Action Comics #285

DC Comics

United States

Published
February 1962
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/16752

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Superman Presents Supergirl to the World! (Superman and Supergirl) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Supergirl

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #10 ([May 1962?])
Welcome Supergirl!
 
United States
The Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #Volume 2 (2003)
At Last -- By Popular Demand! Superman Presents Supergirl to the World!
Printed in
in Superman From the Thirties to the Eighties (Crown Publishers, Inc., 1983 series) #nn
in Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3
in Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #2
in Superman in the Sixties (DC, 1999 series) #[nn]
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #285
Show/hide 1. The World's Greatest Heroine! (part 1) (Superman and Supergirl) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman and Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Supergirl (O); Lex Luthor; Kandor; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Zor-El (flashback); John F. Kennedy; Fortress of Solitude; Jerro; Lenora Lemaris; Dick Malverne

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #10 ([May 1962?])
The World's Greatest Heroine! Part 1
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #10 ([May 1962?])
The World's Greatest Heroine! Part 1  (Edited version)
 
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
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #17 (October 1981)
 
United States
The Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #Volume 2 (2003)
The World's Greatest Heroine! Part 1
 
United States
The Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #Volume 2 (2003)
 
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) #2 ([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
in Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #360 (March 1968)
in Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #6 (Winter 1963) [one page excerpt]
in Superman (DC, 1939 series) #217 (June-July 1969) [one page excerpt]
in Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #334 (March 1966) [one page excerpt]
in Best of DC, The (DC, 1979 series) #17
in Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3
in Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #2
 
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #285 (February 1962)
 
From Action Comics (DC 1938 series) #285 (Feb 1962)
 
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #285

Synopsis

Superman reveals Supergirl to the world.

Notes

Crossover with Supergirl story "The Infinite Monster!" in this issue.

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Little Pete) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humour

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 3. Untitled (Jerry Jitterbug) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jerry Jitterbug
Genre
Humour

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 4. The Infinite Monster! (part 2) (Supergirl) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Supergirl; President John F. Kennedy; Lightning Lad; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Brainiac 5; Legion of Super-Heroes; Jackie Kennedy; Lyndon B. Johnson; Fortress of Solitude; Superman; Professor Hartz; Dick Malverne; Mrs. Hart

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #10 ([May 1962?])
The Infinite Monster! Part 2
 
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
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #17 (October 1981)
 
United States
The Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #Volume 2 (2003)
The Infinite Monster! Part 2
 
United States
The Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #Volume 2 (2003)
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3 (April 2007)
The Infinite Monster! [Part 2]
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3 (April 2007)
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([November] 2007)
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #2 ([December] 2008)
The Infinite Monster! (Part 2)
From GCD
in Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #360 (March 1968)
in Best of DC, The (DC, 1979 series) #17
in Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3
in Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #2
 
From Action Comics (DC 1938 series) #285 (Feb 1962)
 
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #285

Synopsis

Supergirl stops a creature from another dimension in her first solo adventure after Superman revealed her to the world.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Peg) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humour

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 6. Let Science Serve You! Public service announcement, 1 page

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 32594

Entry created

  • 17/07/2007

Cover added

  • 03/04/2010

Index completed

  • 03/04/2010

Last updated

  • 17/06/2012