The Golden Age Superman

 

Issue Cover Appearance? Comment Reprinted In
Action #1  Yes 1st Appearance, I: Lois Lane Action Comics #1 Reprint (1993), Action Comics Special Edition 1983, Superman #1, Secret Origins #1 (1 page), Secret Origins of DC Super-Heroes (1 page), Limited Collector's Edition #C-26, "The Coming of Superman", Action Comics Archives #1, Superman in the Forties TPB
Action #2 No versus Emil Norvell, thwarts war in Saint Monte Superman #1, Superman from the 30's to the 70's, 80's, Famous First Edition #C-61, Superman in the Forties TPB
Action #3  No v. Thorton Blakely
Action #4  No "Superman Plays Football", vs. Coach Randall Superman #1, Famous First Edition #C-61
Action #5  No "Superman and the Dam" Superman #1, The Great Comic Book Heroes
Action #6  No I: Jimmy Olsen (Jimmy the office boy), vs. Nick Williams
Action #7  Yes vs. Derek Niles Action Comics Archives #1
Action #8  No vs. Gimpy Action Comics Archives #1
Action #9  No Action Comics Archives #1
Action #10  No "Superman at Coreytown Prison" Action Comics Archives #1
Action #11  No Action Comics Archives #1
Action #12  No Action Comics Archives #1
Action #13  Yes "The Ultra-Humanite", I: The Ultra-Humanite Action Comics Archives #1
Action #14  No vs. the Ultra-Humanite Action Comics Archives #1, Superman in the Forties TPB
Action #15  Yes "Kidtown" Action Comics Archives #1
Action #16  No Action Comics Archives #1
Action #17  Yes vs. the Ultra-Humanite Action Comics Archives #1
Action #18  No Action Comics Archives #1
Action #19  Yes vs. the Ultra-Humanite Action Comics Archives #1
Action #20  Yes vs. the Ultra-Humanite, UH takes body of Dolores Winters Action Comics Archives #1
Action #21  Yes vs. the Ultra-Humanite Action Comics Archives #2
Action #22  Yes

Action Comics Archives #2, Limited Collector's Edition C-31

Action #23  Yes I: Alexei Luthor Action Comics Archives #2, Superman vs. Lex Luthor Vol. 1, Superman in the Forties TPB
Action #24  Yes Action Comics Archives #2
Action #25  Yes vs. Medini Action Comics Archives #2
Action #26  Yes vs. Clarence Cobalt Action Comics Archives #2
Action #27  Yes vs. Mr. and Mrs. Tweed Action Comics Archives #2
Action #28  Yes vs. Strongarm Bandit Action Comics Archives #2
Action #29  Yes vs. Martin Action Comics Archives #2
Action #30  Yes (no title) - vs. Zolar Action Comics Archives #2
Action #31  Yes "The Hand of Morpheus", vs. Baron Munsdorf Action Comics Archives #2
Action #32  Yes "The Preston Gambling Club" Action Comics Archives #2
Action #33  Yes Action Comics Archives #2
Action #34  Yes Action Comics Archives #2
Action #35  Yes "The Gold Shipment Hijackers" Action Comics Archives #2
Action #36  Yes "The "Volunteers for Peace'" Action Comics Archives #2
Action #37  Yes Action Comics Archives #3
Action #38  Yes "Hypnosis by Radio" Action Comics Archives #3
Action #39  Yes Action Comics Archives #3
Action #40  Yes "The Wildcat Heiress" Action Comics Archives #3
Action #41  Yes Action Comics Archives #3
Action #42  Yes vs. Lex Luthor Action Comics Archives #3
Action #43  Yes "Sabotage in the Air" Action Comics Archives #3
Action #44  Yes "The Dawn Man" Action Comics Archives #3
Action #45  Yes Action Comics Archives #3
Action #46  Yes "The Devil's Playground", vs. the Domino Action Comics Archives #3
