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Superman (1939 1st Series) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 1
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    Cover art by Joe Shuster. Features a two page origin (new material) of Superman by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, plus four pages previously omitted from the Action Comics series. Untitled Superman story; Clark Kent applies for a job at the Daily Star, but is turned down until Superman stops a lynching and Clark phones in the story. Untitled Superman story; Superman breaks into the Governor's mansion to stop the execution of Evelyn Curry, and Lois is kidnapped by gangsters, no thanks to that spineless milksop, Clark Kent, but is rescued by Superman. Scientific Explanation of Superman's Amazing Strength! Superman text story featuring Biff Dugan. Action Comics #14 ad, art by Fred Guardineer. Article with photos and biographies of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Back cover features the first pin-up of Superman with is also the 1st ever pin-up page to appear in a comic book. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 2
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    • INCOMPLETE. Missing first two wraps, centerfold, one page and a few small pieces.Tears throughout interior.

    Cover pencils by Joe Shuster, inks by Paul Cassidy. Untitled Superman story starring Larry Trent, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Joe Shuster, inks by Paul Cassidy; Superman saves the former heavyweight boxing champion of the world from committing suicide; When Superman learns that Larry Trent was drugged by his former manager to lose the title bout, the Man of Tomorrow disguises himself as Trent and slugs his way back to the title match. Superman's Tips For Super-Health. Superman at the World's Fair ad for New York World's Fair Comics, 1939 edition. Superman Champions Universal Peace!, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Joe Shuster, inks by Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster]. Ad for the Supermen of America Club. Superman and the Skyscrapers, script by Jerry Siegel (signed), pencils by Joe Shuster, inks by Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster]; After five construction workers mysteriously die while trying to erect the Atlas Building, Superman decides to investigate. Superman text story. House ad for Superman in Action Comics. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 3
    • Centerfold detached.

    Cover art by Joe Shuster. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Joe Shuster, inks by Dennis Neville [as Joe Shuster]; When Superman saves a runaway boy from being run over by a train, he discovers the child is from an orphanage where the superintendent abuses the children in a variety of ways. Supermen of America club contest. Untitled Superman story, art by Jerry Siegel; Although Lois has double-crossed him and editor Taylor has fired him, Clark Kent (as Superman) heads to the Valley-Ho Dam to prevent it from collapsing. Death By the Stars text story, script by Bert Lexington, art by Fred Guardineer. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster; Clark Kent is introduced to a fighter manager who claims to be Superman's personal manager. Acquiring Super-Strength muscle training tips. Attaining Super-Health: A Few Hints From Superman! Good Luck Charm text story, script by Hugh Langley, art by Fred Guardineer. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Joe Shuster, inks by Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster]; Superman must save Lois' life and stop criminals who are smuggling in jewels from Europeans who wish to escape paying custom duties. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 4

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    Cover art by Joe Shuster. Superman versus Luthor, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster]; When Clark Kent begins to investigate a new weapon being tested by the Army that artificially causes earthquakes, little does he know that Lex Luthor is hot on the trail of securing the plans for that invention, one way or the other. Attaining Super-Strength tips. This Doggone World by Fred Schwab. From The 4 Corners fact page by Sheldon Moldoff. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Joe Shuster, inks by Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster]; Superman faces off once again with the evil Luthor, who first has tapped oil from oil wells all over the world for his purposes, then inundating the western coast of the U.S. when he raises a glass-enclosed city of ancient weird design from the murky depths. Superman of America contest info. Changer of Destiny text story, script by Hugh Langley, art by Fred Guardineer. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Joe Shuster, inks by Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster]; The suicide of the author of a manuscript, which states that sinister forces seek to retard this nation's return to prosperity, prods Superman to dart from place to place, averting the disasters that have been planned by these forces to disrupt vital aspects of national industries. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Joe Shuster, inks by Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster]; Superman pretends to join a group of racketeers who want to control the city's truck drivers' union so that they can paralyze food distribution and demand blackmail. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 5

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    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Paul Cassidy (pages 1-8) and Wayne Boring (pages 9-13) [as Joe Shuster], inks by Paul Cassidy (pages 1-8) and Paul Lauretta (pages 9-13) [as Joe Shuster]; Lois and Clark are very concerned when they see business owners trying to induce children into their stores to play slot machines, placed there by the goons of "Slug" Kelly. Superman's Super Strength: Rules for Summer Living. Supermen of America club info. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Paul Cassidy; Punk politician Alex Evell, because of his growing political power, is out to buy the Planet's competitor, so that he will have a newspaper to back up his political dealings. Power of the Press text story, script by George Shute, art by Bernard Baily. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Joe Shuster, inks by Wayne Boring [as Joe Shuster]; Clark Kent smells a rat when he enters several offices of financial wizards, hoping to find out why they are profiting during a time of extreme depression. Murder In the Wind text story by Jack Wallis. Two half-page ads for All-Star Comics #1 and Batman #1. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Paul Cassidy; Superman investigates why a noted chemist's serum, parabiolene, financed by a noted gangster named Carlin, is being used on noted people, making them virtual slaves to do the bidding of Carlin. Promotional ad for Action Comics. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 6

