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Superman comic books issue 164

  • Issue #164
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 164
    Published Oct 1963 by DC.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 2 1/2" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Showdown Between Luthor and Superman! [part 1], script by Edmond Hamilton, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; When Luthor escapes from jail, he challenges Superman to meet him in a fair fight without his super powers. The Super-Duel! [part 2]; While Superman struggles to survive, Luthor meets the few remaining inhabitants of the planet and becomes their hero when he reactivates their scientific machines and temporarily solves their water shortage problem. The Fugitive From the Phantom Zone! starring Superman and Ras-Krom, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Al Plastino. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #164
    Superman (1987 2nd Series) 164

    Vote Lex 2000. en by Jeph Loeb & Joe Casey. Pencils by Ed McGuinness & Carlo Barberi, inks by Cam Smith & Juan Vlasco. Cover by McGuinness & Smith. Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #164
    Superman Family (1974) 164
    • 1 1/2" spine split from bottom.

    First issue of the series (continues from Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen). 100-page giant. New stories: Jimmy Olsen in "Death Bites With Fangs of Stone" and "The Gift-Wrapped Doom" (scripts by Leo Dorfman, art by Kurt Schaffenberger). Reprints: Supergirl in "Brainiac's Blitz" (script by Jim Shooter, art by Jim Mooney; from Action 339), Superboy in "The Super Star of Hollywood" (art by George Papp; from Adventure Comics 272), Jimmy Olsen in "The Death March (featuring Perry White)" (script by Dorfman, art by Al Plastino; from Jimmy Olsen 76), and Lois Lane in an imaginary novel, "The Three Wives of Superman" (art by Schaffenberger; from Lois Lane 51). Plus a three-page special feature, "How artists Draw the Superman Family" by Curt Swan and Schaffenberger. Cover price $0.60.