Action #47  Yes "Powerstone", vs. Luthor. I: The Powerstone Superman #252, Action Comics Archives #3
Action #48  Yes "The Adventure of the Merchant of Murder", vs. the Top, refers to Vigilante when lassoed by a criminal Action Comics Archives #3
Action #49  Yes "The Puzzler", I:The Puzzler Action Comics Archives #3
Action #50  Yes Action Comics Archives #3
Action #51  Yes I:The Prankster, vs. the Prankster Action Comics Archives #3
Action #52  Yes vs. The Emperor of America Action Comics Archives #3
Action #53  Yes "The Man Who Put Out the Sun" - vs. the Night Owl Action Comics Archives #4
Action #54  Yes "The Pirate of Pleasure Island" Action Comics Archives #4
Action #55  Yes "A Goof named Tuny Rufe" Action Comics Archives #4
Action #56  Yes "Design for Doom"- vs. Emil Loring Action Comics Archives #4
Action #57  Yes "Crime's Comedy King", vs. The Prankster Action Comics Archives #4, Wanted:The World's Most Dangerous Super-Villians #9
Action #58  Yes vs. Adonis Action Comics Archives #4
Action #59  Yes "Cinderella - - a la Superman", I: Susie Thompson Action Comics Archives #4
Action #60  Yes "Lois Lane, Super-Woman" Action Comics Archives #4, Comix: A History of Comic Books
Action #61  Yes "The Man Who Wouldn't Believe" Action Comics Archives #4
Action #62  Yes "There'll always be a Superman" Action Comics Archives #4
Action #63  Yes "When Stars Collide" Action Comics Archives #4
Action #64  Yes I: the Toyman, vs. the Toyman Action Comics Archives #4, Superman in the Forties TPB
Action #65  Yes vs. Truman Treadwell Action Comics Archives #4
Action #66  Yes "The Boy Who Came Back" Action Comics Archives #4
Action #67  Yes Action Comics Archives #4
Action #68  Yes Action Comics Archives #4
Action #69  Yes vs. the Prankster Action Comics Archives #5
Action #70  Yes vs. Thinker Action Comics Archives #5
Action #71  Yes Action Comics Archives #5
Action #72  Yes "Superman and the Super-Movers" Action Comics Archives #5
Action #73  Yes vs. Lucius Spruce Action Comics Archives #5
Action #74  Yes Action Comics Archives #5
Action #75  Yes Action Comics Archives #5
Action #76  Yes Action Comics Archives #5
Action #77  Yes vs. the Prankster Action Comics Archives #5
Action #78  Yes Action Comics Archives #5
Action #79  Yes Action Comics Archives #5
Action #80  Yes "Mr. Mxyztplk Returns" - vs. Mr. Mxyztplk Superman #272, Action Comics Archives #5
Action #81  Yes Action Comics Archives #5
Action #82  Yes Action Comics Archives #5
Action #83  Yes I:Hocus and Pocus Action Comics Archives #5
Action #84  Yes Action Comics Archives #5
Action #85  Yes vs. Toyman Action Comics Archives #5
Action #86  Yes "The Enchanted Mountain" - exposes the fraudulent wizard Wokit Superman #272, Best of DC #38
Action #87  Yes
Action #88  Yes
Action #89  Yes "The King of Color"
Action #90  Yes
Action #91  Yes vs. Davey Jones
Action #92  Yes
Action #93  Yes "Christmas 'Round the World" Superman in the Forties TPB
Action #94  Yes
Action #95  Yes "The Laughing Stock of Metropolis" - vs. Prankster
Action #96  Yes "Haircut - and a Close Shave", vs. Mr. Twister
Action #97  Yes "The Magicians Convention" - Hocus and Pocus expose a crooked magician with Superman secretly stages their tricks Superman #272
Action #98  Yes vs. Mr. Mxyztplk
Action #99  Yes
Action #100  Yes "The Sleuth that Never Failed!"
