(1998)

DC, 1998 Series
 
Price
4.95 USD; 6.95 CAD
Pages
86
On-sale date
1998-08-05
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
ISBN
1-56389-466-1 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941214979 00111
Editing
Bob Kahan (replica edition); Rick Taylor (replica edition); Jim Spivey (associate editor replica edition); Mort Weisinger (original editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Cover and some interior art reconstruction by Rick Keene.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
Rick Taylor
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Superbaby; Lois Lane; Superboy; Jimmy Olsen; Krypto; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Jor-El; Lana Lang; Lori Lemaris; Perry White
Reprints
Keywords
Eiffel Tower; mermaid

Indexer Notes

Front cover folds out.

Every Comic Book Is Someone's First Comic Book (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Carlin
Letters
typeset

Superman's First Exploit (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
Rick Taylor
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Witch of Metropolis (Table of Contents: 3)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
Rick Taylor
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White
Synopsis
Lois thinks she turns into a witch at night.
Reprints

The Supergirl from Krypton! (Table of Contents: 4)

Supergirl / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
Rick Taylor
Letters
?
Editing
Mort Weisinger (original)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El] (introduction, first appearance, origin); Zor-El (introduction); Miss Hart (introduction)
Synopsis
Superman spies a crashing rocket and discovers his cousin Supergirl. She tells him how Argo City survived the destruction of Krypton and how her father sent her to Earth when the inhabitants of Argo City were threatened by Kryptonite poisoning. Superman sets her up in Midvale Orphanage so she can adjust to life on Earth.
Reprints

Flag of Krypton (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Rick Taylor
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Krypton Flag
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Notes that the Krypton flag was first introduced in Action Comics #246.

A Visit from Superman's Pal (Table of Contents: 6)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
Rick Taylor
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints

The Girl in Superman's Past! (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
Rick Taylor
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lori Lemaris (introduction, first appearance); Lois Lane
Synopsis
Superman recalls his college romance with Lori Lemaris, a mermaid from sunken Atlantis.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Lori Lemaris.

Map of Krypton (Table of Contents: 8)

Superman / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jor-El; Lara; Kal-El
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequentially after page 7 of the previous sequence.

Coming... in the Next Giant Superman Annual (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

The Execution of Krypto (Table of Contents: 10)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder?
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
Rick Taylor
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Krypto
Reprints

The Fattest Girl in Metropolis (Table of Contents: 11)

Lois Lane / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
Rick Taylor
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Professor Colby; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lois gets candy from "Schaff's Candy", a self-reference by Kurt Schaffenberger.

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

The Super-Brain of Jimmy Olsen (Table of Contents: 13)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
Rick Taylor
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Superman; Perry White; Professor Potter (first appearance)
Reprints

The Super-Key to Fort Superman (Table of Contents: 14)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
Rick Taylor
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Batman; Joker (image on trophy)
Synopsis
Someone has broken into Superman's Fortress of Solitude, so Superman searches the place for clues.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude (intro); green kryptonite

[These Three Strips] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Famous First Issues! [Superman #1] (Table of Contents: 16)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Leo O'Mealia
Inks
Leo O'Mealia
Colors
Rick Taylor
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"No. 1" added.

Famous First Issues! [Superboy #1] (Table of Contents: 17)

Superboy / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
Rick Taylor
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman (no Superboy)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Minus Red Cross symbol and price moved.

Famous First Issues! [Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #1] (Table of Contents: 18)

Jimmy Olsen / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
Rick Taylor
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"No. 1" added and Independent Distributors logo removed.

Famous First Issues! [Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #1] (Table of Contents: 19)

Lois Lane / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
Rick Taylor
Letters
Ira Schnapp

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

Indexer Notes

"No. 1" added, but minus the price and the Independent Distributors logo.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Every Comic Book Is Someone's First Comic Book
  3. 2. Superman's First Exploit
    Superman
  4. 3. The Witch of Metropolis
    Lois Lane
  5. 4. The Supergirl from Krypton!
    Supergirl
  6. 5. Flag of Krypton
    Superman
  7. 6. A Visit from Superman's Pal
    Superboy
  8. 7. The Girl in Superman's Past!
    Superman
  9. 8. Map of Krypton
    Superman
  10. 9. Coming... in the Next Giant Superman Annual
  11. 10. The Execution of Krypto
    Superboy
  12. 11. The Fattest Girl in Metropolis
    Lois Lane
  13. 12. Coming... Super-Attractions!
  14. 13. The Super-Brain of Jimmy Olsen
    Jimmy Olsen
  15. 14. The Super-Key to Fort Superman
    Superman
  16. 15. [These Three Strips]
    Superman
  17. 16. Famous First Issues! [Superman #1]
    Superman
  18. 17. Famous First Issues! [Superboy #1]
    Superboy
  19. 18. Famous First Issues! [Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #1]
    Jimmy Olsen
  20. 19. Famous First Issues! [Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #1]
    Lois Lane
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