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  • Issue #327
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 327

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Superman stars in an imaginary story, "The Three Generations of Superman!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Superman I and Kal-El II discover a plot to invade the Earth. But can an aging hero and his super-young grandson save the day? How Superman Has Been Honored article recounting past stories. "Supergirl - Fugitive from Justice!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl is accused of murder in another dimension and her worst accuser may be her cousin Superman! Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen ad. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. The letters page contains a statement of ownership - average print run 716,000; average paid circulation 513,000. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #386
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 386

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. "The Home for Old Super-Heroes!", script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Roussos; The Time-Trapper's plot against Superman has sealed off his own time period, and he can only travel forward through time; In the year 122,470, he learns that super-powers are prohibited by law. Supergirl ad. The Flash ad. Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes back-up, "Zap Goes the Legion!", script by E. Nelson Bridwell, pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by Jack Abel; Released ex-con Uli Algor has a defense for every super-power the Legion has, but none for a good old-fashioned uppercut. Statement of ownership - average print run 673,000; average paid circulation 377,535. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #183
    World's Finest (1941) 183
    • Oxidation.
    • Oxidation.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple. 1/2" spine split.
    • Cover detached at one staple. 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover art by Neal Adams. Superman's Crime of the Ages! starring Superman, Batman, Lex Luthor, and Brainiac, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito. The Ghost Planet--Editors' Round Table, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Two scientists return from an underground expedition to discover that everyone on Earth has become invisible. Statement of ownership--average print run 772,000; average paid circulation 480,115. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #192
    World's Finest (1941) 192
    • Staple rust.
    • Writing within interior.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Prison of No Escape! starring Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito; Superman is trapped behind the iron curtain without his super powers. Danger in the Hall of Trophies! starring Robin, script by David Vern, art by Jim Mooney; A criminal disguises himself as a French detective in order to gain access to the Batcave. Statement of ownership--average print run 624,000; average paid circulation 266,618. 32 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #165
    World's Finest (1941) 165
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Only one staple (manufacturing).
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 3/4" Spine split from bottom.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Crown of Crime starring Superman and Batman, script by Bill Finger, art by Al Plastino; Batman and Superman become villains. Interplanetary Swap Shop--Editors' Round Table: Strange Adventures, script by Sid Gerson, pencils by Murphy Anderson, inks by Joe Giella. Statement of ownership--average print run 766,000; average paid circulation 513,201. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #230
    World's Finest (1941) 230

    68-page giant. Cover art by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]. The Girl Whom Time Forgot starring Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Tex Blaisdell; To keep them occupied, Superman and Batman send the super-sons on an expedition to a newly-discovered Mayan city in the Yucatan with Prof. Hanson and his son; There they meet the two inhabitants of the city and learn of their connection to the professor. The Sorcerer of the Sea! starring Aquaman, script by George Kashdan, art by Ramona Fradon. To Call a Deadman starring Challengers of the Unknown, script by Dennis O'Neil, art by George Tuska (1-16) and Neal Adams (17-23). Statement of ownership--average print run 471,248; average paid circulation 242,726. $0.50. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #338
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 338
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Sgt. Rock ad. "Muto - Monarch of Menace!", script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Superman tracks Muto to sector Z-44, where the villain springs a series of traps on the hero, finally luring him into saving a trio of android children in the path of a wave of paralyzing toxic seawater. Superman ad. "The Villain Who Married Supergirl!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; Interplanetary villain Raspor, who claims to have been responsible for the destruction of Krypton, believes that he is fated to marry Supergirl, but she comes up with an elaborate plan to defeat him which includes a fake marriage. Rocky and Bullwinkle are featured in a one-page Cheerios ad. The letters page contains a statement of ownership - average print run 758,000; average paid circulation 525,254. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #346
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 346
    • Staple rust.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "The Man Who Sold Insurance to Superman!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Wayne Boring; Insurance salesman Terry Mason will only be allowed to marry the boss's daughter if he can sell a $100 billion life insurance policy to Superman. Sgt. Rock's 6 Battle Stars ad. Letter to the editor from writer Mark Evanier. This issue also contains a statement of ownership - average print run 754,000; average paid curculation 491,135. "The Case of the Superman Impostor!", script by Robert Bernstein, pencils by Jim Mooney, inks by Al Plastino; The Professor has deduced that Superman is Clark Kent and he tricks Supergirl into confirming the fact, using a henchman who has been transformed into a double for Superman by plastic surgery. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #145
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 145

