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  • Issue #224
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 224
    Published Feb 1970 by DC.
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing ad page, does not interrupt art or story.
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #1445041005

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Jack Abel. Beware the Super-Genius Baby!, script by Robert Kanigher, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Roussos; Superman and Lois must deal with annoyingly bratty baby with super intelligence. Four famous first issue covers are reprinted in this issue: Superman #1, Superboy #1, Jimmy Olsen #1 and Lois Lane #1. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #225
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 225

    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 #226
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 226
    Published May 1970 by DC.
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. When Superman Was King Kong!, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Roussos; Red Kryptonite turns Superman into King Kong, and he acts the role. Uncle Sam's Prize Prisoner!, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Roussos. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #227
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 227
    • 3/4" Spine split from top.
    • 3 1/4" spine split from bottom

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. DC Giant issue featuring Kryptonite story reprints. The Super-Powers of Perry White!, script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Sheldon Moldoff; After being infected by an alien plant, Perry White gains super powers and goes after Superman. The Great Kryptonite Mystery, script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Ray Burnley. The Super-Revenge of the Phantom Zone Prisoner!, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Superman releases Quex-Ul from the Phantom Zone since he has served his sentence. The Invasion of the Super-Ants!, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Al Plastino. Secret of Kryptonite Six!, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. 68 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #228
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 228
    Published Jul 1970 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Mystery Bombers!, script by Bob Haney, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Roussos; a pair of off-world slave programmers mimic earthlings and do a bombing raid in order to gain knowledge from Superman. Execution Planet!, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Roussos; the Anti-Superman Gang capture Superman and take him to Execution Planet; story continues in Superman #229. 32 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #229
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 229
    Published Aug 1970 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Ex-Superman!, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Roussos; story continued from Superman #228; while on the Executioner's Planet, Superman evades the executioners, becomes the hero of the slaves, and encounters Supergirl. Clark Kent, Assassin! starring Perry White, Batman, Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen, and Superman, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Wayne Boring (Lois' head drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger). 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #230
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 230
    Published Oct 1970 by DC.
    • Water damage on back cover.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. Killer Kent Versus Super Luthor, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Dan Adkins; an imaginary story in which a gun-toting Clark Kent battles a super-powered Lex Luthor. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #231
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 231
    Published Nov 1970 by DC.
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks
    • Label #1255842013
    • Only one staple (manufacturing).

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Neal Adams. The Wheel of Super-Fortune! starring Clark Kent Lang, Superman, Lex Luthor, Lois Lane, Jonathan Kent, Martha Kent, Doc Markum, Grandovic, Jor-El, and Lex-El, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inksb by Dan Adkins. Superman's Fatal Costume starring Superman and Lex Luthor, script by Jerry Coleman, art by Al Plastino. 32 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #232
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 232

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. DC Giant featuring reprinted stories: Superman Meets Jor-El and Lara Again [Superman's Return to Krypton! part 1], script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Superman accidentally travels through time and across space to Krypton. Superman's Kryptonian Romance [Superman's Return to Krypton! part 2]; Superman romances Lyla and witnesses Jonathan Kent's proposal to Martha, while Brainiac shrinks and steals Kandor. The Surprise of Fate! [Superman's Return to Krypton! part 3]. Father's Day on Planet Krypton!, script by Leo Dorfman, art by George Papp. The Fugitive from the Phantom Zone!, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Al Plastino. The Wizard City starring Superboy, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. 68 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #233
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 233
    Published Jan 1971 by DC.
    • Water damage.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0C3C20-012
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Small amount of writing on 15th page in marker.
    • Label #0210658003
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    Cover art by Neal Adams. Superman Breaks Loose, script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; A scientific experiment turns all the kryptonite on Earth to iron, as Clark Kent moves from newspaper to television journalism. Super-Turtle humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Jor-El's Golden Folly--The Fabulous World of Krypton, script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Murphy Anderson; Ignoring the jeers of his colleagues, Kryptonian scientist Jor-El experiments with using anti-gravity to aid in space travel. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #234
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 234
    Published Feb 1971 by DC.
    • Oxidation.

