Superman #235] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Ferlin Nyxly
Reprints

Sinister Scream of the Devil's Harp! (Table of Contents: 16)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-656
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Ferlin Nyxly (villain); Lois Lane; Morgan Edge; Sand creature (Quarrmer); Prince Umbler; Timos Achens
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story has an early mention of Darkseid.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

faint background of word balloons

[Superman #236] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

Planet of the Angels (Table of Contents: 19)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-698
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Raphael; Michael; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Law officers of planet Beta U; Gabriel (villain)
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude

[Superman #237] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

The Enemy of Earth (Table of Contents: 21)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-744
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Morgan Edge; Lois Lane; Sand creature (Quarrmer)
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.

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

faint background of word balloons

[Superman #238] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Sand creature (Quarrmer)
Reprints

Menace at 1000 Degrees! (Table of Contents: 24)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-774
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Morgan Edge; Jimmy Olsen; Sand creature (Quarrmer); Quig (villain)
Reprints

[Superman #240] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

To Save a Superman (Table of Contents: 26)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-805
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Anti-Superman Gang (villains); Jimmy Olsen; I-Ching; the Sand Creature
Reprints

[Superman #241] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Sand Creature (Quarrmer); War-Demon (Quarrmer)
Reprints

The Shape of Fear! (Table of Contents: 28)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-841
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; I-Ching; Diana Prince [Wonder Woman]; Sand creature (Quarrmer); War-Demon (Quarrmer)
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

faint background of word balloons

[Superman #242] (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Sand creature (Quarrmer)
Reprints

The Ultimate Battle! (Table of Contents: 31)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-869
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; I-Ching; Diana Prince [Wonder Woman]; Sand creature (Quarrmer); War-Demon (Quarrmer); Stewpot; Gemmi; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
Superman loses half of his power.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

Afterword (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

contains some illustrations from Superman (DC, 1939 Series) #235.

Biographies (Table of Contents: 34)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dennis O'Neil began his career as a comic book writer in 1965...
Synopsis
Biographies for Dennis O'Neil; Murphy Anderson and Curt Swan.

Indexer Notes

Faint background of word balloons.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

blank page(s) / 4 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

includes back cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

Superman / insert or dust jacket / 0 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil; ? (promotional text)
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda; typeset (promotional text)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Professor Bolden
Keywords
green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Nearly the entirety of page 4 of story and art from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #233 is included here, overlaid with promotional text for the collection.

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Table of Contents
  1. 1. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 2. [no title indexed]
  3. 3. [no title indexed]
  4. 4. ["That blasted camera--!!"]
    Superman
  5. 5. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  6. 6. [no title indexed]
  7. 7. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  8. 8. Contents
  9. 9. A Word From the Publisher
  10. 10. Introduction
  11. 11. [Superman #233]
    Superman
  12. 12. Superman Breaks Loose
    Superman
  13. 13. [Superman #234]
    Superman
  14. 14. How to Tame a Wild Volcano!
    Superman
  15. 15. [Superman #235]
    Superman
  16. 16. Sinister Scream of the Devil's Harp!
    Superman
  17. 17. [no title indexed]
  18. 18. [Superman #236]
    Superman
  19. 19. Planet of the Angels
    Superman
  20. 20. [Superman #237]
    Superman
  21. 21. The Enemy of Earth
    Superman
  22. 22. [no title indexed]
  23. 23. [Superman #238]
    Superman
  24. 24. Menace at 1000 Degrees!
    Superman
  25. 25. [Superman #240]
    Superman
  26. 26. To Save a Superman
    Superman
  27. 27. [Superman #241]
    Superman
  28. 28. The Shape of Fear!
    Superman
  29. 29. [no title indexed]
  30. 30. [Superman #242]
    Superman
  31. 31. The Ultimate Battle!
    Superman
  32. 32. ["A new year brings a new beginning for Superman 1971"]
    Superman
  33. 33. Afterword
  34. 34. Biographies
  35. 35. [no title indexed]
  36. 36. [no title indexed]
  37. 37. [no title indexed]
  38. 38. [no title indexed]
    Superman
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