Showcase Presents Superman #Vol. Two

DC Comics

United States.

Published
July 2006
Page count
580?
Cover price
16.99 USD; 22.99 CAD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
ISBN
978-1-4012-1041-0
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/353497

Credits

Editing
Emily Ryan Lerner (Collected Edition Editor)
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Titano

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colours
Alex Sinclair

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1938 series) #138 (recolored)

Notes

Original artwork recolored for this cover.

Show/hide 1. Blank Page Comic story, 1 page

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Untitled Credits, 1 page

Credits

Letters
Typeset
Show/hide 3. Table of Contents Text article, 4 pages

Credits

Author
Letters
Typeset
Show/hide 4. Action Comics #258 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #258
Show/hide 5. The Menace of the Cosmic Man (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Cosmic Man; Perry White; Lois Lane; General Malvio; President Raulis of Borkia

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #258

Synopsis

General Malvio creates a robot superhero so that he can use him to assasinate the President of Borkia.

Show/hide 6. Action Comics #259 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Luthor

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #259
Show/hide 7. The Revenge of Luthor! (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Superboy [Clark Kent]; Luthor; Lana Lang; Lois Lane; Red Kryptonite; Perry White; "Flashy" Burke

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Al Plastino

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From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #259

Synopsis

Exposure to Red Kryptonite seemingly causes Superman and Superboy to exist simultaneously, Luthor takes advantage by trapping Superboy and forcing Superman to choose between Lois and Lana.

Show/hide 8. Superman #134 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Kull-Ex

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #134
Show/hide 9. The Super-Outlaw From Krypton: Part 1: The Super-Menace of Metropolis (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Kull-Ex (disguised as Superman, Villain, Intro)

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1039 series) #134

Synopsis

Superman has gone crazy, causing unnecessary damage whenever he performs a super-feat.

Notes

First of a three-part story.

Show/hide 10. The Super-Outlaw From Krypton: Part 2: The Revenge Against Jor-El (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; Bottle City of Kandor; Fortress of Solitude; Kull-Ex (also as Superman); Zell-Ex (Flashback); Jor-El (Flashback); Jimmy Olsen (Cameo); Perry White (Cameo)

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #134

Synopsis

Kull-Ex has tricked Superman into switching places, trapping Superman inside the Bottle City of Kandor while Kull-Ex roams the Earth, causing destruction while dressed as Superman.

Show/hide 11. The Super-Outlaw From Krypton: Part 3: The Duel of the Supermen (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Kull-Ex (also as Superman); Superman Robots; Bottle City of Kandor; Fortress of Solitude; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El] (Brief origin recap); Zor-El (Flashback; Cameo); Alura (Flashback; Cameo); Krypto

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #134

Synopsis

Supergirl rescues Superman from Kandor and with the help of Krypto the three defeat Kull-Ex and return him to Kandor.

Show/hide 12. Action Comics #260 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El] (as a Superbaby and as Mighty Maid); Lois Lane; Perry White

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #260
Show/hide 13. Mighty Maid! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El] (as Mighty Maid); Lois Lane; Perry White

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Al Plastino

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From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #260

Synopsis

To foil an alien race bent on destroying Earth, Superman has Supergirl become Mighty Maid and then they fake Superman marrying Mighty Maid and leaving Earth.

Show/hide 14. Superman #135 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Superboy [Clark Kent]; Superbaby [Clark Kent]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #135
Show/hide 15. When Lois First Suspected Clark Was Superman (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor (villain, flashback); Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Jerry; Al

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Al Plastino

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #135

Synopsis

An untold tale of how Lois first suspected Clark Kent was Superman.

