Superman #140

Published
March 1959
Page count
24
Cover price
1/- [0-1-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd

Credits

Editing
?

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Doom from Krypton (Superman) Cover, 1 page

""Great stars! That scientist and his wife are sending their baby to another planet in a rocket just like the one that carried me from Krypton to Earth! Is the world coming to an end--the way Krypton perished?" Featuring "The Doom from Krypton!""

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #246 (November 1958)
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (KG Murray, 1952 series) #108 ([April 1959])
Show/hide 1. Krypton on Earth (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder?
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #246 (November 1958)
Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (KG Murray, 1952 series) #108 ([April 1959])
 
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)

Notes

Real estate promoter Jonas Smith creates the planned community of Krypton Island, which opens with a pageant featuring a re-enactment of Jor-El and Lara sending Baby Kal-El to Earth. But Superman realizes Smith is a wanted criminal and stops him from smuggling off Krypton Island diamonds that Superman made from coal.

Show/hide 2. Clark Kent's College Days (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39056

Entry created

  • 22/02/2009

Cover added

  • 22/02/2009

Index completed

  • 22/02/2009

Last updated

  • 17/11/2020