Superman #62

DC Comics

United States

Published
January-February 1950
Page count
52?
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/8022

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Mort Weisinger (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Black Magic Cover, 1 page

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Superman Comics (KGM, 1950 series) #34 ([March 1950?])
Black Magic
Show/hide 1. Black Magic On Mars (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Orson Welles; Martler (Intro, villain); other Martians (Intro); Nancy Guild; Perry White; Lois Lane

Credits

Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Comics (KGM, 1950 series) #34 ([March 1950?])
Black Magic on Mars
 
United Kingdom
Superman Comics (KGM, 1950 series) #3 (June 1950)
Black Magic on Mars
 
United States
Superman From the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown, 1971 series) (1971)
Black Magic on Mars
 
United States
Superman From the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown, 1971 series) (1971)
 
United States
Superman From the Thirties to the Eighties (Crown, 1983 series) (1983)
Black Magic on Mars
 
United States
Superman From the Thirties to the Eighties (Crown, 1983 series) (1983)
From GCD
in Superman from the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown Publishers, Inc., 1971 series) #nn (1971)
in Superman from the Thirties to the Eighties (Crown Publishers, Inc., 1983 series) #nn (1983)
 
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #62 (January-February 1950)

Synopsis

Orson accidentally gets trapped in a rocket to Mars where he meets Martian Nazis. No one on Earth believes his broadcast pleas for help, except Superman.

Notes

Promotes the new Orson Welles film Black Magic. Superman's first visit to Mars.

Show/hide 2. The People Vs. Superman (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; The Ace (Intro, villain); Lois Lane; Perry White

Credits

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #4 ([October 1950])
The People Vs. Superman!

Synopsis

Superman is arrested for the murder of Clark Kent.

Notes

First extensive use of super-ventriloquism.

Show/hide 3. How Football Began Text article, 2 pages

Credits

Author
Art
Raymond Perry ?
Colours
Raymond Perry ?
Letters
typeset

Notes

origin of football

Show/hide 4. Give Your Town a Present (Superboy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer
Show/hide 5. Pioneer Days In Oregon Comic story, 4 pages

Credits

Script
Gardner Fox ?
Art
Fred Ray ?
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Peg) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Teen; humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 0.75 pages

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 8. Mr. Mxyztplk, Hero (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Mr. Mxyztplk; Larissa Lee (intro, another LL!); Perry White; Lois Lane

Credits

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Comics (KGM, 1950 series) #34 ([March 1950?])
Mr. Mxyztplk, Hero
 
United Kingdom
Superman Comics (KGM, 1950 series) #3 (June 1950)
Mr. Mxyztplk, Hero

Synopsis

Mxyztplk falls in love with actress Larissa Lee and decides to become a hero in order to impress her.

Notes

redone in Superman 174


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33118

Entry created

  • 08/08/2007

Cover added

  • 03/12/2011

Index completed

  • 03/12/2011

Last updated

  • 03/12/2011