Superman Supacomic #52

Published
December 1963
Page count
100
Cover price
2/- [0-2-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Square bound
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue (Superman) Cover, 1 page

"Superman-Blue, I'm so happy we stayed on Earth after we married! Our children have inherited your super-powers!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #162 (July 1963)
The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue!
Show/hide 1. The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue! Part I: The Titanic Twins! (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [becomes Superman-Red; becomes Superman-Blue] (introduction); Supergirl (guest star); Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Brainiac (flashback); Lex Luthor (flashback); Superman Emergency Squad

Credits

Writing
Leo Dorfman, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #162 (July 1963)
The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue! Part I: The Titanic Twins!
Also printed
Australia
Giant Superman Album (KG Murray, 1973? series) #24 ([November 1974?])
The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #19 (December 1981)
The Titanic Twins! (Part I of "The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue!")
 
United States
The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told (DC, 1987 series) (1987 [March 1988])
The Titanic Twins [The Amazing Story of Superman-Red & Superman-Blue Part 1]
 
United States
The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told (DC, 1989 series) ([April] 1989)
The Titanic Twins! (The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue! part 1]

Synopsis

Superman splits into two Supermen.

Notes

"An imaginary novel".

Show/hide 2. [The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue!] Part II: The Anti-Evil Ray! (Superman) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [as Superman-Red; as Superman-Blue]; Brainiac (villain); Supergirl; Lori Lemaris; Krypton II; Krypto; Superman Revenge Squad (villains); Lex Luthor (villain); Lena Thorul; Phantom Zone inhabitants [Jax-Ur; Dr. Xadu; two unnamed prisoners]

Credits

Writing
Leo Dorfman, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #162 (July 1963)
[The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue!] Part II: The Anti-Evil Ray!
Also printed
United States
100-Page Super Spectacular (DC, 1973 series) #DC-18 (July 1973)
The Anti-Evil Ray
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #19 (December 1981)
The Anti-Evil Ray! (Part II of "The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue!")
 
United States
The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told (DC, 1987 series) (1987 [March 1988])
The Anti-Evil Ray [The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue Part 2]
 
United States
The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told (DC, 1989 series) ([April] 1989)
The Anti-Evil Ray! (The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue part 2]

Synopsis

Luthor, Brainiac, Phantom Zoners, Khruschev, and Castro reform. Lex Luthor cures all illness.

Notes

Imaginary story. We formerly credited Kurt Schaffenberger on Lois and Lana figures, but E. Nelson Bridwell refuted this to Bob Bailey.

Show/hide 3. [The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue! Part III] The End of Superman's Career! (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Bouncing Boy; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Cosmic Boy] (cameo); Superman [as Superman-Red; as Superman-Blue]; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Supergirl; Lex Luthor; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Krypto; Comet the Super-Horse; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lucy Lane; Phantom Zone inhabitants [Jax-Ur; General Zod; Dr. Xadu; Professor Vakox; two unnamed prisoners]

Credits

Writing
Leo Dorfman, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
 
Kurt Schaffenberger, inker (Lois and Lana figures pages 1, 3-7)
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #162 (July 1963)
[The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue! Part III] The End of Superman's Career!
Also printed
United States
100-Page Super Spectacular (DC, 1973 series) #DC-18 (July 1973)
The End of Superman's Career
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #19 (December 1981)
The End of Superman's Career! (Part III of "The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue")
 
United States
The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told (DC, 1987 series) (1987 [March 1988])
The End of Superman's Career [The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue Part 3]
 
United States
The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told (DC, 1989 series) ([April] 1989)
The End of Superman's Career! (The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue part 3)

Synopsis

The Supermen marry Lois Lane and Lana Lang. Jimmy Olsen marries Lucy Lane. Mr. Mxyzptlk reforms.

Show/hide 4. Superbaby Captures the Pumpkin Gang (Superbaby, An Untold Story of Superman When He Was Superbaby!) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superbaby, An Untold Story of Superman When He Was Superbaby!
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Leo Dorfman, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #152 (April 1962)
Superbaby Captures the Pumpkin Gang!
Also printed
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #166 (August-September 1974)
Superbaby Captures the Pumpkin Gang!
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #18 ([February 1976?])
Superbaby Captures the Pumpkin Gang
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3 (April 2007)
Superbaby Captures The Pumpkin Gang!

Synopsis

Superbaby and Officer Parker stop the Pumpkin Gang.

Notes

"An Untold Story of Superman When He Was Superbaby!"

Show/hide 5. The Villain of the Year (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
David Wood, scripter [as Dave Wood]
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
Stan Starkman, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #157 (August 1963)
The Villain of the Year

Synopsis

After receiving a tip on a crime from reporter Hal Lake, Batman goes undercover and discovers that Lake is using an underworld alias in order to gather information, is mentally unbalanced, and a criminal called the Jackal.

Show/hide 6. Double Batman Vs. Double X (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
David Wood, scripter [as Dave Wood]
Art
Sheldon Moldoff, penciller
 
Charles Paris, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Schiff, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #316 (June 1963)
Double Batman vs. Double X
Show/hide 7. The Day Baby Lana Became ‘Super' (Superbaby, An Untold Story of Superman When He Was Superbaby!) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superbaby, An Untold Story of Superman When He Was Superbaby!
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #105 (June 1963)
The Day Baby Lana Became "Super"!

Notes

"An Untold Story of Superbaby"

Show/hide 8. The Return of Lightning Lad (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 19 pages
Show/hide 9. Lana Lang--Hollywood Star (Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy, the Adventures of Superman when he was a Boy
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
George Papp, line art
Text
Joe Letterese, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #312 (September 1963)
Lana Lang, Hollywood Star

Synopsis

Lana makes a movie in which she's a jungle queen


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1177

Entry created

  • 14/01/2004

Cover added

  • 14/01/2004

Index completed

  • 14/01/2004

Last updated

  • 14/09/2019