Superman #149 (DC, 1961) CGC FN- 5.5 Cream to off-white pages.Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
DescriptionSuperman #149 (D.C. Comics, 1961). 11/1961 - Last 10c cover-priced issue. Cover by Curt Swan & Stan Kaye. Lex Luthor, Hero!, by Jerry Siegel, art by Curt Swan & Sheldon Moldoff; Lex Luthor discovers a cure for cancer and with the help of Superman is paroled from prison. Luthor's Super-Bodyguard!, Lex Luthor reveals that he was only pretending to be good and kills Superman. Superman is buried, and Supergirl brings Lex Luthor to justice. List of winners of 'The Great Superman Boo-Boo Contest' from Superman #145; Includes some panels and examples of the errors in that story; Winners got original Superman drawings; First place found 456 errors.
Page Quality: Cream to off-white
Artists/Writers: Jerry Siegel story Curt Swan and Sheldon Moldoff art Curt Swan and Stan Kaye cover
Significance: "Death" of Superman story. 8th Legion of Super-Heroes appearance. Luthor, JLA appearance. Last 10? issue.
CGC census 7/20: 6 in 5.5, 106 higher.
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