Superman #96

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
March 1955
Page count
44
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/11932

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, Editor [credited]
 
Mort Weisinger, editor [attributed] (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Mr. Mxyztplk, Mayor of Metropolis (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Mr. Mxyztplk

Credits

Art
Al Plastino, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United Kingdom
Superman (KG Murray, 1952 series) #79 (October 1956)
Mr. Mxyztplk, Mayor of Metropolis!
 
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #111 ([October 1956])
Mr. Mxyzptlk, Mayor of Metropolis!
Printed in
Supermán (Editorial Novaro, 1952 series) #65

Notes

Mxyztplk wears new costume but it's green, unlike later appearances.

Show/hide 1. Draw Me! (Art Instruction, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Art Instruction, Inc.

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger , scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Girl Who Didn't Believe in Superman! (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Alice Norton; Lois Lane; Martha Norton; John Norton

Credits

Writing
Bill Woolfolk, scripter [as Bill Finger]
Art
Al Plastino, penciller [as Wayne Boring]
 
Al Plastino, inker [as Stan Kaye]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #96 ([August 1955])
The Girl Who Didn't Believe in Superman!
 
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #242 (September 1971)
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #149 ([January 1972?])
The Girl Who Didn't Believe In Superman
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #25 (June 1982)
The Girl Who Didn't Believe in Superman!
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #25 (June 1982)
 
United States
Superman in the Fifties (DC, 2002 series) ([September] 2002)
The Girl Who Didn't Believe in Superman!
 
United States
Superman in the Fifties (DC, 2002 series) ([September] 2002)
Printed in
Superman & Batman Annual (Brown Watson, 1973 series) #1974 (1974)
 
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #242 (September 1971)
 
Supermann (Illustrerte Klassikere / Williams Forlag, 1969 series) #2/1972 ([februar] 1972)
 
Stålmannen (Williams Förlags AB, 1969 series) #3/1972 (29 februari 1972)
 
Superman et Batman et Robin (Sage - Sagédition, 1969 series) #69 (juillet 1974)
 
Superman in the Fifties (DC, 2021 series) #[nn] (2020 [April 2021])

Synopsis

Superman restores the sight of a blind girl and reunites her family.

Notes

Superman practices surgery for the first time.

Show/hide 3. Want a U. S. Government Job? (Franklin Institute) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Franklin Institute

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff , scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff , line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff , typeset
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Peg) Comic story, 0.67 pages

"Sis boom bah!" "Pete is taking me to the football game..."

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humour; teen

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]
Show/hide 5. Superman's Secret Message (Supermen of America) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supermen of America

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 6. Mr. Mxyztplk -- Mayor of Metropolis! (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Mr. Mxyztplk; Superman

Credits

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

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #111 ([October 1956])
Mr. Mxyztplk, Mayor of Metropolis!
 
United Kingdom
Superman (KG Murray, 1952 series) #79 (October 1956)
Mr. Mxyztplk, Mayor of Metropolis
 
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #111 ([October 1956])
 
Australia
Superman Super Library (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #22 ([March 1966?])
Mr. Mxyztplk--Mayor of Metropolis
 
Australia
Superman Super Library (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #28 ([September 1966])
 
Australia
Superman Super Library (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #28 ([September 1966])
The Collector of Celebrities!
Printed in
Superman et Batman et Robin (Sage - Sagédition, 1969 series) #9 (septembre 1969)

Notes

Bill Woolfolk originally credited as writer, but this story does not appear in his records.

Mxyztplk wears new Silver Age costume.

Show/hide 7. Your United Nations at Work! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; advocacy

Credits

Writing
Jack Schiff, scripter
Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Little Pete) Comic story, 2 pages

"Hello, puppy you look lonesome!"

Featuring

Feature
Little Pete
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer [signed]
Show/hide 9. Untitled (Hollywood Ha-Lights) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"I want to make a picture from this year's best seller!"

Featuring

Feature
Hollywood Ha-Lights
Genre
Humour

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood (DC, 1949 series) #1 (March-April 1949)
Untitled
Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #5 ([November 1956])
Untitled
Show/hide 10. The Famous DC Symbol Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 11. Eight Eye-Twisters Text article, 1 page

Credits

Writing
, author
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 12. Wizard of the Snowbank Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Writing
, author
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 13. The Collector of Celebrities! (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
John Griswold (Intro); Lefty Kelly (Intro); Tom Alistair; Superman

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 14. Untitled (Wilson Chem. Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Wilson Chem. Co.

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 15. Untitled (Littleton Stamp Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Littleton Stamp Co.

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 16. Untitled (Artistic Card Co., Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Artistic Card Co., Inc.

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 17. Untitled (American Seed Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
American Seed Co.

Credits

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

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 38439

Entry created

Cover added

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