Show/hide 16. Superman's Mermaid Sweetheart (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lori Lemaris (Guest Star); Ronal (Intro, Lori's future husband); Hans Schmidt; Lois Lane (Cameo)

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Wayne Boring

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First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #135 (February 1960)
Superman's Mermaid Sweetheart
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #15 ([October 1960?])
Superman's Mermaid Sweetheart
 
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #14 (September 1965)
Superman's Mermaid Sweetheart
 
United Kingdom
Superman Annual (KGM, 1951 series) #1967 (1967)
Superman's Mermaid Sweetheart
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #7 ([June 1970?])
Superman's Mermaid Sweetheart
 
United States
Superman (Tempo Books, 1978 series) #14532 (1978)
Superman's Mermaid Sweetheart
From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #135

Synopsis

Superman re-unites with Lori Lemaris for the first time since college.

Notes

Flashback to the first meeting of Superman and Lori.

Show/hide 17. The Trio of Steel (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Mr. Mxyzptlk (villain); Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Superboy Robot; Superbaby Robot

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #135 (February 1960)
The Trio of Steel
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #11 ([June 1960])
The Trio of Steel!
 
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #207 (June 1968)
The Trio of Steel!
 
Australia
Mighty Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #74 ([December 1969])
The Trio of Steel!
From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #135

Synopsis

Superman becomes Super-Pest, playing stupid tricks and embarrassing his friends, under 5th dimensional influence.

Show/hide 18. Action Comics #261 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Jor-El; Fortress of Solitude

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #261
Show/hide 19. Superman's Fortress of Solitude (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Kandor; Fortress of Solitude; Superman robots; Big Bob Kruger; The Welder; Anti-Superman Gang; Urko the Terrible; Jor-El (Cameo); Lara (Cameo); Ma Kent (Cameo); Jimmy Olsen (Cameo); Perry White (Cameo); Lois Lane (Cameo); Alvin; Alvin's Mom; Wotsis (Cameo); Mars-Ol; Ra-Ho

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #261

Synopsis

Superman brings his Fortress to Metropolis so people can visit, and the Anti-Superman gang seizes upon this chance to plant a bomb in it.

Show/hide 20. Action Comics #262 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; kryptonite

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #262
Show/hide 21. When Superman Lost His Powers! (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #262 (March 1960)
When Superman Lost His Powers!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Super Library (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #2 ([July 1964?])
When Superman Lost His Powers!
 
Australia
Giant Jimmy Olsen Album (Colour Comics, 1966 series) #10 ([April 1974??])
When Superman Lost His Powers
From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #262

Synopsis

While in the Mexican jungle reporting on an Aztec tomb, the Planet staff is magically whisked to a red sun planet where Clark has no powers. Superman has to fake super feats to reassure the Planet staff that everything is under control.

Notes

First "red sun" story. This particular story does not mention the red sun effect on Superman anywhere in the story, but the Supergirl story in the same original issue, which is not reprinted here, does explain the effect.

Show/hide 22. Superman #136 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; X-Plam

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #136
Show/hide 23. The Man Who Married Lois Lane! (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
X-Plam (Intro; Death; marries Lois Lane); Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Power-Man (Flashback Cameo); Mr. Mxyzptlk (Flashback Cameo); Bizarro (Flashback Cameo)

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #136

Synopsis

X-Plam comes from the future to marry Lois Lane. When he provides proof that they do get married then next day, Lois decides she will marry him and return to the future with him.

Show/hide 24. The Secret of Kryptonite! (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Superboy [Clark Kent] (flashback); Silk Smith (Villain); Professor Stanley Halley (Intro); Smallville Mayor Perkins; Lois Lane (Cameo); Jimmy Olsen (Cameo); Jonathan Kent (Flashback); Mel Evans (Flashback); Lana Lang (Flashback); Kryptonite

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Art
Al Plastino

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #136

Synopsis

The story of how the world discovered the effect that Kryptonite has on Superman.

Notes

An Untold Tale of Superman When He Was Superboy!

Show/hide 25. The Super-Clown of Metropolis! (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Sad Sam Smith (Intro); Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Fortress of Solitude

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Al Plastino

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #136

Synopsis

Sad Sam will give a billion dollars to charity to the person who can make him laugh.