    Cover art by Neal Adams. "The Fantastic Faces!", script by Otto Binder, pencils by George Papp, inks by Frank Springer; Jolax and Mya of Thraxx hope to bring up the ratings of their Superboy TV show by making Clark's parents younger, for real. "Superboy Meets William Tell!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by George Papp; Clark Kent is assigned to write a report on William Tell; He goes back in time as Superboy to do research, and ends up helping Tell train to shoot the apple off his son's head; Then he helps Tell and his rebels nab Gessler, before coming home. Statement of ownership: average print run 919,000; average paid circulation, 547,100. 32 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #205
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 205
    • Staple rust with migration.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.50) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #4F8DB9-017

    Cover art by Neal Adams. The Man Who Destroyed Krypton!, script by Otto Binder, art by Al Plastino; Superman meets Black Zero, an agent of an interstellar pirate empire, who is sent out to destroy planets as they begin to achieve space travel; after learning that Black Zero was ultimately responsible for the destruction of Krypton, Superman releases Jax-Ur from the Phantom Zone to help him protect Earth and defeat Black Zero.Statement of ownership--average print run 1,140,000; average paid circulation 649,300. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #82
    Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane (1958) 82

    Cover art by Neal Adams. The Tragic Fate of the Superman Sweethearts! [Part I], script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Mike Esposito; Investigating a flying saucer, Lois is transported into the future, where she learns that she does finally marry Superman, but they are killed on their honeymoon. House ad for Showcase #74. House ad for The Flash #178. House ad for The Unexpected #106. Part II - Death is the Wedding Guest!; Lois and Superman are married, but she learns that the history she saw in the future was a ruse to capture the Executioners. Direct Currents promo ad, art by Neal Adams. Statement of ownership--average print run 777,000; average paid circulation 448,400. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #136
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (1954) 136
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.20) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1497245021

    Cover art by Neal Adams. The Saga of the DNAliens, script by Jack Kirby, pencils by Jack Kirby and Murphy Anderson (some Superman and Jimmy Olsen heads), inks by Vince Colletta; Superman, Jimmy, the Golden Guardian, and the Newsboy legion subdue the giant Jimmy Olsen clone; Darkseid appears. Statement of ownership--average print run 627,102; average paid circulation 333,539. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #147
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (1954) 147
    • Paper: White
    • Label #0118516021
    • Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Murphy Anderson. A Superman in Super-Town!, script and pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Mike Royer; Superman visits New Genesis and meets Magnar and Highfather; he returns to Earth to help Jimmy and the Newsboy Legion, who are prisoners of evil Victor Volcanium. The Scoop of Suicide Slum starring the Newsboy Legion, script by Jack Kirby; Joe Simon, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. Letter to the editor from comics writer Bob Rozakis. Statement of ownership--average print run 555,000; average paid circulation 299,882. 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #273
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 273
    • 1/4" spine split from base of comic.
    • 1/2" Spine split from bottom of comic.
    • Water damage.
    • 1 3/4" spine split from bottom.
    • 1/2" Spine split from top of comic. Cover detached at one staple. Brush marks on cover.
    • 2" cumulative spine split.
    • 1 1/2" Spine split from bottom of the comic. Cover and centerfold detached at one staple. Pieces missing from back cover.
    • 4 1/4" Spine tear from bottom.
    • 5" cumulative spine split with tape and tape residue to exterior and interior cover and first wrap. Cover detached at both staple.
    • 6 1/2"Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. "The World of Mr. Mxyzptlk!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Al Plastino; After yet another round of pranks from Mr. Mxyzptlk, Superman travels to the fifth dimensional world where Mxyzptlk lives to perform pranks on him. Hawkman ad. One-page Ollie story by Henry Boltinoff. One-page Little Pete story by Henry Boltinoff. Supermen of America ad. Pick a New Hair Style for Linda (Supergirl) Lee! Supergirl stars in "The Supergirl of Two Worlds!" Statement of ownership - average paid circulation 458,000. 36 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #374
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 374

