COMMENTS: giant insect cover (7/65) COMIC BOOK IMPACT rating of 5 (CBI)
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giant insect cover (7/65) COMIC BOOK IMPACT rating of 5 (CBI)Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "The Legion of Super-Creatures!", script by Otto Binder, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein; Giant super-powered insects invade Earth and Superman cannot stop them; He must discover their planet of origin to defeat them. Teen Titans ad. "The Secret of Supergirl's Suitor!", script by Jerry Siegel, art by Jim Mooney; When Linda meets Al Mintor, she falls instantly in love with him, even though she later learns that he is a thief. Batman and Robin ad. Rocky and Bullwinkle star in a one-page Cheerios ad.
Swan was a house artist at DC working on titles like Tommy Tomorrow, he began gravitating towards Superman and his related books, Superboy, World's Finest and Jimmy Olsen, he would eventually leave DC thanks to his personality issue with Editor In Chief Mort Weisinger. He would eventually return and go on to be the artist that defined the look of Superman in the Silver Age, eventually becoming the editor of the title, but after thirty years of keeping up standards of all things Superman, Swan was given the boot in favor of John Byrne's Superman reboot, Swan's comic work began to taper off after this dismissal and he eventually retired, but will forever be recognized as the Silver Age Superman's finest artist.
James Noel Mooney was an American comics artist best known for his long tenure at DC Comics and as the signature artist of Supergirl, as well as a Marvel Comics inker and Spider-Man artist, both during what comics historians and fans call the Silver Age of comic books. He sometimes inked under the pseudonym Jay Noel.