Superman Supacomic #196

Published
February 1976
Page count
68
Cover price
35 cents
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
Branding
Planet Comics (2)
 
Planet Comics (2)

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Search for the Impossible Man (Superman) Cover, 1 page

""Don't just stand there! Can't you see I'm being strangled!" "Is he crazy? Nothing's there!" Super-spectacular! "Search for the Impossible Man!""

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #285 (March 1975)

Notes

First 35 cent issue. First use of the second Planet Comics logo. Also, new title design/masthead.

Show/hide 1. Search For the "Impossible" Man (Superman) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero
Code
S-1856
Characters
Roy Raymond

Credits

Writing
Elliot Maggin, scripter [as Elliot S! Maggin]
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Tex Blaisdell, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #285 (March 1975)

Notes

Roy Raymond, TV Detective appearance, first in the Bronze Age.

Show/hide 2. Clark Kent's Super-Dad (Pa Kent) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Pa Kent
Genre
Super-hero
Code
N-1226

Credits

Writing
Jerry Coleman, scripter
Art
John Sikela, line art
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor
 
Mort Weisinger, Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, Story Editor
Management
Jack Schiff, Managing Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #236 (May 1957)
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #236 (May 1957)
Clark Kent's Super-Dad
This version
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #169 (February-March 1975)
Also printed
Australia
Superman's Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #1 ([September 1958])

Notes

The reprint includes a intro by Superman, typical of Superman Family reprints. This story was originally a Superboy feature.

Show/hide 3. The Interplanetary Olympics (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero
Code
N-1158

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #304 (September 1963)
This version
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #284 (February 1975)
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #61 ([September 1964])

Notes

This reprint includes a imitation "Daily Planet" headline as an introduction. This is not the Superman story of the same title from Action Comics 220, September 1956.

Show/hide 4. One Hour to Doomsday (Justice League of America) Comic story, 26 pages

Notes

First 35 cent issue. First use of the second Planet Comics logo. Also, new title design/masthead.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Anthony Revill

AusReprints ID

  • 1605

Entry created

  • 28/08/2004

Cover added

  • 29/08/2004

Index completed

  • 20/04/2005

Last updated

  • 22/05/2011