Superman Annual December 1963

United Kingdom

K. G. Murray

Australia

Published
December 1963
Page count
124
Cover price
8/6 [0-8-6 GBP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/968672

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Editing
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Show/hide Cover Menace from the Stars (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

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Art
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Colours
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Text
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Notes

Cover art produced by unidentified British artist for publication in the United Kingdom.

Show/hide 1. Superman Annual 1963-64 Credits, 1 page

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Complete title page text: "Superman Annual 1963-64 featuring The World's Greatest Adventure Character also Green Arrow

Sole Distributors : Atlas Publishing & Distributing Co. Ltd. 18 Bride Lane, London, E.C.4

Published by arrangement with the K. G. Murray Publishing Company Pty., Ltd., Sydney.

Copyright: National Periodical Publications Inc., New York"

Show/hide 2. Untitled Table of contents, 1 page

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Contents page listing all titles for Superman and Green Arrow stories, the featured characters in this annual.

Show/hide 3. The Menace from the Stars! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk, scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Pat Gordon , letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #68 (January-February 1954)
 
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #68 (January-February 1954)
The Menace from the Stars!
Also printed
United States
Superman in the Fifties (DC, 2002 series) ([September] 2002)

Notes

Last story page also contains an advertisement for the Boys' Book of Space, 8/6, "Factual and Fictional Features, From all Newsagents and Bookstalls". Presumably another Atlas publication.

Show/hide 4. The Legion of 100 Archers! (Green Arrow) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #189 (June 1953)
The Legion of 100 Archers
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #60 ([September 1961])
The Legion of 100 Archers!
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Warden Willis) Comic story, 1 page

"You seem quite busy with that camera!"

Featuring

Feature
Warden Willis
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #109 (August 1957)
Untitled
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Moolah the Mystic) Comic story, 1 page

"Amazing!"

Featuring

Feature
Moolah the Mystic
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

Reprint history

Original
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #14 (June 1957)
Show/hide 7. The Amazing Miss Arrowette (Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
David Wood, scripter [as Dave Wood]
Art
Lee Elias, line art
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Original
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #113 (November 1960)
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Pop) Comic story, 1 page

"Say, Pop, I can use some new clothes!"

Featuring

Feature
Pop
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

Reprint history

Original
Blackhawk (DC, 1957 series) #150 (July 1960)
Show/hide 9. Untitled (Jail Jests) Comic story, 1 page

"I'm going to be released tomorrow..."

Featuring

Feature
Jail Jests
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #129 (February 1960)
Untitled
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #10 ([May 1960])
Untitled
Show/hide 10. The Girls in Superman's Life! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 11. Untitled (Moolah the Mystic) Comic story, 1 page

"This is getting very uncomfortable."

Featuring

Feature
Moolah the Mystic
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #6 (January-February 1957)
No title recorded
Show/hide 12. Untitled (Warden Willis) Comic story, 1 page

"There goes the escaped man..."

Featuring

Feature
Warden Willis
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #276 (February 1960)
Untitled
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #10 ([May 1960])
Untitled
Show/hide 13. The Menace of the Mechanical Octopus (Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages
Show/hide 14. Chapter I: The Super-Brat from Krypton (Superman) Comic story, 7 pages
Show/hide 15. Chapter 2: The Young Super-Bully (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages
Show/hide 16. Chapter III: Superman vs. Super-Menace! (Superman) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 17. Untitled (Hy Wire) Comic story, 1 page

"I read your ad for an assistant!"

Featuring

Feature
Hy Wire
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #57 (June 1957)
Untitled
Show/hide 18. Untitled (Fireman Pete) Comic story, 1 page

"Pete! There's a gal up there..."

Featuring

Feature
Fireman Pete
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Stan Kaye, scripter
Art
Stan Kaye, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Stan Kaye, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #20 (June-July 1952)
No title recorded
Also printed
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #106 (March 1957)
Untitled
Show/hide 19. Jor-El's Last Will! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Pat Gordon , letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #69 (March-April 1954)
Jor-El's Last Will!
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #53 ([November 1954])
Jor-El's Last Will
 
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (KGM, 1952 series) #53 ([February 1955])
Jor-El's Last Will
Show/hide 20. Untitled (Quick Quiz) Activity, 1 page

"Is a rare stamp more valuable..."

Featuring

Feature
Quick Quiz
Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Writing
Horace Elmo, scripter
Art
Horace Elmo, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Horace Elmo, letterer

Reprint history

Based on
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #65 (July-August 1953)
Untitled  (Panel 2 (Who was Geronimo?))
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #200 (May 1954)
Untitled  (Panel 3, 4, 5 (Do orchids grow from seeds?))
First print
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #54 ([December 1954?])
Untitled
Show/hide 21. Untitled (Hy Wire) Comic story, 1 page

"Three shows today."

Featuring

Feature
Hy Wire
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #236 (May 1957)
Can't sleep
Show/hide 22. Crime's TV Station! (Green Arrow) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
George Papp, line art
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #197 (February 1954)
Crime's TV Station
Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #61 ([October 1961?])
Crime's TV Station
Show/hide 23. Untitled (Science Says You're Wrong) Cartoon, 0.5 pages

"The heat of the sun is due..."

Featuring

Feature
Science Says You're Wrong
Genre
Non-fiction; math & science

Credits

Writing
Mort Drucker, scripter
Art
Mort Drucker, line art
Text
Mort Drucker, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #29 (February 1953)
Untitled
Also printed
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #22 (February 1958)
Untitled
Show/hide 24. Untitled (Scientific Word Origins...) Cartoon, 0.5 pages

"Before the regular movement..."

Featuring

Feature
Scientific Word Origins...
Genre
Non-fiction; math & science

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
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Text
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Reprint history

Original
Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #42 (February-March 1958)
Show/hide 25. Untitled (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 1 page

"Jerry, as the team manager..."

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #183 (December 1952)
Team Manager
Show/hide 26. The Return of Miss Arrowette (Green Arrow) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Green Arrow
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Writing
David Wood, scripter [as Dave Wood]
Art
Lee Elias, line art
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #118 (June 1961)
The Return Of Miss Arrowette
Show/hide 27. Untitled (Science Says You're Wrong.....) Cartoon, 1 page

"A sphere will roll..."

Featuring

Feature
Science Says You're Wrong.....
Genre
Non-fiction; math & science

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Original
Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #66 (March 1956)
Show/hide 28. Untitled (Jerry the Jitterbug) Comic story, 1 page

"Touchdown!"

Featuring

Feature
Jerry the Jitterbug
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #155 (August 1950)
Untitled
Also printed
Australia
Congo Bill (Colour Comics, 1951 series) #1 ([May 1951?]) —The Adventures of Congo Bill
Untitled
Show/hide 29. Batman - Double for Superman! (Superman and Batman and Robin) Comic story, 10 pages
Show/hide 30. Companion Volumes In This Series Advertisement, 1 page

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Colours
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Notes

Atlas UK house ad promoting four other annuals: Superboy, Batman, SuperAdventure, and Lone Star, as well as the Boys' Book of Space. Also printed at the bottom of this page, the inside back cover: "Made and Printed in Great Britain by Morrison and Gibb Limited, London and Edinburgh".


Notes

Interior story pages alternate between black and white and two-color format (blue and red).

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  • 38416

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