Superman
Archives Volume 2

Collects: Superman #5-8

First Printing: 1990

ISBN: 0-930289-76-5
List Price: $39.95

272 Pages

Editor - Collected Edition: Dale Crain

Written by Jerry Siegel

Pencilled by Joe Shuster, Paul Cassidy, and Wayne Boring

Inked by Joe Shuster, Wayne Boring, Paul Cassidy, Paul Lauretta, and Don Komisarow

Cover by Joe Shuster

Foreword by Ron Goulart

Superman #5
(Summer 1940)

Frontispiece: "Superman: World's Greatest Adventure Character"

Penciller: Wayne Boring
Inker: Wayne Boring


1st Story: "The Slot Machine Racket"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Pencillers: Paul Cassidy and Wayne Boring
Inkers: Paul Cassidy and Paul Lauretta

Feature: "Superman's Super Strength: Rules For Summer Living"

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

House Ad: "Supermen Of America"

Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Paul Cassidy


2nd Story: "Campaign Against The Planet"

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

Text Story: "Power Of The Press"

Writer: George Shute
Penciller: Bernard Baily (Spot Illustration)
Inker: Bernard Baily (Spot Illustration)


3rd Story: "Luthor's Incense Menace"

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

House Ad: "The 'Big Six' Comic Magazines Still Lead The Field!"

Penciller: Various
Inker: Various

Text Story: "Murder In The Wind"

Writer: Jack Wallis
Penciller: Unknown (Spot Illustration)
Inker: Unknown (Spot Illustration)

Feature: "Shorty"

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

Feature: "Jest Jokes"

Writer: Whitney Ellsworth
Penciller: Whitney Ellsworth
Inker: Whitney Ellsworth

House Ads: "Superman Is On The Radio / All-Star Comics #1 / Batman #1"

Penciller: Various
Inker: Various


4th Story: "The Wonder Drug Racket"

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

House Ad: "Superman In Action Comics"

Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Paul Cassidy
Superman #6
(September / October 1940)

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

Penciller: Paul Cassidy
Inker: Paul Cassidy


1st Story: "Lois Lane, Murder Suspect"

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

House Ad: "Supermen Of America"

Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Paul Cassidy

Text Story: "Too Big For Marbles"

Writer: George Shute
Penciller: Don Komisarow
Inker: Don Komisarow

House Ad: "The 'Big Six' Comic Magazines Still Lead The Field!"

Penciller: Various
Inker: Various

Feature: "Driftin' Dave"

Writer: Russell Cole (as Alger)
Penciller: Russell Cole (as Alger)
Inker: Russell Cole (as Alger)


2nd Story: "The Rulers Of Gateston"

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

Feature: "Super Strength"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Jack Burnley
Inker: Jack Burnley

House Ads: "All-Star Comics #1 / Mutt & Jeff / Batman #2"

Penciller: Various
Inker: Various


3rd Story: "Mission To San Caluma"

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

Text Story: "The Strangest Case"

Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Don Komisarow
Inker: Don Komisarow

Feature: "Sports Close-Ups!"

Writer: Jack Burnley
Penciller: Jack Burnley
Inker: Jack Burnley


4th Story: "The Construction Racket"

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

House Ad: "Superman In Action Comics"

Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Paul Cassidy

Superman #7
(November / December 1940)

Frontispiece: "Superman: World's Greatest Adventure Character"

Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Joe Shuster and Paul Cassidy


1st Story: "The Three Kingpins Of Crime"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster and Wayne Boring
Inker: Wayne Boring

Feature: "Supermen Of America"

Penciller: Joe Shuster (Spot Illustration)
Inker: Paul Cassidy (Spot Illustration)

Feature: "Fantastic Facts"

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

House Ad: "Superman is On The Radio!"

Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Joe Shuster

Text Story: "Rinaldo's Revenge"

Writer: G.B. Armbruster
Penciller: Unknown (Spot Illustrations)
Inker: Gloria Kamen (Spot Illustrations)

House Ad: "Superman Plus"

Penciller: Various
Inker: Various


2nd Story: "The Gay City Plague"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster and Wayne Boring
Inker: Wayne Boring

House Ad: "Listen To The Superman Radio Program"

Penciller: Unknown
Inker: Unknown

Feature: "Shorty"

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


3rd Story: "Bert Runyan's Campaign"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Wayne Boring
Inker: Wayne Boring

House Ad: "All-Star Quarterly #2 / Superman #7, Action Comics #29, Batman #2, and Detective Comics #44"

Penciller: Various
Inker: Various


4th Story: "The Black Gang"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster and Wayne Boring
Inker: Joe Shuster and Wayne Boring

Superman #8
(January / February 1941)

Frontispiece: "Superman: World's Greatest Adventure Character"

Penciller: Wayne Boring
Inker: Wayne Boring


1st Story: "The Giants Of Professor Zee"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Paul Cassidy
Inker: Paul Cassidy and Wayne Boring

Feature: "Supermen Of America"

Penciller: Joe Shuster (Spot Illustration)
Inker: Paul Cassidy (Spot Illustration)

Feature: "Laffs"

Writer: Lou Paige
Penciller: Lou Paige
Inker: Lou Paige

Feature: "Nature News"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Unknown
Inker: Unknown


2nd Story: "The Fifth Column"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Wayne Boring
Inker: Don Komisarow

House Ad: "Superman Licensed Products"

Penciller: Joe Shuster (Spot Illustration)
Inker: Paul Cassidy (Spot Illustration)


3rd Story: "The Carnival Crooks"

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

House Ad: "Batman #3"

Penciller: Bob Kane
Inker: Bob Kane

Text Story: "Knotty Problem"

Writer: Ed Carlisle

House Ad: "Here It Is -- All-Star #3 -- The Most Exciting Comic Book Ever Published!"

Penciller: Everett E. Hibbard, Bernard Baily and Sheldon Moldoff
Inker: Everett E. Hibbard, Bernard Baily and Sheldon Moldoff

Feature: "Snapshots With Our Candid Cartoon Camera"

Writer: Ray McGill
Penciller: Ray McGill
Inker: Ray McGill


4th Story: "Perrone And The Drug Gang"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster and Wayne Boring
Inker: Wayne Boring

House Ad: "Superman Plus"

Penciller: Various
Inker: Various


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