The Supergirl Archives #Volume 2

DC Comics

United States.

Published
2003
Page count
252
Cover price
49.95 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/174696

Credits

Editing
Dale Crain

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Wildstorm
Editing
Dale Crain

Reprint history

Printed in
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #285

Notes

Reprints Supergirl's adventures from Action Comics #269-285 (Oct. 1960 - Feb. 1962). The cover art is from the cover of Action Comics #285 (see pg. 226).

Show/hide 1. Title Page (Supergirl) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl

Credits

Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Jamison

Reprint history

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

Notes

Title page illustration reprinted from pg. 1 of the Supergirl story from Action Comics #275 (see pg. 85).

Show/hide 2. Table of Contents (Supergirl) Credits, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl

Credits

Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Jamison

Reprint history

From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #270

Notes

Illustration reprinted from pg. 10, panel 4 of the Supergirl story from Action Comics #270 (see pg. 28).

Show/hide 3. Foreword (Supergirl) Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl

Credits

Author
R. C. Harvey
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Jamison

Reprint history

From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #285

Notes

Illustration reprinted from pg. 8, panel 1 of the second story from Action Comics #285 (see pg. 246).

Show/hide 4. Supergirl's First Romance! (Supergirl) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Jerro (1st app., Atlantean merboy, Supergirl's 1st boyfriend); Lori Lemaris

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Jamison

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (KG Murray, 1974 series) #5 ([March 1974?])
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #269
Show/hide 5. Supergirl's Busiest Day! (Supergirl) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Superman, Batman, Robin, Krypto, Jerro, Lori Lemaris

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Jamison

Reprint history

From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #270

Notes

Supergirl's 16th birthday.

Show/hide 6. Supergirl's Fortress of Solitude! (Supergirl) Comic story, 13 pages
Show/hide 7. The Second Supergirl! (Supergirl) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Marvel Maid (1st app.; a Supergirl look-a-like from an alternate Earth called Terra); Marvel Man (1st app.; Terra's Superman); Superman

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Jamison

Reprint history

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

Notes

Part 1 of 2.

Show/hide 8. The Supergirl of Two Worlds! (Supergirl) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Marvel Maid; Marvel Man; Superman

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Jamison

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #273 (February 1961)
The Supergirl of Two Worlds!
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #6 ([May 1961?])
The Supergirl of Two Worlds
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([November] 2007)
The Supergirl of Two Worlds!
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #273

Notes

Part 2 of 2.

Show/hide 9. Pick a New Hair Style for Linda (Supergirl) Lee! (Linda Lee (Supergirl)) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Linda Lee (Supergirl)
Characters
Steaky

Credits

Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Jamison

Reprint history

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

Notes

Readers invited to pick Linda's new hairstyle: "Pony Tail Sophisticate", "Lori Lemaris Special", "Kitten Cut (Streaky)", "Campus Cuddle-Bun" or "Contempo Cut". Results announced in Action Comics #281.

Show/hide 10. Supergirl's Three Time Trips! (Supergirl) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Superman

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Jamison

Reprint history

From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #274
Show/hide 11. Ma and Pa Kent Adopt Supergirl! (Supergirl) Comic story, 13 pages
Show/hide 12. Featuring "The War Between Supergirl and the Superman Emergency Squad!" (Supergirl) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Superman Emergency Squad

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colours
Jamison

Reprint history

From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #276
Show/hide 13. The War Between Supergirl and the Supermen Emergency Squad! (Superman) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Supergirl, Superman Emergency Squad (erroneously called "Supermen Emergency Squad" in the story's title), Lois Lane

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colours
Jamison

Reprint history

From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #276

Notes

Supergirl guest-stars in this Superman story.

Show/hide 14. Supergirl's Three Super Girl-Friends! (Supergirl) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes: Brainiac 5 (1st app.; origin; joins the Legion in this story), Phantom Girl (1st app.), Triplicate Girl (1st app.), Saturn Girl, Cosmic Boy, Lightning Lad, Shrinking Violet (1st app.; Legion applicant), Bouncing Boy (1st app.; Legion applicant), Sun Boy (1st app.; Legion applicant); Superman (in flashback), Brainiac (in flashback), Koko (Brainiac's pet; in flashback), Lori Lemaris, Jerro, Krypto

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Jamison

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #276 (May 1961)
Supergirl's Three Super Girl-Friends!
Printed in
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #8 ([November 1961?])
Supergirl's Three Super-Girl Friends!
Also printed
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #147 (June 1968)
Supergirl's Three Super-Girl Friends!
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #5 ([June 1969?])
Supergirl's Three Super-Girl Friends
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #493 (November 1982)
Supergirl's Three Super Girl-Friends!
 