Action #101  Yes "Crime Paradise" - vs. Dr. Axel, a crook that used a drug to make Superman act crazy
Action #102  Yes "Mr. Mxyztplk and his Wonderful Lamp!"- vs. Mr. Mxyztplk
Action #103  Yes "The Road to Happiness"- vs. Emperor Quexo
Action #104  Yes "Candytown, U.S.A"-  vs. the Prankster
Action #105  Yes "The Man Who Hated Christmas"
Action #106  Yes "His Lordship Clark Kent" - Clark is mistakenly ascribed an English title and must find the real heir
Action #107  Yes "Journey Into Ruin!" - Superman thwarts another scheme of J. Wilbur Wolfingham Superman in the Forties TPB
Action #108  Yes "The Great Crasher"- vs. the Prankster
Action #109  Yes "The Man Who Robbed The Mint" - vs. the Prankster
Action #110  Yes
Action #111  Yes "Cameras in the Clouds"
Action #112  Yes "The Cross Country Chess Crimes" - vs. Mr . Mxyztplk
Action #113  Yes "Just an Ordinary Guy!"
Action #114  Yes
Action #115  Yes
Action #116  Yes "The Wizard of Winter"
Action #117  Yes "Christmastown, U.S.A." Limited Collector's Edition #C-34
Action #118  Yes
Action #119  Yes
Action #120  Yes
Action #121  Yes "Superman vs. Atlas"
Action #122  Yes
Action #123  Yes
Action #124  Yes "The Superman of Doom" - Superman becomes radioactive while disposing  of atomic waste
Action #125  Yes "The Modern Nostradamus" - vs. Lex Luthor
Action #126  Yes vs. the Chameleon
Action #127  Yes "Superman Takes the Consequences" - Superman participates in a game show
Action #128  Yes
Action # 129 Yes
Action # 130 Yes
Action #131  Yes "The Scrambled Superman" - vs. Lex Luthor
Action #132  Yes
Action #133  Yes vs. Emma Blotz
Action #134  Yes vs. Paul Strong
Action #135  Yes vs. John Morton
Action #136  Yes
Action #137  Yes
Action #138  Yes "Superman's Scoop Parade" - Superman helps one of Lois's rivals get scoops
Action #139  Yes
Action #140  Yes
Action #141  Yes "Luthor's Secret Weapon" - vs. Lex Luthor
Action #142  Yes "The Conquest of Superman" -  3rd Kryptonite, vs. Dan the Dip
Action #143  Yes
Action #144  Yes
Action #145  Yes
Action #146  Yes vs. Lex Luthor
Action #147  Yes
Action #148  Yes
Action #149  Yes
Action #150  Yes
Action #151  Yes "Superman's Super-Magic Show" - vs. Luthor, the Prankster and Mr. Mxyztplk
Action #152  Yes
Action #153  Yes vs. Kingpin
Action #154  Yes
Action #155  Yes "The Cover Girl Mystery" - blocks an assassination attempt on a countess
Action #156  Yes "The Girl of Steel" - vs. Luthor
Action #157  Yes
Action #158  Yes
Action #159  Yes
Action #160  Yes I: Minerva Kent
Action #161  Yes
Action #162  Yes "It"
Action #163  Yes
Action #164  Yes "Superman's Hall of Trophies" Superman #187
Action #165  Yes "The Man Who Conquered Superman" - Superman "encounters" Krag, an alien who is in fact a robot ruse Superman is using to expose criminals Superman Annual #4
Action #166  Yes
Action #167  Yes
Action #168  Yes "The Menace of Planet Z" -Superman is taken to an alien world where his aid is needed Superman Annual #4
Action #169  Yes "Caveman Clark Kent" - Clark and Lois find a prehistoric civilization, complete with dinosaurs Superman #197
Action #170  Yes "The Mad Artists of Metropolis" - captures crooks exploiting an artist
Action #171  Yes "The Secrets of Superman" - Superman decides to make a time capsule but ends up endangering his secret identity
Action #172  Yes "Lois Lane - Witch!"
