Superman #251

DC Comics

United States

Published
May 1972
Page count
52
Cover price
0.25 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/25086

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1188
Characters
Superman

Credits

Art
Neal Adams

Synopsis

Superman bursts onto scene of "Thing" hatching from egg.

Notes

Cover art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics

Show/hide 1. The Island That Invaded the Earth! (Superman) Comic story, 16 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1163
Characters
alien egg guards (villains); Superman; Clark Kent; Morgan Edge; S. T. A. R. Labs (mentioned); Fortress of Solitude (cameo)

Credits

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #169 ([September 1973?])
The Island That Invaded the Earth
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #169 ([September 1973?])
The Island That Invaded the Earth
 
United Kingdom
The Super Heroes Monthly (London Editions, 1981 series) v2#5 (February 1982)
The Island That Invaded the Earth
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #56 (January 1985)
The Island That Invaded the Earth
From GCD
in Best of DC, The (DC, 1979 series) #56
Show/hide 2. The Case of the Living Trophies! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1161
Characters
aliens (villains); Superman; Lois Lane; Herkimer Ingot

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
John Sikela

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #45 (March-April 1947)
The Case of the Living Trophies!
Also printed
Australia
Superman All Color Comic (KGM, 1947 series) #1 ([June 1947?])
The Case of the Living Trophies
 
United Kingdom
Superman (KGM, 1950 series) (1950)
The Case of the Living Trophies
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #11 ([June 1974?])
The Case of the Living Trophies
From GCD
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #45 March-April 1947
Show/hide 3. The Day Krypton Didn't Die! (The Fabulous World of Krypton) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Fabulous World of Krypton
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1051
Characters
alien invaders (villains); Dug-Les; Sak-Kar; Ab-Kar; Krypton

Credits

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Art
Rich Buckler

Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Metropolis Mailbag) Letters page, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Metropolis Mailbag
Code
S-1195

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset

Notes

Includes a letter from Bob Rozakis


Notes

Cover art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 33135

Entry created

  • 08/08/2007

Index completed

  • 22/04/2011

Last updated

  • 22/06/2008