Action Comics #347

DC Comics

United States.

Published
March-April 1967
Page count
84
Cover price
0.25 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/20788

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger, Editor [credited]
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, Assistant Editor [attributed]

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Supergirl's Super-Friends and Super-Foes! (Supergirl) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Supergirl; Superman; Bizarro Supergirl; Comet the Superhorse [as Byron the Centaur]; Valzorr [also as Johnny Blank]; Supergirl Emergency Squad

Credits

Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
George Klein, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (Colour Comics, 1970 series) #4 ([March 1973?])
Printed in
Supermann (Serieforlaget / Se-Bladene / Stabenfeldt, 1966 series) #8/1968 ([august] 1968)
 
Giant Supergirl Album (K. G. Murray, 1970 series) #4 ([March 1973])
 
Supergirl: The Silver Age Omnibus (DC, 2016 series) #2 ([July] 2018)
 
The Silver Age of Superman The Greatest Covers of Action Comics from the '50s to the '70s (Abbeville Press, 1995 series) #[nn] (1995)
Show/hide 1. The Boy Who Could See in the Dark! (Supergirl) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Linda Lee]; Johnny Blank [Prince Valzorr]; Zoxxo; Miss Hart (cameo)

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Jim Mooney, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #263 (April 1960)
Supergirl's Darkest Day
 
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #263 (April 1960)
 (Supergirl's Darkest Day)
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #3 ([August 1960])
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #3 ([August 1960])
Supergirl's Darkest Day
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (Colour Comics, 1970 series) #4 ([March 1973?])
The Boy Who Could See in the Dark!
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (Colour Comics, 1970 series) #4 ([March 1973?])
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (Murray, 1977 series) #27 ([December 1977?])
The Boy Who Could See in the Dark!
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (Murray, 1977 series) #27 ([December 1977?])
 
United States
The Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #Volume 1 (2001)
Supergirl's Darkest Day!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([November] 2007)
Supergirl's Darkest Day!

Synopsis

Supergirl rescues a boy with amnesia found lost at sea. He stays at the orphanage until Linda can figure out where he's really from. She learns that he is a prince from the planet Korvia who is fleeing prosecution for a crime he didn't commit.

Notes

original title: "Supergirl's Darkest Day!"

Show/hide 2. Supergirl's Legion Adventures (Supergirl) Text article, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl

Credits

Writing
E. Nelson Bridwell , author
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 3. Untitled (Direct Currents) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Direct Currents

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Text
, typeset

Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in early January 1967

Show/hide 4. My Father, the Cop! (Supergirl) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Linda Lee]; Mr. Wilkins; Mrs. Wilkins; Miss Hart

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
Jim Mooney, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #264 (May 1960)
Supergirl Gets Adopted
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #3 ([August 1960])
Supergirl Gets Adopted
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (Colour Comics, 1970 series) #4 ([March 1973?])
 
United States
The Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #Volume 1 (2001)
Supergirl Gets Adopted!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([November] 2007)
Supergirl Gets Adopted!
Printed in
Giant Supergirl Album (K. G. Murray, 1970 series) #4 ([March 1973])
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #264 (May 1960) [orig title "Supergirl Gets Adopted"]

Synopsis

Linda has to scheme to prevent herself from being adopted to protect her secret identity. She spends 30 days with the Wilkins. Mr. Wilkins is a policeman.

Notes

original title: "Supergirl Gets Adopted!"

Show/hide 5. Part I: The Son of Bizarro! (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Bizarro #1; Bizarro-Lois #1; Bizarro-Jr. #1 (born); Bizarro World; Lex Luthor (flashback); Lois Lane (flashback)

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #140 (October 1960)
The Son of Bizarro! Part I
Also printed
United States
Superman From the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown, 1971 series) (1971)
The Son of Bizarro  (black and white)
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (Colour Comics, 1970 series) #4 ([March 1973?])
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (Colour Comics, 1970 series) #4 ([March 1973?])
Part 1: The Son of Bizarro!
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl (Murray, 1980 series) #38 ([May 1981?])
Untitled [The Son of Bizarro Part 2: The Orphan Bizarro Part 3: The Bizarro Supergirl]
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. Two (July 2006)
The Son of Bizarro! [Part 1]
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([November] 2007)
The Son of Bizarro! [Part 1]
From GCD
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #140 (October 1960)

Synopsis

Bizarro-Lois gives birth to Bizarro-Jr. No. 1 who, while he thinks like a Bizarro looks like Superman when he was Superbaby. When the child becomes publicly known, Bizarro takes him out into space and stores him in an abandoned space capsule. The capsule crashes on Earth and Bizarro-Jr. No 1 is taken to the same Midvale Orphanage where Linda Lee (Supergirl) lives.