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    Cover pencils by Joe Shuster, inks by Paul Cassidy. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster]; When Lois is found at the scene of the murder of a noted jewel collector, she is arrested for that murder. Supermen of America club info. Too Big For Marbles text story, script by George Shute, art by Don Komisarow. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster]; Brute Bashby and his thugs roll into the town of Gateson with the sole purpose of establishing a protection racket, which means each shop owner must fork over 10% of their profits. Super Strength activity page, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jack Burnley. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster], inks by Cassidy and Paul Lauretta [both as Joe Shuster]; Relief efforts to help the tornado and earthquake ravaged South American nation of San Caluma head out by boat hit a snag when an aircraft carrying the relief commission officials nearly crashes. The Strangest Case text story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Don Komisarow. Sports Close-Ups! fact page by Jack Burnley. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster], inks by Cassidy and Paul Lauretta [both as Joe Shuster]; When a department store collapses and the head of the construction firm that erected it is slain, Clark Kent smells a story in the making. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 7

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    Cover inks by Wayne Boring. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Joe Shuster and Wayne Boring [as Joe Shuster], inks by Boring [as Shuster]; A clever gangster kills the wife of the prosecuting attorney, leaving evidence behind that her husband actually did it. Supermen of America ad. Fantastic Facts page on Chalchas the Greek. Superman is on the Radio! ad. Rinaldo's Revenge text story by G. B. Armbruster. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Joe Shuster and Wayne Boring [as Joe Shuster], inks by Boring [as Shuster]; The Planet editor sends Clark packing off for Gay City, where the people within the city fall victim to a strange malady that causes them to disintegrate! Superman Radio Program ad. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Wayne Boring [as Joe Shuster]; Believing the public prosecutor to be in league with the underworld, Kent convinces Perry White that the Planet should oppose candidate Red Tyler and back an honest candidate like Bert Runyan. The Black Gang, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster and Wayne Boring [as Shuster]; Superman faces a ruthless gang of men known as the Black Band, who specialize in brutal robberies of night club patrons in Metropolis, including Clark kent and Lois Lane. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 8

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    Cover art by Wayne Boring. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster]; Two hard working professors succeed in creating a process to enlarge the size of living organisms, but when they choose to try the process on human beings, and succeed with dreadful results, the Man of Steel must intervene. Supermen of America club info. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Wayne Boring [as Joe Shuster]; Warned by a friend of his of 5th Columnists landing by boat in the city of Metropolis, Clark Kent, as Superman, investigates and discovers that they are planting skilled workmen as spies and saboteurs with American armament factories, as well as having a secret base in a mountainous valley. Superman Licensed Products ad. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster]; After Clark is fleeced at a local carnival, Lois is given permission by the editor of the Planet to get evidence of the crookedness of the games there. Batman #3 ad, art by Bob Kane. Knotty Problem text story by Ed Carlisle. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel (signed), pencils by Joe Shuster and Wayne Boring [as Shuster], inks by Boring [as Shuster]; Lois and Clark attempt to get the low down on thefts of morphine. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 9
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    • Restored: B3
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover, pieces added to cover, tear seals to cover.
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    • Slab: Minor side edge cracks
    • Piece of cover reattached with 3 pieces of tape. Centerfold detached.
    • Label #3A70F7-024

    Cover art by Fred Ray. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel (signed), pencils by Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster], inks by the Shuster Shop [as Joe Shuster]; Superman battles against some members of the Committee Against Militarism, whose leader is actually employed by a warring totalitarian nation. Supermen of America ad. Sport Spotlight on Surprising Veterans featuring Fred Fitzsimmons, Gene Sarazen, Max Baer, Ted Lyons, and Lefty Grove. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel (signed), pencils by Paul Cassidy (?) [as Joe Shuster], inks by the Shuster Shop [as Joe Shuster]; Superman prevents Judge Crane from committing suicide, and, after talking with the judge, discovers that his daughter has been kidnapped. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel (signed), pencils by Paul Cassidy (?) [as Joe Shuster], inks by the Shuster Shop [as Joe Shuster]; Editor White sends Clark out to Lamson Laboratories to get to the bottom of an unknown person or persons causing problems at the lab in an attempt to force the W-142 formula out of Lamson. A Bombing Flight text story, script by Frank Cooper, art by Fred Ray. Superman Physical Development Club article. Ad for Batman #4 and the Superman Radio Show. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel (signed), pencils by Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster], inks by the Shuster Shop [as Joe Shuster]; The death of Morton Carling leads Lois, Sgt. Casey and Superman to uncovering the fact that the Jackson Jewelry Company was a front for a murder syndicate. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 10
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    • Label #0221209001
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    • INCOMPLETE. Missing two centerfold wraps, affects art and story.

