Action Comics #359

DC Comics

United States

Published
February 1968
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/21631

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger (credited)
E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor, uncredited)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Case of the People vs. Superman! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman

Credits

Art
Neal Adams
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Show/hide 1. The Case of the People Against Superman! (Superman) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Batman [also appears as Bruce Wayne]; Dr. Frost; Earl Barton; Ron Noble (flashback); Mrs. Noble; Alonzo Kroll

Credits

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Synopsis

Superman stands trial for the accidental killing of Ron Noble.

Show/hide 2. No title recorded (Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

"You are looking at the 1st rough draft..."

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Pencils
Neal Adams
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Notes

house ad for Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #81, on sale December 21 (uninked pencil art for the cover)

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Metropolis Mailbag) Letters page, 1.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Metropolis Mailbag

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Curt Swan (logo illustration)
Inks
George Klein (logo illustration)
Colours
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Notes

letters submitted by Martin Pasko; Issie Borenstein; Carl Joy; Mark Squires; Wesley Scott; Tony Isabella; Matt Huber; Dave Cockrum; Thomas Reilly; Jack Voltz; Mike Puiocco; Mark Evanier; Gil Martin; Mark Durst; Robert Quinn

Show/hide 4. No title recorded Statement of ownership, 0.33 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Statement of October 1, 1967

Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 430,900

Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 446,000

Owner: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S.U. Sampliner, Sonia Mondschein, all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10022

Show/hide 5. The Surprising Answer Is Waiting for You (Superman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Neal Adams
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

house ad for Superman (DC, 1930 series) #204, on sale December 14

Show/hide 6. The Super-Initiation of Supergirl! (Supergirl) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Supergirl; Joan Bryant; Sonya; Doris

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #37 ([March 1969])
The Super-Initiation of Supergirl

Synopsis

When Supergirl finds out that the Xi-Pi-Hi-Fi sorority is engaged in brutal hazing, she applies to join and turns the tables on the bullies.

Notes

Kurt Schaffenberger's debut issue as the new artist.

Show/hide 7. No title recorded (Direct Currents) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Direct Currents

Credits

Art
Joe Kubert
Bob Oksner
Letters
typeset

Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in early January 1968; includes cover art for Our Army at War (DC, 1952 series) #191 and Adventures of Jerry Lewis (DC, 1957 series) #105


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39418

Entry created

  • 18/08/2019

Index completed

  • 18/08/2019

Last updated

  • 18/08/2019