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Superman (1939 1st Series) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 1
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Cover detached and completely split. 1st wrap and centerfold detached.
    • Label #5C3A43-001
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Page 23 Only.
    • Label #0962660020
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    • 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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 3
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Cover detached. 13 pieces of tape on interior cover.
    • Label #811A85-001

    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. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 4
    • Paper: White
    • Minor amount of glue on spine of cover.
    • Label #1563365002
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1277792005

    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 #7
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 7
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($25.47) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Minor amount of glue on cover. Piece out of page 16, affects art. Tape on interior cover.
    • Label #1497409001

    1st appearance of Perry White. 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
    Auction opens July 6
    • Cover detached. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    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
    • 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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 10
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($9.57) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • INCOMPLETE. Coupon cut out of page 8, affects story. Cover re-attached with tape. Minor side edge crack, 2-1/2" crack to top edge and chipping to upper back side corner bracket.
    • Label #2004436013

    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 #12
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 12
    • Trimmed
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Restoration includes: right edge trimmed. Minor side edge cracks and scratching to front of slab.
    • Label #851-AF-001
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    • Conserved
    • Paper: Off white
    • Conservation includes: piece re-attached, tear seals to cover, cover reinforced.
    • Label #2058012001
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    • INCOMPLETE. Missing centerfold, affects art and story.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($5.85) 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 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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    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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    • 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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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1497416012
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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 #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 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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    • 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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 21
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2105433013

    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 #24
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 24
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #0200460004

    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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    • Paper: White
    • Label #2022141003
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    • INCOMPLETE. Corner torn from first page, does not affect story. Pieces missing from cover. 3 1/2" 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
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($5.40) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 27
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($12.75) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Bottom 2 corner pegs loose inside slab.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($7.77) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #F8A249-007
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    • 3.75" cumulative spine split, cover coming loose at staples.

    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
    • Paper: White
    • Label #1571407004
    Auction opens July 6
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #0039151003

    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 #30
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 30
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2070412002

    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 #33
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 33
    • 7" cumulative spine split, cover detached.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • INCOMPLETE. Missing pages and back cover, affects art and story.

    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 #37
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 37
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.95) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    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 #40
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 40
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • REMAINDERED COPY. Interior pages cut.

    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 #42
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 42
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1253704004

    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
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.00) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Interior is complete. Large pieces and spine missing from front and back cover, several cover-to-cover wormholes (readability not affected).

    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
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($10.95) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case
    • 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
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($105.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1493800020

    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 #47
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 47
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($7.50) will be charged at checkout.
    • Restored: B1
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Restoration includes: cover and centerfold reinforced.
    • Label #2070412014
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.14) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Staple rust with migration, centerfold detached at one staple.

    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 #49
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 49
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0165359013
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.42) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #52
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 52
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • REMAINDERED COPY.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.75) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Cover detached at one staple, 2" cumulative spine split with a tear extending down the front cover from the top. Oxidation. Piece torn from back cover.

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Preview of Plunder, script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Win Mortimer; The Prankster places statues around town announcing his next crimes--and all the statues show Superman helping him! Superman Turns On the Heat, script by Joe Samachson, pencils by Ira Yarbrough, inks by Stan Kaye; A small town farmer asks Superman for a favor, which results in unforeseen consequences. Open For Business text story b Bill Carlton. Superman In Valhalla, script by Edmond Hamilton, art by Win Mortimer; Superman goes searching for a lost movie company and ends up seemingly in Valhalla, home of the Norse gods. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #53
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 53
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #2007212003
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($40.47) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #1969339004
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($6.87) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • INCOMPLETE. 1/3 of front cover missing.
    • Label #0354967003
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.79) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • INCOMPLETE. Multiple pages missing. Interrupts art and story.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #54
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 54
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($60.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1497677009

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Wrecker starring Superman and The Wrecker, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Secret of the Chinese Dragon starring Superman and the Wongs, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Shorty humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. Her Majesty, Lois Lane starring Bobo, script by Joe Samachson, art by Al Plastino; Lois Lane briefly becomes queen of Cornovia. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light by C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza. Full page ad for Dale Evans #1. 52 pgs. $0.10. 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.
    • 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. 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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #56
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 56
    • Small pieces of tape on cover, staple rust.

    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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #57
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 57
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($19.50) 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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #58
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 58
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($7.05) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #0720508018

    Cover art by Al Plastino. Tiny Trix, the Bantam Bandit, script by William Woolfolk, art by Al Plastino; Tiny Trix tries to get out of jail by claiming he's a juvenile. Lois Lane Loves Clark Kent, script by William Woolfolk, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Lois' doctor advises her to try to transfer her love for Superman to a normal human, but her attempt to fall in love with Clark fails. Shorty humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. Casey the Cop humor page by Boltinoff. The Case of the Second Superman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; An earth scientist rockets his child to another planet where he grows up with super powers; He comes to Earth seeking Superman's help against the criminal scientist Bantor. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #59
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 59
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($11.70) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($13.50) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case; Debris trapped between case and inner well
    • Label #0604653013

    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 pgs. $0.10.