Action #173  Yes "Superman's Invulnerable Foe" - vs. "Dragon" Lang and his robot, Ajax
Action #174  Yes "The Man Who Shackled Superman" - Criminal lay hands on twine with embedded kryptonite to bind the Man of Steel
Action #175  Yes
Action #176  Yes
Action #177  Yes
Action #178  Yes "The Sandman of Crime" - a criminal uses hypnosis to give crooks the confidence to beat Superman
Action #179  Yes
Action #180  Yes
Action #181  Yes "The New Superman" - Cosmic Rays rearrange Superman's limitations
Action #182  Yes "The Return of Planet Krypton"
Action #183  Yes vs. Lex Luthor
Action #184  Yes
Action #185  Yes vs. Issah Pendelton
Action #186  Yes
Action #187  Yes
Action #188  Yes
Action #189  Yes "Clark Kent's New Mother and Father" Superman #197
Action #190  Yes "The Boy Who Saved Superman" - vs. Mr. Mxyztplk
Action #191  Yes
Action #192  Yes
Action #193  Yes
Action #194  Yes "The Outlaws from Krypton" - encounter and defeats Mala and his confederates, criminals from Krypton Superman Annual #4, Superman #217
Action #195  Yes "Lois Lane - Wanted"- vs. Tiger Woman 80-Page Giant #14
Action #196  Yes "The Adventures of Mental Man" Best of DC Digest #1
Action #197  Yes "The Stolen 'S' Shirts" Superman #193
Action #198  Yes "The Six Lives of Lois Lane" Lois Lane #77
Action #199  Yes "The Phantom Superman - vs. Luthor
Action #200  Yes
Action #201  Yes
 
Superman #1  Yes Origin Superboy #100, The Great Comic Book Heroes, Crawford's Encyclopedia of Comic Books, Famous First Editions #C-61, Superman from the 30's to the 70's, Superman Archives #1, Superman: The Greatest Stories Ever Told, Superman in the Forties TPB
Superman #2  Yes Superman Archives #1
Superman #3  Yes Superman Archives #1
Superman #4  Yes "Superman vs. Luthor" Superman Archives #1, The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told Vol. 1, Superman from the 30's to the 70's, 80's
Superman #5  Yes Superman Archives #2
Superman #6  Yes Superman Archives #2, World's Best Comics: The Golden Age DC Archives Sampler
Superman #7  Yes Superman Archives #2
Superman #8  Yes Superman Archives #2
Superman #9  Yes Superman Archives #3
Superman #10  Yes "Dukalia" Superman Archives #3, Superman from the 30's to the 70's
Superman #11  Yes Superman Archives #3
Superman #12  Yes Superman Archives #3
Superman #13  Yes The Light, Superman vs. the Archer Superman Archives #4, The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told Vol. 1, The Gospel According to Superman, Superman from the 30's to the 70's
Superman #14  Yes Superman Archives #4
Superman #15  Yes "The Black Circle" Superman Archives #4, Superman from the 30's to the 70's
Superman #16  Yes Superman Archives #4
Superman #17  Yes vs. Luthor & "Man or Superman" Superman Archives #5, Superman #252, Superman from the 30's to the 70's
Superman #18  Yes Superman Archives #5
Superman #19  Yes "The Case of the Funny Paper Crimes", "Superman - Cartoon Hero" Superman Archives #5, Superman #183, Superman from the 30's to the 70's, 80's, Superman: Matinee Idol
Superman #20  Yes vs. Herr Fang Superman Archives #5
Superman #21  Yes Superman Archives #6
Superman #22  Yes Superman Archives #6
Superman #23  Yes America's Secret Weapon Superman Archives #6, Superman from the 30's to the 70's, "Weapon" - Superman in the Forties TPB
Superman #24  Yes Superman Archives #6
Superman #25  Yes "The Man Superman Refused To Help" - Superman breaks up Nazi spy ring, "I Sustain the Wings" - Kent joins the TTC to promote patriotism and support, "King of the Comic Books" - Superman disguises himself as a comic book character when he rescues a patriotic cartoonist from a Nazi gang, "Hijack - Jackal of Crime" - I: Hijack, vs. Hijack Superman Archives #7, "Wings" - DC 100-Page Spectacular #18, America at War 1979, "King" - Superman #284
Superman #26  Yes Superman Archives #7
