Superman #137

Published
December 1958
Page count
28?
Cover price
1/- [0-1-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
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Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Lady and the Lion! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Mort Weisinger (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #243 (August 1958)
The Lady and the Lion
Show/hide 1. The Lady and the Lion (Superman) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Mort Weisinger (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #243 (August 1958)
The Lady and the Lion
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #105 (January 1959)
The Lady and the Lion
 
United States
Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #3 (Summer 1961)
The Lady and the Lion
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #36 ([February 1966?])
The Lady and the Lion
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (KG Murray, 1973? series) #22 ([November 1973?])
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (KG Murray, 1973? series) #22 ([November 1973?])
The Lady and the Lion
 
United States
Superman: The Man of Tomorrow Archives (DC, 2004 series) #Volume 1 ([September] 2004)
The Lady and the Lion
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. One ([September] 2005)
The Lady and the Lion
Original
Action Comics 243, August 1958
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #243 (August 1958)
 
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #243

Synopsis

Circe gives Superman a potion that causes him to have the head of a lion until he discovers the antidote.

Show/hide 2. The Son of Superman (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #30 (August 1958)
The Son of Superman
Also printed
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #2 (September 1964)
The Son of Superman
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #36 ([February 1966?])
The Son of Superman  (Reprinted from this seven page version)
 
Australia
Giant Jimmy Olsen Album (Colour Comics, 1966 series) #2 ([September 1967?])
The Son of Superman
From GCD
From Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC 1954 series) #30 (August 1958)

Notes

The splash panel on page one of this story, a tier of art from the bottom of page five and a tier from the top of page six have been removed from this reprint, with other artwork recombined to reduce this story from eight to seven pages. The Fortress of Solitude key, which breaks the panel boundary on page three of the original, is still partly visible at the bottom of page two in the reprint.

Show/hide 3. Mrs. Superman (Superman) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Mort Weisinger (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #124 (September 1958)
Mrs. Superman
Also printed
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #14 (September 1965)
Mrs. Superman
 
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #14 (September 1965)
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #6 ([June 1969?])
Mrs. Superman
 
United States
Superman: The Man of Tomorrow Archives (DC, 2004 series) #Volume 1 ([September] 2004)
Mrs. Superman
 
United States
Superman: The Man of Tomorrow Archives (DC, 2004 series) #Volume 1 ([September] 2004)
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. One ([September] 2005)
Mrs. Superman
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. One ([September] 2005)
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Superman Family (DC, 2006 series) #Volume One (2006)
Mrs. Superman
From GCD
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #124
 
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #9.
 
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #124 (September 1958)

Synopsis

When Clark and Lois are trapped on a remote island, Clark reveals his double identity to Lois and proposes marriage. But when he discovers that he can leave the island, Clark must convince Lois he faked the super-feats he performed on the island in order to get out of the engagement.

Notes

The middle tier of art on page four and the middle tier of art on page five have been removed from this 7 2/3 page story to reduce it to seven pages.

Show/hide 4. Wrigley's [Safety Sam Says Have Some Fun!] [J27] [Colour] Advertisement, 1 page

"Safety Sam Says Have Some Fun! See if you can find what's wrong with these pictures? … PK Mum will be glad to know that chewing wholesome, refreshing P.K. gives teeth and gums needed exercise. This good, healthful chewing won't spoil your appetite. Wrigley's P.K. Chewing Gum."

Details

Printed
1958?
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Wrigley's [Safety Sam Says Have Some Fun!] [J27] [Colour]

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39054

Entry created

  • 23/12/2011

Cover added

  • 23/12/2011

Index completed

  • 23/12/2011

Last updated

  • 23/12/2011