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Superman (1939 1st Series) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 1
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($10.50) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • INCOMPLETE. 23rd Page Only.
    • Label #0218044025

    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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 3
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    • Conserved
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Conservation includes: tear seals to cover, spine split sealed to cover, cover cleaned, cover & centerfold reinforced.
    • Label #2101471001

    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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 4
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    • INCOMPLETE. Missing four center wraps, affects Luthor's Undersea City and The Economic Enemy stories, as well as Changer of Destiny text story.

    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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 9
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    • Restored: B3
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Restoration includes: small amount of color touch on cover, pieces added to cover, tear seals to cover.
    • Label #1268505001

    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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 12
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    • INCOMPLETE. Missing centerfold, affects art and story.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($6.57) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 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 Pages, Full Color. 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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 14
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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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 16
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    • INCOMPLETE. Extensive chew, affects art and story. Centerfold detached, edge damage.
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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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 17
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing two center wraps (affects "Muscles for Sale" story). Some staining throughout interior.

    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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 18
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    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold and strips from a few interior pages missing, affects art and story. Tears throughout interior.

    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 Pages, Full Color. 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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 20
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    • PRINTING ERROR. Comic stapled upside down and folded backwards, so comic is inverted.

    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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 22
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    • Cover and two center wraps detached. Staple rust/migration, stitching punctures along spine, tears throughout interior.

    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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 24
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    • 2.5" cumulative spine split.

    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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 26
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    • Interior is complete. Front cover missing. Back cover detached and heavily damaged. First wrap damaged along spine.

    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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 29
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    • Bottom staple removed.

    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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 30
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    • INCOMPLETE. Page missing (entire Death of a Pirate text story). Staple rust/migration, water damage, smoke stains. Mold throughout.

    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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 33
    • Centerfold detached. Cover detached at one staple. Staple rust.

    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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 36
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    • Tape stains, holes from added staples (removed), 2" cumulative spine split.

    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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 37
    • 1" Cumulative spine split. Cover loose at staples.
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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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 38
    • Extra staple holes.
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    • Centerfold detached.

    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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 42
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    • Top staple removed.

    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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 43
    • Cover oxidation. Chipping.

    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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #49
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 49
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    • First wrap heavily damaged (slightly affects art and story).

    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 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #53
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 53
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    • INCOMPLETE. Pages missing, affects art and story. Missing "The Oracle From Metropolis", replaced with unrelated Aquaman story.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #1969339004
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Spine and edges rebuilt, tear seals, color touch cover cleaned staples replaced, TRIMMED. Rust migration and water staining to interior, centerfold detached at one staple.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Multiple pages missing. Interrupts art and story.
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    • Brittle, severe spine splitting. Includes reproduction cover (unattached).

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. List of Superman's accomplishments in the "real world." The Origin of Superman, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; After a prologue that demonstrates Superman's amazing abilities, his origin is recounted. Tootsie Rolls ad, art by C. C. Beck. The Oracle From, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Al Plastino; Professor Grog accidentally sends Superman and mechanic Mike Mooney back to ancient Egypt. Shorty humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The Tiniest Things In the World text article by Joe Samachson [as William Morrison]. A Job For Superhombre, script by Don Cameron, art by Al Plastino. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #55
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 55
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.20) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Cover detached and held on with tape, staples added (not manufacturing). Cover miswrap.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Part of first page missing. Interrupts art and story. Almost full length spine split through first wrap.

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring and Stan Kaye (background figures), inks by Kaye. Prankster's Second Childhood, art by Al Plastino; The Prankster is voted Most Admired Man by the students at the Manly Academy for Problem Children. The Richest Man In the World, script by Bill Woolfolk, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Millionaire Stephen Van Schuyler wants to marry Lois Lane, so she stages a contest to see who can give her the most spectacular gifts, Schuyler or Superman. Casey the Cop humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Albert Einstein bio. Too Many Heroes, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Actor Peter Loroff wills all his money to the person who performs the most heroic deed in the week after his death. Used in Seduction of the Innocent (pg. 33). 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #56
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 56
    • Small pieces of tape on cover, staple rust.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Heavy chew, affects art and story.