Superman #27  Yes "The Palace of Perilous Play" - vs. Toyman, "When Giants Meet" - Superman converts a skeptic on a north woods excursion, "Robber's Roost" - Superman helps out a young yokel who sudden wealth makes him the target of crooks, "Dear Diary" - Superman intersects the lives of three individuals as recorded in their diaries  Superman Archives #7
Superman #28  Yes Superman Archives #7
Superman #29  Yes Superman Archives #7
Superman #30  Yes "Superman Alias Superman" - thwarts Silver Foxx mob, "The King's Substitute" - restore the throne of Poltavia, "The Mysterious Mr. Mxyzptlk" - 1st appearance of Mr. Mxyzptlk, vs. Mr. Mxyzptlk The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told Vol. 1, Superman from the 30's to the 70's, Superman #183
Superman #31  Yes
Superman #32  Yes "Superman's Search For Clark Kent" - An experimental brain device causes Superman to lose his memory, "Crimes on Skis" - Superman solves a murder at a ski resort, "Toys of Treachery" - vs. the Toyman
Superman #33  Yes "Dimensions of Danger" - Superman travels to Zrff to tangle with Mr. Mxyzptlk, "The Country Doctor" - A human interest story about a benign rural physician,  "Compass Points to Murder" - Flushes out a murderer among ship captains Superman #278
Superman #34  Yes
Superman #35  Yes "Like Father, Like Son" - Helps father and son thwart crooks
Superman #36  Yes
Superman #37  Yes "The Dangerous Dream" - Superman helps a cop regain his nerve, "Pranks for Profit" - vs. the Prankster, "The Rubbish Robbers" - thwart crooks after a sunken ship
Superman #38  Yes "Battle of the Atoms" Superman from the 30's to the 80's
Superman #39  Yes
Superman #40  Yes "The Mxyztplk-Susie Alliance", "There is No Superman" "Alliance" -Limited Collector's Edition #C-38, Superman #246, Superman in the Forties TPB
Superman #41  Yes "A Modern Day Alice in Wonderland" - stages a Lewis Carroll story to trap crooks "Alice" - Superman #284
Superman #42  Yes "The Men Who Wouldn't Quit" - thwarts a retirement home scame by J. Wilbur Wolfingham, "A Legend Comes True" - exposes a gang of crooks masquerading as ghostly Indian warriors, "The Death of Clark Kent" - fakes death to round up crooks "Death" - Superman #284
Superman #43  Yes
Superman #44  Yes "Playthings of Peril" - vs. the Toyman, "The Men Who Didn't Die on Time" - Superman helps an older reporter get a scoop, "Shakespeare's Ghost Writer" - Lois and Clark are accidentally sent back in time
Superman #45  Yes  "Lois Lane, Superwoman" - Hocus and Pocus make Lois think she has super-powers, "Showdown on the Showboat" - Superman helps out the owner of one the last riverboat cruises in Metropolis, "Case of the Living Trophies" -vs. other-dimensional aliens "collecting" humans "Trophies" - Superman #251, "Lois" - Superman from the 30's to the 70's, 80's
Superman #46  Yes "Mr. Mxyzptlk Goes To College" - vs. Mr. Mxyzptlk, "High Man on a Flagpole"- captures Quent, a crook business who turns to crime after gambling away his company's money, "That Old Class of Superboy's - A rare tale in which Superman recollects his time as Superboy and meets some high school chums "Flagpole" - Superman #249
Superman #47  Yes "The Toyman's Castle" - vs. the Toyman, "Suzie Reforms" - Suzie Thompkins antics  lead to criminals robbing a zoo, "Superman's Unlucky Day" - Superman suffers one bad break after another "Toyman's
" - DC Special #14
Superman #48  Yes "The Man Who Stole the Sun" - vs. Luthor,  "Autograph Please" - Superman gets caught up on the Daily Planet's Autograph Contest, "The Rarest Secret in the World" - Superman's identity is compromised by a window washer, features a flashback to issue #6 "Sun" - 3-D Superman, "Autograph" - Limited Collector's Edition #C-38
Superman #49  Yes "Toyman and the Gadgets of Greed" - vs. The Toyman, "Clark Kent's Most Dangerous Assignment" -vs. the Gargoyle, "Lois Lane, Globe-Trotter" - Superman quietly helps Lois gain fame as a modern Nellie Bly
