Superman #170

DC Comics

United States

Published
July 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/18481

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover If Luthor Were Superman's Father! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lex Luthor; Lara

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff

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First published in this issue

Notes

Inks (Sheldon Moldoff) credited by Bob Bailey, 2005-01-30. Inks previously credited to George Klein. (Per Sandell ed.)

Show/hide 1. Superman's Mission for President Kennedy! (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; John F. Kennedy (guest star); Supergirl (guest star); Lana Lang (guest star); John Glenn (cameo); Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
E. Nelson Bridwell
Art
Al Plastino

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First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #64 (December 1964)
Superman's Mission For President Kennedy!
 
United States
Superman in the Sixties (DC, 1999) ([September] 1999)
Superman's Mission for President Kennedy!
Adapted
United States
The Amazing World of Superman, Metropolis Edition (DC, 1973 series) (1973)
Superman's Mission for President Kennedy!  (Selected scenes only - two pages)
From GCD
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #170 (July 1964) [selected scenes]
 
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #170

Synopsis

Superman joins President Kennedy's campaign for physical fitness.

Notes

Story done before John F. Kennedy's death. Originally intended for Superman (1939) #168, April 1964 (February 1964 release date, January 1964 print date), but was pulled off the schedule when President Kennedy was assassinated in late November 1963. Published afterwards by request of President Johnson. (Parts of notes by Bob Bailey, 2005-01-30) (Per Sandell ed.)

Show/hide 2. If Lex Luthor Were Superman's Father! [part 1] (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Lex Luthor (villain); Jor-El (guest star); Lara (guest star); Raf Arlo; Lon Gorg; Brainiac's flying saucer

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

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First published in this issue

Notes

time travel story; NOT an imaginary story, despite cover blurb

Show/hide 3. The Wedding of Lara and Luthor! [part 2] (Superman) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor; Lara; Jor-El; Krypto's father; Superman

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue

Synopsis

Luthor ALMOST marries Lara


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39379

Entry created

  • 23/07/2015

Cover added

  • 23/07/2015

Index completed

  • 23/07/2015

Last updated

  • 23/07/2015