    Cover pencils by Paul Cassidy, inks by the Shuster Shop. Untitled Superman and Lex Luthor story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster]; Metropolis is struck first by invisible robbers, then disappearing and reappearing buildings, and finally all water being shut off to residents. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] and Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster], inks by the Shuster Shop [as Joe Shuster]; When Lois Lane announces to members of the Daily Planet staff that she plans to leave her reporter's job for the life of a stage and screen star. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Wayne Boring [as Joe Shuster], inks by the Shuster Shop [as Joe Shuster]; Lois and Clark see Jim Gregg, a clerk in the Ordnance Division of the War Department, coming out of an astrologer's office, and find it odd the man wold visit such a place. Big Leaguer text story, script by George Shute, art by Cliff Young. Ad for The Spectre. Ad for Daisy Superman Krypto-Raygun. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 11

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    Cover art by Fred Ray. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster]; When the ruthless Gold Badge Organization causes tremendous damage in the city of Metrodale through the use of bombs, its leaders then turn their attention to the city of Metropolis. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster]; Editor White sends Lois and Clark to Corinthville in response to public sightings of giant animals, and they visit the laboratory of Dr. Carlstrom, who assures the pair that his experiments are being done to try to extend the life span of animals. Supermen of America ad. Timely Rescue text story, script by Nelson Edwards, art by Stan Kaye. Ads for All-Star #5 & All-Flash #1. World's Finest Comics #2 ad. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 12
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    • INCOMPLETE. Missing centerfold, affects art and story.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Missing first wrap and a portion of last page, affects art and story.

    Cover art by Fred Ray. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Joe Shuster (layouts) and Leo Nowak [as Shuster]; For doing such a great job, Lois and Clark are given a cruise vacation aboard the "Grenodier", where they meet Nan Wilson, who has inherited Pogo Island. Supermen of America info. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster]; After investigating three mysterious deaths, Clark Kent writes an article on the deaths, which he believes are actually murders. Kid Stuff page by Henry Boltinoff. Safe Job text story by Roger Forrest. Promotional ad for World's Finest Comics #2, More Fun Comics #70, Detective Comics #54, All-American Comics #29, Adventure Comics #65, Flash Comics #20, and Action Comics #39. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 13
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    • First wrap detached and torn.

    Cover art by Fred Ray. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Joe Shuster (layouts) and Leo Nowak (finishes) [as Shuster], inks by Leo Nowak [as Shuster]; Superman must battle Lex Luthor who is disguised as The Light, a criminal who kidnaps prominent men from many different fields, hypnotizes them with colored lights, and makes them do his bidding. Superman versus The Archer, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Leo Nowak [ghosting for Joe Shuster]; A new villain hits the front pages of Metropolis' newspapers, a villain who prefers hunting human beings for profit rather than animals. Sailor's Shawl text story, script by Gardner F. Fox, art by Cliff Young. Jerry the Jitterbug two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 14
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    • INCOMPLETE. First wrap and centerfold missing, affects art and story.
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    Cover art by Fred Ray. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster]; When people who attend a concert at Plymouth Hall are robbed, seemingly without their knowledge, Clark and Lois attend the next evening's concert to see if lightning strikes twice. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster]; When young Chet Farnsworth's invention, a fire extinguishing powder, is successfully used to put out a tenement fire, the young man hastily signs a contract with an unscrupulous man. Rollin' Stone humor two-pager by Ray McGill. Jinx Job text story by Norman Goss. Marked Man text story by Edgar Weston. Clancy the Cop two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 15
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    • Cover detached. 5" Cumulative spine split.
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    • 5" cumulative spine split held together with interior taping, tape in centerfold, staples replaced.

    Cover art by Fred Ray. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster]; Lois and Clark stand by and seek to assist Sgt. Branigan, who was blinded during a tussel with mobsters as well as being dismissed from the Police force for accidently killing a woman. Untitled Superman story, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster], inks by John Sikela [as Shuster]; Superman discovers that Battleship Y-92 had been sabotaged by agents of the war-like nation of Napkan upon launching. Rattlebrain text story by Norman Goss. Chief Hot Foot two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The Evolution King, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster], inks by John Sikela [as Shuster]; Superman must battle the Evolution King, a man who has developed a way to advance or revert the ages of prominent athletes. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 16
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    • INCOMPLETE. Last page and part of first page missing. Interrupts art and story. 2" tear through entire book.
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    Cover art by Fred Ray. The World's Meanest Man!, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Leo Nowak (pages 1-6) and John Sikela (pages 7-13) [as Joe Shuster], inks by Leo Nowak (pages 1-6) and Ed Dobrotka (pages 7-13) [as Joe Shuster]; When Lois and Clark take slum kids out into the country for a day, editor White decides to have the Planet sponsor a fund-raising campaign to build a resort for the underprivileged children out in the country. Case of the Runaway Skyscrapers!, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Wayne Boring (layouts) and John Sikela (finishes), inks by John Sikela [as Shuster]; Superman has to respond the to threats made by a Mr. Sinister, who uses a special ray-cannon to transport buildings, including the Daily Planet, into the Fourth Dimension. Grandpa Peters humor two-pager by Tom McNamara. Omission of Guilt text story by Edgar Weston. Racket On Delivery!, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by John Sikela [as Joe Shuster], inks by John Sikela [as Shuster]; Lois and Clark's lives are nearly forfeit when they bear down in their newspaper articles about local racketeers who are demanding fees from every truck that unloads in Metropolis. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 17
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    • 3" tear in back cover.