Show/hide 26. Action Comics #263 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Bizarro; Bizarro-Lois

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #263
Show/hide 27. The World of Bizarros! (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Bizarro; Bizarro-Lois; Bizarro World (intro); Bizarro Code (intro); Kryptonite; Clark Kent Robot (Cameo); Lois Lane (Cameo)

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #263

Synopsis

Bizarro and Bizarro-Lois move to another world which Bizarro populates with a duplicator ray. Superman visits and discovers Bizarros do everything backwards. Superman is sent to prison for violating the Bizarro code.

Notes

The original Bizarros wear big medallions around their necks indicating they are "#1". Continued next issue.

Show/hide 28. Superman #137 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Super-Menace

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #137
Show/hide 29. The Super-Brat From Krypton [Part 1] (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Super-Menace: Wolf Derek; Bonnie Derek; Jor-El (Flashback; Cameo); Lara (Flashback; Cameo); Jonathan Kent (Cameo); Martha Kent (Cameo); Superbaby [Clark Kent]

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte

Reprint history

First print
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #1 (August 1964)
The Super-Brat from Krypton
Also printed
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #137 (May 1960)
The Super-Brat From Krypton (Part 1)
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #14 ([September 1960?])
The Super-Brat from Krypton Part 2: The Young Super-Bully Part 3: Superman vs Super-Menace
 
Australia
Superman Presents Superboy Comic (Murray, 1976 series) #108 ([December 1977?])
The Super-Brat From Krypton Part 2: The Young Super-Bully Part 3: Superman vs Super-Menace
From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #137

Synopsis

A freak accident creates a duplicate of Kal-El's rocket including a double of it's tiny passenger. On Earth, Kal's doppelganger is adopted by a crooked couple, the Dereks, and becomes Super-Brat.

Notes

3 part novel.

Show/hide 30. The Young Super-Bully [Part 2] (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Superboy [Clark Kent]; Krypto; Lana Lang; Super-Menace; Wolf Derek; Bonnie Derek; Super-Bully

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte

Reprint history

First print
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #1 (August 1964)
The Young Super-Bully
Also printed
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #137 (May 1960)
The Young Super-Bully (Part 2)
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #14 ([September 1960?])
The Super-Brat from Krypton Part 2: The Young Super-Bully Part 3: Superman vs Super-Menace
 
Australia
Superman Presents Superboy Comic (Murray, 1976 series) #108 ([December 1977?])
The Super-Brat From Krypton Part 2: The Young Super-Bully Part 3: Superman vs Super-Menace
From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #137

Synopsis

Now a teenager, Super-Bully tries to steal Clark's life but doesn't bargain for Krypto's super-sense of smell as the Dog of Steel is not fooled.

Show/hide 31. Superman Vs. Super-Menace! [Part 3] (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Crime Lords; Superman [Clark Kent]; Super-Menace; Wolf Derek; Bonnie Derek

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte

Reprint history

First print
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #1 (August 1964)
Superman vs. Super-Menace
Also printed
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #137 (May 1960)
Superman Vs. Super-Menace (Part 3)
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #14 ([September 1960?])
The Super-Brat from Krypton Part 2: The Young Super-Bully Part 3: Superman vs Super-Menace
 
Australia
Superman Presents Superboy Comic (Murray, 1976 series) #108 ([December 1977?])
The Super-Brat From Krypton Part 2: The Young Super-Bully Part 3: Superman vs Super-Menace
From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #137

Synopsis

Now grown to manhood and significantly, immune to Kryptonite, Super-Menace battles the Man of Steel, however on the verge of victory he learns the truth about himself and the evil Dereks.

Notes

3 part story

Show/hide 32. Action Comics #264 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman (as Bizarro); Perry White; Lois Lane

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #264
Show/hide 33. The Superman Bizarro! (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane: Jimmy Olsen; Bizarro World; Bizarro; Bizarro-Lois; Fortress of Solitude; Clark Kent robot

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #264

Synopsis

Captured by the Bizarros on Bizarro World, Superman is sentenced to be turned into a Bizarro himself.

