Superman #193

DC Comics

United States

Published
January-February 1967
Page count
80
Cover price
0.25
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/20706

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Greatest Super-Stories Published During the Last 28 Years! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Earth-1]; Aquaman; Green Arrow [Earth-1]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Wonder Woman [Earth-1]; Green Lantern [Jal Jordan] (all as the Justice League of America/JLA); Robin [Earth-1]; Jimmy Olsen; Lana Lang; Lois Lane; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Krypton; Bizarros; Superman

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Reprint history

Printed in
in Supermann (Se-Bladene, 1966 series) #8/1967

Notes

80 Page Giant #G-31

Show/hide 1. Lex Luthor, Hero! [The Death of Superman! part 1] (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lex Luthor (villain); Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lois Lane; Duke Garner (villain); Al Mantz (villain); Sykes (Prison Guard) Bizarro (Cameo Flashback) (all imaginary)

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #1 (September-October 1979)
 
United States
The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told (DC, 1987 series) (1987 [March 1988])
Lex Luthor, Hero! [The Death of Superman Part 1]
 
United States
The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told (DC, 1989 series) ([April] 1989)
Lex Luthor, Hero! (The Death of Superman part 1)
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3 (April 2007)
Lex Luthor, Hero! [The Death Of Superman! part 1]
From GCD
from Superman (DC 1939 series) #149
 
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #149 (November 1961)

Synopsis

Lex Luthor discovers a cure for Cancer and with the help of Superman he is paroled from prison.

Notes

3-part Imaginary Story

Show/hide 2. More Sensational Super-Stories Text article, 0.5 pages
Show/hide 3. Untitled (Cap's Hobby Hints) Activity, ? pages

Featuring

Feature
Cap's Hobby Hints

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Notes

Letters credit from Tom Orzechowski.

Show/hide 4. Luthor's Super-Bodyguard! [The Death of Superman! part 2] (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Earth-1] (death); Lex Luthor (villain); Supergirl (guest star); green kryptonite; Lois Lane; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Duke Garner (villain); Al Mantz (villain); (all imaginary)

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #1 (September-October 1979)
 
United States
The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told (DC, 1987 series) (1987 [March 1988])
Luthor's Super-Bodyguard [The Death of Superman Part 2]
 
United States
The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told (DC, 1989 series) ([April] 1989)
Luthor's Super-Bodyguard! (The Death of Superman part 2)
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3 (April 2007)
Luthor's Super-Bodyguard! [The Death of Superman! part 2]
From GCD
from Superman (DC 1939 series) #149 (November 1961)
 
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #149 (November 1961)

Synopsis

Lex Luthor reveals that he was only pretending to be good and kills Superman.

Notes

Imaginary story.

Show/hide 5. Other Unusual Adventures Text article, 0.5 pages
Show/hide 6. Champs Against Odds! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Characters
Mickey Mantle; Wilma Rudolph; Ben Hogan

Credits

Pencils
Jack Schiff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Show/hide 7. The Death of Superman! [part 3] (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Earth-1]; Batman [Earth-1]; Aquaman; Green Arrow [Earth-1]; Wonder Woman [Earth-1]; Flash [Barry Allen] (all as the Justice League of America/JLA, cameo, first appearance in SUPERMAN); Lightning Lad; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl (all as the Legion of Super-Heroes, cameo); Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Lex Luthor (villain); Lucy Lane; Robin [Earth-1] (cameo); Lori Lemaris (cameo); Krypto (cameo); Supergirl (guest star); Superman robots; Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; Van-Zee (cameo); Sylvia (cameo); Phantom Zone; Lana Lang (cameo) (all imaginary)

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #1 (September-October 1979)
 
United States
The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told (DC, 1987 series) (1987 [March 1988])
The Death of Superman Part 3
 
United States
The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told (DC, 1989 series) ([April] 1989)
The Death of Superman! (The Death of Superman part 3)
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3 (April 2007)
The Death Of Superman! [Part 3]
From GCD
From Superman (DC 1939 series) #149
 
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #149 (November 1961)

Synopsis

Superman is buried and Supergirl brings Lex Luthor to justice.

Notes

Imaginary story

Show/hide 8. Further Perplexing Puzzle Tales Text article, 0.5 pages
Show/hide 9. Superman's Lost Parents! (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Cedric Carson [as Jonathan Kent] (villain); Millicent Carson [as Martha Kent] (villain); Jor-El (statue); Lara (statue); Jonathan Kent (flashback); Martha Kent (flashback); Fortress of Solitude; Superboy (statue, image); Lois Lane; Superman robots; Lana Lang (image); Professor Lang (image); kryptonite

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #247 (December 1958)

Synopsis

Ma and Pa Kent seemingly arrive in the present in a time bubble, and Superman is so happy to see them that he shows them all the secrets of his adult life. But Ma and Pa turn out to be con artists who blackmail Superman with the knowledge of his double identity secret.

Show/hide 10. Extra Exciting Episodes Text article, 0.33 pages
Show/hide 11. The Stolen "S" Shirts (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #197 (October 1954)
The Stolen 'S' Shirts
Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #108 ([July 1956])
The Stolen 'S' Shirts
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #10 ([November 1967?])
The Stolen 'S' Shirts
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #197 (October 1954) [3 pages edited]
Show/hide 12. The First Superman of Krypton (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman (origin); Jor-El (flashback); Lora [aka Lara] (flashback); Val Arn (villain, flashback); Khai Zor (villain, flashback)

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

From GCD
from ACTION COMICS #223 (December 1956)

Notes

Is script by Edmond Hamilton or Jerry Coleman? (see 80 Page Giant Magazine #G31 for the conflicting Coleman credit.)

Show/hide 13. The Guilty Bizarro, or, It's Nice To Be Wanted (Tales of the Bizarro World) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Bizarro World
Genre
Superhero; humor

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
John Forte

Reprint history

From GCD
from ADVENTURE COMICS #286 (July 1961)

Notes

1 page cut; original title "Bizarro, Private Detective"

Show/hide 14. Additional Rip-Roaring Riots Text article, ? pages

Notes

80 Page Giant #G-31

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37222

Entry created

  • 24/07/2008

Cover added

  • 21/08/2010

Index completed

  • 21/08/2010

Last updated

  • 21/08/2010