Superman #233

DC Comics

United States

Published
January 1971
Page count
36
Cover price
0.15 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/23959

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Kryptonite Nevermore! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-614
Characters
Superman; green kryptonite

Credits

Art
Neal Adams
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #150 ([February 1972?])
Superman Breaks Loose
 
United Kingdom
Millennium Edition: Superman 233 (DC, 2001 series) #[nn] (January 2001)
A New Direction for Superman in the Seventies
From GCD
in Superman from the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown Publishers, Inc., 1971 series) #nn (1971)
in Superman in the Seventies (DC, 2000 series) #nn [modified];
 
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #233 (1971)

Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [July 2007].

Show/hide 1. Superman Breaks Loose (Superman) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-560?
Characters
Superman; Professor Bolden; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Clark Kent; Morgan Edge; Perry White; Sand creature (origin); green kryptonite

Credits

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
United States
Superman From the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown, 1971 series) (1971)
Superman Breaks Loose
 
United States
Superman From the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown, 1971 series) (1971)
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #150 ([February 1972?])
Superman Breaks Loose
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #150 ([February 1972?])
 
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #485 (July 1978)
 (Includes a new framing sequence)
 
United States
Superman in the Seventies (DC, 2000 series) ([October] 2000)
Superman Breaks Loose
 
United States
Superman in the Seventies (DC, 2000 series) ([October] 2000)
 
United Kingdom
Millennium Edition: Superman 233 (DC, 2001 series) #[nn] (January 2001)
Superman Breaks Loose
 
United Kingdom
Millennium Edition: Superman 233 (DC, 2001 series) #[nn] (January 2001)
 
United States
Superman: Kryptonite Nevermore (DC, 2009 series) ([February] 2009)
Superman Breaks Loose
 
United States
Superman: Kryptonite Nevermore (DC, 2009 series) ([February] 2009)
From GCD
in Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #485 [with new framing pages]
in Superman from the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown Publishers, Inc., 1971 series) #nn (1971)
in Superman in the Seventies (DC, 2000 series) #nn
in Millennium Edition: Superman 233 (DC, 2001 series) #nn
in Supermann (Williams Forlag A/S, 1969 series) #11/1971
 
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #233 (1971)
 
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #233
 
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #233 (January 1971)

Synopsis

A scientific experiment turns all the kryptonite on Earth to iron, as Clark Kent moves from newspaper to television journalism.

Show/hide 2. Direct Currents (Direct Currents) Text article, 1 page

"Well, this is a BIG month! This is the time when Superman gets his greatest change in may years—possibly in his entire career."

Featuring

Feature
Direct Currents
Show/hide 3. Super-Turtle (Super-Turtle) Comic story, 1 page

"Let's see you read this eye chart!"

Featuring

Feature
Super-Turtle
Code
S-635

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Art
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #140 ([April 1971?])
Super-Turtle
 
United Kingdom
Millennium Edition: Superman 233 (DC, 2001 series) #[nn] (January 2001)
Untitled
From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #233 (1971)
Show/hide 4. Jor-El's Golden Folly (The Fabulous World of Krypton) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Fabulous World of Krypton
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-610
Characters
Jor-El; Kim-Da; Professor Ken-Dal; General Dru-Zod; Lara Lor-Van; Fal-Thu; Waz-Em; Krypton

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Art
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #93 ([February 1973?])
Jor-El's Golden Folly
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #40 (September 1983)
Jor-El's Golden Folly
 
United Kingdom
Millennium Edition: Superman 233 (DC, 2001 series) #[nn] (January 2001)
Jor-El’s Golden Folly
 
United States
Superman: The World of Krypton (DC, 2008 series) ([May] 2008)
Jor-El's Golden Folly
From GCD
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #233
 
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #233 (January 1971)
 
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #233 (1971)

Synopsis

Ignoring the jeers of his colleagues, Kryptonian scientist Jor-El experiments with using anti-gravity to aid in space travel. But when astronaut Lara Lor-Van stows away in Jor-El's test rocket, the rocket crashes on Krypton's moon Wegthor, and Jor-El has to come to her rescue.

Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Show/hide 5. Metropolis Mailbag (Metropolis Mailbag) Letters page, 1 page

"Dear Tricky Editor:"

Featuring

Feature
Metropolis Mailbag

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell [as E.N.B.]

Notes

Includes letters from William Blau, Brooklyn, N.Y.' Don F. Wittman, Liverpool N.Y.; Chris Jurcich, Burlingame, Calif.; Tod Lowenstein, San Jose, Calif.; John Lansille, North Quincy, Mass.; and Jeff Ristine, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Show/hide 6. A New Year Brings a New Beginning for Superman 1971 Promo (ad from the publisher), 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman (brief origin); Green Kryptonite; George Taylor; Perry White; Clark Kent; Jimmy Olsen; The Newsboy Legion; Rose and the Thorn; Supergirl; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]

Credits

Art
Curt Swan

Notes

This promotion was printed across the line of Superman titles in January 1971.


Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [July 2007].

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 29164

Entry created

  • 08/03/2001

Cover added

  • 30/01/2010

Index completed

  • 30/01/2010

Last updated

  • 25/04/2014