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Prankster Picks a Partner, script by William Woolfolk, art by Al Plastino; The Prankster tricks Superman into using his powers to help him commit crimes. The Man Who Couldn't Laugh, script by William Woolfolk, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; F. P. Crotchett hasn't laughed in 20 years and offers $100,000 to anyone who can make him. Smartypants, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Prof. Skynhedd is an expert in progressive education—So how come a two year old can run rings around him? Shorty humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #57
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 57
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($17.25) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scratch on back of case
    • Label #0179932005

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Menace of the Machine Men, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Aliens appear to land in the woods outside Northville and invade the city with giant robots. Every Man a Superman, script by William Woolfolk, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Superman is thrown into the future where everyone has super powers, and he meets a woman who looks just like Lois Lane. Bebe humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. Beethoven bio. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Son of Superman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Superman adopts an orphan boy and builds up his strength and confidence. Full-page ad for Superboy #1. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #59
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 59
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($11.10) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Lois Lane, Queen of the Amazons, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Under a mysterious spell, Lois joins a tribe of Amazon women in the Amazon jungle. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, Captain Tootsie and the Mysterious Plan by C.C. Beck. The Man of Steel's Super Manhunt, art by Al Plastino. Shorty humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The City That Forgot Superman, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Mxyztplk makes everyone forget there ever was a Superman, and nothing Superman can do will convince anyone otherwise. 52 Pages, Full Color.

    NOTE: "1st time Superman uses his Heat Vision." - Odinson, mycomicshop.com Archivist

    Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #60
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 60
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Al Plastino. The Two Identities of Superman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Superman tries to convince Hollis Shore that he's really Perry White. The Men Who Had to Guard Superman, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; When a dying scientist tells Clark a secret formula, the Secret Service decides they must protect him. Smokey, the Fire-Preventing Bear Comes to the Rescue of Peter Porkchops public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Otto Feuer. Casey the Cop humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. Birth of the Leathernecks, an origin of the U.S. Marines. Superman Fights the Super-Brain, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; The Toyman builds a super computer to plot crimes for him. Stan Musial Wheaties full-page ad. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #62
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 62

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Black Magic On Mars, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Orson accidentally gets trapped in a rocket to Mars where he meets Martian Nazis; No one on Earth believes his broadcast pleas for help, except Superman. The People Vs. Superman, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Superman is arrested for the murder of Clark Kent; First extensive use of super-ventriloquism. How Football Began article. Give Your Town a Present public service announcement starring Superboy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. Pioneer Days In Oregon. Shorty humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Mr. Mxyztplk, Hero, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Mxyztplk falls in love with actress Larissa Lee and decides to become a hero in order to impress her. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #64
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 64
    • Centerfold detached. Staple rust with migration.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #2056811006

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Professor Lois Lane starring Superman, Lois Lane, Andy Parkes, Greta Lee, and Perry White, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Isle of Giant Insects, script by Edmond Hamilton, art by Al Plastino; Supes fights giant ants and other insects, ala THEM. Shorty humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Stumpy humor page by Phil Berube. The Free-For-All Crimes starring Superman and The Prankster, script by William Woolfolk, art by Al Plastino. Home Sweet Home public service announcement featuring Leave It to Binky, script by Jack Schiff, art by Bob Oksner. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #68
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 68
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($13.47) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    1st Lex Luthor cover in this title. Cover art by Win Mortimer. The Six Elements of Crime starring Superman and Lex Luthor, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Al Plastino, inks by Stan Kaye. Lois Lane's Royal Romance starring Superman and King Harrup II, script by Bill Woolfolk, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Little Pete humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Santa Claus Was a Thin Man text story. Peg humor page by Boltinoff. Superman, Hotel Manager, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Al Plastino. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Traps Jewel Thieves" by Bill Schreiber. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #69
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 69
    Auction opens January 4
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    • 3.25" cumulative spine split. Staple rust.
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split (taped). Cover detached.

