World of Krypton

Published
1982
Page count
100
Cover price
0.95 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic
Branding
Murray Comics (Black)
 
Murray Comics (Black)

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (World of Krypton) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
World of Krypton
Genre
Superhero
Code
C-134
Characters
Superman

Credits

Art
Ross Andru, penciller
 
Dick Giordano, inker
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World of Krypton (DC, 1979 series) #2 (August 1979)
The Planet Is Doomed!
Show/hide 1. The Jor-El Story (World of Krypton) Comic story, 24 pages

Featuring

Feature
World of Krypton
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-5286
Characters
Superman

Credits

Writing
Paul Kupperberg, scripter
 
Ross Andru, original author (cover included in story)
 
Dick Giordano, original author (cover included in story)
Art
Al Kupperberg, layouts [attributed as Alan Kupperberg]
 
Howard Chaykin, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World of Krypton (DC, 1979 series) #1 (July 1979)
The Jor-El Story

Notes

Cover by Ross Andru and Dick Giordano of US World of Krypton 1 is added to the story. Kupperberg layout credits from Chaykin and Kupperberg in Back Issue #62.

Show/hide 2. This Planet Is Doomed! Part 1: Apocalypse Part 2: Endings…Beginnings... Part 3: The Legacy (World of Krypton) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
World of Krypton
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-5365
Characters
Superman

Credits

Writing
Paul Kupperberg, scripter
Art
Al Kupperberg, layouts [attributed as Alan Kupperberg]
 
Howard Chaykin, penciller
 
Murphy Anderson, inker
Text
Shelly Leferman, letterer
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World of Krypton (DC, 1979 series) #2 (August 1979)
This Planet Is Doomed!
Show/hide 3. The Last Days of Krypton (World of Krypton) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
World of Krypton
Genre
Superhero
Code
J-6064
Characters
Superman

Credits

Writing
Paul Kupperberg, scripter
Art
Al Kupperberg, layouts [attributed as Alan Kupperberg]
 
Howard Chaykin, penciller
 
Frank Chiaramonte, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
World of Krypton (DC, 1979 series) #3 (September 1979)
The Last Days of Krypton
Show/hide 4. Map of Krypton (Superman) Illustration, 2 pages
Show/hide 5. The Mark of a Citizen! (The Fabulous World of Krypton) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Fabulous World of Krypton
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3422

Credits

Writing
Paul S. Newman, scripter
Art
Rich Buckler, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #352 (October 1980)
The Mark of a Citizen!
Show/hide 6. How the Super-Family Came to Earth From Krypton (Superman) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #2 (1960 [January 1961])
How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton
Also printed
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #100 (October 1962)
How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #13 ([February 1963?])
How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #5 ([June 1969?])
How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #119 ([July 1969])
How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (Colour Comics, 1970 series) #1 ([March 1970?])
How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton
 
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #85 ([July 1971?])
How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton
 
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #96 ([May 1973?])
How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (KG Murray, 1973? series) #31 ([November 1977?])
How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton
 
Australia
Superman the Comic (Murray, 1978 series) #1 ([December 1978?])
How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton
 
Australia
Superman (Murray, 1982 series) ([1982])
How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton
 
United States
Superman in the Sixties (DC, 1999) ([September] 1999)
How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton

Notes

Diagram with text; two page spread which was originally one page.

Show/hide 7. Day Into Night -- Night Into Day! (The Fabulous World of Krypton) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Fabulous World of Krypton
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3601

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter
Art
Alex Saviuk, penciller
 
Vince Colletta, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #360 (June 1981)
Day Into Night -- Night Into Day!

Synopsis

Val-Mer saves the planet from a stone that begins to kill all the plant life.

Show/hide 8. A Krypton Glossary (The Fabulous World of Krypton) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Fabulous World of Krypton
Genre
Superhero

Reprint history

First print
Unknown

Notes

Definitions of Kryptonian words.

Show/hide 9. The Exile From Krypton (The Fabulous World of Krypton) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Fabulous World of Krypton
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3439

Credits

Writing
Paul S. Newman, scripter
Art
José Delbo, penciller [as Jose Delbo]
 
Kim DeMulder, inker
Text
Shelly Leferman, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #356 (February 1981)
The Exile From Krypton

Synopsis

Lok-Nor meets an alian spaceship and is tricked into making his people slaves.

Show/hide 10. Batman Family Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Batman Family 128 pages $2.00 Look. Now on sale at your newsagents. Games, puzzles, pin-ups See center."

Details

Printed
1982?
Genre
Superhero
More...
Batman Family

Notes

This advertisment replicates the cover of an oversized, tabloid edition comic. It is presumably a Christmas comic, given the border.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Neil A Hansen

AusReprints ID

  • 2012

Entry created

  • 20/11/2004

Cover added

  • 27/10/2015

Index completed

  • 20/04/2006

Last updated

  • 27/10/2015