    Cover art by Fred Ray, features Hitler and Hirohito. Man Or Superman?, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Joe Shuster, inks by John Sikela [as Shuster]; Lois suspects that Clark Kent is Superman. The Human Bomb, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster]; A vicious criminal uses innocent people, trapped by hypnotic power, who are armed with a bomb apparatus which makes it possible for them to rob without opposition from the Police. G-Man humor two-pager by Ray McGill. Muscles For Sale, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Sikela [as Joe Shuster]; Superman must solve a series of bold crimes that were pulled by ungainly men who look anything but formidable. Rollin' Stone humor two-pager by Ray McGill. When Titans Clash, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Sikela [as Joe Shuster]; Lex Luthor survives his execution in the electric chair, which only makes him more powerful. Full-page ad for Action Comics # 43/World's Finest # 6. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 18
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    • 2 1/4 spine split through first five wraps.

    Cover art by Fred Ray. The Conquest of a City, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Sikela [as Joe Shuster]; Clark Kent, concerned that the people of Metropolis seem oblivious to the Nazi threat in the world, approaches editor White about writing a series of stories that will wake the citizens up to the realization that they are in danger. The Heat Horror, script by Jerry Siegel (signed), art by Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster]; When an astronomer discovers the existence of a strange meteorite, Superman correctly guesses that it has something to do with the terrible heat wave engulfing Metropolis. The Man With the Cane, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster], inks by John Sikela [as Joe Shuster]. The Pen Is Mightier text story by Eric Carter. The Snake starring Superman, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster]. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 19
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    • INCOMPLETE. First wrap missing. Interrupts art and story.

    Cover art by Jack Burnley. Case of the Funny Paper Crimes, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Ed Dobrotka, inks by John Sikela; Superman must battle a new villain who has invented a machine that can materialize two-dimensional figures out of the comics to rob for him. Superman, Matinee Idol, script by Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel], pencils by Joe Shuster (pencil layouts) and Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster] (finished pencils), inks by John Sikela [as Joe Shuster]; Clark and Lois decide to go to the movies, but when Clark discovers that it's the the latest Fleisher Superman cartoon, he has to think fast to keep Lois from discovering that he is Superman. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 20
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    • Conserved
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Amateur Conservation Includes: centerfold reattached with glue.
    • Label #09C609-007
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    • CONSERVATION. Staples replaced.
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    Cover art by Jack Burnley. Superman's Secret Revealed, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Ed Dobrotka [as Shuster], inks by John Sikela [as Shuster]; A practical joke by Lois exposes Clark's secret identity, forcing Clark Kent to "masquerade" as Superman. Destroyers From the Depths, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Ed Dobrotka (as Shuster), inks by John Sikela (as Shuster); A German inventor creates an army of Nazi controlled sea serpents that Hitler plans on using against Allied convoys. Lair of the Leopard starring Superman, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Sikela (signed as Joe Shuster). The Prof Comes Through text story by Eric Carter. Not In the Cards starring Superman and The Puzzler, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Joe Shuster, inks by John Sikela (as Shuster). Half page ad for Boy Commandos #1. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 21

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    Cover art by Jack Burnley. The Four Gangleaders, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster]; After a run-in with four notorious underworld gang leaders (one of them being killed in the process), Lois decides to write a series of articles exposing them. The Robber Knight, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Joe Shuster, inks by George Roussos [Joe Shuster]; When Lois Lane is arrested for wearing a stolen mink coat from Lacey's Department Store, Clark Kent learns that a former employee from Lacey's sold it to her. Goofy Invention text story by Wally Walker. The Ghost of Superman, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Peter Riss [as Joe Shuster]. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 22

    Cover art by Fred Ray. Meet The Squiffles, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Peter Riss [as Joe Shuster]; Clark investigates the mysterious crashes of military aircraft manufactured by the Elmont Aircraft Corporation and discovers that their test pilots have reported strange elves invading their cockpits. Clancy the Cop humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Great ABC Panic, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster]; The Prankster kidnaps the real copyright registrar and replaces him with one of his confederates. Gee Man humor two-pager by Ray McGill. Reunion With Death text story by Tom Terry. A Modern Robin Hood starring Superman, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Peter Riss [as Joe Shuster]. Prankster and Hitler appearance. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 23