Show/hide 6. Part II: The "Orphan" Bizarro! (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Bizarro-Jr. #1; Supergirl; Krypto; Bizarro #1; Bizarro-Lois #1

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #140 (October 1960)
Part II: The "Orphan" Bizarro!
Also printed
United States
Superman From the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown, 1971 series) (1971)
The Orphan Bizarro  (black and white)
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (Colour Comics, 1970 series) #4 ([March 1973?])
Part II: The Orphan Bizarro!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. Two (July 2006)
The "Orphan" Bizarro! [Part 2]
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([November] 2007)
The "Orphan" Bizarro! [Part 2]

Synopsis

Linda Lee is assigned to watch the newly named baby Buster which lasts until B-Jr. No. 1 remembers the existence of his parents and flies off. Supergirl and Superman take Bizarro Jr. to the Fortress where they have him adopted by two of Superman's robots. During Jr.'s sleep period Supergirl tries to do her chemistry homework and when her heat vision blows up her assignment she thinks she's turned baby Buster into a Bizarro!

Show/hide 7. Part III: The Bizarro Supergirl! (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Bizarro-Supergirl (introduction); Supergirl; Bizarro-Jr. #1; Krypto; Bizarro-Lois #1; Bizarro #1

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #140 (October 1960)
Part III: The Bizarro Supergirl!
Also printed
United States
Superman From the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown, 1971 series) (1971)
The Supergirl Bizarro  (black and white)
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (Colour Comics, 1970 series) #4 ([March 1973?])
Part III: The Bizarro Supergirl!
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. Two (July 2006)
The Bizarro Supergirl!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([November] 2007)
The Bizarro Supergirl! [Part 3]

Synopsis

Bizarro-Jr. finds Lex's Imperfect Duplicator while playing in the Fortress of Solitude and creates a Bizarro-Supergirl. Superman and Supergirl decide to return "Buster" to Bizarro World but Bizarro-Supergirl wants to keep him for her own. Bizarro spots his now-acceptable-looking child and leads all the Bizarros into war against Earth to get him back.

Show/hide 8. Supergirl's Super Boy-Friends! (Supergirl) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Linda Danvers]; Dick Malverne; Jerro; Edna Danvers; Lori Lemaris; The Supergirl Emergency Squad (introduction); Legion of Super-Heroes [Phantom Girl; Cosmic Boy (figurine); Saturn Girl (figurine); Lightning Lad (figurine)]

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
Jim Mooney, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #290 (July 1962)
Supergirl's Super Boy-Friends!
Printed in
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #12 ([November 1962?])
Supergirl's Super Boy-Friends!
Also printed
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (Colour Comics, 1970 series) #4 ([March 1973?])
 
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (Colour Comics, 1970 series) #4 ([March 1973?])
Supergirl's Super-Boy-Friends!
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Album (Murray, 1979 series) #35 ([September 1979?])
Supergirl's Super-Boy-Friends
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #2 ([December] 2008)
Supergirl's Super Boy-Friends!

Synopsis

A gift from Phantom Girl is unfortunately made from Red Kryptonite, which makes Supergirl bestow super-powers on her mother, Dick, and Jerro when she kisses them.

Show/hide 9. More About Supergirl's Super-Friends (Supergirl) Text article, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
E. Nelson Bridwell , author
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 10. The Secret Origin of Supergirl's Super-Horse! (Supergirl) Comic story, 10.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Linda Danvers]; Comet the Super-Horse [also as Biron] (as Biron in flashback, origin); Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Mace Greede; Matt Carver; Streaky the Super-Cat (cameo); Krypto (cameo); Superman (cameo); Maldor (flashback); Circe (flashback)

Credits

Writing
Leo Dorfman, scripter
Art
Jim Mooney, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #293 (October 1962)
The Secret Origin of Supergirl's Super-Horse!
Also printed
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (KG Murray, 1974 series) #5 ([March 1974?])
The Secret Origin of Supergirl's Super-Horse
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #14 ([June 1963?])
The Secret Origin of Supergirl's Super-Horse
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (Murray, 1977 series) #28 ([February 1978?])
The Secret Origin of Supergirl's Super-Horse
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (Murray, 1977 series) #28 ([February 1978?])
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #2 ([December] 2008)
The Secret Origin of Supergirl's Super-Horse
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) Action #293 (October 1962)

Synopsis

Comet telepathically tells Supergirl how he was originally human, and loved by the sorceress Circe, until a jealous rival caused him to be changed into a horse.

Show/hide 11. The Many Eras of Supergirl (Supergirl) Text article, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
E. Nelson Bridwell , author
Text
, typeset

Notes

highlights in Supergirl's life


Notes

Also designated on cover as 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #G33 and as G-33 on indicia page.

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37353

Entry created

  • 17/09/2008

Cover added

  • 02/01/2011

Index completed

  • 26/09/2021

Last updated

  • 26/09/2021