Superman #12

Published
October 1984
Page count
84
Cover price
0.99 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Australian Edition DC
 
Australian Edition DC
Federal Comics [straight text]
 
Federal Comics [straight text]

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman) Cover, 1 page

"You destroyed everything I loved, Superman! Now I'll do the same for you!"

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-4167
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor

Credits

Art
Gil Kane, line art [signed]
Colours
Anthony Tollin, colourist
Text
, letterer
 
Milton Glaser Studio, letterer (logo)
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Consulting Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #386 (August 1983)
No title recorded

Notes

This reprints the first appearance of an updated Superman logo, most noted by rounding off the bottom portion of the letter "u".

Show/hide 1. Luthor Rises Again! (Superman) Comic story, 44 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-4151; [S-4187]
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Sam Lane (Lois Lane's father); Ella Lane (Lois Lane's mother); Flight Engineer Bower; Justin Moore (cub reporter); Renzil Dugan; Louto Malono; Wanda Nordo (Luthor's minion); Pluto Statler (Luthor's minion); Plato Statler; Dr. Herbert Norris; Louto (Luthor's henchman); Morgan Edge

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Dave Hunt, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Consulting Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #385 (July 1983)
Luthor Rises Again!
 
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #386 (August 1983)
Luthor Lashes Back!

Synopsis

After escaping the destruction of Lexor, Lex Luthor returns to Earth to seek revenge on Superman. Superman stops him from destroying the Earth in the same fashion that the planet Lexor was destroyed.

Notes

Story begins on inside front cover. Some artwork removed to combine the stories and reduce the page count.

Show/hide 2. The Kid Who Played Superman! (Superman) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-4201
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Justin Moore (Cub Reporter); Perry White; Mickey Norris; Jimmy Olsen; Mrs. Norris; Morgan Edge; Lana Lang; Invisible Aliens

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Dave Hunt, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original Editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Consulting Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #388 (October 1983)
The Kid Who Played Superman!
Also printed
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #50 (July 1984)
The Kid Who Played Superman!

Synopsis

When an invisible alien race lands their spaceship on Earth only little Micky Norris can see them and alert Superman to their scheme.

Show/hide 3. Missy is Missing (Lois Lane) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3994; [S-4035]
Characters
Supergirl [Linda Danvers]; Prof. Metzner; Louie Trumbull; Decay [Mr. Pendergast]; John Ostrander; Lester Adams; Mr. Wilson (image on screen)

Credits

Writing
Tamsyn O'Flynn, scripter
Art
Bob Oksner, line art
Text
Adam Kubert, letterer (#3)
 
John Costanza, letterer (#4)
Editing
Dick Giordano, original Managing Editor
 
Julius Schwartz, original Editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Consulting Editor

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
The Daring New Adventures of Supergirl (DC, 1982 series) #3 (January 1983)
Missy Is Missing!
 
United States
The Daring New Adventures of Supergirl (DC, 1982 series) #4 (February 1983)
Missy Doesn't Live Here Anymore!

Notes

Artwork removed and pages combined to merge these two stories and reduce the page count.

Show/hide 4. Stars & Rockers [Coming soon!] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Stars & Rockers. Coming Soon! Another great Federal Super Special!"

Details

Printed
1984 to 1985
More...
Stars & Rockers [Coming soon!]

Notes

This magazine was also published by the Federal Publishing Company. A later variation of this advertisment states "on sale now".


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Craig Guerin

AusReprints ID

  • 1652

Entry created

  • 07/09/2004

Cover added

  • 11/08/2015

Index completed

  • 03/10/2008

Last updated

  • 24/10/2021