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Prankster's Apprentice starring Superman, The Prankster, The Trickster [Al Fresco], and Porky, script by Bill Woolfolk, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Sandor Sandor, Genius starring Superman and Sandor Sandor, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Peril At the Peak text story. The Man Who Didn't Know He Was Superman starring inspector Erskine Hawkins, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Al Plastino. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #71
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 71
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    • Interior is complete. Back cover and pieces of front cover missing.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Clark Kent's Super-Masquerade starring R24, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Superman gains temporary amnesia. The Anti-Superman Club, script by Edmond Hamilton; Superman builds a Superwoman robot. Jerry Jitterbug humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. Minus Three Ninety text story. The Man Who Stole the Oceans starring Superman and Lex Luthor, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. (In #48 he was The Man Who Stole the Sun! This guy thinks BIG!) Full-page, full-color Schwinn bicycle interior ad. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #72
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 72
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.37) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split, cover held in place by one glue spot (mostly detached).

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The Unfunny Prankster starring Superman, The Prankster, and The Financier [Van Retz], script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Private Life of Perry White, script by Edmond Hamilton. The Man Who Knew All the Words by R. Fairbanks; Noah Webster bio. The Flight of the Failures starring Superman, Harvey Follensby, Manton, Miss Starr, and Evan, sscript by Bill Woolfolk, inks by Stan Kaye. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #73
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 73
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1418191007

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Hank Garvin, Man of Steel starring Superman, Hank Garvin, Honest Jack Dugan, Friendly Al Piper, and Harry Dane, script by Bill Finger. The Mighty Mite starring Superman, Jonathan Kent, Martha Kent, Jeremy Kendall, Henrietta Kendall, Horace Preson, and Cynthia Preston, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Jerry Jitterbug humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. Boxing's Forgotten Man text story by Frank Minton. Perry White Vs. Clark Kent, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Fischetti; Clark Kent briefly becomes Planet editor; Planet combines with rival Dispatch. Superman is also featured in a one-page public service announcement, "The World is Our Schoolroom! 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #74
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 74
    • 6 1/2" Cumulative spine split (partially taped). Tape on interior of cover.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer; 2nd Lex Luthor cover for this series. The Lost Secrets of Krypton starring Superman and Lex Luthor, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Superman's Masters starring Superman, Ernest Gadden, Kid Kole, and Miss Swift, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Al Plastino. Super Ships text story by David King. The Secret of Superman's Home starring Superman and Hatchet Kaims, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Superboy stars in a one-page public service announcement, Share With Others! 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #76
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 76
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #0616193015
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Minor side edge cracks. Cracking at top, right corner.
    • Label #1308469002

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The Mightiest Team in the World!, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye (pages 1-8) and John Fischetti (pages 9-12); Superman and Batman learn each other's secret identities [for the first time] when they meet on a cruise while trying to find a diamond thief. The Misfit Manhunter starring Superman, Joe Harris, and Frosty Ferris, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Gatling Gun text story by Ben Galloway. Mrs. Superman, script by Bill Woolfolk, art by Al Plastino. Superboy stars in a one-page public service announcement, Happy Hobby Time! 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #77
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 77
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.35) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • INCOMPLETE. Piece missing from first page. Slightly interrupts art and story.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The Man Who Went To Krypton starring Superman and Happy Murrel, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Superman's origin retold. The Greatest Pitcher In the World, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Superman loses his memory and becomes a baseball star. P.T. Barnum bio. Superman Meets Pocahontas, script by William Woolfolk, art by Al Plastino; time travel story. 52 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #79
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 79
    • 3 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Tape on interior of cover.
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    • Cover detached, spine damage to first two wraps. Tape on front cover.

