Action Comics #289

DC Comics

United States

Published
June 1962
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/16956

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Superman's Super-Courtship (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Supergirl; Luma Lynai of Staryl

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

From GCD
in Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3
in Superman in the Sixties (DC, 1999 series) #[nn]
in Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #2
Show/hide 1. The Super Practical Joker (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Dexter Willis (Intro); Avenue Ten Mob (Intro)

Credits

Script
Leo Dorfman (?)
Art
Al Plastino

Reprint history

From GCD
in Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3

Synopsis

A new employee at the Daily Planet is a practical joker. Superman convinces him that practical jokes are not fun.

Show/hide 2. "Now for our morning exercises" (Ollie) Comic story, 0.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ollie
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 3. "I'll catch it!" (Little Pete) Comic story, 0.75 pages

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Gag

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 4. Superman's Super-Courtship! (Supergirl) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Superman; Luma Lynai; Helen of Troy; Rhondous; adult Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Man; Phantom Woman; Chameleon Man; Triplicate Woman; Sun Man; Saturn Woman; Brainiac 5; Lightning Man]; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Jim Mooney
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #12 ([November 1962?])
Superman's Super-Courtship!
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #496 (February 1983)
Superman's Super-Courtship!
 
United States
The Legion of Super-Heroes Archives (DC, 1991 series) #1 (1991)
Superman's Super-Courtship!
 
United States
Superman in the Sixties (DC, 1999) ([September] 1999)
Superman's Super-Courtship!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes (DC, 2007 series) #1 ([April] 2007)
Superman's Super-Courtship!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #2 ([December] 2008)
Superman's Super-Courtship
From GCD
in Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #390 (March 1970)[retitled there as "When Supergirl Played Cupid"]
in Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #496 (February 1983)
in Legion of Super-Heroes Archives, The (DC, 1991 series) #1
in Superman in the Sixties (DC, 1999 series) #[nn]
in Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #2
 
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #289 (June 1962)
 
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #289
 
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #289.

Synopsis

Supergirl tries to play matchmaker for her cousin Superman with Helen of Troy, Saturn Woman, and Luma Lynai of Staryl, but realizes she needs to leave Superman's love life up to fate.

Show/hide 5. Your Pass to New Worlds Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Fact

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Sheldon Moldoff

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 72881

Index completed

  • 06/04/2012