Superman #42

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
September-October 1946
Page count
52
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/5310

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth
Jack Schiff (Assistant Editor, uncredited)
Mort Weisinger (Assistant Editor, uncredited)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane

Credits

Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
George Roussos?

Notes

inker credit by Bob Hughes 12/04

Show/hide 1. The Man Who Wouldn't Quit (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
J. Wilbur Wolfingham (villain); Lois Lane

Credits

Script
Don Cameron
Pencils
Ira Yarbrough
Inks
Stan Kaye

Notes

inker credit by Bob Hughes 12/04, writer credit by Martin O'Hearn

Show/hide 2. The Bowling Alley Crimes (Lois Lane) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Steve Bard; Clark Kent; Perry White; Whitey (villain, introduction); Turk (villain, introduction); unnamed crook (villain, introduction)

Credits

Script
Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils
Sam Citron
Inks
Stan Kaye?

Notes

inker credit by Bob Hughes, writer credit by Rich Morrissey and Martin O'Hearn

Show/hide 3. A Legend Comes True (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Burton Crowther (villain, introduction); Lois Lane

Credits

Script
Don Cameron
Pencils
Ira Yarbrough
Inks
Stan Kaye?

Notes

inker credit by Bob Hughes 12/04;

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Stumpy) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Stumpy
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Phil Berube
Art
Phil Berube
Show/hide 5. Tin Badge Text story, 2 pages

Credits

Author
Stan Carter
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 6. The Death of Clark Kent (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Pinky Redd (Villain, Introduction); Lois Lane

Credits

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
Ira Yarbrough
Inks
Stan Kaye?

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Album (KGM, 1976 series) #1 ([December 1975?])
The Death of Clark Kent

Synopsis

When Clark Kent is "killed" in front of witnesses Superman adopts a new identity.

Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn. Inker credit by Bob Hughes 2004-12. Redone in Superman (DC, 1939 series) #127.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 13407

Cover added

Index completed

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