    Cover art by Neal Adams. How to Tame a Wild Volcano!, script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; working for WGBS, Clark Kent is sent to a South Seas island to cover a volcano that's about to erupt. Weather and Climate science article. Prison in the Sky--The Fabulous World of Krypton starring Tron-Et, Jor-El, Lara, Ken-Dal, Nali-Ilv, Ed-Ilv, and Jax-Ur, script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Curt Swan. Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That article. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #235
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 235
    Published Mar 1971 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Dick Giordano. Sinister Scream of the Devil's Harp!, script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; Superman takes on Ferlin Nyxly, who is surprisingly fast, smart, and strong. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #236
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 236
    Published Apr 1971 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Corner chew to cover.
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.
    • 1" cumulative spine split. Staple on bottom is detached from cover.
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, interrupts art and story.
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #0990956015
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #1497611004
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    Cover pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Dick Giordano. Planet of the Angels starring Superman and Batman, script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Doomsayer!--The Fabulous World of Krypton, script by Denny O'Neil, art by Dick Giordano; Superman tells Green Arrow and Black Canary the story of a Kryptonian scientist whose warnings of impending doom went unheeded because his fellow citizens of Surrus were too distracted by musical flowers. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #237
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 237
    Published May 1971 by DC.
    • Staple rust, cover oxidation.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • 1/2" spine split.

    Cover pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Dick Giordano. Enemy of Earth, script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; Superman is carrying a virus that turns the people of Earth into monsters. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #238
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 238
    Published Jun 1971 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino and Murphy Anderson, inks by Murphy Anderson. Menace at 1000 Degrees! starring Superman, script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. Letter to the editor from Elliot S. Maggin. A Name Is Born--The Fabulous World of Krypton, script by Cary Bates, art by Gray Morrow; Du-Vor tells a fellow teacher the story of how two space explorers came to be stranded on ancient Krypton and began the Kryptonian race. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #239
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 239
    • Oxidation.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Back cover torn.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #496-AB-001

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. DC Giant. Hercules in the 20th Century!, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Lex Luthor builds a time-machine to bring Hercules to the present to use him to stop Superman. Superman's Battle with Hercules!, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Hercules wants to marry Lois, but Lois won't marry him while Superman is around. Titano the Super-Ape!, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Showdown Between Luthor and Superman!, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Map of Krypton, script by E. Nelson Bridwell, art by Sal Amendola. 68 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #240
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 240
    Published Jul 1971 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1060008004

    Cover art by Neal Adams. To Save a Superman, script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Dick Giordano. The Man Who Cheated Time--The Fabulous World of Krypton, script by Cary Bates, art by Michael W. Kaluta; Under the Scarlet Jungle of Krypton lies a condemned device, with which scientist Mal-Va planned to send his assistant Zol-Mar into the past and then return him after 10 minutes. Letters from Martin Pasko and Bob Rozakis. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #241
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 241
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #1497417017

    Cover pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Dick Giordano. The Shape of Fear!, script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; I-Ching helps Superman return to full power, but something is wrong with Superman's mind. Superman's Neighbors, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; One of Clark Kent's neighbors is monitoring his comings and goings. Superman's Day of Truth!, script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Letter to the editor from comics writer Bob Rozakis. 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #242
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 242

    Cover art by Neal Adams. The Ultimate Battle!, script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; Superman loses half of his power. The Girl Who Didn't Believe in Superman!, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Superman restores the sight of a blind girl and reunites her family. The World's Mightiest Weakling!, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Bernard Sachs. 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #243
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 243

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    Cover pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Dick Giordano. The Starry-Eyed Siren of Space! starring Superman, Kond, and Rija, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Death-Trails of Krypton!--The Fabulous World of Krypton, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Bob Brown, inks by Murphy Anderson. Reprinted covers of Superman #1, Superboy #1, Jimmy Olsen #1, Lois Lane #1. The Battle of the Atoms! starring Superman, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Sam Citron. 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #244
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 244

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Electronic Ghost of Metropolis! starring Superman, script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Superman of 2965!, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Lady or the Tiger-Man starring Captain Comet and Esklon, script by John Broome, art by Murphy Anderson. 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #245
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 245
    • 3/4" cumulative spine split.
    • 1/2" cumulative spine split.
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.
    • 1" Spine split.
    • 1/2" Spine split.
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.
    • 1" Spine split.
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.
    • 1" spine split from base of comic.
    • 2" cumulative spine split.
    • 3.5" Cumulative spine split.
    • 4" Cumulative spine split.
    • 3" cumulative spine split. Top of spine taped.
    • 2" cumulative spine split.
    • 3 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
    • 2.5" cumulative spine split.
    • Half of sine split.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. 100-page giant. The Team of Luthor and Brainiac!, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. Untitled Kid Eternity story, art by Mac Raboy. The Time Trap! starring the Atom, script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Crowning of Super-Chief! starring Super-Chief, script by Gardner Fox, art by Carmine Infantino. The Adventure of the Shooting Spooks starring Air Wave, pencils by Harris Levy (as Lee Harris), inks by Charles Paris. The Super-Motorized Menace starring Hawkman, script by Gardner Fox, art by Murphy Anderson. The Prankster's Greatest Role! starring Superman, script by Bill Woolfolk, art by Al Plastino. Definitive artists guide to Superman's features by Curt Swan showing Superman's face; every angle and undergoing every emotion. 100 pgs. $0.50. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #246
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 246