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #1 (1991)
Supergirl's Three Super Girl-Friends
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([April] 2007)
Supergirl's Three Super Girl-Friends!
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #276

Notes

Supergirl's 2nd encounter with the Legion of Super-Heroes (see Action Comics #267, reprinted in Supergirl Archives Vol. 1). This time she succeeds in joining. Also her 1st meeting with Brainiac 5 (another boyfriend). This is the 6th appearance of the Legion of Super-Heroes.

Show/hide 15. Featuring "The Battle of the Super-Pets!" (Supergirl and Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl and Superman
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Streaky; Krypto

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colours
Jamison

Reprint history

From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #277
Show/hide 16. The Battle of the Super-Pets! (Supergirl) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Streaky; Krypto; Superman; Beppo the Super-Monkey

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Jamison

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #277 (June 1961)
The Battle of the Super-Pets!
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #8 ([November 1961?])
The Battle of the Super-Pets!
 
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #373 (March 1969)
 (80-Page Giant G-57)
 
United States
The Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #Volume 2 (2003)
The Battle of the Super-Pets!
Also printed
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #277 (June 1961)
The Battle of the Super-Pets!
 
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #373 (March 1969)
The Battle of the Super-Pets
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (Colour Comics, 1970 series) #1 ([March 1970?])
The Battle of the Super-Pets
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #277
 
in Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #373 (March 1969)
in Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #2
Show/hide 17. The Unknown Supergirl! (Supergirl) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Superman; Krypto; Jerro; Lori Lemaris

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Jamison

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (KG Murray, 1974 series) #6 ([March 1975?])
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #278

Notes

9-part serial begins.

Show/hide 18. Supergirl's Secret Enemy! (Supergirl) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Lesla-Lar (1st app.; Kandorian mad scientist who looks like Supergirl), Fred and Edna Danvers (1st app.; Supergirl's foster-parents), Lex Luthor, Superman, Streaky, Lori Lemaris, Jerro

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Jamison

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (KG Murray, 1974 series) #6 ([March 1975?])
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #279

Notes

Part 2 of 9. Fred and Edna Danvers adopt Linda (Supergirl) Lee.

Show/hide 19. Trapped in Kandor! (Supergirl) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Lesla-Lar, Superman, Lex Luthor, Edna Danvers, Zor-El and Alura (in flashback), Jonathan and Martha Kent (in flashback), Perry White

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Jamison

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (KG Murray, 1974 series) #6 ([March 1975?])
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #280

Notes

Part 3 of 9.

Show/hide 20. The Secret of the Time-Barrier! (Supergirl) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Lesla-Lar; Superman; Krypto

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Jamison

Reprint history

From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #281

Notes

Part 4 of 9.

Show/hide 21. Untitled (Linda Danvers (Supergirl)) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Linda Danvers (Supergirl)
Characters
Streaky

Credits

Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Jamison

Reprint history

From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #281

Notes

Results of Linda's hair style poll. "Campus Cuddle Bun" wins with 10,112 votes. (She began wearing this style 2 issues earlier, in Action Comics #279.)

Show/hide 22. The Supergirl of Tomorrow! (Supergirl) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Lesla-Lar, Superman, Dick Malverne (last seen as Dick Wilson in Action Comics #256, reprinted in Supergirl Archives Vol. 1; adopted since his last appearance; becomes Linda Danvers' boyfriend), Mr. Mxyzptlk, Fred and Edna Danvers

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Jamison

Reprint history

From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #282

Notes

Part 5 of 9.

Show/hide 23. The Six Red "K" Perils of Supergirl! (Supergirl) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Mr. Mxyzptlk; Superman; Dick Malverne; Fred and Edna Danvers

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Jamison

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #283 (December 1961)
The Six Red "K" Perils of Supergirl!
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (KG Murray, 1974 series) #6 ([March 1975?])
The Three Red K Perils  (The Six Red K Perils of Supergirl Edited version)
Printed in
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #10 ([May 1962?])
The Six Red "K" Perils of Supergirl!
Also printed
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #360 (March 1968)
The Three Red K Perils
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #Volume Two ([December] 2008)
The Six Red "K" Perils of Supergirl!
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #283

Notes

Part 6 of 9.