    Cover by Neal Adams. "Alias Super-Thief!", script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Jack Abel; The amnesiac Superman now believes that he is a criminal called Super-Thief and even leads his gang in crimes. One-page Super-Turtle story by Henry Boltinoff. "No Mercy for Supergirl!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; The Avenger, an alien from the planet Sarkon, sentences Supergirl to death for killing a plant and a butterfly during her college studies as Linda Danvers. Zeroids toy ad. The letters page contains a statement of ownership - average print run 695,000; average paid circulation 423,000. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #398
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 398
    • Staple rust.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.20) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Label #1497484013

    Cover pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Dick Giordano. Clark Kent becomes a TV reporter in "The Pied Piper of Steel," script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; Rock promoter Cy Harkin develops a method of mind control that is transmitted through the music of the concerts he runs so that he can order the teenage fans to tear down the college that once fired him; Bottle city of Kandor appearance. Untold Tales of the Fortress back-up, "Spawn of the Unknown," script by Leo Dorfman (as Geoff Brown), pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; Superman encounters a strange species of plant that alters its appearance to that of animals and humans nearby; Supergirl and Anubis appearances. Statement of ownership - average print run 621,030; average paid circulation 329,925. 36 pgs., full color. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #159
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 159
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split. Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Another great Imaginary Novel is featured in this issue: Lois Lane's Flight from Earth! [Lois Lane, the Super-Maid of Krypton! part 1], pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Lois Lane goes to Krypton as a child and becomes Supermaid. The Female Luthor of Krypton! [Lois Lane, the Super-Maid of Krypton! part 2]. The Doom of Supermaid! [Lois Lane, the Super-Maid of Krypton! part 3]; Kal-El gains her powers and becomes Superman. The letters page contains a statement of ownership--average paid circulation, 740,000 copies. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #131
    World's Finest (1941) 131
    • 1 1/2" cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. The Mystery of the Crimson Avenger starring Superman and Batman, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Sheldon Moldoff; The Crimson Avenger tries to help Superman and Batman stop the Octopus Gang but learns that he needs more training. Health Myths Debunked! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff. The Man Who Controlled Water starring Aquaman, script by Jack Miller, art by Ramona Fradon. A Cure For Billy Jones, art by Lee Elias; Green Arrow and Speedy take a sick boy out on patrol with them in order to cheer him up. Statement of ownership--average paid circulation 420,000. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #172
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 172
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.56) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1497417007

    Cover art by Neal Adams. The World of the Super-Ape!, script by Frank Robbins, pencils by Bob Brown, inks by Murphy Anderson; Superboy meets Yango, a gorilla from Krypton, who speaks Kryptonian and possesses the same powers as Superboy. Brotherly Hate!, script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by George Tuska; Lightning Lad, Light Lass, and Timber Wolf track down Lightning Lord, who has robbed the Inter-Planetary Bank. Statement of ownership--average print run, approximately 752,599; average paid circulation 377,525. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #194
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 194
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Staple rust with migration. 1" Spine split from top of comic.
    • Centerfold detached.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.64) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #76BF92-121
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.14) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Death of Lois Lane!, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Super-Luck of Badge 77, script by Otto Binder, art by Al Plastino; Clark joins the police force for a story and lets Police Chief Smith believe that he is protected by the luck in badge #77 when he is actually using his super-abilities. Letter to the editor from Irene Vartanoff. Statement of ownership--average print run 1,091,000; average paid circulation 719,976. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #410
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 410