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    Cover art by Jack Burnley. America's Secret Weapon!, script by Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Sam Citron [as Joe Shuster], inks by Sam Citron [as Joe Shuster]; When Superman arrives at Camp Towne to make an appearance, he volunteers to participate in the war games that will take place. A Claw For a Clue text story by Tex Raines. Habitual Homicide, script by Jerry Siegel, art by George Roussos [as Joe Shuster]; When Professor Lock makes a move on one of the college girls and is rebuffed, he swears revenge by killing the college dean and blaming her fiance. Hank the Yank humor page by Ray Houlihan. Fashions In Crime starring Superman, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Peter Riss [as Joe Shuster]. Clancy the Cop humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Danger On the Diamond starring Superman, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Sikela [as Joe Shuster]. 60 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 24
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Other — see grading notes
    • Scuffing and scratching to front and back of slab and inner well. Sticker residue to back of slab.
    • Label #0805902002

    Cover art by Jack Burnley. Perils of Poor Lois!, script by Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel], art by Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster]; After viewing a rather bad old-time melodrama, Clark gets a great idea (to him anyway): have Superman star in an old-fashioned melodrama with Lois as the heroine to be rescued. Private Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The King of Crackpot Lane!!, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Peter Riss [as Joe Shuster]; When Lois and Clark are given a tour of the War Department, they are told of a place called "Crackpot Lane", a place where the most far-fetched inventions and ideas to end the war end up. Words of Fire text story by Jeffry Allen. Life's Little Laffs humor page by Ray Houlihan. Surprise For Superman, script by Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel], art by Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster]. Jerry the Jitterbug humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Suicide Voyage! starring Superman, script by Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel], art by Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster]. 60 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 25
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    • 6" cumulative spine split.

    Cover art by Jack Burnley. The Man Superman Refused To Help!, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster]; Superman helps to clear a World War I veteran who is accused of being the secret head of a subversive Fifth Column organization. I Sustain the Wings!, script by Mort Weisinger, art by Fred Ray. Private Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. King of the Comic Books!, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Joe Shuster, inks by Ira Yarbrough [as Shuster]; Superman takes on the persona of a fictional super hero in order to save the life of the character's creator from the Nazis. Fair Exchange text story by Robert Lane. How They Knock Out a Jap Machine Gun Nest fact/propaganda page by Jack Lehti. Hi-Jack--Jackal of Crime!, pencils by Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster], inks by George Roussos [as Shuster]. 60 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 26
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • 1 piece of tape on spine of cover and 1 on back cover.
    • Label #0165360003
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    Classic war cover. Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by George Roussos. The Super Stunt-Man!, script by Bill Finger [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Joe Shuster and Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster]; The son of a former carnival daredevil comes to town, not knowing his father had lost his nerve years before in a car stunt gone wrong. Comedians' Holiday!, script by Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel], art by Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster]; Clark and Lois decry the closing of a new movie company that has given work to former vaudeville comedians. Private Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Superman's Master!, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster]. The March text story by Alton Black. Good Ol Judge Jalopy humor page by Jack Farr. The Quicksilver Kid! starring Superman, script by Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Dick Sprang (layouts) and San Citron (finishes) [as Joe Shuster]. 60 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 27

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    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring. The Palace of Perilous Play!, script by Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster], inks by George Roussos [as Shuster]; Superman struggles with the schemes of the terrible Toyman, who is out to design coin machines that will make him rich and devices that will give him revenge on the Man of Tomorrow. When Giants Meet!, script by Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster], inks by George Roussos [as Shuster]; While up in the big north woods in search of background material for articles on the lumbering industry, Clark and Lois listen to an entertaining tale about the time Superman and Paul Bunyan actually met. Robbers' Roost! starring Superman, script by Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster], inks by George Roussos [as Shuster]. Private Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Artistic Touch text story by Ed Selby. Dear Diary! starring Superman, script by Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster], inks by George Roussos [as Shuster]. 60 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 28
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    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Lambs Versus Wolfingham!, script by Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster], inks by George Roussos [as Shuster]; Wilbur Wolfingham shows up in the Eden farming community, which has been beset by drought, tornados, and insect infestation. The Golden Galleons!, script by Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Sam Citron [as Joe Shuster]; Superman enters the fray when a criminal smashes the model ship that Jimmy Tuttle has made in conjunction with the Daily Planet's model-building contest. Be a Magician! Turn Waste Paper Into War Weapons! public service announcement. Hank the Yank humor page by Ray Houlihan. Lois Lane Girl Reporter back up series begins. Stand-In For Hercules! starring Superman, script by Jerry Siegel (signed), pencils by Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster]. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 29

