Giant Superman Album #23

Published
May 1974
Page count
68
Cover price
0.25 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Planet Comics (1)
 
Planet Comics (1)
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/577897

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Superman Battles his Deadliest Enemies (Superman) Cover, 1 page

"Superman battles his deadliest enemies. Metallo. The Invulnerable Enemy. The Thing from 40,000AD. Brainiac."

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, line art
 
Stan Kaye, inker

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #2 (1960 [January 1961])
An All-Star Line-Up of the Greatest Super-Villains Ever Featured!

Notes

The images surrounding the Superman figure are from Superman Annual 2, 1960. Superman figure is a promotional illustration used in an in-house comic ad strip, which promoted Superman 1971. This is a new replacement cover to fix the problem caused by the incorrect cover on Giant Superman Album #22.

Show/hide 1. The Invulnerable Enemy (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [as Whit Ellsworth]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #226 (March 1957)
The Invulnerable Enemy

Notes

This version of the story is probably sourced from Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #2.

Show/hide 2. The Thing From 40,000 A.D. (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 3. Superman's First Exploit (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 4. Glossary of Kryptonian Names Text article, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Wayne Boring , line art
Text
, typeset
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #2 (1960 [January 1961])
Glossary of Kryptonian Names
Also printed
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #5 ([July 1965?])
Glossary of Kryptonian Names
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (KG Murray, 1973? series) #25 ([May 1975?])
Glossary of Kryptonian Names

Synopsis

List of names and places from Krypton.

Notes

This version of the story is probably sourced from Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #2.

Show/hide 5. The Super-Duel in Space (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That--) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That--
Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Art
Sid Greene , inker

Reprint history

First print
Unknown

Synopsis

Information on light in a vacuum, magnets, mosquitoes, and glaciers.

Show/hide 7. Superman's Neighbors (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 8. The Menace of Metallo (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Neil A Hansen

AusReprints ID

  • 1403

Entry created

  • 08/05/2004

Cover added

  • 16/08/2017

Index completed

  • 08/05/2004

Last updated

  • 16/08/2017