SUPERMAN 156, October 1962, was published around August 2, 1962. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein, featuring the book length story, THE LAST DAYS OF SUPERMAN, which was 25 pages long. This story has been reprinted in LIMITED COLLECTORS’ EDITION C-52 THE BEST OF DC (released on July 7, 1977), SUPERMAN IN THE SIXTIES, SUPERMAN: THE GREATEST STORIES EVER TOLD vol. I and SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN vol. III (the final story of this volume).
– PART I: SUPERMAN’S DEATH SENTENCE (9 pgs.)
– PART II: THE SUPER-COMRADES OF ALL TIME (8 pgs.).
– PART III: SUPERMAN’S LAST DAY OF LIFE (8 pgs.).
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