Show/hide 24. The Strange Bodies of Supergirl! (Supergirl) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Superman, Jerro, Lori Lemaris, Lenora Lemaris (1st app.; Lori's kid sister; in love with Jerro), Fred and Edna Danvers, Krypto

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Jamison

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #284 (January 1962)
The Strange Bodies of Supergirl!
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #10 ([May 1962?])
The Strange Bodies of Supergirl!
 
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #360 (March 1968)
The Super-Mermaid  (Edited version)
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (KG Murray, 1974 series) #6 ([March 1975?])
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (KG Murray, 1974 series) #6 ([March 1975?])
The Super-Mermaid
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #Volume Two ([December] 2008)
The Strange Bodies of Supergirl!
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #284

Notes

Part 7 of 9.

Show/hide 25. At Last -- By Popular Demand! Superman Presents Supergirl to the World! (Supergirl and Superman) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl and Superman
Genre
Super-hero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colours
Jamison

Reprint history

Printed in
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #285 (February 1962)
Superman Presents Supergirl to the World!
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #285
Show/hide 26. The World's Greatest Heroine! Part 1 (Superman and Supergirl) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Supergirl
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Fred and Edna Danvers, Dick Malverne, Jerro, Lenora Lemaris, Lex Luthor, Zor-El and Alura (in flashback), John F. Kennedy, Nikita Khrushchev

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Jamison

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #285 (February 1962)
The World's Greatest Heroine! (part 1)
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (KG Murray, 1974 series) #6 ([March 1975?])
The World's Greatest Heroine  (Edited version)
Printed in
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #10 ([May 1962?])
The World's Greatest Heroine! Part 1
Also printed
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #360 (March 1968)
The World's Greatest Heroine! (Part 1)
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (KG Murray, 1974 series) #6 ([March 1975?])
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (KG Murray, 1974 series) #6 ([March 1975?])
The World's Greatest Heroine
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #17 (October 1981)
The World's Greatest Heroine!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3 (April 2007)
The World's Greatest Heroine! [part 1]
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #Volume Two ([December] 2008)
The World's Greatest Heroine! (Part 1)
Adapted
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #6 ([November 1965?])
The First Supergirl  (Page 8 reprints the final page of this story)
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #285

Notes

Part 8 of 9. Supergirl's existence revealed to the world, and Fred and Edna Danvers learn their adoptive daughter's true identity.

Show/hide 27. The Infinite Monster! Part 2 (Supergirl) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Super-hero
Characters
Superman; Legion of Super-Heroes: Brainiac 5, Cosmic Boy, Saturn Girl, Lightning Lad; John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (Supergirl's 1st meeting with the President and First Lady); Fred and Edna Danvers

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Colours
Jamison

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #285 (February 1962)
The Infinite Monster! (part 2)
Printed in
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #10 ([May 1962?])
The Infinite Monster! Part 2
Also printed
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #360 (March 1968)
The Infinite Monster! (Part 2)
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (KG Murray, 1974 series) #6 ([March 1975?])
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (KG Murray, 1974 series) #6 ([March 1975?])
The Infinite Monster
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3 (April 2007)
The Infinite Monster! [Part 2]
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #Volume Two ([December] 2008)
The Infinite Monster! (Part 2)
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #285

Notes

Part 9 of 9.

Show/hide 28. Biographies Text article, 2 pages

Notes

Bios of Otto Binder, Wayne Boring, Robert Bernstein, Stan Kaye, George Klein, Jim Mooney, Al Plastino, Jerry Siegel and Curt Swan. (Plastino's inclusion erroneous, since he didn't contribute any material to this volume.)

Show/hide 29. Untitled (Supergirl and Superman) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl and Superman
Characters
Superman Emergency Squad, Streaky, Krypto

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
George Klein
Colours
Wildstorm

Reprint history

From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #276 [cover]
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #277 [cover]
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #285 [cover]

Notes

Thumbnails of the covers from Action Comics #276, 277 and 285.


Notes

Reprints Supergirl's adventures from Action Comics #269-285 (Oct. 1960 - Feb. 1962). The cover art is from the cover of Action Comics #285 (see pg. 226).

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 31686

Entry created

  • 09/05/2007

Cover added

  • 20/11/2010

Index completed

  • 20/11/2010

Last updated

  • 29/09/2007