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. Danger--Monster At Work! starring Superman, script by Len Wein, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; intro of S.T.A.R. Labs. Marriage, Kryptonian Style!--Fabulous World of Krypton starring Superman, Jor-El, and Lara, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Murphy Anderson. There Is No Superman!, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Ira Yarbrough. 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #247
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 247
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1465127010

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. Must There Be a Superman?, script by Elliot S! Maggin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; 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. When On Earth...The Private Life of Clark Kent, script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. Muto--Monarch of Menace! starring Superman of 2466, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. 48 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #248
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 248

    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Man Who Murdered the Earth!, script by Len Wein, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; Luthor gathers galactic matter to create The Galactic Golem, whose desire for hyper-stellar energy leads him into conflict with Superman. All in the Mind!--The Fabulous World of Krypton, script by Marv Wolfman, art by Dave Cockrum; Kryptonian archaeologists uncover a globe which contains the story of the war between Erkol and Xan. Muto Versus the Man of Tomorrow! starring Superman of 2466, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #249
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 249

    Cover art by Neal Adams. The Challenge of Terra-Man, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; The appearance of a stagecoach on the streets of Metropolis heralds the arrival of Terra-Man, a character seemingly from a spaghetti western, yet with super-scientific weapons. The Origin of Terra-Man, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Neal Adams. High Man on a Flagpole! starring Superman, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Sikela. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #250
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 250
    Published May 1972 by DC.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1497323005

    Cover art by Neal Adams. Have Horse, Will Fly!, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Superman Time Capsule starring Superman and Wolf, pencils by Win Mortimer and Curt Swan (new splash page), inks by Win Mortimer and Murphy Anderson (new splash page); a 1955 reprint of a promotional story never before reprinted. A letter from Martin Pasko. 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #251
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 251

    48-page giant. "The Island That Invaded the Earth!" (script by Lein Wein, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson). Fabulous World of Krypton story, "The Day Krypton Didn't Die!" (script by Elliot Maggin, art by Rich Buckler). Plus a Silver Age Superman reprint, "The Case of the Living Trophies!" Letter to the editor from comic writer Bob Rozakis. Neal Adams cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #252
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 252

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    A great Neal Adams wrap-around classic cover featuring 21 super heroes in dynamic flight gets this beautiful 100-page giant off to a soaring start (see inside back cover for cover key/diagram and cool info about each hero). The lead off story, "Powerstone!" is a Superman reprint from Action #47 (April, 1942) with none other than Luthor as Superman's challenger. Luthor pops up again and faces death in the electric char in "When Titans Clash!" from Superman #17 (July-Aug. 1942). Next up is a great Doctor Fate reprint from More Fun Comics #57 (July, 1940), with Howard Sherman art. Other Golden Age reprints include Hawkman from Flash Comics #24 (Dec. 1942) with art by Sheldon Moldoff; a great Black Condor story from Crack Comics #18 (Nov., 1941) with Lou Fine's top-notch art; a Spectre reprint illustrated by Bernard Baily; a Starman story, "The Menace of the Invisible Raiders!" from Adventure #67 (Oct., 1941) by Jack Burnley; another great Lou Fine illustrated story, this time the Ray from Smash Comics #17 (Dec., 1940); then Superman wraps up the issue in "Superman's Greatest Feats!" from Superman #146 (July, 1961) with art by Al Plastino. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #253
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 253