Notes

Continued from Action Comics #263. Superman turns Bizarro world into a cube.

Show/hide 34. Action Comics #265 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Superboy statue

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye?

Reprint history

From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #265
Show/hide 35. The Superman From Outer Space! (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Hyper-Man [Chester King]; Lois Lane; Clark Kent robot; Perry White; Fortress of Solitude; Lydia Long; Fortress of Secrecy; Zoronite; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El] (red skirt); Professor Heath

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte

Reprint history

From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #265

Synopsis

Superman meets Hyper-Man from the parallel world of Oceania. When he discovers that Hyper-Man is dying, Superman arranges for his identity to be revealed so that he can spend his last year married to his girlfriend Lydia Long.

Show/hide 36. Superman #138 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Titano

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #138
Show/hide 37. Titano the Super-Ape! (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Titano (villain; Origin retold); Lois Lane; Perry White (cameo); Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Kryptonite; Superman Robot (Cameo)

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #138

Synopsis

While testing an alien artifact, Superman accidentally transports Titano from the prehistoric past to the current day. Titano goes on a rampage across Metropolis until Superman can stop him.

Show/hide 38. Superman's Black Magic (Superman) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Batman [Bruce Wayne] (Cameo); Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; "Duke" Haskell; "Lefty" Montez; Coker (Counterfeiter)

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #138

Synopsis

While attending a costume party dressed as the devil, Superman sees two crooks he has been looking for. He pretends to be the devil to trick the crooks into revealing all their past crimes.

Notes

Other members of the costume party are dressed as Wonder Woman, Green Lantern and Aquaman.

Show/hide 39. The Mermaid From Atlantis! (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Lori Lemaris; Ronal; Prince Gregory of Varonia; Prime Minister Basil; Aquaman (Cameo)

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #138 (July 1960)
The Mermaid From Atlantis
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #21 ([April 1961])
The Mermaid from Atlantis
 
United Kingdom
Superman Annual (KGM, 1951 series) #1967 (1967)
Mermaid from Atlantis
 
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #278 (August 1974)
The Mermaid From Atlantis!
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #14 ([June 1976?])
The Mermaid from Atlantis

Synopsis

Lori tries to get Superman to propose to Lois by using her telepathy.

Show/hide 40. Action Comics #266 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Streaky; Krypto

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #266
Show/hide 41. Captive of the Amazons (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Princess Jena; Lois Lane; Perry White; Rog

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #266

Synopsis

Princess Jena from the planet Adoria comes to Earth and tricks Superman into returning to Adoria with her, where she forces him to marry her.

Notes

The Adorian society is made of Amazon-like women and meek and mild men.

Show/hide 42. Superman #139 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lori Lemaris; Lois Lane

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #139
Show/hide 43. The New Life of Super-Merman! (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Lori Lemaris (guest star); Ronal (guest star); Brett Rand (intro)

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #139 (August 1960)
The New Life of Super-Merman!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #22 ([May 1961?])
The New Life of Super-Merman
From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #139

Synopsis

Superman, Ronal and Lori fake a romance between Superman and Lori so that Lois will give up on marrying Superman and marry Brett Rand.

Show/hide 44. The Jolly Jailhouse! (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Colonel Stradi (intro, villain); Judge Rafol

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Art
Al Plastino

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #139

Synopsis

Colonel Stradi runs a corrupt prison in Voroda. When he arrests Clark Kent and has him imprisoned there, Superman decides to reveal to the world what Stradi had been keeping secret.

Show/hide 45. The Untold Story of Red Kryptonite! (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Krypto; red kryptonite; Fortress of Solitude; green kryptonite (flashback); Superboy [Clark Kent](flashback); Kozz (flashback); Jonathan Kent (flashback; cameo); Martha Kent (flashback; cameo); Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Superman Robot

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #139

Synopsis

While rescuing a bathyscaph from the ocean bottom where it rests next to a Red Kryptonite meteor, Superman remembers all the other times that Red Kryptonite has affected him.