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring. The Wizard of Wishes! starring Superman, script by Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel], art by Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster]; When the Prankster is accidently hit by an automobile, the owner, a multi-millionaire, offers his fortune to anyone who can make him happy. Grandpa Peters humor two-pager by Tom McNamara [as Lefty O'Grady]. The Tycoon of Crime!, art by Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster]. Untitled Lois Lane, Girl Reporter story; When Lois is given the assignment to write a story on a bake shop, little does she know that that bakery is a front for a lottery racket. The Weakling text story by Ivan Arlen. The Pride of the Kents!, script by Joe Samachson [as Jerry Siegel], art by Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster]; A formerly rich man, whose relatives still think he is loaded, decides to discover just how much his relatives think of him, and holds an unusual "Kent Family Reunion." Casey the Cop humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 30

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    Origin and first appearance of Mr. Mxyztplk (later Mxyzptlk). Superman flies for the first time. Cover art by Jack Burnley. Superman Alias Superman, script by Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster]; Lois Lane thinks Clark Kent is trying to trick her into believing he's Superman! Untitled Lois Lane story, script by Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster]; Lois is taken prisoner by the Dover gang. The King's Substitute!, script by Bill Finger [as Jerry Siegel], art by Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster]; Unhappy because his father-in-law to be considers him to be a nobody, Johnny Poly goes to Poltavia to bid on a picture of the nation's ancient monarch. Death of a Pirate text story by Eric Carter. The Mysterious Mr. Mxyztplk!, script by Jerry Siegel (signed), pencils by Joe Shuster (?) and Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster]. Handy Andy humor page by Jack Farr. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 31
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    • Cover detached. 1.5" cumulative spine split.
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    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring. Tune Up Time For Crime!, script by Bill Finger [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Sam Citron [as Joe Shuster], inks by George Roussos; Superman's arch enemy, Lex Luthor, invents a giant-sized tuning fork, whose concentrated vibrations cause buildings to collapse and safes to crumble. A Dog's Tale!, script by Bill Finger [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Sam Citron [as Joe Shuster] inks by George Roussos; Lois and Clark set out to investigate a series of vicious dog nappings. Shell Game text story by Whitney Ellsworth [as Fred Whitby]. Lois Lane story, script by Don Cameron [as Jerry], pencils by Ed Dobrotka [as Joe]; Lois believes she is interviewing star Sari Mallon about a phony story concocted by her publicity agent, not knowing that a group of criminals are actually after the star's jewels. The Treasure House of History! starring Superman, script by Bill Finger [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Sam Citron [as Joe Shuster], inks by George Roussos. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 32
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • INCOMPLETE. Half of first page missing, affects art and story. RESTORATION. Staples replaced, spine reinforced at staples. Centerfold detached. Staple rust with migration.
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    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring. Superman's Search for Clark Kent!, script by Alvin Schwartz [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster], inks by George Roussos; Superman agrees to undergo the powerful rays of a machine designed to study brain tissue. Crime on Skis!, script by Bill Finger (?) [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster], inks by George Roussos; Superman, in the guise of Clark Kent, travels with Lois to Ski Valley, which is being threatened by a death bird: a half-man, half-bird creature of Indian lore. Grandpa Peters humor two-pager by Tom McNamara [as Lefty O'Grady]. Bomb Trap text story by Jack Miller [as Jesse Merlan]. Lois Lane story, script by Whitney Ellsworth [as Jerry], pencils by Ed Dobrotka [as Joe], inks by George Roussos. Shorty humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Toys of Treachery! starring Superman, script by Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster], inks by George Roussos. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 33
    • Conserved
    • CONSERVATION: Staples replaced. Centerfold reinforced at staples with tape. Musty smell.
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1300804011

    Cover art by Jack Burnley. Dimensions of Danger!, script by Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster], inks by George Roussos; Lois Lane says "Kltpzyxm" and accidentally transports herself to Mxyztplk's home world. Private Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Country Doctor! starring Superman, script by Bill Finger [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster], inks by George Roussos; An under-appreciated doctor is appalled when his doctor son refuses to practice medicine alongside his elderly father in a small country area. Man With the Rocket text story by Blair Bolton. Lois Lane story, script by Whitney Ellsworth [as Jerry], pencils by Ed Dobrotka [as Joe]. The Compass Points to Murder!, script by Bill Finger [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster], inks by George Roussos. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 34

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    Cover art by Jack Burnley. The United States Navy, script by Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Sam Citron [as Joe Shuster], inks by George Roussos; Superman has his hands full trying to convince Shep that both of his college buddies from college, now serving in various branches of the armed services, have an equally important job to do in the war effort. Lois Lane story, script by Whitney Ellsworth [as Jerry], pencils by Sam Citron [as Joe]; Lois turns the tables on a real estate broker who tries to get Lois to make a recorded statement incriminating her boss, Perry White. The Canyon that Went Berserk starring Superman, script by Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Sam Citron [as Joe Shuster], inks by George Roussos. Jasper humor page by Lit-Win. A Point of Law text story by Jack Miller [as Jesse Merlan]. Private Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. When the World Got Tired!, script by Bill Finger [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Sam Citron [as Joe Shuster], inks by George Roussos; Luthor enlists the aid of two aliens from the planet Attar to conquer the world by using a ray on the earth people that makes them lazy. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 35