Superman #50  Yes "The Tasked That Stumped Superman" - crooks try to trick Superman into helping them, "The Slogans That Came Too True" - vs. the Prankster, "The Hunter's Club" - helps 3 old hunters redeem themselves at a local club
Superman #51  Yes "The Man Who Bossed Superman "Bossed" - 3-D Superman, Best of DC Digest #6
Superman #52  Yes
Superman #53  Yes "The Origin of Superman" - Superman's origin retold with new details The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told Vol. 1, Best of DC Digest #16, Superman from the 30's to the 70's, 3-D Superman, Superman in the Forties TPB
Superman #54  Yes
Superman #55  Yes
Superman #56  Yes
Superman #57  Yes "The Menace of the Machine Men" - vs. Luthor, "Every Man a Superman" -Superman travels into the future, "The Sons of Superman" - helps get a kid adopted
Superman #58  Yes Superman in the Forties TPB
Superman #59  Yes "Lois Lane Queen of the Amazons" - An amazonian artifact hypnotizes Lois and lures her to the land of the Amazons, "The Man of Steel's Superhunt" - Superman helps a dying hunter to one more helping of glory, "The City That Forgot Superman" - vs. Mr. Mxyzptlk
Superman #60  Yes "The Two Identities of Superman" - Superman and Perry White break up racketeering gang, "The Men Who Had to Guard Superman" - Clark Kent safeguards a scientist's secret formula, "Superman fights the Super-Brain" - vs. the Toyman "Guard" - Limited Collector's Edition #C-31
Superman #61  Yes I: Kryptonite The Greatest Golden Age Stories Ever Told, Superman in the Forties TPB
Superman # 62 Yes "Black Magic on Mars"- A take off of the Orson Welles/Mars Invasion story, Welles appears himself, "The People vs. Superman" - Superman fakes Kent's murder to capture crooks, "Mr. Mxyztplk - Hero", vs. Mr. Mxyztplk "Mars" - Superman from the 30's to the 70's, 80's
Superman #63  Yes "Achilles vs. Superman"
Superman #64  Yes "Professor Lois Lane" - Clark and Lois take a term teaching journalism at a small college, "The Isle of Giant Insects" - a scientist inadvertently grows insect to giant size, "The Free For All Crimes" - vs. The Prankster
Superman #65  Yes "Three Supermen from Krypton" Superman: The Greatest Stories Ever Told
Superman #66  Yes
Superman #67  Yes "Perry Como, I Love You" - Lois falls for Perry Como, Perry Como appears, "The City Under The Sea" - defends an Atlantean queen from a rebellion, "Clark Kent's Twin" - Joe Poleski, Clark Kent's double, gives Superman an opportunity to confound Lois' attempts to figure out his secret identity
Superman #68  Yes "The Six Element of Crime" - vs. Luthor, "Lois Lane's Royal Romance" - Lois allows herself to be wooed by a foreign prince to get a story, "Superman - Hotel Manager" - Superman breaks up a fake charity ring at a hotel he 'inherits'
Superman #69  Yes
Superman #70  Yes
Superman #71  Yes "Clark Kent's Super Masquerade" - Superman loses his memory but recovers in time to thwart crooks, "The Anti-Superman Club" - helps out a bunch of guys whose girlfriends keep mooning over Superman, "The Man Who Stole the Oceans" - vs. Luthor
Superman #72  Yes
Superman #73  Yes "Hank Garvin, Man of Steel" - Crooks make a yokel look like Superman in a public relations swindle, "The Mighty Mite" - While visiting an orphanage Superman recollect his adoption by the Kents, "Perry White vs. Clark Kent" - Superman bails out Perry White's career
Superman #74  Yes 'The Lost Secrets of Krypton" - vs. Luthor after he recovers a vault of artifacts from Krypton, "Superman's Masters" - Superman deal with three ordinary humans given super-powers by a meteor, "The Secret of Superman's Home" - Criminals notice Superman coming out of Clark Kent's apartment building and try to deduced his secret identity
