Superman #171

DC Comics

United States

Published
August 1964
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Silver Age size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
DC Superman National Comics
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/18544

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #64 (December 1964)
The Nightmare Ordeal of Superman!
Show/hide 1. Superman's Sacrifice! (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Rokk (intro, villain, next appearance in WORLD'S FINEST COMICS #150); Sorban (intro, villain, next appearance in WORLD'S FINEST COMICS #150); Lana Lang (guest star); Professor Potter (1st appearance in SUPERMAN); Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Perry White

Credits

Script
Leo Dorfman
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #67 ([March 1965?])
Superman's Sacrifice
Original
Superman 171, August 1964
Show/hide 2. The Curse of Magic! (Superman) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Mr. Mxyzptlk (villain); Douglas Parker [ex-Smallville Chief of Police, Chief Parker] (guest appearance); Lois Lane; Perry White

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #64 (December 1964)
The Curse of Magic!

Synopsis

Mr. Mxyzptlk from the 5th dimension stops by briefly to curse Superman: everything he says becomes a reality -- literally! Soon, Superman is afraid to even open his mouth, but the curse is lifted when Superman says his own name backwards.

Show/hide 3. How Superman Has Tricked Mr. Mxyzptlk (Superman) Text article, 0.4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Author
Letters
Typeset

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #64 (December 1964)
How Superman Has Tricked Mr. Mxyzptlk

Notes

This feature is beneath an advertisement between pages four and five of "The Curse of Magic!"

Show/hide 4. The Nightmare Ordeal of Superman (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Dr. Luring (intro); a tribe of cavemen (intro); Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue

Synopsis

Superman ends up on a planet under a red sun and loses his superpowers. A caveman strikes him down and steals the Superman suit -- Superman, who was once the strongest man alive, is now the weakest! Eventually, Superman is rescued by his friends Jimmy Olsen and Lois Lane, who have arrived from Earth in a spaceship.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39378

Entry created

  • 23/07/2015

Index completed

  • 23/07/2015

Last updated

  • 23/07/2015