    52-page giant. Cover by Nick Cardy. "The Satanic Son of Superman," script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; Superman learns that his son, Krys, has caused many disasters over his 10 year lifetime. "Healing Hands from Beyond!", script by Cary Bates, pencils by John Calnan, inks by Murphy Anderson; An ancient Indian magic allows Dr. Navarro to perform a complicated surgery. Classic Teen Titans reprint, "The Secret Olympic Heroes," script by Bob Haney, art by Nick Cardy; Speedy and the Titans locate a missing Olympic athlete. Letter to the editor from comics writer Bob Rozakis. The letters page also contains a statement of ownership - average print run 585,000; average print run 325,618. 52 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #359
    Action Comics (1938 DC) 359
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #1215334010
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Neal Adams. "The Case of the People Against Superman!", script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Superman stands trial for the accidental killing of Ron Noble. Half-page ad reproducing Neal Adams pencils to the cover of Lois Lane #81. Letters to the editor from comic writers Mark Evanier, Martin Pasko, and Tony Isabella, and from comics artist Dave Cocrkum. The letters page also contains a statement of ownership - average print run 720,000; average paid circulation 420,900. Superman ad. "The Super-Initiation of Supergirl!", script by Otto Binder, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; 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. 36 pgs., full color. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #136
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 136
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Superboy Visits the 50th Century!, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Forte; Superboy visits the 50th century where everyone considers him to be just a legend. Decoy of the Doom Statues!, script by Otto Binder, art by George Papp. Statement of ownership--average print run 952,000; average paid circulation 608,386. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #194
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 194
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.75) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Label #1101327008

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Super-Merman of the Sea!, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Bob Brown, inks by Murphy Anderson; Harkon, a renegade Atlantean scientist, transforms Superboy into a water-breathing merman, which also removes his super-powers. Part 2 Prey of the Sea Wolves!, script by Dorfman, pencils by Brown, inks by Anderson; Superboy discovers that he has new mental powers of telepathy and telekinesis; Unable to leave the sea, he contacts his parents telepathically to tell them he is safe. Part 3 Super-Merman's Final Ordeal! Letter to the editor from comics writer Bob Rozakis. Statement of ownership--average print run 556,000; average paid circulation 265,877. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #225
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 225
    • 1/2" Spine split from top.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Secret of the Superman Imposter!, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Roussos; an alien scientist creates a Superman duplicate whose physical sensations (such as pain and sneezing) are transferred to the real Superman. The Superman Legend article. Statement of ownership--average print run 959,000; average paid circulation 511,984. Letter to the editor from Neal Pozner. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #90
    Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane (1958) 90

    Cover art by Neal Adams. Lois Lane's Future Husband! [Part I], pencils by Irv Novick, inks by Mike Esposito; An overworked Lois goes on vacation to her parents' home in Pittsdale, where she meets a scientist who tells her he is from Krypton and claims to have fallen in love with her. House ad for Showcase #80 featuring the Phantom Stranger. House ad for Bat Lash #3, art by Nick Cardy. Part II A Honeymoon in Time!; When Superman uses Lois as a decoy to capture a criminal, she angrily agrees to marry Dahr-Nel and travel to the future with him to live. House ad for Our Army at War #203. Statement of ownership--average print run 742,000; average paid circulation 461,725. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #127
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (1954) 127

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Secret Slumlord of Metropolis!, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Roussos; to bust a slumlord named Mr. Squeeze, Jimmy Olsen temporarily lives in a rundown tenement apartment. When Olsen Changed History!, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Pete Costanza; the second part of the Revolutionary War story from issue #126. Statement of ownership--average print run 713,000; average paid circulation 379,235. 32 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #201
    World's Finest (1941) 201
    • Oxidation.
    • Staple rust with migration.

    Cover pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Dick Giordano. A Prize of Peril! starring Superman and Green Lantern, script by Dennis O'Neil, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Joe Giella; Superman and Green Lantern engage in a cosmic battle to save the human race. Statement of ownership--average print run 606,305; average paid circulation 333,213. Letter to the editor from comics writer Martin Pasko. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #217
    World's Finest (1941) 217
    • Staple rust.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.27) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #2025741006

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Heroes With Dirty Hands starring Superman and Batman, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Murphy Anderson; Due to Java's interference in an experiment, Metamorpho becomes the new Composite Superman--a Super Freak. Due to jealousy Superman and Batman defect to Slavia. A letter from comics writer Bob Rozakis. A continuation from the previous issue of a self-portrait and biography of Murphy Anderson. 36 pgs. Statement of ownership--average print run 522,000; average paid circulation 234,878. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #51
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (1954) 51
    • Centerofld detached at one staple.
    • 0.75" spine split from bottom. Water damage.
    • 1" cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Jimmy Olsen's 1,000th Scoop!, script by Robert Bernstein, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Forte; an alien invader kidnaps and impersonates Perry White. Don't Sell Nature Short! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bernard Baily. The Girl with Green Hair!, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Forte; a green-haired alien female chooses Jimmy as Earth's most handsome man. The Dream Detective!, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. Moolah the Mystic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Statement of ownership--average paid circulation 492,000. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #163
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 163

