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Superman comic books issue 42

  • Issue #42
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 42
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1253704004
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case
    • Label #5F23CA-005
    Auction opens January 6
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1361761001

    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 #42
    Superman (1987 2nd Series) 42

    The Day of the Krypton Man. Part 4 of 6. "The Nature of the Beast!" Story by Jerry Ordway. Art by Jerry Ordway and Dennis Janke. Story continued from Action Comics #651. Draaga has finally found the Last Son of Krypton. Revenge is within his grasp, but here on Earth Superman is at full strength. It's not a good day to be a revenge seeking alien. Story continues in Adventures of Superman (1939-2006) #465. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #42A
    Superman (2016 4th Series) 42A

    BizarroVerse: Part 1 of 4 - "Father of BoyZarro!" Written by Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason. Art and Cover by Patrick Gleason. It's a bizarre, Boyzarro world - and we just live in it! When Superboy comes face to face with Boyzarro, the Son of Bizzaro, a strange transformation begins to take place. But that's not all that the Kents have knocking on their door! Superman versus Bizarro round one am not just the beginning! 32 pages, full color. Rated T Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #42B
    Superman (2016 4th Series) 42B
    Published May 2018 by DC.

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    Written by Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason. Art by Patrick Gleason. Cover by Jonboy Meyers. - It's a bizarre, Boyzarro world-and we just live in it! When Superboy comes face to face with Boyzarro, the Son of Bizzaro, a strange transformation begins to take place. But that's not all that the Kents have knocking on their door! Superman versus Bizarro round one am not just the beginning! 32 pages, full color. Rated T Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #42
    Superman The Man of Steel (1991) 42
    • Signed by writer Louise Simonson with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    The mysterious 'Lock holds the solution to Babe's vampirism...but neither the cure nor Superman may come in time to save Jimmy Olsen from becoming Babe's latest victim! Written by Louise Simonson, with art by Michael Dutkiewicz and Dennis Janke. Cover by Jon Bogdanove and Janke. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #42
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (1954) 42
    • 1/2" spine split from bottom.
    • Water damage. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Stan Kaye. The Big Superman Movie!, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Forte; Jimmy goes to Hollywood for a meeting with Mammoth Studios for negotiates regarding film based on Jimmy's adventures with Superman. Perry White, Cub Reporter!, script by Robert Bernstein, pencils by Curt Swan inks by John Forte; Perry lets Jimmy be editor for the day while Perry becomes a reporter. Jimmy the Genie, script by Robert Bernstein, pencils by Curt Swan. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane (1958) 42
    • Cover detached.

    Cover art by Kurt Schaffenberger. The Girl Who Destroyed Atlantis!, script by Leo Dorfman, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Lois travels back in time to Atlantis when it was above the sea and discovers its leader Roh-Tul is not the humanitarian he pretends to be. House ad for Batman Annual #5. The Monkey's Paw!, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Lois acquires the magical monkey's paw, but throws it away before using its three wishes. The Romance of Superbaby and Baby Lois!, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Lois receives a blow to the head that causes a temporary personality change and ruthlessly blackmails Superman into marrying her. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #42
    Superman Batman (2003) 42
    Published Jan 2008 by DC.

    Written by Alan Burnett Art and cover by Dustin Nguyen & Derek Fridolfs Batman's not happy, Superman's being controlled, Bekka's hot for Batman, and Darkseid succeeds! It's the final chapter of Alan Burnett's epic 'Torment.' If you're reading COUNTDOWN, you can't miss this issue! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #42A
    Superman (2011 3rd Series) 42A
    Published Sep 2015 by DC.

    Truth Tie-in - Before Truth: Part 2 - Written by Gene Luen Yang. Art and Cover by John Romita and Klaus Janson. The Superman epic you never expected - 'TRUTH' continues! Has Lois Lane betrayed Superman with the truth? 32 pages, full color. Rated T Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #42B
    Superman (2011 3rd Series) 42B

    Teen Titans Go Variant Edition by Jorge Corona. Baefore Truth: Part 2 - Written by Gene Luen Yang. Art by John Romita and Klaus Janson. The Superman epic you never expected - 'TRUTH' continues! Has Lois Lane betrayed Superman with the truth? 32 pages, full color. Rated T Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #42
    Superman Adventures (1996) 42

    WRITTEN BY MARK EVANIER; ART BY NEIL VOKES AND TERRY AUSTIN; COVER BY MIKE MANLEY AND AUSTIN In stores February 9. Preeeesenting the world's greatest escape artist... Mister Miracle! Who is this guy and why does he insist on plunging headlong into danger? (No fair peeking at the JACK KIRBY'S MISTER MIRACLE trade paperback for clues.) Can Superman save someone who doesn't want to be rescued? FC, 32 PG." Cover price $1.99.

  • Issue #42-1STD
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    FIRST EDITION WITH DUST JACKET, Hard Cover/Red Cloth, Random House, pub. (1942) of Adventures of Superman, the first appearance of Superman in book format. Written by George Lowther with iIllustrations by Joe Shuster. Published by Random House, 1942. Contains four full color plates, ten black and white full page illustrations, and numerous black and white spot illustrations for chapter headers. Along with the story "The Mystery of the Phantom Ship and Its Skeleton Crew!," Superman's origin is retold: The destruction of Krypton, the space ship landing on earth with infant Kal-El, the death of his earthly father (named Eben Kent in this edition), becoming a reporter at the Daily Planet, meeting Perry White and Lois Lane- all this and the mystery of the Phantom Ship and its Skeleton Crew!

  • Issue #42-1STN
    Adventures of Superman Golden Age Novel (1942) 42-1STN

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    FIRST EDITION (NO DUST JACKET), Hard Cover/Red Cloth, Random House, pub. (1942) of Adventures of Superman, the first appearance of Superman in book format. Written by George Lowther with iIllustrations by Joe Shuster. Published by Random House, 1942. Contains four full color plates, ten black and white full page illustrations, and numerous black and white spot illustrations for chapter headers. Along with the story "The Mystery of the Phantom Ship and Its Skeleton Crew!," Superman's origin is retold: The destruction of Krypton, the space ship landing on earth with infant Kal-El, the death of his earthly father (named Eben Kent in this edition), becoming a reporter at the Daily Planet, meeting Perry White and Lois Lane- all this and the mystery of the Phantom Ship and its Skeleton Crew!