Superman #75  Yes "The Prankster's Star Pupil" - vs. the Prankster, "Superman - Thrill Salesman" - Shuts down unsafe travel racket, "The Man Who Stole Memories" -A scientist invents an amnesia machine that mistakenly wipes out Lois' memory
Superman #76  Yes "The Mightiest Team in the World" - Superman teams up with Batman for the first time, "The Misfit Manhunter" - helps a less than perfect lawman get a job with the FBI, "Mrs. Superman" - Superman and Clark have to double date Superman from the 30's to the 70's
Superman #77  Yes
Superman #78  Yes "The Girl's in Superman's Life" Superman from the 30's to the 70's
Superman #79  Yes "The End of the Planet" Best of DC Digest #6
Superman #80  Yes "Superman's Lost Brother" - An alien from one of Krypton's neighboring planets visits Earth, "The Big Noise of Metropolis" - Superman thwarts the criminal activities of a fired sound effects specialist, "The Men of Fire" - Superman has to handle a band of lost and disoriented fire creatures "Brother" - Superman #222
Superman #81  Yes
Superman #82  Yes "Lois Lane joins the WACs" - Superman trails Lois as she joins the women's army corps to get a story, "The Unemployed Superman" - vs. Mr. Mxyzptlk, "The Super Reporter of Metropolis" - Superman stages an "accident" to protect Lois and Perry from criminals
Superman #83  Yes "Destination X" - thwarts criminals using an alien hoax, "The Search For The Bravest Woman" - nabs crooks during a Daily Planet contest for female bravery, "Clark Kent Convict" - thwarts attempted murder of prison warden
Superman #84  Yes "Superman's Other Life" - Superman travels back in time to see what life would be like had he never met Lois, "A Doghouse for Superman" - Superman is inadvertantly captured as a pet by an alien race, "Lois Lane - Police Woman" - Clark and Lois go undercover as cops in a story covering the heroics of the police "Doghouse" - Superman Annual #4, Best of DC Digest #42
Superman #85  Yes 'Luthor - Hero" - vs. Luthor, "Clark Kent, Gentleman Journalist" - An interim publisher forces the Planet to radically change it's style until Superman shows her the error of her ways, "The Weakling Who Became A Superman" - A nerd feigns super-powers to garner respect Best of DC Digest #6
Superman #86  Yes "The Dragon From King Arthur's Court" - Superman encounters a prehistoric monster, "Jimmy Olsen - Editor!" - Jimmy becomes editor on Boy's day, when youth get their bosses jobs for a day, "The Fourth Dimension Gazette" - vs. Mr. Mxyzptlk
Superman #87  Yes  "The Thing from 40,000 AD" - Superman battles a shape-shifting time-traveling conqueror, "Superman's Super Boners" - Superman is tricked by criminals into thinking his powers are malfunctioning, "The Prankster's Greatest Role"-  vs. the Prankster "Prankster" -Superman #245, Superman Annual #2, Superman #196, Best of DC Digest #42
Superman #88  Yes "The Toughest Job in the World" - Superman jumps through series of hoops to help Clark get a story about tough jobs (toughest is babysitter), "The Dog Who Loved Superman" - A gangster's dog develops a fondness for Superman and the gangster uses to to probe Superman's secret i.d.  "The Terrible Trio" - Luthor, Prankster, Toyman "Trio" - Superman from the 30's to the 70's, 80-Page Giant #11
Superman #89  Yes
Superman #90  Yes
Superman #91  Yes
Superman #92  Yes "The Impossible Headlines" - A substitute editor compromises the Planet's integrity for sensational stories, "Superman's Sweetheart" - Superman finds evidence a historical visit 800 years ago and investigates, "Superman's Last Hour" - Detective Dan Delta masquerades as Superman to help catch crooks
Superman #93  Yes
Superman #94  Yes "Three Dooms for Metropolis" - Crooks take advantage of a hermits doomsayings, "The Men Without a World" - Superman encounters the survivors of a dead planet, "Clark Kent's Hillbilly Bride" - While on assignment Clark inadvertently gets himself betrothed
