Action Comics #283

DC Comics

United States

Published
December 1961
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/16605

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Red Kryptonite

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Reprint history

Printed in
in Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3

Notes

Note 1: Arrival date: 31 October 1961 (Bob Bailey, 2 September 2005)

Show/hide 1. The Red Kryptonite Menace! (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Red Kryptonite; Green Kryptonite; Jan Dex [Durlan]; Zo-Gar [Durlan]; Sherlock Holmes; Jor-El; Lara; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Khrushchev (Disguised Durlan); John F. Kennedy (Disguised Durlan)

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #40 ([December 1962?])
The Red Kryptonite Menace
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3 (April 2007)
The Red Kryptonite Menace!

Synopsis

Two shape-changing Durlans arrive on earth from the 30th century. They collect red and green kryptonite in an attempt to kill Superman. Three different Red Kryptonite meteors give Superman the ability to make his wishes come true, shoot fire from his mouth when he talks and read minds.

Notes

Note 1: Script added by Bob Bailey, 2 September 2005 (Per Sandell ed.)

Show/hide 2. The Six Red "K" Perils of Supergirl! (Supergirl) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Supergirl; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Fred Danvers; Mrs. Danvers; Superman; Dick Malverne; Red Kryptonite; Rolf Von Holtz; Conway Tremaine

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #9 ([February 1962?])
 (The Supergirl of Tomorrow)
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #10 ([May 1962?])
The Six Red "K" Perils of Supergirl!
 
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #360 (March 1968)
The Three Red K Perils
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (KG Murray, 1974 series) #6 ([March 1975?])
The Three Red K Perils
 
United States
The Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #Volume 2 (2003)
The Six Red "K" Perils of Supergirl!
 
United States
The Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #Volume 2 (2003)
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([November] 2007)
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #2 ([December] 2008)
The Six Red "K" Perils of Supergirl!
From GCD
in Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #360 (March 1968)
in Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #165 [one panel only reprinted]
in Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #2
 
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #283
 
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #283 (December 1961)

Notes

Story continues in Action Comics #284


Notes

Note 1: Arrival date: 31 October 1961 (Bob Bailey, 2 September 2005)

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37213

Entry created

  • 22/07/2008

Cover added

  • 20/11/2010

Index completed

  • 20/11/2010