Limited Collectors' Edition #C-39

DC Comics

United States

Published
October-November 1975
Page count
68
Cover price
1.00 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/68954

Credits

Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman; Green Lantern; Captain Marvel; Flash; Batman; Superman; Lex Luthor; the Joker; Captain Cold; Dr. Sivana; Sinestro; the Cheetah

Credits

Art
Dick Giordano
Colours
Sol Harrison
Letters
typeset
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell

Notes

Art credits from Comic Reader #120. Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Show/hide 1. Contents Table of contents, 1 page

Featuring

Code
N-1338

Credits

Pencils
Irv Novick
Curt Swan
Carmine Infantino
C. C. Beck (illustrations)
Inks
Dick Giordano
Murphy Anderson
Joe Giella
C. C. Beck ? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Untitled (The Joker) Illustration, 1 page

"Ha, ha, ha! You know me -- The Joker!"

Featuring

Feature
The Joker
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1330
Characters
The Joker

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Art
Murphy Anderson (illustration)
Letters
Milt Snapinn
Show/hide 3. The Man Behind the Red Hood! (Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder) Comic story, 13 pages
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Lex Luthor) Illustration, 1 page

"I'm Lex Luthor, arch-enemy of Superman!"

Featuring

Feature
Lex Luthor
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1331
Characters
Lex Luthor

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Curt Swan (illustration)
Inks
Bob Oksner ? (illustration)
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?
Show/hide 5. How Luthor Met Superboy! (Superboy) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1319
Characters
Superboy [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor (origin); Superbaby; Krypto; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Lana Lang

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Al Plastino
Letters
Joe Letterese ?
Editing
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #271 (April 1960)
How Luthor Met Superboy!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #15 ([October 1960?])
How Luthor Met Superboy
 
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #10 (May 1965)
How Luthor Met Superboy!
 
Australia
Giant Superboy Album (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #2 ([June 1966?])
How Luthor Met Superboy!
 
United States
Superman From the Thirties to the Eighties (Crown, 1983 series) (1983)
How Luthor Met Superboy!

Synopsis

Young Lex and Superboy start out as friends, but after Superboy accidentally destroys Luthor's laboratory and accidentally causes Lex to lose his hair, Luthor vows revenge.

Show/hide 6. Untitled (Captain Cold) Illustration, 1 page

"Captain Cold they call me!"

Featuring

Feature
Captain Cold
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1332
Characters
Captain Cold

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (illustration)
Inks
Joe Giella (illustration)
Letters
Milt Snapinn
Show/hide 7. The Coldest Man on Earth! (The Flash) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 8. Rogue's Gallery of Super-Villains Illustration, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Superhero
Characters
Mr. Atom; King Kull; Sivana; Aunt Minerva; Terra-Man; The Blockbuster; Poison Ivy; The Scarecrow; Captain Cold; The Catwoman; Captain Boomerang; Mr. Element; The Trickster; Grodd, The Super-Gorilla; The Weather Wizard; Prof. Zoom, the Reverse-Flash; Abra Kadabra; The Mirror Master; The Pied Piper; Mr. Mind; The Top; Heat Wave; IBAC; The Joker; Black Adam; The Penguin; The Riddler; Ra's Al Ghul; Talia; Luthor; Mr. Mxyzptlk; The Toyman

Credits

Art
Dick Giordano
Letters
typeset

Notes

Centerspread.

Show/hide 9. Guide to Rogue's Gallery of Super-Villains Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Code
N-1335

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 10. Untitled (Sivana) Illustration, 1 page

"Heh, heh, heh! I am Dr. Thaddeus Bodog Sivana!"

Featuring

Feature
Sivana
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1333
Characters
Dr. Sivana

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Art
C. C. Beck ? (illustration)
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?
Show/hide 11. The Origin of Dr. Sivana (Captain Marvel) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Marvel
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1325
Characters
Captain Marvel; Sterling Morris; Beautia Sivana (origin); Dr. Sivana (origin, flashback); Magnificus Sivana (introduction, origin)

Credits

Script
Bill Parker
Art
C. C. Beck
Editing
Bill Parker
Show/hide 12. Untitled (Terra-Man) Illustration, 1 page

"Terra-Man's the handle -- and I'm a powerful mean hombre!"

Featuring

Feature
Terra-Man
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1334
Characters
Terra-Man; Nova

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Curt Swan (illustration)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (illustration)
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?
Show/hide 13. The Origin of Terra-Man (Terra-Man) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Terra-Man
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1320
Characters
Terra-Man (origin); Jess Manning; Nova; The Collector

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Neal Adams
Letters
Gaspar Saladino
Editing
Julius Schwartz (original editor)
Show/hide 14. Super-Heroes and Their Arch-Enemies! Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1343
Characters
Wonder Woman; The Cheetah (text origin); Green Lantern; Sinestro (text origin); Hawkman; The Shadow Thief (text origin); The Atom; Chronos (text origin)

Credits

Author
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Gil Kane
Murphy Anderson
Ross Andru ? (illustrations)
Inks
Joe Giella
Gil Kane
Murphy Anderson
Mike Esposito ? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 15. Secret Origins Super-Villains (Table-Top Diorama) Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Table-Top Diorama
Characters
Wonder Woman; Green Lantern; Captain Marvel; Flash; Batman; Superman; Lex Luthor; the Joker; Captain Cold; Dr. Sivana; Sinestro; the Cheetah

Credits

Art
Dick Giordano
Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #120.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39555

Cover added

  • 02/04/2010

Index completed

  • 22/08/2019

Last updated

  • 22/08/2019