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Kid Who Saved Superman! starring Ferlin Nyxly, Superman, Morgan Edge, Lois Lane, Dr. Ezra Royko, Sourdough Jim, Dr. Farr, Billy Anders;, Mr. Duffy, and Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz], script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. Another Ice Age!—Just Imagine, art by Virgil Finlay. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Leo Novak. 52 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #254
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 254
    Published Jul 1972 by DC.
    • Oxidation.
    • Residue.
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Kid Who Stole Superman's Powers!, script by Denny O'Neil, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; a crippled kid named Billy Anders gets Superman's powers. The Baby Who Walked Through Walls!--The Private Life of Clark Kent, script by Len Wein, art by Neal Adams. 32 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #255
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 255
    Published Aug 1972 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Sun of Superman!, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; Superman watches everything on Earth get sucked into gravity of sun. Moon-Crossed Love!--The Fabulous World of Krypton starring Bik-Re, Ren-Re, and Tar-Lu, script by Mike Friedrich, art by Dick Giordano. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #256
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 256
    Published Sep 1972 by DC.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Dagger that Ripped the Sky!, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson starring Superman; Dr. John Novel has transferred his mind into the body of a fighter jet that can transform into different shapes. Brother for a Day!--Private Life of Clark Kent, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #257
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 257
    Published Oct 1972 by DC.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Superman Battles the War-Horn!, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Greatest Green Lantern of All!--The Fabulous World of Krypton, script by Neal Adams (idea and Elliot S! Maggin (script), pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Dick Giordano; The Guardians of the Universe explain to Green Lantern Tomar-Re that his failure to prevent the destruction of Krypton might not truly be considered a failure, even though the Guardians once thought to make Kal-El the leader of the Green Lantern Corps, because the destruction of Krypton allowed Superman to fulfill his destiny as the universe's greatest champion. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #258
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 258
    Published Nov 1972 by DC.
    • Staple rust.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Fury of the Energy-Eater! starring Superman and Galactic Golem, script by Len Wein, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. Who is Mr. X?--Private Life of Clark Kent, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Dick Giordano; Clark searches for mysterious neighbor Mr. Xavier. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #259
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 259
    Published Dec 1972 by DC.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Kid Who Knocked Out Superman!, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson starring Billy Anders; Terra-Man breaks out of jail and traps Superman. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #260
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 260
    Published Jan 1973 by DC.
    • Oxidation.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Keeper of the Eternal Flame!, script by Elliot S! Maggin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; in a hidden valley of Vikings, Superman finds Valdemar, a hero who rides a huge bird and wields a flaming sword. Let My People Live!--The Fabulous World of Krypton, script by Elliot S! Maggin, pencils by Bob Brown, inks by Dave Cockrum; two tribes on Krypton pick a champion to battle one another. A letter from Bob Rozakis. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #261
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 261
    Published Feb 1973 by DC.
    • Water damage.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Slave of Star Sapphire!, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; Carol Ferris thinks Superman is attacking Green Lantern, so she becomes Star Sapphire to fight him. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #262
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 262
    Published Mar 1973 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Oxidation.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Skyscraper That Screamed for Its Life! starring Superman, script by Elliot S! Maggin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; Superman fights a ghostly spirit that occupies a building. Puzzle of the Telepathic Twins!--Private Life of Clark Kent, script by Elliot S! Maggin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; Clark Kent tries to boost the ratings of the Stranger Than Fiction show by booking a pair of sisters with ESP powers. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #263
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 263
    Published Apr 1973 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.35) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Minor side edge crack. Cracking to bottom left corner of slab with pieces of plastic missing.
    • Label #0911254001

    Cover pencils by Neal Adams, inks by Murphy Anderson, with photo background. Man of Molten Steel! Starring Superman and Dr. Phoenix, script by Elliot S! Maggin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; a mirage projector turns Superman into a creature of molten steel. Unhappy Birthday to You!--The Fabulous World of Krypton, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Frank McLaughlin; Clark's friends give him a surprise birthday party. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #264
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 264
    Published Jun 1973 by DC.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Secret of the Phantom Quarterback!, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; Superman battles the Phantom Quarterback, a solar-powered energy being created from Steve Lombard (first appearance). The Headband Warriors of Krypton!--The Fabulous World of Krypton, script by Elliot S! Maggin, art by Dave Cockrum; a mom on Krypton relates a story to her son about Rik-Ar, who used slings made of headbands to battle a tyrant. 32 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #265
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 265
    Published Jul 1973 by DC.
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #1055711016

