Superman #149

DC Comics

United States

Published
November 1961
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/16546

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Death of Superman! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lex Luthor; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Perry White

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #33 ([May 1962?])
The Death of Superman!

Notes

Inks credit per World's Finest Guy via the GCD Error List; we formerly credited Sheldon Moldoff.

Show/hide 1. Treasure Chest of Fun (Honor House Products Corp.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Honor House Products Corp.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. [The Death of Superman!] Part I: Lex Luthor, Hero! (Superman) Comic story, 7.67 pages
Show/hide 3. Tootsie Roll Makes History! (Tootsie Roll) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Sea Devils) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Shake hands with a shark!"

Featuring

Feature
Sea Devils
Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Ollie) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"I'll drop in at Archie's house to watch television!"

Featuring

Feature
Ollie
Genre
Humor
Characters
Ollie; Archie

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Synopsis

Ollie overstays his welcome as Archie's houseguest.

Show/hide 6. Coming... Super-Attractions! (Action Comics; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Adventure Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Action Comics; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Adventure Comics
Show/hide 7. [The Death of Superman!] Part II: Luthor's Super-Bodyguard! (Superman) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman (death); Lex Luthor (villain); Supergirl (guest star); Lois Lane; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Duke Garner (villain); Al Mantz (villain)

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

Synopsis

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

Show/hide 8. There's More Than Meets the Eye... (Tootsie Roll Pop) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll Pop

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 9. The Great Superman Boo-Boo Contest Text article, 1 page

Credits

Author
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis

Lists the winners of 'The Great Superman Boo-Boo Contest' from Superman #145. Includes some panels and examples of the errors in that story. Winners got original Superman drawings. First place found 456 errors.

Notes

Winners: Linda Strickland; Kenneth Francis; William O'Farrow; Frederick Norwood; Albert Kuhfeld Honorable Mentions: Bill Lambert; Rick Eiber; James and Michael Boughter; Charles Wilhelm; Patty Wagner; Craig Johnson; Harvey Horowitz; Jasper and Vicki Miller; James Weston

Show/hide 10. No title recorded (World Globe) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
World Globe

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Garcelon Stamp Company) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Garcelon Stamp Company

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 12. No title recorded (Metropolis Mailbag) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Metropolis Mailbag

Credits

Script
Mort Weisinger
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters from Mike O'Rourke, Larry Naftal, Greg Connors, Herman Glocken, Richard Wilson, Guy Morton, Robert Bales, Dorothy Newton, and Warren Edwards.

Show/hide 13. Part III: The Death of Superman! (Superman) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Justice League of America [Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Wonder Woman; Flash [Barry Allen]] (cameo, first appearance in SUPERMAN); Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lad; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl] (cameo); Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Lex Luthor (villain); Lucy Lane; Robin (cameo); Lori Lemaris (cameo); Krypto (cameo); Supergirl (guest star); Superman robots; Van-Zee (cameo); Sylvia (cameo); Lana Lang (cameo)

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

Synopsis

Superman is buried and Supergirl brings Lex Luthor to justice.

Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 15. See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman... (Giant Superman Annual) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giant Superman Annual
Show/hide 16. No title recorded (Giant Batman Annual) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Giant Batman Annual
Show/hide 17. Wanted: Safe Bus Riders! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; advocacy

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Bernard Baily
Show/hide 18. No title recorded (Jowett Institute of Physical Training) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jowett Institute of Physical Training

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 19. No title recorded (American Specialty Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
American Specialty Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39366

Entry created

  • 16/09/2019

Index completed

  • 16/09/2019

Last updated

  • 16/09/2019