Superman #244

DC Comics

United States

Published
November 1971
Page count
52
Cover price
0.25 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/24619

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Electronic Ghost of Metropolis! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-976
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson

Synopsis

Energy ghost strangling Superman but no one else sees it.

Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [July 2007]

Show/hide 1. The Electronic Ghost of Metropolis! (Superman) Comic story, 24 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-937
Characters
Galaxy Broadcasting computer (villain); Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Clark Kent; Morgan Edge; Teach Dilbert; Ziggy

Credits

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #160 ([December 1972])
The Electronic Ghost of Metropolis!
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #160 ([December 1972])
The Electronic Ghost of Metropolis!
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #56 (January 1985)
The Electronic Ghost of Metropolis
From GCD
in Best of DC, The (DC, 1979 series) #56
Show/hide 2. Untitled (Metropolis Mailbag) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Metropolis Mailbag

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset

Notes

letters page

Show/hide 3. The Superman of 2965! (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-958?
Characters
Superman of 2965 [Klar Ken T5477; descendant of original Superman] (intro, origin); PW-5598 [a computer] (intro); Lyra 3916 (intro); Jay Senohl; green kryptonite; Atlanteans; Fortress of Solitude; Jay Senohl; Than Quor; Muto

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #181 (November 1965)
The Superman of 2965!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #168 ([August 1973?])
The Superman of 2465
 
Australia
Superman the Comic (Murray, 1978 series) #2 ([June 1979])
The Superman of 2465
 
United States
Superman: Past and Future (DC, 2008 series) ([December] 2008)
The Superman of 2965!
From GCD
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #181 November 1965

Notes

No villain.

Show/hide 4. The Lady or the Tiger-Man (Captain Comet) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Comet
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Esklon (villain); Captain Comet; Adam Blake; Professor Zackro; Rana

Credits

Script
John Broome
Art
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #74 (April 1972)
The Lady or the Tiger-Man
From GCD
from Strange Adventures #34

Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [July 2007]

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 36886

Entry created

  • 06/07/2008

Index completed

  • 04/09/2011