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Citadel of Doom starring Superman and Lex Luthor, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The End of the Planet! starring Superman, script by Edmond Hamilton, art by Al Plastino; When newspaper mogul John Wilton buys the Daily Planet and immediately shuts it down, the former employees start their own paper, gathering scoops in the new jobs they have taken to pay the bills. Can Everybody Speak the Same? article by Dick Keene. The Revenge That Took Three Hundred Years starring Superman, Inspector Erskine Hawkins, and "Guy Fawkes" [Roddy Greene], script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Al Plastino. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #81
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 81
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #165-AA-007

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Superman's Secret Workshop starring Superman and Lex Luthor, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea With Superman starring Superman and Little Dan Wheeler, script by Bill Finger, art by Al Plastino. Mysterious Moving Islands text story by Capt. Jeb Manton. The Superwoman From Space starring Superman, Tharka (Intro, the Superwoman), and Bowtie Barris, script by Bill Woolfolk, art by Al Plastino. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #84
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 84
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Tear seals. Cover detached, centerfold detached at one staple. Staple rust/migration. 1" Spine split from bottom.
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    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Superman's Other Life, script by Bill Woolfolk, art by Al Plastino; Superman travels back in time and creates a new life for himself as a disc jockey. Jerry Jitterbug humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. A Doghouse For Superman, script by Bill Woolfolk, art by Al Plastino; Superman briefly becomes an alien's pet! Listen To the Cricket text article by Barry Havens. Lois Lane, Policewoman starring Superman, Cracker Moreau, and Silver Skene, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #85
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 85
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    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Luthor, Hero starring Superman and Lex Luthor, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Clark Kent, Gentleman Journalist starring Superman, Harvey Grey (intro, latest Planet publisher), Griselda Grey, and Egbert Smills, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. U.S.S.? text story by E. C. Jeffrey. The Weakling Who Became a Superman, art by Al Plastino; Prof. Caspar Snelling gains super powers. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #86
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 86
    • 3/4" Spine split from bottom. Foxing.
    • 3.75" cumulative spine split.
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • 2 3/4" Cumulative spine split. From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.
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    • 1" cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Dragon From King Arthur's Court starring Superman and Sir Burlston and the Round Table Club, script by Bill Woolfolk, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Peg humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. Jimmy Olsen, Editor, script by Bill Woolfolk, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Jimmy Olsen becomes editor of the DAILY PLANET for a day. Safari Under the Sea text story by John Maplewood. The Fourth Dimension Gazette starring Superman and Mr. Mxyztplk, art by Al Plastino. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #88
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 88
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Tearing in cover and a few interior pages (very slightly interrupts art only). Heavy residue.
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    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.
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    • REMAINDERED COPY. INCOMPLETE. Part of first page missing. Interrupts art and story.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The Toughest Job In the World starring Superman, art by Al Plastino. The Dog Who Loved Superman starring Superman and The Professor, script by Jerry Coleman, art by Al Plastino. St. Bernards of the Sea text story by William H. Prosser. The Terrible Trio starring Superman, The Terrible Trio, Lex Luthor, The Prankster, and The Toyman, script by William Woolfolk, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #89
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 89
    • 1" spine split from bottom.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye (1st Curt Swan cover on this title). Captain Kent the Terrible, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Superman goes back in time to prove Clark's ancestor was not a cruel pirate, and ends up becoming a pirate himself. Shorty humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. Superman of Skid Row, art by Al Plastino; Clark goes undercover to smoke out a mystery on Skid Row. Peg humor page by Henry Boltinoff. One Hour of Doom starring Superman and Lex Luthor, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #90
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 90
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split. Back cover missing. Centerfold missing, affects story and art.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Superman's Last Job starring Superman and Red Evans, script by Jerry Coleman, art by Al Plastino. Superman's Secret Past, script by Edmond Hamilton, art by Al Plastino; Superman returns to Smallville. The Man Who Caught a Sub text story by Jack Miller. The Titanic Thefts starring Superman and Lex Luthor, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Superboy stars in a one-page public service announcement, Don't Give Fire a Place to Start. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #91
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 91
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    Cover art by Al Plastino. The Superman Stamp starring Superman and Willis Fotheringay, script by Bill Woolfolk, art by Al Plastino. The Lazy Man's Best Friend starring Superman and Doc Merlin, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. It's a Small World text story by Ted M. Levine. Great Caesar's Ghost, script by Bill Woolfolk, art by Al Plastino; Waldo Pippin impersonates Great Caesar's Ghost. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #92
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 92
    • 3 1/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. The Impossible Headlines starring Superman, Jigger Benson, and George Earns (briefly edits the PLANET), pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Superman's Sweetheart, script by Bill Woolfolk, art by Al Plastino; time-travel story. Little Pete humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The Secret of Sam Trask's Pet text story. Superman's Last Hour starring Superman, Nails Harrigan, and Dan Delta, script by Jerry Coleman, art by Al Plastino. Full-page ad for Jimmy Olsen #1. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #93
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 93
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Staple rust with migration. Margin piece torn from interior page.
    • 2" spine split from top of comic, smoke odor.
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    • 1.5" spine split from bottom through cover and first two wraps.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Most of first page missing, affects art and story. Heavy staple rust/migration.

