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Superman
Archives Volume 1

Collects: Superman #1-4

First Printing: 1989
Second Printing:
Third Printing:

ISBN: 0-930289-47-1
List Price: $39.95

272 Pages

Editors - Collected Edition: Mark Waid and Richard Bruning

Written by Jerry Siegel

Pencilled by Joe Shuster and Paul Cassidy

Inked by Joe Shuster, Paul Cassidy, and Dennis Neville

Cover by Joe Shuster

Foreword and Afterword by Jim Steranko

Superman #1
(Summer 1939)

Feature: "Origin Of Superman"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Joe Shuster

Framing Sequence: "Clark Kent Gets A Job"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Joe Shuster

1st Story: "The Coming Of Superman"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Joe Shuster


2nd Story: "Revolution In San Monte"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Joe Shuster

House Ad: "Superman & Action Comics Invite You To Become A Charter Member Of The Supermen Of America"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Joe Shuster

Feature: "Scientific Explanation Of Superman's Amazing Strength!"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Joe Shuster


3rd Story: "The Blakely Mine Disaster"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Joe Shuster


4th Story: "Superman Plays Football"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Joe Shuster

Text Feature: "Boys And Girls: Meet The Creators Of The One And Only Superman - America's Greatest Adventure Strip!"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Joe Shuster

Text Story: "Biff Dugan"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Joe Shuster

House Ad: "Action Comics 14"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Fred Guardineer
Inker: Fred Guardineer

Superman #2
(Fall 1939)

Frontispiece: "Superman, The Man Of Tomorrow!"

Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Paul Cassidy


1st Story: "The Redemption Of Larry Trent"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Paul Cassidy

Feature: "Superman's Tips For Super-Health"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Paul Cassidy


2nd Story: "Superman Champions Universal Peace"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Paul Cassidy

House Ad: "Supermen of America - Action Comics"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Joe Shuster


3rd Story: "Superman And The Skyscrapers"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Paul Cassidy

Text Story: "Superman"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Joe Shuster

House Ad: "Superman!"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Paul Cassidy


Superman #3
(Winter 1940)

Frontispiece: "Superman, America's Greatest Adventure Strip Character!"

Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Joe Shuster


1st Story: "The Orphanage Adventure"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Dennis Neville

House Ad: "The Greatest Contest In Comic Magazine History!"

Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Paul Cassidy


2nd Story: "Superman And The Dam"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Joe Shuster

Feature: "Fantastic Facts"

Writer: George Papp
Penciller: George Papp
Inker: George Papp

Text Story: "Death By The Stars"

Writer: Bert Lexington
Penciller: Fred Guardineer (Spot Illustration)
Inker: Fred Guardineer (Spot Illustration)


3rd Story: "Superman's Phony Manager"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Joe Shuster

Feature: "Fantastic Facts" and "Attaining Super-Health: A Few Hints From Superman!"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Joe Shuster

Text Story: "Good Luck Charm"

Writer: Hugh Langley
Penciller: Fred Guardineer (Spot Illustration)
Inker: Fred Guardineer (Spot Illustration)

Feature: "Shorty"

Writer: Fred Schwab
Penciller: Fred Schwab
Inker: Fred Schwab


4th Story: "Superman And The Smugglers"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Paul Cassidy

House Ad: "Superman!"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Paul Cassidy

Superman #4
(Spring 1940)

Frontispiece: "Superman, America's Greatest Adventure Strip Character!"

Penciller: Joe Shuster and Paul Cassidy
Inker: Joe Shuster and Paul Cassidy


1st Story: "Superman Versus Luthor"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Paul Cassidy
Inker: Paul Cassidy

Feature: "Attaining Super-Health"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Joe Shuster

Feature: "This Doggone World"

Writer: Fred Schwab
Penciller: Fred Schwab
Inker: Fred Schwab

Feature: "From The 4 Corners"

Writer: Sheldon Moldoff
Penciller: Sheldon Moldoff
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff


2nd Story: "Luthor's Undersea City"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Paul Cassidy

House Ad: "Supermen Of America"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Joe Shuster (Spot Illustration)
Inker: Joe Shuster (Spot Illustration)

Text Story: "Changer Of Destiny"

Writer: Hugh Langley
Penciller: Fred Guardineer (Spot Illustration)
Inker: Fred Guardineer (Spot Illustration)


3rd Story: "The Economic Enemy"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Paul Cassidy

House Ad: "Superman Says"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Joe Shuster (Spot Illustration)
Inker: Joe Shuster (Spot Illustration)

Feature: "Fantastic Facts"

Writer: George Papp
Penciller: George Papp
Inker: George Papp

House Ad: "Six Big Headline Features For The 'Big Six' Comic Magazines!"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Various
Inker: Various

Text Story: "Changer Of Destiny"

Writer: Bert Lexington


4th Story: "Terror In The Trucker's Union"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Paul Cassidy

House Ad: "Superman Appears In Action Comics!"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Paul Cassidy


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