Superman #243

DC Comics

United States

Published
October 1971
Page count
52
Cover price
0.25 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/24554

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Who Is the Mystery Woman That Captured Superman's Heart... and Soul? (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-938
Characters
Superman; Rija

Credits

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano

Synopsis

Superman and Rija in passionate embrace

Notes

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

Show/hide 1. The Starry-Eyed Siren of Space! (Superman) Unknown, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-883
Characters
Superman; Kond; Rija

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #159 ([November 1972])
The Starry-Eyed Siren of Space
 
United Kingdom
The Super Heroes Monthly (Egmont Publishing, 1980 series) v1#4 (January 1981)
The Starry-Eyed Siren of Space!
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #12 (May 1981)
The Starry-Eyed Siren of Space!
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #12 (May 1981)
From GCD
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #243 (October 1971)

Notes

No villain.

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Metropolis Mailbag) Unknown, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Metropolis Mailbag
Code
S-942

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset

Notes

letters page

Show/hide 3. The Death-Trails of Krypton! (The Fabulous World of Krypton) Unknown, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Fabulous World of Krypton
Genre
Science fiction; superhero
Code
S-890
Characters
unnamed mass murderer (villain); Dol-Nd; Krypton

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #86 ([June 1972])
The Death-Trails of Krypton!
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #40 (September 1983)
The Death-Trails of Krypton!
From GCD
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #243 (October 1971)

Notes

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

Show/hide 4. Famous First Issues! of the "Superman Family"! Unknown, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Superhero
Code
S-948
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane

Credits

Art
various

Notes

Reprints covers of Superman #1, Superboy #1, Jimmy Olsen #1, Lois Lane #1; vignettes

Show/hide 5. The Battle of the Atoms! (Superman) Unknown, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-932
Characters
Lex Luthor (villain); Superman; Clark Kent; Lois Lane; Nick Biggins; Slug Rickey; Vannie Winkler; Perry White

Credits

Script
Don Cameron
Pencils
Pete Riss
Inks
George Roussos

Notes

Supressed by the war department. Writer id by Martin O'Hearn, inker id by Bob Hughes 12/04.Previously credited to Sam Citron. Based on Martin O’Hearns blog: http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2014/04/millie-model-by-ken-bald-and-pe..., http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2014/03/pete-riss-mahunter.html, and http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2012/03/superman-riss-or-citron.html, and comparing this story to Citron’s known work on Classics Illustrated 10 [HRN 140] and the DC Mr. District Attorney series, this art credit has been changed to Pete Riss.

Show/hide 6. Untitled (Metropolis Mailbag Extra) Unknown, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Metropolis Mailbag Extra
Code
S-943

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset

Notes

letters page


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 29166

Entry created

  • 08/03/2001

Index completed

  • 19/05/2016

Last updated

  • 19/05/2016