Superman #95  Yes "Susie's Enchanted Isle" - Susie Thompkin's accidently activates a time machine and Superman must recover her, "The Practical Joker" - A practical joker gives Lois a clue as to Superman's secret identity, "Jimmy Olsen - Super Reporter" - Superman teaches Jimmy a lesson about accurate reporting
Superman #96  Yes "The Girl Who Didn't Believe in Superman!" - helps bring joy to a bitter, cynical blind child, "Mr. Mxyztplk - Mayor of Metropolis" - vs. Mr. Mxyztplk, "The Collector of Celebrities" -helps crotchety collector learn his lesson Superman #242, "Girl" - Best of DC Digest #25
Superman #97  Yes "The Amazing Professor Memory" - Clark pretends to be a famous mnemonist to break up a gang of thieves, "The Big Game Hunt in Metropolis" - Superman smashes the Swindle Syndicate at a safari amusement park Pizza Hut Collector's Edition
Superman #98  Yes "Superman's Secret Life"- Breaks up a protection racket, "Clark Kent - Outlaw!" - Perry White and Clark Kent scam some criminals into thinking Kent is a crook to break up a crime gang, "The Amazing Superman Newsreel" - Superman has to edit newsreel to cover secret identity
Superman #99  Yes "The Camera Club Scoops' - Superman's trailed by the paparazzi, "The 1,000 Lives of Superman"- Reporter Mona Clark tries to figure out Superman's secret i.d., "The Incredible Feats of Lois Lane" - Lois works as a stunt double to get a story "1,000" - Best of DC Digest #8
Superman #100  Yes "The Toy Superman Contest" - Superman judges a contest of toys based on himself, "Superman - Substitute Teacher" - Superman takes on a job as a substitute teacher to scam someone prying into his secret identity, "The Clue from Krypton" - A criminal finds Superman's fingerprints on a fragment of his infant rocket and deduces his identity
World's Best #1 Yes Superman in World's Finest Archives #1
World's Finest #4 Yes Superman in World's Finest Archives #1 
World's Finest #5 Yes Superman in World's Finest Archives #1
World's Finest #6 Yes "Man of Steel vs. Man of Metal" - I: Metallo, vs. Metallo Superman in World's Finest Archives #1 
World's Finest #8 Superman in World's Finest Archives #1 
World's Finest #9 Superman in World's Finest Archives #1
Worlds' Finest #10 Yes "The Insect Terror" - vs. The Insect Master, a costumed villain controlling insects Superman in World's Finest Archives #1
World's Finest #17 Yes
World's Finest #23 Yes   Superman in the Forties TPB
World's Finest #28 Yes Superman's Super-Self" - vs. Luthor
World's Finest #32      
World's Finest #33 Yes "If There Were No Superman" - A crook dreams of a world where Superman never existed  
World's Finest #34      
World's Finest #35 Yes "Daddy Superman" - Superman contends with two rambunctious twins  
World's Finest #36 Yes "Lois Lane - Sleeping Beauty" - Lois Lane fakes a deep slumber to help a playwright  
World's Finest #37 Yes
World's Finest #38  Yes    
World's Finest #39 Yes "The Fatal Forecasts" - Superman and a scientist  fake forecasting to capture "Big Jim" Martin  
World's Finest #41      
World's Finest #42 Yes "The Alphabetical Animal Adventure" - encounters Uranians seeking trophies for their exhibits
World's Finest #46      
World's Finest #47 Yes "The Girl Who Hated Reporters" - A story (possibly apocryphal) of Lois Lane's origin as a reporter  
World's Finest #50 Yes    
World's Finest #51 Yes "The Amazing Talents of Lois Lane" - Perry fires Lois and Superman helps her get her job back  
World's Finest #52 Yes "The Man Who Swindled Superman" - vs. J. Wilbur Wolfingham  
World's Finest #59 Yes Superman's Super-Hold-Up" - vs. Luthor
World's Finest #60 Yes "The Swindler Who Was Honest" - vs. J. Wilbur Wolfingham  
World's Finest #62 Yes "The Seven Secrets of Superman" - vs. Luthor Superman #278
World's Finest #67 Yes "Metropolis - Crime Center" - Teaches embittered old man a lesson while rescuing him for being murdered

Back to Golden Age Checklist
Back to Main