Superman #123

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
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]
From GCD

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

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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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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.

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Writing
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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

  • 22/07/2007

Cover added

  • 03/04/2010

Index completed

  • 07/12/2019

Last updated

  • 07/12/2019