The Best of DC #36

DC Comics

United States

Published
May 1983
Page count
100
Cover price
1.25 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/37368

Credits

Editing
Nicola Cuti

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Ed Hannigan
Inks
Dick Giordano
Editing
Nicola Cuti
Show/hide 1. The Curse of Kryptonite! (Superman) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; also as Superboy]; Superman robots; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El] (cameo); Krypto

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #130 (July 1959)

Synopsis

When Superman accidentally exposes himself to kryptonite, he recalls his lifetime of experience with the mineral from his home planet.

Show/hide 2. The Greatest Pitcher in the World! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #77 (July-August 1952)
The Greatest Pitcher in the World!
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #33 ([March 1953?])
The Greatest Pitcher in the World
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #44 ([February 1968?])
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #44 ([February 1968?])
The Greatest Pitcher in the World
From GCD
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #77 (July-August 1952)

Synopsis

Superman loses his memory and becomes a baseball star.

Show/hide 3. The Untold Story of Red Kryptonite (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Supergirl; Krypto; red kryptonite; Fortress of Solitude; green kryptonite (flashback); Superboy (flashback); Kozz (flashback); Jonathan Kent (flashback); Martha Kent (flashback); Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #139 (August 1960)
Show/hide 4. The Invasion of the Bizarro World! (Tales of the Bizarro World) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Bizarro World
Genre
Superhero; humor
Characters
Bizarro Lois; Bizarro Jr; Living Blue Kryptonite creatures (intro); Bizarro Hipster No. 1; Bizarro Olsen; Bizarro Perry White

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
John Forte

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #290 (November 1961)

Synopsis

The Bizarros celebrate when their world is invaded by animated Blue Kryptonite statues, until the invaders try to make it round again.

Show/hide 5. How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton Comic story, 0.5 pages
Show/hide 6. The Menace of Gold Kryptonite! (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Superman Emergency Squad (guest stars); Jay-Ree (intro); Joenne (intro); Krypto (guest apperance); Lex Luthor (villain); Jax-Ur (villain); Professor Vakox (villain); Jimmy Olsen Fan Club; red kryptonite; green kryptonite; Kandor; Superbaby (flashback); Superboy (flashback); Jimmy Olsen; Fortress of Solitude; Phantom Zone; Perry White; Lois Lane

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #179 (August 1969)
Show/hide 7. Superboy in the 50th Century! (Superboy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
White Kryptonite (intro); Lana Lang; Mrs Lang; Lita Lang; Thaddee Lang

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #279 (December 1960)

Synopsis

Superboy visits the 50th century where everyone considers him to be just a legend.

Show/hide 8. The Secret of Kryptonite Six! (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Professor Vakox; Lori Lemaris; Kandor; Vorb-Un; Jax-Ur (villain); a thought-beast; Supergirl; Jewel Kryptonite (intro); Fortress of Solitude; Phantom Zone

Credits

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #310 (March 1964)
Secret of Kryptonite Six!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #58 ([June 1964?])
Secret of Kryptonite Six
 
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #227 [G-72] (June-July 1970) (June-July 1970)
Secret of Kryptonite Six!
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #20 ([November 1972?])
Secret of Kryptonite Six!
Show/hide 9. The Super-Outlaw of Metropolis (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor

Credits

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #106 (July 1956)
Show/hide 10. The Fury of the Kryptonian-Killer! (Superman) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Supergirl (guest star); Krypto (guest star); Amalak (villain); Rinol-Jag (intro); Jimmy Olsen; Kandor; green kryptonite; Jor-El (statue); Lara (statue); Fortress of Solitude

Credits

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #195 (April 1967)
Show/hide 11. Cover - Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #70 (Jimmy Olsen) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #70 (July 1963)

Notes

Silver Kryptonite

Show/hide 12. Kryptonite Handbook Comic story, 1 page

Credits

Pencils
Howard Bender
Inks
Larry Mahlstedt

Notes

The six forms of Kryptonite


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 36828

Entry created

  • 29/06/2008

Cover added

  • 03/04/2010

Index completed

  • 03/04/2010

Last updated

  • 05/07/2008