Notes

Flashbacks to many Superboy / Superman Red Kryptonite stories.

Show/hide 46. Action Comics #267 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

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Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent] (poster); Hercules [Roger Tate]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #267
Show/hide 47. Hercules in the 20th Century (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Gods of Olympus [Jupiter; Mercury; Vulcan; Venus; Achilles]; Hercules [Roger Tate]; Superman; Lois Lane; Lex Luthor; Perry White; Frank Hall

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

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First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #267 (August 1960)
Hercules in the 20th Century
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #17 ([December 1960?])
Hercules In the 20th Century
 
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #239 (June-July 1971) —80 Page Giant Magazine G-84
Hercules in the 20th Century!
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #19 ([May 1972?])
Hercules in the 20th Century
From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #267

Synopsis

Lex Luthor builds a time-machine to bring Hercules to the present to use him to stop Superman. Hercules gets wise to Luthor's plan and helps Superman stop Luthor, and then decides to stay in the present and falls in love with Lois Lane.

Show/hide 48. Superman Annual #1 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #1
Show/hide 49. Action Comics #268 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Hercules; Lois Lane

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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Printed in
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #268 (September 1960)
Superman's Battle with Hercules!
From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #268
Show/hide 50. Superman's Battle With Hercules! (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Hercules [Roger Tate](villain); Gods of Olympus [Jupiter; Mercury; Vulcan; Venus; Achilles]

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

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First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #268 (September 1960)
Superman's Battle With Hercules!
Also printed
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #239 (June-July 1971) —80 Page Giant Magazine G-84
Superman's Battle with Hercules!
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #19 ([May 1972?])
Superman's Battle with Hercules
From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #268

Synopsis

Hercules wants to marry Lois, but Lois won't marry him while Superman is around, so Hercules tries to get rid of Superman.

Show/hide 51. Superman #140 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Bizarro #1; Bizarro-Lois #1; Bizarro-Jr. #1

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #140
Show/hide 52. The Son of Bizarro! [Part 1] (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Bizarro #1; Bizarro-Lois #1; Bizarro-Jr. #1 (born); Bizarro World; Lex Luthor (flashback); Lois Lane (flashback)

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #140

Synopsis

Bizarro-Lois gives birth to Bizarro-Jr. No. 1 who, while he thinks like a Bizarro looks like Superman when he was Super-Tot. When B-Jr. No. 1 becomes publicly known, Bizarro takes him out into space and stores him in an abandoned space capsule. The capsule crashes on Earth and Bizarro-Jr. No 1 is taken to the same Midvale Orphanage where Linda Lee (Supergirl) lives.

Notes

3-part novel Synopsis by Kevin Roward 2/23/09

Show/hide 53. The "Orphan" Bizarro! [Part 2] (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Bizarro-Jr. #1; Supergirl; Krypto; Fortress of Solitude

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #140

Synopsis

Linda Lee is assigned to watch the newly named baby Buster which lasts until B-Jr. No. 1 remembers the existence of his parents and flies off. Supergirl and Superman take Bizarro Jr. to the Fortress where they have him adopted by two of Superman's robots. During Jr.'s sleep period Supergirl's tries to do her chemistry homework and when her Heat Vision blows up her assignment she thinks she's turned "baby buster" into a Bizarro!

Notes

synopsis by Kevin Rowand 9/23/09

Show/hide 54. The Bizarro Supergirl! (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Bizarro-Supergirl (intro); Supergirl; Bizarro-Jr. #1; Krypto; Fortress of Solitude; green kryptonite; blue kryptonite; Bizarro-Lois #1

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #140

Synopsis

Bizarro-Jr. finds Lex's original Imperfect Duplicator while playing in the Fortress of Solitude and creates a Bizarro-Supergirl. Superman and Supergirl decide to return "Buster" to Bizarro world but Bizarro-Supergirl wants to keep him for her own. Bizarro spots his now-acceptable-looking child and and leads all the Bizarros into War against Earth. Superman uses the Duplicator Ray to turn a pile of Green K into Blue Kryptonite and then paints it green. The Bizarros attempt to seize the disguised blue K, are weakened retreat back to their homeworld. Superman then uses the Blue K to free Bizarro-Jr. No. 1 from the Bizarro-Supergirl and returns him to his adoring parents. Bizarro Supergirl is later found dead next to the Green/blue kryptonite pile.

