COMMENTS: Curt Swan red Kryptonite cvr; COMIC BOOK IMPACT rating of 5 (CBI)
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Curt Swan red Kryptonite cvr; COMIC BOOK IMPACT rating of 5 (CBI)Cover pencils by Curt Swan, inks by George Klein. "Superman Meets the Goliath-Hercules!", art by Al Plastino; A lightning bolt throws Superman into a parallel world, where he helps Hercules (who looks like Goliath) to perform a set of impossible tasks. The Untold Stories of Superman ad. "The Super-Tot from Nowhere!", script by Leo Dorfman, art by Jim Mooney; Supergirl finds a young girl with super-powers and takes her home until she can find where she came from and who her parents are.
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.