Superman #197 [G-36] (June-July 1967)

DC Comics

United States

Published
June-July 1967
Page count
80
Cover price
0.25 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Square bound
Format
Comic series
Branding
DC: A Superman Publication
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/21090

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Superman's Alter-Ego! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Al Capone

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Notes

Giant G-36. Theme= Clark Kent Issue

Show/hide 1. Clark Kent's New Mother and Father! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; Clark Kent; John Vandevier; Mrs. Vandevier; Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); Baby Kal-El; Jimmy Olsen; Guy Vandevier; Jonathan Kent (flashback); Martha Kent (flashback)

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #189 (February 1954)
Clark Kent's New Mother and Father
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #11 ([May 1968?])
Clark Kent's New Mother and Father
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #48 ([February 1969?])
Clark Kent's New Mother and Father
Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #92 ([April 1955])
Clark Kent's New Mother and Father
Printed in
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #65 ([August 1955?])
Clark Kent's New Mother and Father!  (80 Page Giant G36)
Also printed
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #26 ([August 1963?])
Clark Kent's New Mother and Father
From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #189

Notes

No villain

Show/hide 2. Clark Kent Meets Al Capone! (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Al Capone (villain); Clark Kent; Perry White; Superman; Titano; Perry White (young); green kryptonite

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #142
Show/hide 3. Untitled (Famous Old Clark Kent Stories) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Famous Old Clark Kent Stories

Credits

Letters
Typeset

Notes

text feature

Show/hide 4. The Truth Mirror! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman; Fred Caldwell; Clark Kent; Hazel; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

Reprint history

From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #269

Notes

No villain.

Show/hide 5. Caveman Clark Kent! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Clark Kent; Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; Bill Carter; Lars; Goada; Zerrin; Ogo; green kryptonite

Credits

Script
? [Batman writer A
John Broome?]
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #169

Notes

No villain. The writer is what Martin O'Hearn calls Batman writer A.

Show/hide 6. Clark Kent Fireman of Steel! (Superman) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Fire Chief Hogan

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #12 ([July 1960])
From GCD
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #129

Synopsis

Assigned to join the fire department for a few days for a story, Clark must protect his secret identity and deal with a skeptical fire chief.

Notes

No villain.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Cap's Hobby Hints) Activity, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Cap's Hobby Hints
Genre
Activity

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Clark Kent's Other Jobs) Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Clark Kent's Other Jobs

Notes

text feature

Show/hide 9. Superman's Toughest Day! (Superman) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Kandor; Lois Lane; Perry White; Fortress of Solitude; a Superman Robot; Clark Kent Robot; Ed Somers (Foreman)

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #282

Synopsis

A day in Superman's life. His Clark Kent robot has to avoid showing the damage to his hands while on a date with Lois.

Show/hide 10. Clark Kent's Clothes Text article, 1 page

Reprint history

From GCD
in Supermann (Williams Forlag A/S, 1969 series) #7/1969
Show/hide 11. When There Was No Clark Kent! (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Clark Kent; green kryptonite

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #127 (February 1959)
When There Was No Clark Kent!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Super Library (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #2 ([July 1964?])
When there Was No Clark Kent!
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #11 ([May 1968?])
When There was No Clark Kent
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. One ([September] 2005)
When There Was No Clark Kent!

Synopsis

Superman recalls a time when it appeared that Clark Kent had died, so he abandoned his double life and moved in with Jimmy Olsen. But Superman quickly learned the value of a secret identity and resurrected Clark.

Notes

No villain.


Notes

Giant G-36.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 34840

Entry created

  • 02/11/2007

Cover added

  • 09/11/2010

Index completed

  • 09/11/2010

Last updated

  • 11/04/2017