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Attack by the Army of Tomorrow! starring Calixto, Superman, Morgan Edge, Perry White, Clark Kent, Marlou, Steve Lombard, and Norm, script by Elliot S! Maggin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; Calixto and his energy-powered mutants battle Superman and Perry White. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #266
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 266
    Published Aug 1973 by DC.
    • Oxidation.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Nightmare Maker!, script by Elliot S! Maggin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; Superman battles the Abominable Snowman, who was awakened by the rocket that brought Kal-El to Earth. The Face on the Falling Star!--The Fabulous World of Krypton, script by Elliot S! Maggin, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Joe Giella;In ancient Krypton, two siblings get lost looking for a puzzling object that fell from the sky; As they try to return home, the object helps the pair escape the hazards of the Flame Forest, but they never learn the object's otherworldly origin. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #267
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 267
    Published Sep 1973 by DC.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. World beneath the North Pole!, script by Elliot S! Maggin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; subterranean creatures called the Miros want to take solar energy from the surface of the Earth; Superman saves Steve Lombard's scientist brother from said creatures. The Man in the Public Eye!--Private Life of Clark Kent, script by Elliot S! Maggin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Bob Oksner; to improve Clark's image, Morgan Edge has him compete in boxing, baseball, swimming, and sky-diving. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #268
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 268
    Published Oct 1973 by DC.
    • 3 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Water damage. Residue.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. Wild Week-End in Washington!, script by Elliot S! Maggin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Bob Oksner; Barbara "Batgirl" Gordon tracks Superman to Mr. J's hideout; Batman guest-stars. A Tale of Time and Tide!--The Fabulous World of Krypton starring Jor-El, Zim-El, Kil-Gor, and Har-No, script by Elliot S! Maggin, pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Murphy Anderson. 32 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #269
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 269
    Published Nov 1973 by DC.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Secret of the Eighth Superman!, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson; Circus master B.B. Farnum uses Winchem's living puppets to take Superman's powers. 32 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #270
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 270
    Published Dec 1973 by DC.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Viking from Valhalla! starring Superman, Valdemar, Clark Kent, Oscar Asherman, Steve Lombard, Lois Lane, and Skagerrak, script by Elliot S! Maggin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Murphy Anderson. I Can't Go Home Again!--Private Life of Clark Kent, script by Elliot S! Maggin, art by Murphy Anderson; When the plans for a new highway go right through the Kent home in Smallville, Clark returns for one last visit; Pete Ross sees Clark and recalls how he recommended the highway be put through the Kent home to destroy any remaining evidence of Clark's double identity there. 32 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #271
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 271
    Published Jan 1974 by DC.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Man Who Murdered Metropolis!, script by Elliot S! Maggin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Bob Oksner; As WGBS employess picket outside the building, they witness a mirror image of the Metorpolis skyline descending from the sky; When Superman investigates, he finds Brainiac, who announces that when the mirror image meets the real skyline, the latter will explode. The Warriors of Lightning Valley!--The Fabulous World of Krypton starring Jaxon the Lash, Vanaria, and Art-Al, script by Elliot S! Maggin, art by Dick Giordano. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #272
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 272
    Published Feb 1974 by DC.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.95) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Label #2038440020

    All reprints. "Mr. Mxyztplk Returns!" (from Action 80 in 1944; 2nd appearance of Mr. Mxyzptlk; art by John Sikela); Jimmy Olsen stars in "The Demons From Pandora's Box!" (from Jimmy Olsen 81; art by Kurt Schaffenberger); Superman stars in "The Magicians' Convention!" (from Action 97); Green Lantern and Zatanna star in "The Other Side of the World!" (from Green Lantern 42; script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Sid Greene); Superman stars in "The Enchanted Mountain!" (from Action 86); and Superman stars in "Beauty and the Super-Beast!" (from Superman 165; pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein). 1 panel each by Neal Adams, Berni Wrightson, Mike Kaluta, Howard Chaykin, Curt Swan, Joe Kubert, Kurt Schaffenberger, Joe Orlando, Frank Robbins, Dick Giordano, Dave Cockrum, Cazrmine Infantino, Dick Dillin, Irv Novick, Howard Chaykin, and Sergio Aragones. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #273
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 273
    Published Mar 1974 by DC.
    • Rust migration. Oxidation.

    Cover art by Nick Cardy. The Wizard with the Golden Eye!, script by Elliot S! Maggin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta; a scientist uses the Golden Eye of Ekron to become a super-hero; he then battles Superman. Blind Date!--The Private Life of Clark Kent, script by Elliot S! Maggin, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Dick Giordano; Clark Kent becomes temporarily blind while entertaining blind children. 36 pgs. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.