With all the details being added to Superman’s backstory, it was no surprise when issue 146 (July 1961) was used to re-tell the basic story, adding in all the new information. 168 more words
Tags » Ma Kent
Superman returns to Krypton, just like it proclaims on the cover of issue 141 (Nov.60), in this classic story by Siegel, Boring and Kaye.
Superman tries to get rid of a strange alien creature he comes across in space, but winds up shunted backwards in time, winding up on Krypton before its explosion. 472 more words
The prominence given to the name Hank Garvin on the cover of Superman 73 (Nov/Dec. 51) made me think that this was a real person, but so far as I can determine, he was not. 268 more words
Superman 53 (July/Aug. 48) bills itself as a 10th anniversary issue, and celebrates that by giving the longest origin for Superman yet published.
The issue also has a letter to the fans, written by Lois Lane, acknowledging all the tributes and success that Superman has achieved over the years. 196 more words
Superman 1 (Summer 1939), is the first DC Comic devoted to a single character. The series as a whole would be the first ongoing comic devoted to new stories about a single character, but the first issue cannot quite be characterized that way. 330 more words
Among the many contradictory stories that relate how Bruce Wayne and Clark Kent met, the one in World’s Finest 84 (Sept/Oct 56),by Hamilton, Sprang and Kaye, is one of the better variants. 169 more words