Superman #247

DC Comics

United States

Published
January 1972
Page count
52
Cover price
0.25
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/24779

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1048
Characters
Superman; Guardians of Oa/Guardians of the Universe

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Notes

Cover art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics

Show/hide 1. Must There Be a Superman? (Superman) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-994
Characters
Guardians of Oa/Guardians of the Universe; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; Harley (intro, villain); Superman; Jor-El (flashback); Krypton (flashback)

Credits

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told (DC, 1987 series) (1987 [March 1988])
Must There Be a Superman?
 
United States
The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told (DC, 1989 series) ([April] 1989)
Must There Be a Superman?
 
United States
Superman in the Seventies (DC, 2000 series) ([October] 2000)
Must There Be a Superman?
From GCD
in Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told, The (DC, 1987 series) #nn
in Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told, The (DC, 1989 series) #nn
in Superman in the Seventies (DC, 2000 series) #nn
 
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #247
 
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #247 (January 1972)

Synopsis

The Guardians of the Universe tell Superman that his actions may be impeding the progress of the human race. While Superman considers what they said, he gets involved in the problems in a migrant camp.

Notes

Art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics

Show/hide 2. When On Earth ... (The Private Life of Clark Kent) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Private Life of Clark Kent
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-996
Characters
Amy (intro); Bick (intro); Superman; Jimmy Olsen

Credits

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #90 ([October 1972?])

Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [May 2008].

Show/hide 3. Muto--Monarch of Menace! (Superman of 2466) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman of 2466
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1035
Characters
Superman of 2466; Muto; Lex Luthor (flashback); Lyra 3916; Superman (flashback); Lois Lane (flashback); Vyldan (flashback); green kryptonite; Jay L-3383; Superman the 4th (flashback); Superman the 7th [Kanton K-73] (flashback); Yann (villain); Von-Don (villain); Waru Thargo (villain)

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #338 (June 1966)

Notes

Cover art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 41077

Cover added

  • 21/08/2010

Index completed

  • 21/08/2010