SUPERMAN 134, January 1960, was published on November 5, 1959. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 10¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Stan Kaye.
THE SUPER OUTLAW OF KRYPTON was called A GREAT 3-PART NOVEL on the cover, since it was a rare issue that had one story taking up the entire issue. This 26 page story was written by Otto Binder, pencilled by Wayne Boring and inked by Stan Kaye. It was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. II.
– Chapter I: THE SUPER-MENACE OF METROPOLIS (9 pgs.)
– Chapter II: THE REVENGE AGAINST JOR-EL (9 pgs.)
– Chapter III: THE DUEL OF THE SUPERMEN (8 pgs.)
ACTION COMICS 260, January 1960, was published on November 25, 1959. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of a dime. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Stan Kaye.
MIGHTY MAID was written by Otto Binder and drawn by Al Plastino. This story was reprinted in SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. II and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. II. Supergirl made her 8th appearance in this story.
THE GIRL SUPERBABY, the issue’s second story, marked Supergirl’s 9th story. This eight page tale was written by Otto Binder and drawn by Al Plastino. It was reprinted in SUPERGIRL ARCHIVES vol. I and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL vol. I.
The final six page story featured Congo Bill in his 12th appearance as Congorilla in THE GLADIATOR OF THE JUNGLE, was written by Robert Bernstein and drawn by Howard Sherman.
Elsewhere in DC Comics, 26 titles carried the January or January/February 1960 cover date.
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