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Superman comic books issue 196

  • Issue #196
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 196
    Published May 1967 by DC.
    • Tape placed over bottom staple in centerfold.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. The Thing From 40,000 A.D.!, script by Bill Finger, art by Wayne Boring; Superman battles a lookalike. The Star of Steel! starring Superman, Lyrica Lloyd, Marcus Moller, Perry White, Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen, and Claude Keith, script by Otto Binder, art by Al Plastino. Letter to the editor from Irene Vartenoff. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #196
    Superman (1987 2nd Series) 196
    Published Oct 2003 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY STEVEN T. SEAGLE; ART AND COVER BY SCOTT MCDANIEL AND ANDY OWENS Terror strikes Metropolis, and Superman must make a critical decision that results in the birth of a new adversary who wants to end all conflicts...by any means necessary! FC, 32 PG. $2.25 Cover price $2.25.

  • Issue #196
    Superman Family (1974) 196
    Published Aug 1979 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, inks by Dick Giordano. The Shadow of Jor-El! starring Superboy, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Frank Chiaramonte; Jonathan Kent discovers his worm collection acting strangely and begins to investigate, discovering the secret behind the Earth tremors that are threatening Smallville. Good Health -- It's Killing Me! starring Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Bob Oksner, inks by Frank McLaughlin. Super-Disco Fever--The Private Life of Clark Kent, script by Cary Burkett, pencils by Kurt Schaffenberger, inks by Dan Adkins. Case of the Curious Castaway--Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen, script by Gerry Conway, pencils by John Calnan, inks by Vince Colletta. Editor of the Star starring Mr. & Mrs. Superman, script by Cary Bates, pencils by Kurt Schaffenberger, inks by Joe Giella. Displaced Double Identity starring Supergirl, script by Jack C. Harris, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Bob Smith. 68 pgs. $1.00. Cover price $1.00.