    Cover art by Neal Adams. Reform School Rebel, script by Frank Robbins, pencils by Bob Brown, inks by Mike Esposito; a corrupt warden is arrested, thanks to Superboy, who also helps a reform school kid. The Super-Robot, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan. Superboy's Powers—the Superboy Legend, script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Bob Brown. Doctor Rocket humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Statement of ownership--average print run 856,000; average paid circulation 465,462. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #132
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 132
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.36) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • John G. Fantucchio.
    • Label #2011677013

    Cover art by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Krypto's Cat-Crook Caper!, script by Otto Binder, art by George Papp; The Space Canine Patrol Agents summon Krypto to help them with a giant show at the Canine-Feline World, with the proceeds earmarked to help fund their anti-crime operations; Their efforts are endangered by the evil Cat Crime Club, who foil Krypto twice and get him suspended from the SCPA. The Youth Who was Braver than Superboy!, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; To make young Allan Vale's last days happy ones before he perishes of a disease, his uncle Jason gives him super-powers through a serum and creates for him the costume and identity of Supremo; Then Superboy, who learns Supremo's identity, helps out by pretending to be afraid of a prehistoric beast, then playing the beast himself in a disguise and letting Supremo beat him. Cap's Hobby Hints by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #183
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 183

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Karkan the Mighty--Lord of the Jungle!, script by Leo Dorfman [as David George], pencils by Bob Brown, inks by Murphy Anderson; What if Kal-El's rocket from Krypton landed in the jungle and he was raised by apes? War of the Wraith-Mates!--A New Tale of the Legion of Super-Heroes, script by Cary Bates, pencils by George Tuska, inks by Vince Colletta; Four Legionnaires are inhabited by squabbling entities. Gravity Girl of Smallville!, script by Robert Bernstein, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye; Lana's father brings back an anti-gravity belt he found on an expedition, and Lana embarks on a super-heroic career. Letter to the editor from comics writer Bob Rozakis. Statement of ownership--average print run 656,250; average paid circulation 353,642. 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #174
    World's Finest (1941) 174
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Neal Adams. Secret of the Double Death-Wish!--Superman and Batman, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Pete Costanza, inks by Jack Abel; Superman and Batman are lead into a deadly trap where they are tortured past the breaking point. Zero Hour in the Silent City!--Editors' Round Table: Green Lantern, script by John Broome, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Joe Giella; Green Lantern must discover what has stopped all sound in the city. Statement of ownership--average print run 811,000; average paid circulation 537,200. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #188
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 188
    • Cover detached. Centerfold detached.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Rust migration. Water damage. Oxidation.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Two part-story in which Superman actually dies for a brief time: The School For Superman Assassins! [part 1] starring Superman, Kill Kid [Kangor], and Murder Man, script by Otto Binder, art by Curt Swan. Zunial's Secret Weapon [part 2]. Statement of ownership--average print run 1,179,000; average paid circulation 823,829. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #118
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (1954) 118

    Cover art by Neal Adams. The Touch of Life!, script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Pete Costanza; When Jimmy rescues an Indian medicine man he is given the ability to animate any picture or painting for an hour as a reward. Hippie Olsen's Hate-In!, script by Otto Binder, art by Pete Costanza; Jimmy goes undercover in a Hippie group and ends up stopping an evil guru. Jerry Jitterbug humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Statement of ownership--average print run 748,000; average paid circulation 460,560. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #103
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 103
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($0.81) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Full-length story, "The Three Ages of Superboy!", divided into three chapters, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein: "Land of the Pharaohs!"; Trying to help his science teacher Mr. Larkin, Superboy chases three red kryptonite meteors through the time barrier; In ancient Egypt he helps build a pyramid and forces the pharaoh to stop enslaving his workers; The red kryptonite turns him into a lion-human hybrid, and the workers create the sphinx in his memory; "The Secret of the Black Knight!"; In Medieval England Arthur encounters Merlin, whose magic turns out to be early scientific inventions; When Sir Arthur disappears before the tournament, Superboy challenges the Black Knight, who fights him with a red kryptonite mace, which makes Superboy magnetic; and "The Wild West of Jesse James!"; In 1871 Missouri Superboy joins Doc. Langdon's medicine show while he searches for the red kryptonite, meantime foiling crimes by Jesse James; The James gang find the red kryptonite and make bullets to force Superboy to help them, but he is turned into a double of Jesse James, a fact he uses to corral the gang. Statement of ownership - average paid circulation 605,000. Strange Sports Stories ad. Super-Turtle humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #100
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (1954) 100