Notes

synopsis by Kevin Rowand 2/23/09

Show/hide 55. Action Comics #269 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #269
Show/hide 56. The Truth Mirror! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; "Flash" Dugan (villain); Fortress of Solitude; Superman Robot; Lois Lane Robot; Hazel

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #269

Synopsis

Lois receives a magic mirror from her uncle that reveals a person's true nature. She uses it to find out Superman is really Clark Kent, but Superman then tricks her into believing that the mirror does not always work.

Show/hide 57. Superman #141 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jor-El; Lara

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #141
Show/hide 58. Superman Meets Jor-El and Lara Again [Superman's Return to Krypton! part 1] (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jor-El (guest star, death); Lara (guest star, death) (both marry in this story); Superman (origin retold in brief); Krypton; Professor Galsworthy; Krypto's parents; Lyla Lerrol

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #141

Synopsis

Superman accidentally travels through time and across space to Krypton, where he meets actress Lyla Lerrol and his parents.

Show/hide 59. Superman's Kryptonian Romance [Superman's Return to Krypton! part 2] (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lyla Lerrol (death); Jonathan Kent (guest appearance); Martha Clark (guest appearance, before their marriage); Snark McGill (intro, villain); Brainiac (cameo); Koko (cameo); Kandor (cameo); Jor-El; Lara; Gregg Halliday; Robo (robot); Ken-Dal

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #141

Synopsis

Superman romances Lyla and witnesses Jonathan Kent's proposal to Martha, while Brainiac shrinks and steals Kandor.

Show/hide 60. The Surprise of Fate! [Superman's Return to Krypton! part 3] (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Jor-El; Lara; Lyla Lerrol; green kryptonite; Krypton

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #141

Synopsis

Superman accidentally escapes Krypton, leaving behind Lyla.

Show/hide 61. Action Comics #270 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Krypto

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #270
Show/hide 62. The Old Man of Metropolis! (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El] (also as Superwoman); Lucy Lane; Lex Luthor; Krypto; Lana Lang; Fortress of Solitude; Green Kryptonite; Bizarro

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte

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First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #270 (November 1960)
The Old Man of Metropolis!
Also printed
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #1 (August 1964)
The Old Man of Metropolis
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (KG Murray, 1973? series) #21 ([May 1973?])
The Old Man of Metropolis!
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Murray, 1978? series) #33 ([July 1978?])
The Old Man of Metropolis
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([November] 2007)
The Old Man of Metropolis
From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #270

Synopsis

Superman inadvertently smashes through the time barrier into the future - but emerges as an old man with no super powers.

Notes

A dream story.

Show/hide 63. Action Comics #271 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #271
Show/hide 64. Voyage to Dimension X! (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Lex Luthor (villain); Luthor Robot; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El] (Cameo); Krypto (Cameo); Gypo (Luthor's henchman)

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Al Plastino

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First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #271 (December 1960)
Voyage to Dimension X!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #22 ([May 1961?])
Voyage to Dimension X
From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #271

Synopsis

Lex Luthor has an elaborate plan to trap Superman by posing as aliens from another dimension.

Show/hide 65. Superman #142 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Kryptonian Flame Dragon

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Superman (1939 series) #142
Show/hide 66. Lois Lane's Secret Helper! (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Krypto (guest star); Supergirl [Kara Zor-El] (cameo); Lucy Lane; Super-Brat (Cameo; Imaginary); Perry White

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

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From GCD
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #142

Synopsis

Krypto decides to try to make Superman fall in love with Lois Lane.

