Superman Annual #3

DC Comics

United States

Published
Summer 1961
Page count
84
Cover price
0.25
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/16334

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Strange Lives of Superman! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; green kryptonite

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Reprint history

Printed in
in Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3
Show/hide 1. The Super-Prisoner of Amazon Island (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Dr. Edna Blaine; Julia Johns; Sonya Sophia; Betty Dunn (all as the Super Sorority); Superman; green kryptonite; Amazons; Queen Elsha (villain)

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #235 (December 1957)
The Super-Prisoner of Amazon Island
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #96 ([April 1958])
The Super-Prisoner of Amazon Island!
 
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #8 ([December 1965?])
The Super-Prisoner of Amazon Island
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #9 ([June 1972?])
The Super-Prisoner of Amazon Island
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (KG Murray, 1973? series) #22 ([November 1973?])
The Super-Prisoner of Amazon Island
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #235 (December 1957)
Show/hide 2. Superman's New Face (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; Dr. Norton; green kryptonite

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #239 (April 1958)
Superman's New Face
Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #27 ([August 1958?])
Superman’s New Face
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (KG Murray, 1973? series) #22 ([November 1973?])
Superman's New Face
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #239 (April 1958)
Show/hide 3. The Ugly Superman! (Lois Lane) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; Hairy Sam; Injun Ike; Sinbad the Sailor; The Gladiator; The Dutch Devil; The Ugly Superman (later the Gorgeous Superman)

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #8 (April 1959)
Show/hide 4. Famous Old Superman Stories (Superman) Text article, 0.3 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Author
Julius Schwartz? (as Editor)
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 5. The Lady and the Lion (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; Circe (villain); Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Fortress of Solitude; green kryptonite; Kandor

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Wayne Boring

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #243 (August 1958)
The Lady and the Lion
 
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #137 ([December 1958?])
The Lady and the Lion
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #105 (January 1959)
The Lady and the Lion
Printed in
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #36 ([February 1966?])
The Lady and the Lion
Also printed
Australia
Giant Superman Album (KG Murray, 1973? series) #22 ([November 1973?])
The Lady and the Lion
 
United States
Superman: The Man of Tomorrow Archives (DC, 2004 series) #Volume 1 ([September] 2004)
The Lady and the Lion
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. One ([September] 2005)
The Lady and the Lion
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #243 (August 1958)

Synopsis

Circe gives Superman a potion that causes him to have the head of a lion until he discovers the antidote.

Show/hide 6. The Secrets of the Fortress of Solitude (Superman) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Fortress of Solitude; Jor-El (statue); Lara (statue); Jonathan Kent (statue); Martha Kent (statue); Superboy (statue); Superman (statue); Batman (statue); Robin [Dick Grayson] (statue); Supergirl (statue); Lois Lane (statue); Jimmy Olsen (statue); Perry White (statue); Kandor

Reprint history

From GCD
in Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3
in Superman in the Sixties (DC, 1999 series) #[nn]
Show/hide 7. The Superman of the Future! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Professor Wright; Lois Lane; Dirk Folgar; green kryptonite; Atlantis

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #256 (September 1959)
The Superman of the Future!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #16 ([November 1960])
The Superman of the Future
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (KG Murray, 1973? series) #22 ([November 1973?])
The Superman of the Future!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. One ([September] 2005)
The Superman of the Future
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #256 (September 1959)

Synopsis

Superman poses as the Future Superman, who has the power to predict the future, to smoke out Agent X-3 and prevent an attempt on the life of the President.

Show/hide 8. The Oldest Man in Metropolis! (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Prof. Vance; Fortress of Solitude; Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Superman robot; The Clock (villain); green kryptonite

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #251 (April 1959)

Synopsis

When Clark Kent drinks Prof. Vance's life-extending vitamin serum, which contains particles of Kryptonite, it ages him to about 70 years old. Since his robots won't respond to his aged voice, Superman must fulfill his duties as the Old Man of the Sea, Santa Claus, and Father Time so that no one realizes that Clark Kent is Superman.

Show/hide 9. The Two Faces of Superman! (Superman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Chet Hartley

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #126 (January 1959)
The Two Faces of Superman!
Also printed
Australia
Giant Superman Album (KG Murray, 1973? series) #22 ([November 1973?])
The Two Faces of Superman!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. One ([September] 2005)
The Two Faces of Superman!
From GCD
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #126 (January 1959)

Synopsis

When Superman sees Lois get out of a date by making herself look ridiculous, he changes his appearance to teach her a lesson.

Notes

Superman makes himself look like Alfred E. Neuman.

Show/hide 10. "Best wishes from your friend Superman" (Superman) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman

Reprint history

From GCD
in Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3
in Superman in the Sixties (DC, 1999 series) #[nn]

Notes

Backcover.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 35134

Entry created

  • 24/11/2007

Cover added

  • 03/04/2010

Index completed

  • 03/04/2010