The Amazing World of Superman, Metropolis Edition

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
1973
Page count
68
Cover price
2.00 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/71506

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz (Editorial Advisor)
E. Nelson Bridwell (Assistant Editor)
Sol Harrison

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Show/hide 1. Superman in Superman Land (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 2. How to Draw Superman (Superman) Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Characters
Superman

Credits

Author
Art
Curt Swan
Show/hide 3. Guide to Characters in Superman Family Portrait (Superman) Character profile, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Supergirl; Krypto; Streaky; Comet; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Sun Boy; Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Chameleon Boy; Lori Lemaris; Jimmy Olsen; Lucy Lane; Perry White; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Bizarro; Professor Potter; Beppo

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #6 (Winter 1962-1963)
The Superman Family
Also printed
United States
80 Page Giant Magazine (DC, 1964 series) #11 (June 1965)
The Superman Family
 (slightly modified)
 
United States
Superman [Golden Story Teller Record Comic] (DC, 1966 series) (1966)
The Superman Family
 
United States
Superman in the Sixties (DC, 1999) ([September] 1999)
The Superman Family
Show/hide 4. How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton (Superman) Character profile, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superbaby; Krypto; Supergirl

Notes

Edited by Mort Weisinger

Show/hide 5. How a Comic Magazine is Created Text article, 10 pages

Featuring

Characters
Carmine Infantino; Nick Cardy; Julius Schwartz; Denny O'Neil; Curt Swan; Murphy Anderson; Sol Harrison; Joe Letterese; Morris Waldinger; Gaspar Saladino; Al Kupperberg; Glynis Wein; Jack Adler; E. Nelson Bridwell, Milt Snapinn;Lois Barker;Gerda Gattel

Reprint history

Compare
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #72 ([April 1971?])

Notes

Step-by-step process of comic publication. It shows a number of foreign editions, including Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly #72.

Show/hide 6. The Origin of Superman! (Superman) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); Jonathan Kent (flashback); Martha Kent (flashback); Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Perry White

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (Layouts)
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Synopsis

Retells Superman's origin from the destruction of Krypton, through his adoption by the Kents and his career as Superboy, and then finally as Superman.

Show/hide 7. Map of Krypton (Superman) Illustration, 8 pages
Show/hide 8. Superman Syndicated (Superman) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Steve Allen

Credits

Art
John Sikela
Wayne Boring
Win Mortimer
Show/hide 9. Metropolis, Illinois - Story of an American City (Superman) Text article, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Carmine Infantino
Show/hide 10. Rogues' Gallery! (Superman) Character profile, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor; Brainiac; The Toyman; The Parasite; The Puzzler; The Prankster; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Jax-Ur; Kru-El; General Zod; Professor Vakox

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Art
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #389 (June 1970)
The Superman Legend: Rogues' Gallery!
Also printed
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #16 ([November 1970?])
Rogues' Gallery
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #1 (September-October 1979)
Rogues' Gallery!
Show/hide 11. The Secrets of Superman's Fortress (Superman) Character profile, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; The Fortress of Solitude; Kandor

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #395 (December 1970)
The Secrets of Superman's Fortress  (2 pp. only)
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #179 ([July 1974?])
The Secrets of Superman's Fortress!
 
Australia
Superman (KG Murray, 1976 series) #3 ([February 1977?])
The Secrets of Superman's Fortress
Show/hide 12. It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman (Superman) Character profile, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Linda Lavin; Bob Holiday

Credits

Art
Al Hirschfeld

Notes

Review by Stanley Kaufmann for the New York Times of the play 'Superman'

Show/hide 13. Superman Salutes NASA (Superman) Character profile, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman
Show/hide 14. Important Dates in Superman's Life (Superman) Character profile, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 15. Superman's Mission for President Kennedy! (Superman) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; President John F. Kennedy; John Glenn

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
E. Nelson Bridwell
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #170 (July 1964)
Superman's Mission for President Kennedy!  (Selected scenes only - two pages)

Notes

contains a reproduction of the official Junior Superman Olympics patch

Show/hide 16. The Superboy Legend (Superboy) Character profile, 3 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Jax-Ur; Krypto

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Wally Wood

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #153 (January 1969)
Superboy's Secret Hideaways  (pages 1-2)
Also printed
United States
Superboy Spectacular (DC, 1980 series) #1 (1980)
Superboy's Secret Hideaways
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #15 (August 1981)
Superboy's Secret Hideaways
Show/hide 17. The Superboy Costume (Superboy) Character profile, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Superbaby; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Mike Esposito
Show/hide 18. Superman's Photo Album (Superman) Character profile, 3 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
George Reeves; Phyllis Coates; Jack Larson; Lucille Ball; Desi Arnaz, Jr.; Kirk Alyn

Notes

photos of the television show, public service films, PSAs from comics, movie posters

Show/hide 19. Untitled (Superman) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Show/hide 20. Untitled (Superman) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson

Notes

Back cover; same as front cover


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 35220

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