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Superman comic books issue 56

  • Issue #56
    Superman (1939 1st Series) 56
    • Small pieces of tape on cover, staple rust.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($7.50) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    • Label #1255942008

    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 #56
    Superman (1987 2nd Series) 56

    "Red Glass!" Part 1 of 3. Story by James D. Hudnall. Art by Ed Hannigan and Willie Blyberg. Superman suddenly finds himself in a world where all his arch villains have been him. And the public at large lives in fear of what he may do next. Can the Man of Steel solve this mystery and find out what is happening before it's too late? Story continues in Adventures of Superman (1939-2006) #479. Plus, the back-up tale "Charlie & Company!" Starring the Guardian and the Newsboy Legion. Story and art by Karl Kesel. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #56
    Superman The Man of Steel (1991) 56

    Cover pencils by Jon Bogdanove, inks by Dennis Janke. And the Name's Mister Mxyzptlk!, script by Louise Simonson, pencils by Jon Bogdanove, inks by Dennis Janke; Mr. Mxyzptlk does his best to get Lois and Clark back together again. Comics Buyer's Guide 1996 Fan Awards. Jerry Siegel 1914-1996 tribute/obituary. Cover price $1.95.

  • Issue #56
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (1954) 56
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by John Forte. The Son of Jimmy Olsen!, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Kurt Schaffenberger. The Jinx of Metropolis!, script by Jerry Siegel, art by John Forte; Superman gives the Kryptonian deflector to President John F. Kennedy. Moolah the Mystic humor page, art by Henry Boltinoff. Jimmy Olsen's Sweethearts!, script by Robert Bernstein, art by Al Plastino; Lana dumps Jimmy, who goes out with actress lookalikes (appearances by Marilyn Monroe, Gina Lollabrigida, Rock Hudson, Brigitte Bardot, Tuesday Weld, and Jayne Mansfield). 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #56
    Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane (1958) 56
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #753-AA-006
    • Cover detached. Centerfold detached.

    Cover art by Kurt Schaffenberger. The Snoopiest Girl in History!, script by Edmond Hamilton, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Lois is accidentally transported to ancient Greece where she becomes the Pandora of Greek legends when she opens a box and releases a swarm of disease-carrying insects. Lois Lane, Super-Telepath!, script by Otto Binder, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Lois Lane thinks she has telepathic powers. Lois Lane's Super-Gamble, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Kurt Schaffenberger; Lois wants Lana to marry Ideal-Man so that she won't be coming between Lois and Superman anymore. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #56
    Superman Batman (2003) 56
    Published Apr 2009 by DC.

    Super/Bat: Part 4 of 4 - Written by Michael Green & Mike Johnson Art by Rags Morales & John Dell Cover by Rags Morales This is it! The World's Finest Heroes face off against the JLA and their greatest foes - each other! The final chapter of 'Super/Bat' explodes as the powerless Superman battles the unstoppable Batman with the soul of The Dark Knight hanging in the balance. 32 pg, FC Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #56
    Superman Adventures (1996) 56

    Written by Dan Jolley;ART BY Neil Vokes and Terry Austin;COVER BY Mike Manley and Austin In "Poker Face," the galactic bounty hunter Lobo loses in a poker game, but his bet was the planet Earth! Now the alien winner has taken claim and control of the world, leaving it up to Superman to save the day once again. But the alien isn't about to give up his prize that easily... FC, 32 pg. Cover price $1.99.