Superman #123

Published
October 1957
Page count
32
Cover price
1/- [0-1-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size (181mm x 263mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Superman of the Present and the Superman of the Past (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Jor-El; Queen Latora

Credits

Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #113 (May 1957)
The Superman of the Present and the Superman of the Past
Show/hide 1. Chapter 1: The Superman of the Past (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Jor-El; Lara; Queen Latora (intro); the Vergoans (intro)

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
Pat Gordon , letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #113 (May 1957)
Chapter 1: The Superman of the Past

Synopsis

After disposing of a Kryoptonite meteor Superman finds a box containing a mysterious helmet which contains "mind-tapes" of an adventure Jor-El had before Krypton blew up.

Notes

1st full-issue and 3-part Superman story

Show/hide 2. Chapter 2: The Secret of the Towers (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Queen Latora; Jor-El

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
Pat Gordon , letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #113 (May 1957)
Chapter 2: The Secret of the Towers

Synopsis

Queen Latora explains to Jor-El that Krypton is due to explode because of its Uranium core and she intends to use the energy to rekindle her own planet's dying sun.

Show/hide 3. Chapter 3: The Superman of the Present (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Jor-El; Queen Latora

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
Pat Gordon , letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, original editor [attributed] (actual)

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First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #113 (May 1957)
Chapter 3: The Superman of the Present

Synopsis

In the present, Superman decides to seek out Queen Latora and rekindle her planets sun, because his father never could.

Show/hide 4. Wrigley's [Safety Sam Says An Accident's No Joke] [H5] (Wrigley's) Advertisement, 1 page

"Safety Sam says "An accident's no joke. Play smart… play safe… don't miss out on any of the fun." Safety Sam is brought to you by P.K. Gum…"

Details

Printed
1957
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Wrigley's [Safety Sam Says An Accident's No Joke] [H5]

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AusReprints ID

  • 39041

Entry created

  • 10/04/2018

Cover added

  • 10/04/2018

Last updated

  • 15/11/2020