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    Cover pencils by Jack Burnley. Fame for Sale!, script by Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster], inks by George Roussos; Wilbur Wolfingham acts as a publicity agent for several well-known people, then gets actors to impersonate them and make outlandish statements that mar their character. Lois Lane story, script by Don Cameron [as Jerry], pencils by Ed Dobrotka [as Joe]. Death On a String text story by Whitney Ellsworth [as Fred Whitby]. Like Father, Like Son!, script by Bill Finger [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster], inks by George Roussos; Two men are running for the job of Public Works Commissioner, but one of them, Jed Scapely, uses an underhanded technique to undermine his opponent. The Genie of the Lamp! starring Superman, script by Alvin Schwartz [as Jerry Siegel], pencils by Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster], inks by George Roussos. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 36

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    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Mr. Mxyzptlk's Mistake starring Superman, Mr. Mxyztplk, and Lois Lane, pencils by Ira Yarbrough, inks by George Roussos. Glory for Gloria starring Superman, pencils by Ira Yarbrough. A Tooth for a Tooth text story by Ives Carter. Lois Lane story starring Captain Rourke and Clark Kent, script by Whitney Ellsworth, art by Sam Citron. Clark Kent, Star Reporter starring Superman, Mr. Keele, Lois Lane, and Perry White, pencils by Ira Yarbrough. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 37
    • Cover detached at one staple.
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    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by George Roussos. The Dangerous Dream starring Superman, Johnny Fray, The Velvet Gang, Perry White, and Lois Lane, pencils by Ed Dobrotka, inks by George Roussos. Pranks For Profit starring Superman, the Prankster, and Lois Lane, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Ed Dobrotka. Chief Hot Foot humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Six Gun Justice text story by Tom Neill. Lois Lane story with Clark Kent, Emery King, and Big Larkin, script by Whitney Ellsworth, pencils by Sam Citron. Daffy and Doodle humor page by Lit-Win. The Rubbish Robbers starring Superman, pencils by Ed Dobrotka. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 38

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    Cover pencils by Jack Burnley, inks by George Roussos, features Superman reading Batman # 32. The Battle of the Atoms, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Sam Citron, inks by George Roussos; Luthor tries to kill Superman with an atomic bomb (the story was delayed because of government censorship). The Bad Old Knights, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Sam Citron, inks by George Roussos; Superman goes to Camelot in a dream. Gun-Grabbing George text story by Jack Miller [as Jesse Merlan]. Lois Lane story, script by Whitney Ellsworth, pencils by Sam Citron. The Man of Stone, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Sam Citron, inks by George Roussos. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 39

    Cover pencils by Jack Burnley. The Big Superman Broadcast, pencils by Joe Shuster, inks by George Roussos; 1st Superman radio show. The Monster of China Deep starring Superman, Captain Spears, and Lois Lane, pencils by Ira Yarbrough. Picture Frame text story by Whitney Ellsworth [as Fred Whitby]. Lois Lane story, script by Whitney Ellsworth, art by Sam Citron. Swindle In Sweethearts starring Superman, Wilbur Wolfingham, and Lois Lane, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Ira Yarbrough. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 40

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    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring. The Mxyztplk-Susie Alliance, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Ira Yarbrough, inks by Stan Kaye; Lois thinks Superman is making Susie's fibs come true again, but Susie is actually telling the truth about things Mr. Mxyztplk is doing. There Is No Superman, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Ira Yarbrough, inks by Stan Kaye; A noted Professor believes that Superman is scientifically impossible and therefore must be a hoax. One In a Million text story by Ed Blaney. Lois Lane story, script by Whitney Ellsworth, pencils by Sam Citron. A Modern Marco Polo, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Ira Yarbrough, inks by Stan Kaye. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 41

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    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by George Roussos. Too Many Pranksters starring Superman and The Prankster, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Sam Citron. Clark Kent's Bodyguard starring Superman, Pat Malarkey, Lois Lane, and Perry White, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Sam Citron, inks by Stan Kaye. Chief Hot Foot humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Little Barney humor page by Phil Berube. Gun Duel text story by Stan Carter. A Modern Alice in Wonderland starring Superman, Alice Neal, and Lois Lane, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Sam Citron. Full-page full-color interior ad for Kellogs Pep comic pins (18 listed) and the Superman radio show. George Case baseball Wheaties full-page color ad. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 42
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    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple. 4" cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring. The Man Who Wouldn't Quit starring Superman, J. Wilbur Wolfingham, and Lois Lane, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Ira Yarbrough, inks by Stan Kaye. Lois Lane story with Steve Bard, Clark Kent, Perry White, Whitey, and Turk, script by Whitney Ellsworth, pencils by Sam Citron. A Legend Comes True starring Superman, Burton Crowther, and Lois Lane, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Ira Yarbrough. Tin Badge text story by Stan Carter. The Death of Clark Kent, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Ira Yarbrough; When Clark Kent is "killed" in front of witnesses, Superman adopts a new identity. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 43