    The Super-Joke on Superman! starring Superman and Wilmington Waffle, script by Bill Woolfolk, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Jimmy Olsen's Double starring Superman, The Thinker, and Baby Face (a Jimmy Olsen double), script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Treasure Hunt In the Sky text article by Capt. John Makim. The Man Superman Feared, script by Jerry Coleman, art by Al Plastino; Superman is afraid of a harmless looking guy named Alfred Huntley. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #94
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 94
    Auction opens January 4

    Cover art by Win Mortimer. Three Dooms For Metropolis starring Superman and The Hermit, script by Bill Woolfolk, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Little Pete humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The Men Without a World starring Superman and three Blanthians (aliens from Blanth), script by Jerry Coleman, art by Al Plastino. The Night Climbers text story. Clark Kent's Hillbilly Bride, script by Bill Woolfolk, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Clark is set to marry a mountain girl named Marybelle. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #95
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 95
    • Extensive spine split with tape along length of spine. Staple rust with migration.

    Susie's Enchanted Isle starring Superman and Susie Tompkins, script by Bill Woolfolk, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Varsity Vic humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The Practical Joker starring Superman and Pointdexter Wells, script by Alvin Schwartz, art by Al Plastino. The Saga of the Soda text story Ben Boltson. Jimmy Olsen, Super-Reporter starring Superman, Jimmy Olsen (who now has freckles), June Evans, Biff Wilson, and Killer Duganart, art by by Al Plastino. Full-page ad for My Greatest Adventure #1. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #96
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 96
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    • Cover detached.

    Cover art by Al Plastino. 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. Mr. Mxyztplk, Mayor of Metropolis, script by Bill Woolfolk, art by Al Plastino. Little Pete humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. Eight Eye-Twisters text story. The Collector of Celebrities starring Superman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. 44 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #97
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 97
    • 2 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.
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    • Cover and centerfold detached, 5.5" cumulative spine split.
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.

    Cover art by Al Plastino. The Amazing Professor Memory, script by Bill Finger, art by Al Plastino; Superman takes the place of Professor Memory when the mob is after him for accidentally learning the serial numbers on some stolen bills. Varsity Vic humor page by Henry Boltinoff. The Big Game Hunt of Metropolis, script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Ray Burnley; The Swindle Syndicate dupe Jimmy Olsen with free passes to Jack Borden's Big Game Hunt in an attempt to stop Clark Kent from figuring out who their leader is. Superboy's Last Day in Smallville!, script by Jerry Coleman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Fearless Fosdick stars in a quarter-page Wildroot Cream-Oil ad with art by Al Capp. 36 Pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.