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Jimmy Olsen's Weirdo Wedding!, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Pete Costanza; Jimmy and Lucy actually marry; When Jimmy's old flames keep turning up to make things uncomfortable, the not so happy couple decide to annul the wedding. Countdown on Excellence public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff. Cap's Hobby Hints by Henry Boltinoff. Statement of ownership--average print run 786,000; average paid circulation 523,455. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #109
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (1954) 109
    • Label #0083247020

    Cover art by Neal Adams. Luthor's Pal, Jimmy Olsen!, script by Cary Bates, art by Pete Costanza; Luthor uses a timescope to see the future and discovers that Jimmy Olsen will become Superman's friend so he befriends him before Jimmy joins the Daily Planet and convinces him that Superman is evil. The Human Octopus!, script by Robert Bernstein, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Forte; When Jimmy accidentally eats a space fruit, he grows four extra arms. Letter to the editor from Disney comics writer/artist Don Rosa. Statement of ownership--average print run 791,000; average paid circulation 450,700. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #94
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (1954) 94
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Insect-Olsen versus the Bug Bandits!, art by George Papp; Jimmy borrows Lana Lang's ring to battle the Bug Bandit. Natural Beauty -- Everybody's Fight public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff. The Kid Who Replaced Jimmy Olsen!, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Pete Costanza; Jimmy and Superman pretend to break up their friendship so Jimmy can get evidence on The Collector. GI Joe Club ad. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. Statement of ownership--average print run 800,000; average paid circulation 554,931. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #72
    Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane (1958) 72

    Cover art by Kurt Schaffenberger. Lois Lane's Aquaman Tricks!, script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Lois meets Professor Thorne, who has created a machine to allow him to communicate with fish, which she uses to help Superman against a gang trying to hijack a nuclear submarine. House ad for Our Army at War #177, art by Joe Kubert. The Forbidden Box!, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Superman decides to test Lois to see if she can resist her curiosity by leaving her a sealed box that she is not to open. Ad for pinups of Batman, Robin, the Riddler, the Joker, and the Penguin, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson and Joe Giella. Ad for GI Joe Club. Statement of ownership--average print run 801,000; average paid circulation 530,808. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #227
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 227

    Cover art by Mike Grell. Hostess Fruit Pies ad starring Batman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. War at World's End!, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Jack Abel; On Colu, Pulsar Stargrave creates diversions for the Legion while he attempts to revive the ancient computers that created him and enslave the planet's population. Another Masterful Missive from our Publisher! article by Jenette Kahn. Mike Fleisher profile by Mike Gold. Arnold Schwarzenegger appears in a Joe Weider bodybuilding ad. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #123
    World's Finest (1941) 123

    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. The Incredible Team of Bat-Mite and Mr. Mxyzptlk starring Superman and Batman, script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Dick Sprang, inks by Sheldon Moldoff; Mxyzptlk and Bat-Mite discover when they use their magic together they can't control the outcome. The Day They Grounded Tommy Tomorrow, script by Jack Miller, art by Jim Mooney. Ollie humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Man Who Foretold Disaster starring Green Arrow, script by Dick Wood, art by Lee Elias; Prof Marlo claims to be able to foretell disasters. Statement of ownership--average paid circulation 480,000. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #158
    World's Finest (1941) 158
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing pages (affects art and story).

