(1999)

Chronicle Books, 1999 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Volume
?
Price
0.00 FREE
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Barcode
?
Editing
Vin Sullivan (Original Editor); M.C. Gaines (Original Editor, uncredited)
Color
color
Dimensions
7.25" x 10"
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

"Reprinted by Chronicle Books, San Francisco, Calif., by arrangement with DC Comics."

Came in the Superman Masterpiece Edition box set which also included a statue and a copy of Superman: The Golden Age by Les Daniels.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Leo O'Mealia
Inks
Leo O'Mealia
Colors
?
Letters
?; Joe Shuster (logo design)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

[Two page origin of Superman] (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Ma (Mary) Kent (intro); Pa Kent (intro); Krypton
Synopsis
After the planet Krypton blows up, a couple finds a baby in a rocket and adopt him. The young boy grows up to be Superman.
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[Clark Kent Gets a Job] (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Clark Kent; George Taylor (intro; not named); Bea Carroll (villain)
Synopsis
Clark Kent applies for a job at the Daily Star, but is turned down until Superman stops a lynching and Clark phones in the story. Then Superman gets singer Bea Carroll to confess to the murder of Jack Kennedy.
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[The Coming of Superman] (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; George Taylor (intro, not named); Lois Lane (intro); Daily Star; Evelyn Curry; Bea Carroll (villain); Butch Matson (villain); Senator Barrows (villain); Alex Greer (villain)
Synopsis
Superman breaks into the Governor's mansion to stop the execution of an innocent woman. Lois is kidnapped by gangsters, no thanks to that spineless milksop Clark Kent, but she is rescued by Superman! Superman also tackles a corrupt Senator in Washington.
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[Revolution in San Monte] (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Alex Greer (villain); Emil Norvell (villain); Lois Lane; Lola Cortez; George Taylor (cameo)
Synopsis
Clark Kent and Lois Lane go to San Monte in South America to cover the war brewing. Superman proves the war is being fomented by munitions manufacturers.
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[Superman & Action Comics Invite You to Become a Charter Member of the Supermen of America] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Scientific Explanation of Superman's Amazing Strength--! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Krypton
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Indexer Notes

Adapted (not reprinted) from page 1 in Action Comics #1.

[The Blakely Mine Disaster] (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Clark Kent; George Taylor; Stanislaw Kober; Thornton Blakely (villain)
Synopsis
Clark investigates accidents in a shoddily run mine.
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[Superman Plays Football] (Table of Contents: 8)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Coach Randall (villain); Tommy Burke; Mary; Wallace Dodd (cameo)
Synopsis
Superman impersonates a football player to straighten out a fixed game.
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Keywords
football

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Joe Shuster
Colors
?
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 (inset); Jerry Siegel (photo); Joe Shuster (photo)
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[Biff Dugan] (Table of Contents: 10)

Superman / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Joe Shuster (illustration)
Inks
Joe Shuster (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Biff Dugan (intro, villain); Sergeant Blake
Synopsis
After Superman eludes Sergeant Blake by changing to Clark Kent, Clark blackmails the detective into allowing him a jailhouse interview with Biff Dugan. When Dugan escapes, Clark switches to Superman and returns Dugan to his cell.
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[House Advertisement] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

[Pin-Up] (Table of Contents: 12)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Joe Shuster
Colors
?

Characters
Superman
Reprints

[Ads] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / pages (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [Two page origin of Superman]
    Superman
  3. 2. [Clark Kent Gets a Job]
    Superman
  4. 3. [The Coming of Superman]
    Superman
  5. 4. [Revolution in San Monte]
    Superman
  6. 5. [Superman & Action Comics Invite You to Become a Charter Member of the Supermen of America]
    Superman
  7. 6. Scientific Explanation of Superman's Amazing Strength--!
    Superman
  8. 7. [The Blakely Mine Disaster]
    Superman
  9. 8. [Superman Plays Football]
    Superman
  10. 9. ["Boys and Girls: Meet the creators of the one and only Superman - America's Greatest Adventure Strip!"]
  11. 10. [Biff Dugan]
    Superman
  12. 11. [House Advertisement]
  13. 12. [Pin-Up]
    Superman
  14. 13. [Ads]
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