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

    Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #61
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 61
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($21.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #2070400007

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Superman origin retold in Superman Return to Krypton!, script by Bill Finger, art by Al Plastino; features the origin of and first story featuring green Kryptonite; Superman returns to Krypton for the first time and discovers he's not an Earth man. The Prankster's Radio Program!, art by Al Plastino; The Prankster takes over Superman's radio show--and Supes has to fill 24 hours of radio time HIMSELF!! The Courtship of the Three Lois Lanes!, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; Lois decides Superman might be more likely to fall in love with her if she changed her hair color. How To Be a Sports Announcer article. Hal Newhouser Wheaties ad. One-page Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Saves the Day" (art by C.C. Beck). 52 pgs. $0.10. 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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #64
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 64
    • Centerfold detached. Staple rust with migration.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($16.50) will be charged at checkout.
    • 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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #65
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 65
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Centerfold detached.
    • Label #1229656005
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($6.00) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Cover art by Al Plastino. The Testing of Superman, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye; As a reward for saving Lois's life, Superman lets Dr. Potts perform a complete set of scientific tests on his powers. Superman's Sweetheart, script by William Woolfolk, pencils by Al Plastino, inks by Stan Kaye; Lois gets jealous when Superman seems to be paying more attention to Peggy, her roommate. Balance Your Fun Diet public service announcement starring Buzzy, script by Jack Schiff, art by Win Mortimer. Shorty humor page by Henry Boltinoff. Three Supermen from Krypton!, script by William Woolfolk, art by Al Plastino; Superman meets three Kryptonian brothers who were convicted and sentenced by Krypton's Ruling Council to a sentence of suspended animation adrift in space; The first appearance of other survivors of Krypton. Peg humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 52 pgs. $0.10. 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.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($7.05) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #69
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 69
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.95) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 3.25" cumulative spine split. Staple rust.

    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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #70
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 70
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.70) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Interior is complete, full length spine split.

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Lois Lane Meets Annie Oakley starring Superman and Annie Nichols (aka Annie Oakley), script by Alvin Schwartz, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Life of Superman starring Charles Lamont and Angles Aldin, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Jerry the Jitterbug humor two-pager by Henry Boltinoff. The 'Copter Comes of Age text story. The Pied Piper Prankster starring Superman and The Prankster, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #71
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 71
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1264573010

    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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #72
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 72
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1418164016
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($7.05) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Very minor amount of dried glue on spine of cover.
    • Label #2070412010
    • 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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #73
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 73
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1418191007
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.16) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Cover detached. 3.25" cumulative spine split

    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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #74
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 74
    • Tape along bottom of spine.
    • 6 1/2" Cumulative spine split (partially taped). Tape on interior of cover.
    • INCOMPLETE. Coupon cut, does not affect art or story. Full length spine split, cover detached. Staples added (not manufacturing). Heavy spine damage.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($7.80) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #2041813001
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.75) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case; Top edge label strip loose; Other - see grading notes
    • 3 pieces of tape on cover, 3 pieces on interior cover. top edge label strip held on with piece of tape.
    • Label #0014599012

    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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #76
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 76
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($35.25) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #0616193015
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($25.50) will be charged at checkout.
    • 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 pgs. $0.10. 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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #78
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 78

    Cover pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Beast From Krypton starring Superman, Jor-El, and a snagriff (a Kryptonian dragon), script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Outwitted Outlaws western story. Henry Bergh bio (founder of ASPCA). The Girls In Superman's Life starring Superman, Lana Lang (1st app. in SUPERMAN as an adult), Mrs. Lewis Lang, Superboy (flashback), and Lens Lewis, script by Edmond Hamilton, art by Al Plastino. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #79
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 79
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1248708015
    • 3 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Tape on interior of 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 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #80
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 80
    • Interior complete. Full length spine split (taped from interior). Tape from interior.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.44) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • Remaindered Copy.

    Cover art by Al Plastino. Superman's Big Brother, script by Edmond Hamilton, art by Al Plastino; When Halk Kar crashes on Earth, the note he carries in Jor-El's handwriting makes Superman suspect that Halk Kar is his older brother. The Big Noise of Metropolis! starring Superman and Big-Noise Nelson, script by Bill Finger, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. The Last Days of Daniel Boone bio. The Men of Fire starring Superman, script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Wayne Boring, inks by Stan Kaye. Superboy stars in a one-page public service announcement, Superboy Discovers a New Kind of Junior Sport! 44 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.