Show/hide 67. Superman Meets Al Capone! (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Al Capone (villain); Perry White; Titano (cameo); green kryptonite; Cyrus Martin; "Silky" Hale (gangster)

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #142

Synopsis

While returning from the past, Superman is affected by Titano's kryptonite eye-blasts and it causes him to land in Chicago in the 1920's. Here he meets a young Perry White and helps him get his first scoop, and also stops Al Capone.

Show/hide 68. Flame-Dragon From Krypton! (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson] (cameo; as statue); Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Krypto (cameo); a Kryptonian Flame-Dragon (intro, villain); Fortress of Solitude; Superman robots; Lois Lane; Perry White; "Plates" Finnegan (villain); red kryptonite; Jimmy Olsen

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

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First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #142 (January 1961)
Flame-Dragon From Krypton!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #22 ([May 1961?])
Flame-Dragon From Krypton
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #142 (June 1964)
Flame Dragon From Krypton
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #61 ([September 1964])
Flame-Dragon from Krypton!
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #61 ([September 1964])
From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #142

Synopsis

A Kryptonian Flame-Dragon makes it way to Earth. When it swallows a Red Kryptonite meteor Superman must stay away from the Flame-Dragon for fear the Red Kryptonite will effect him also.

Show/hide 69. Action Comics #272 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; Mental Man

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #272
Show/hide 70. Superman's Rival, Mental Man! (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lana Lang; Lucy Lane; Aquaman (as Mental Man); Aqualad (flashback); "Ace" Ruggles (villain); Green Kryptonite; Krypto (flashback)

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #272

Synopsis

Lois creates a comic strip about a superhero called Mental Man. When Mental Man suddenly appears he falls in love with Lois.

Show/hide 71. Superman #143 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Bizarro #1; Frankenstein (actor in makeup)

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #143
Show/hide 72. The Great Superman Hoax! (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Professor Otto Juris (intro, villain); Perry White; Jimmy Olsen (robot; cameo); Eddie (photo-retouch expert at the Daily Planet)

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein ?
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #143

Synopsis

Professor Juris pretends that he is secretly Superman to attempt to steal some Red Kryptonite from Perry White.

Show/hide 73. Lois Lane's Lucky Day! (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Clip Carson (intro, villain); Zelda; Max

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel ?
Art
John Forte

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #143

Synopsis

Perry White sends Clark and Lois to a carnival to determine if the games are rigged. Upon finding the games rigged, Clark uses his super powers to allow customers to win.

Show/hide 74. Bizarro Meets Frankenstein! (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Bizarro #1 (guest star); Bizarro-Lois #1 (guest star); Bizarro-Jr. #1 (guest star); Bizarro-Lois Jr. #1 (intro); The Abominable Snowman (intro, cameo); Bizarro World; Charlie Chaplin (cameo; image on TV); an actor (as Frankenstein's Monster)

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #143

Synopsis

After seeing an Earth program claiming that Frankenstein was the scariest monster, Bizarro #1 travels to Earth to prove that he is scarier than Frankenstein.

Show/hide 75. Action Comics #273 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Mr. Mxyzptlk

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #273
Show/hide 76. The World of Mr. Mxyzptlk! (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Jor-El (statue; cameo); Lara (statue; cameo); Fortress of Solitude; Jimmy Olsen (robot)

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Al Plastino

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From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #273

Synopsis

After yet another round of pranks from Mr. Mxyzptlk, Superman travels to the fifth dimensional world where Mxyzptlk lives to perform pranks on him.

Show/hide 77. Action Comics #274 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Superwoman [Lois Lane]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #274
Show/hide 78. The Reversed Super-Powers! (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Superwoman [Lois Lane]; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Fortress of Solitude; Superman Robot Z; Green Kryptonite

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

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From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #274

Synopsis

While trying to make himself immune to Kryptonite an explosion in the lab removes Superman's power and gives Lois powers.

