Superman #113

Published
September 1959
Page count
28?
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 GBP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Supergirl from Krypton! (Superman, Supergirl) Cover, 1 page

""Great Guns! A girl, flying! It--Un--must be an illusion!" "Look again, Superman! It's me--Supergirl! And I have all your powers!" Introducing "The Supergirl from Krypton!""

Featuring

Feature
Superman, Supergirl
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Al Plastino, inker

Reprint history

Printed in
Action Comics 252, May 1959
Show/hide 1. The Supergirl from Krypton! (Supergirl, Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl, Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El] (introduction, origin); Zor-El (introduction, flashback); Miss Hart (introduction); Superboy (on a poster)

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #252 (May 1959)
The Supergirl from Krypton!
Also printed
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #1 ([August] 1960)
The Supergirl from Krypton!
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #2 ([September 1962?])
The Supergirl from Krypton
 
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #334 (March 1966)
The Supergirl from Krypton!
 
United States
Secret Origins (DC, 1973 series) #2 (April-May 1973)
The Supergirl from Krypton!
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (KG Murray, 1974 series) #5 ([March 1974?])
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (KG Murray, 1974 series) #5 ([March 1974?])
The Supergirl from Krypton
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Album (KGM, 1976 series) #7 ([March 1976?])
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Album (KGM, 1976 series) #7 ([March 1976?])
The Supergirl from Krypton
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (Murray, 1977 series) #27 ([December 1977?])
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (Murray, 1977 series) #27 ([December 1977?])
The Supergirl from Krypton
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (Murray, 1977 series) #33 ([March 1979?])
The Supergirl from Krypton
 
United States
DC Special Series (DC, 1977 series) #19 (Fall 1979)
The Supergirl from Krypton!
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Murray, 1982 series) ([1982?])
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Murray, 1982 series) ([1982?])
The Supergirl from Krypton
 
United States
Superman From the Thirties to the Eighties (Crown, 1983 series) (1983)
The Supergirl from Krypton!
 
Australia
Supergirl (Federal, 1985 series) #5 ([October 1983?])
The Supergirl from Krypton
 
United States
Giant Superman Annual #1 Replica Edition (DC, 1998 series) #[nn] (June 1998)
The Supergirl from Krypton!
 
United States
Millennium Edition: Action Comics 252 (DC, 2000 series) (July 2000)
The Supergirl from Krypton!
 
United States
The Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #Volume 1 (2001)
The Supergirl from Krypton!
 
United States
Superman in the Fifties (DC, 2002 series) ([September] 2002)
The Supergirl from Krypton!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. One ([September] 2005)
The Supergirl from Krypton!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([November] 2007)
The Supergirl from Krypton!
 
United States
DC Silver Age Classics Action Comics 252 (DC, 1992 series) (1992)
The Supergirl from Krypton!

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.

Notes

Origin and first appearance of Supergirl. The edge of the first page reads "Superman 145", which was the Australian numbering for this issue.

Show/hide 2. The Make-Believe Superman (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Tommy Winters; Harry Winters

Credits

Writing
Jerry Coleman, scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #127 (February 1959)
The Make-Believe Superman
Also printed
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #79 ([January 1957])
The Make-Believe Superman
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #79 ([January 1957?])
The Make-Believe Superman
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. One ([September] 2005)
The Make-Believe Superman!

Synopsis

Harry Winters dreads the day he is supposed to dress in the clothes in which he did his most heroic dead for his son's school because he thinks he has never done anything heroic. Putting on a Superman costume from a masquerade ball, however, Harry Winters heroically helps the real Superman.

Show/hide 3. The Jimmy Olsen Signal-Watch (Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder , scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #37 (June 1959)
The Jimmy Olsen Signal-Watch!
Also printed
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #95 (September 1966) —80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #G25
The Jimmy Olsen Signal-Watch!
 
Australia
Giant Jimmy Olsen Album (Colour Comics, 1966 series) #4 ([September 1969?])
The Jimmy Olsen Signal-Watch

Synopsis

For her birthday, Jimmy gives Lucy Lane a Jimmy Olsen signal watch so he can be her "genie" for a day. Unfortunately, today he's also modeling his wardrobe of odd getups for his Fan Club. So everytime Lucy calls, he's in some sort of inappropriate outfit.

Show/hide 4. Wrigley's [Safety Sam says Always Play Safe] [K22] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Safety Sam says Always Play Safe. Safety Sam is brought to you by P.K. It hurts to lear the hard way…"

Details

Printed
1959
Genre
Fact
More...
Wrigley's [Safety Sam says Always Play Safe] [K22]

Notes

The code on this advertisement might be K32.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Book Palace

AusReprints ID

  • 139

Entry created

  • 21/11/2003

Cover added

  • 10/02/2020

Index completed

  • 21/11/2003

Last updated

  • 10/02/2020