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Invulnerable Super-Enemy starring Superman and Batman, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Superman and Batman discover another Kryptonian city shrunken by Brainiac, Jerrat, inhabited entirely by criminals. Your Free Trip Around the World! public service announcement about libraries, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff. The Magic Tablecloth--Editors' Round Table: Roy Raymond, TV Detective, script by Jack Miller, art by Dan Barry. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad. Statement of ownership--average print run 663,000; average paid circulation 465,842. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #67
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (1954) 67
    • 4" cumulative spine split. Cover detached.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Safety First -- All Year! public service page, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff. The Dummy that Haunted Jimmy Olsen!, script by Edmond Hamilton, art by John Forte; Jimmy is being attacked by a ventriloquist's dummy. Leslie Lowe, Girl Reporter!, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Jimmy quits the Daily Planet, but when he discovers he can't get another job he disguises himself as a woman to get his old job back. Super Lucy Lane!, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Forte. Statement of ownership--average print run 470,000. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #39
    Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane (1958) 39
    • 1 3/4" cumulative spine split.

    Cover art by Kurt Schaffenberger. House ad for DC Comicpacs ("4 brand-new DC comics in a bag, which sell for 47 cents"), includes cover art from Superman #158. The Girl Who Hated Superman!, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; On their third wedding anniversary, Lois discovers that Superman is keeping paintings of his old girlfriends hidden in a safe, but he won't tell her why, which threatens their marriage. Lois Lane's Romance with Clark Kent!, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; A doctor advises Lois that her feelings for Superman are endangering her health and she should transfer her affections to another man, so she chooses Clark. The Kryptonian Courtship!, art by Kurt Schaffenberger. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #217
    Superboy (1949-1979 1st Series DC) 217

    Cover art by Mike Grell. The Cornered Clown Hostess Fruit Pies ad starring the Joker, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. The Charge of the Doomed Legionnaires, script by Jim Shooter, art by Mike Grell; The Khund Field Marshall Lorca attacks a Legion cruiser, forcing it to crash on the barren planet Vanvlack IV; Brainiac 5 attempts to manage the battle from afar but the Legion team wins on their own, before Superboy arrives to help. Justice for All Children public service announcement starring Superman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Future Shock for Superboy, script by Jim Shooter, art by Mike Grell; Superboy meets Legion Academy student Laurel Kent, who is also his thirtieth-century descendant. 36 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #23
    Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane (1958) 23
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Another favorite cover!
    • 3 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($6.15) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1130775004

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The 10 Feats of Elastic Lass!, script by Otto Binder, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Lois borrows Jimmy Olsen's serum and becomes Elastic Lass so she can catch the Wrecker, who has been blowing up statues around Metropolis. house ad for Superman Annual #2. The Curse of Lena Thorul!, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Strange events lead Lois to believe that librarian Lena Thorul is the reincarnation of a witch put to death in the seventeenth century. The Wife of Superman!, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Lois is jealous because Lana has taken her old job and also flirts constantly with Superman. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane (1958) 31
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 0.75" spine split from top. Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached. Water damage.
    • 1.25" cumulative spine split.
    • 3.5" cumulative spine split. Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Magic Spectacles!, art by John Forte; Lois acquires a pair of magoc glasses that show her what animal each person she encounters most resembles in personality; Superman must somehow stop her before she looks at Clark Kent. House ad for Superman Annual #4. The Jealous Lois Lane!, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Lois is wearing Professor Potter's new invention, a machine that rings when the user is jealous, but she goes to great lengths to keep the bell from ringing so that no one will know that she minds when Superman is nice to other women. The Unforgettable Superman!, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Lois and Lana both meet handsome military men and consider getting married, but neither one can give up on the idea of someday marrying Superman. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #67
    Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane (1958) 67
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($7.95) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case; Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #0905441012

    Cover art by Kurt Schaffenberger. Lois Lane -- Queen and Superman -- Commoner!, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; When crooks kidnap Lucy Lane, Lois is forced to follow their orders and act like famous people from the past to trick Superman into finding the Treasure of Sheba. House ad for Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #95. The Policeman is Your Friend! public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff. The Bombshell of the Boulevards, script by Jerry Coleman, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Lois disguses herself as actress Lois LaFlamme to try to get an interview with an ambassador. Comic style ad for the GI Joe Club, art by Irv Novick. Statement of ownership--average print run 821,000; average paid circulation 556,091. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.