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    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Inventions of Hector Thwistle! starring Superman, Hector Thwistle, Lois Lane, and Perry White, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Joe Shuster, inks by George Roussos. Lois Lane, Actress starring Superman, Joe Corcoran, and Perry White, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Joe Shuster, inks by George Roussos. Kaflappos humor page by Jack Callahan. Shorty humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. Good Cops text story by Randolph Allen. The Molten World starring Superman, Luthor, Lois Lane, and Perry White, script by Don Cameron, pencils by John Sikela. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 44
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1262640001

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring. Playthings of Peril starring Superman, The Toyman, and Lois Lane, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Ira Yarbrough, inks by George Roussos. The Men Who Didn't Die On Time starring Superman, Samuel C. Owens, Lois Lane, and Joe Swift, pencils by Ira Yarbrough. Sky Ride text story by Mel Terret. Shakespeare's Ghost Writer starring Superman, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Ira Yarbrough; Supes helps Shakespeare write MACBETH! Salesman Sam humor page by Phil Berube. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 45

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    Cover pencils by Jack Burnley. Lois Lane, Superwoman!, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by John Sikela, inks by George Roussos; Lois believes Hocus and Pocus have given her super powers. Showdown on the Showboat starring Superman, Hugh Rowland, Captain George Golden, and Gilda Golden, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by John Sikela. Royal Crown Cola ad by Creig Flessel. Crime Key text story by Tex Wade. Handy Andy humor two-pager by Jack Farr. The Case of the Living Trophies, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by John Sikela. Daffy & Doodle humor page by Lit-Win. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #46
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 46
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    • Cover detached at one staple.
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    • INCOMPLETE: Missing first wrap. Centerfold detached.

    1st appearance Superboy this title? Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Mr. Mxyztplk Goes To College starring Superman, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Sikela. High Man On a Flagpole starring Superman, Tom Trent, Arnold Carlyle, Jean Dixon, Quent, Perry White, and Lois Lane, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by John Sikela. Blind Reckoning text story by Stan Carter. That Old Class of Superboy's starring Superman, Pudge Smythe, Stanley "Flip" King, Benjamin "Dizzy" Dowling, and Peggy Watson, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by John Sikela. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 47
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    • Staple rust with migration, centerfold detached at one staple.
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    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Toyman's Castle starring Superman and The Toyman, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Ira Yarbrough. Susie Reforms starring Superman, Susie Tompkins, Tambu, Kadir, and Crawley, Lois Lane, and Perry White, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Ira Yarbrough. Tide Squeeze text story by Don Carter. Superman's Unlucky Day starring Perry White and Lois Lane, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by Ira Yarbrough, inks by George Roussos. Tootsie Roll back cover ad, "Captain Tootsie Saves the School Party" by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 48
    • Centerfold detached. 1.5" spine split from base of comic.
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    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring. The Man Who Stole the Sun!, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by John Sikela; Luthor uses a giant space ship to cut off sunlight from the Earth. Autograph, Please!, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Sikela; When the Daily Planet mounts an autograph contest, Superman helps Johnny Terrill collect signatures from around the globe and across time to give him the confidence to walk again. Flip Flop the Clown humor page by Phil Berube. Comeback of a Clown text story by Tex Blane. The Rarest Secret in the World starring Superman, script by Jerry Siegel, pencils by John Sikela, inks by George Roussos. A Wheaties ad features baseball's George Kurowski (St. Louis Cardinals). 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #49
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 49

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    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Toyman and the Gadgets of Greed, script by Don Cameron, pencils by John Sikela, inks by George Roussos; Superman & Toyman team up to capture the man who is framing him. Clark Kent's Most Dangerous Assignment, pencils by John Sikela; Perry fires Clark for cowardice, so he goes on a dangerous expedtion to prove his worth. Trick Play text story by Pat Farris. Lois Lane, Globe-Trotter, script by Don Cameron, pencils by John Sikela; Lois tries to go around the world in 80 days. Captain Tootsie stars in a one-page Tootsie Roll ad, "The Secret-Play Touchdown" (by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza). 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #50
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 50

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    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Task That Stumped Superman starring Jasper Hawk and Lois Lane, pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by George Roussos. The Slogans That Came Too True starring Superman, Lois Lane, and The Prankster, script by Don Cameron, pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by Stan Kaye. Christmas Bonus text story by Ben Carroll. Shorty humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Hunter's Club starring Superman and Lois Lane, pencils by Win Mortimer, inks by Stan Kaye. Full-page ad for Mr. District Attorney #1. Full-color interior ad for Erector sets. Full-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie and the Log Jam Rescue" by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.