Show/hide 79. Superman #144 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Krypto

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #144
Show/hide 80. The Super-Weapon! (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor (villain); Bert Talbot (intro, villain); Jimmy Olsen; Kryptonite

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #144

Synopsis

Lex Luthor designs Weapon-X, a device that can drain Superman's powers and use them to power a weapon powerful enough to destroy Superman. Bert Talbot is supposed to use the weapon to help spring Luthor from prison but instead decides to try to use the weapon to destroy Superman himself.

Show/hide 81. Superboy's First Public Appearance! (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Superboy [Clark Kent] (flashback); Jonathan Kent (flashback); Martha Kent (flashback); Lana Lang; Franklin Delano Roosevelt (flashback); Smallville Mayor Courtney (flashback); Gregg Peterson (flashback); Dirk; Mugsy

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Al Plastino

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From GCD
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #144

Synopsis

The story of Superboy's debut and first meeting with President Roosevelt.

Notes

An Untold Tale of Superman

Show/hide 82. The Orphans of Space! (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Krypto; Kandor; Fortress of Solitude; green earthite; red kryptonite; Interstellar Council of United Planets

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Al Plastino

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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!
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #118 ([June 1969])
The Orphans of Space
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([November] 2007)
The Orphans of Space!
From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #144

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.

Show/hide 83. Action Comics #275 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Braniac

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #275
Show/hide 84. The Menace of Red-Green Kryptonite! (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Brainiac (villain); Red Kryptonite; Green Kryptonite; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Buzz Windrow; King and Queen of Rurtainia; Fortress of Solitude

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #275

Synopsis

Braniac travels to Earth to steal some aluminum and also to test his new ray on Superman, a ray which is combined Red and Green Kryptonite. The new ray makes Superman act strangely, forcing him to always wear a hat while performing super deeds.

Show/hide 85. Superman #145 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #145
Show/hide 86. The Secret Identity of Superman! (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; The Anti-Superman Gang (villains); Rock Stirling; Superman robot; Lois Lane; Lucy Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Biff Cardigan (Cameo in photo); green kryptonite; Rock Sterling

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel ?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

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First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #145 (May 1961)
The Secret Identity of Superman!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #28 ([November 1961])
The Secret Identity of Superman
From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #145

Synopsis

Lois thinks that Superman won't marry her because she can't keep his secret identity a secret. Jimmy tells her that he knows Superman's secret identity and reveals to her that Superman is really Rock Sterling. But can Lois keep it a secret for 48 hours?

Show/hide 87. The Interplanetary Circus! (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Interplanetary Circus

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #145

Synopsis

An Interplanetary Circus shows up in Metropolis and tries to force Superman to join their travelling circus.

Show/hide 88. The Night of March 31st! (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lori Lemaris; Bizarro-Perry White; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Krypto; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Streaky; Mr. Mxyzptlk; red kryptonite; Lana Lang; Kandor; green kryptonite; Brainiac; Lex Luthor; Bizarro #1; Curt Swan (cameo); Harry Donenfeld (cameo)

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

Reprint history

From GCD
From Superman (DC, 1939 series) #145

Synopsis

Everything in Superman's life suddenly changes. Lori Lemaris is no longer a mermaid. Supergirl reveals herself to the world. Perry White has become a Bizarro, and many more.

Notes

The Great Boo-Boo Contest; tons of intentional errors, April Fool's Joke.

Show/hide 89. Superman Annual #2 (Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Titano; The Thing from 40,000 A.D.; Metallo; Brainiac; Bizarro #1; The Invulnerable Enemy; green kryptonite

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

From GCD
From Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #2
Show/hide 90. Map of Krypton (Superman) Comic story, 2 pages
Show/hide 91. Untitled Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Credits

Letters
Typeset

Synopsis

Information on other Showcase Presents volumes.

Show/hide 92. Blank Page Comic story, 1 page

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 93. Untitled Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Credits

Letters
Typeset

Synopsis

Promotional information on this volume.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 30994

Entry created

  • 19/04/2007

Cover added

  • 15/05/2010

Index completed

  • 16/05/2011

Last updated

  • 16/05/2011