Superman #123

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
August 1958
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/14529

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Girl of Steel! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

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

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Reprint history

Printed in
in Superman From the Thirties to the Eighties (Crown Publishers, Inc., 1983 series) #nn
in Superman: The Man of Tomorrow Archives (DC, 2004 series) #1
in Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #1
in Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #1

Notes

Lettering credit confirmed on Todd Klein's blog: https://kleinletters.com/Blog/ira-schnapp-in-superman-part-1/.

Show/hide 1. No title recorded (Jowett Institute of Physical Training) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jowett Institute of Physical Training

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Text
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Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Three Magic Wishes, Chapter I: The Girl of Steel (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Super-Girl (introduction, a magically-created female partner for Superman, death); Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Dick Sprang, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman's Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #2 ([December 1958])
The Three Magic Wishes, Chapter I: The Girl of Steel
 
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #6 (Winter 1962-1963)
The First Supergirl!
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #6 ([November 1965?])
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #6 ([November 1965?])
The First Supergirl
 
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #217 (June-July 1969)
The First Supergirl!  (retitled and edited)
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #16 ([November 1970?])
The First Supergirl
 
United States
The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told (DC, 1987 series) (1987 [March 1988])
The Girl of Steel
 
United States
The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told (DC, 1989 series) ([April] 1989)
The Girl of Steel; (The Three Magic Wishes part 1)
 
United States
The Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #Volume 1 (2001)
The Girl of Steel [The Three Magic Wishes Chapter I]
 
United States
Superman: The Man of Tomorrow Archives (DC, 2004 series) #Volume 1 ([September] 2004)
The Girl of Steel [The Three Magic Wishes Part 1 of 3]

Synopsis

Jimmy Olsen is granted three wishes by an Indian totem, the first wish being for a Super-Girl with powers equal to Superman to be his companion. When she feels as if she's always in the way, Super-Girl sacrifices herself to save Superman.

Notes

Overall title given at the end of Chapter I.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Bullseye Billy) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"You're some sheriff! You haven't tracked down a single bandit yet!"

Featuring

Feature
Bullseye Billy
Genre
Humor; western-frontier

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Palisades Amusement Park

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Text
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Show/hide 5. [The Three Magic Wishes] Part II: The Lost Super-Powers (Superman) Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 6. No title recorded (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Text
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Show/hide 7. Wanted: A Pal! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Lou Cameron, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Gag Bag) Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Gag Bag
Genre
Humor

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Show/hide 9. [The Three Magic Wishes] Part III: Superman's Return to Krypton (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 10. No title recorded (Littleton Stamp Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Littleton Stamp Co.

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Text
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Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Daisy Air Rifle) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Air Rifle

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Text
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Show/hide 12. No title recorded (Junior Sales Club of America) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Junior Sales Club of America

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Text
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Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Daisy Air Rifles) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Air Rifles

Credits

Writing
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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 32770

Entry created

Cover added

Index completed

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