Superman Supacomic #118

Published
June 1969
Page count
84
Cover price
0.20 AUD
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

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Show/hide Cover Superman's Funeral (Superman) Cover, 1 page

""In split-seconds my space-coffin will speed into the hottest sun in the universe! Good-bye Lois… Lana… Lori… Supergirl!" The saddest story ever told… Superman's Funeral""

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Supergirl

Credits

Art
Ross Andru, penciller
 
Mike Esposito, inker
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #365 (July 1968)
Superman's Funeral!
Show/hide 1. Superman's Funeral (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Supergirl

Credits

Writing
Leo Dorfman, scripter
Art
Ross Andru, penciller
 
Mike Esposito, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #365 (July 1968)
Superman's Funeral!

Synopsis

As the rocket carrying the dying Superman speeds toward Flammbron, the hottest sun in the universe, Superman reflects on his life and his friends and enemies. Supergirl brings Lois, Lana, and Lori, his three loves, into space for one last farewell.

Show/hide 2. The Orphans of Space (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
Al Plastino, line art
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #144 (April 1961)
The Orphans of Space!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #26 ([September 1961?])
The Orphans of Space
 
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #213 (January 1969)
The Orphans of Space!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. Two (July 2006)
The Orphans of Space!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([November] 2007)
The Orphans of Space!

Synopsis

In his Fortress of Solitude, Superman disassembles a strange machine he found in space. When the machine explodes and destroys the Earth, Superman, Supergirl and Krypto are the only survivors.

Notes

This printing of the story is sourced from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #213 (January 1969). Most of this story is a Red Kryptonite dream.

Show/hide 3. 100 Years... Lost, Strayed or Stolen (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Jack Abel, inker
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #370 (December 1968)
100 Years... Lost, Strayed or Stolen

Synopsis

En route to Earth after the destruction of Krypton, Kal-El's rocket was thrown into another dimension, where he lived for a whole century, maturing, marrying, and raising a son before s terrible discovery forced him to be devolved into an infant and sent back to his home dimension, where his rocket landed near Smallville.

Show/hide 4. Operation: Blindfold (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Frank Robbins, scripter
Art
Irv Novick, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Editing
Julius Schwartz, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #204 (August 1968)
Operation: Blindfold!

Synopsis

An unscrupulous criminal named the Schemer kills an innocent blind man and plants evidence on him to lead Commissioner Gordon to believe that he is the Batman! When the real Batman shows up on the scene, the Police arrest him, believing that he is a phony.

Show/hide 5. No Escape from the Circle of Death (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 9.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Jim Shooter, scripter
Art
Jim Shooter, layouts
 
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Text
Ray Holloway , letterer
Editing
Mort Weisinger, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #367 (April 1968)
No Escape from the Circle of Death!
Also printed
United States
DC Special Blue Ribbon Digest (DC, 1980 series) #8 (April 1981)
No Escape from the Circle of Death
 
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #7 ([September] 1997)
[Part I]: No Escape from the Circle of Death!
 
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #7 ([September] 1997)
[Part II]: Victims of the Sinister Circle

Synopsis

While the new Legion Headquarters is being built, Karate Kid heads to Japan, while The Dark Circle watches from afar. The Dark Circle invades Japan, and everything seems hopeless until Brainiac 5 uses the Miracle Machine, a gift from a Controller, to repel the invasion.

Show/hide 6. Victims of the Sinister Circle [No Escape from the Circle of Death, Part 2] (Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes) Comic story, 14 pages

Notes

Last 84 page issue.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Spiros Xenos

AusReprints ID

  • 2689

Entry created

  • 14/08/2005

Cover added

  • 22/12/2016

Index completed

  • 21/12/2006

Last updated

  • 22/12/2016