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  1. Cover by Curt Swan and Shelly Moldoff.
  2. "The Story of Superman's Life!" (Superman, Lara, Jor-El, Zor-El, Super Baby, Martha and Johnathan Kent, Superboy, Lana Lang, Krypto, Lex Luthor, green Kryptonite, Lois Lane, Perry White, Jimmy Olsen / written by Otto Binder) Reprinted in 80 Page Giant #8, Superman in the Sixties, More Secret Origins & DC Universe: Secret Origins.
  3. "Superman's Greatest Feats!" (Superman, Lori Lemaris, Superboy, Lex Luthor, red Kryptonite, Abraham Lincoln, John Wilkes Booth, Jor-El, Lara, Zor-El, Alura, Chief Sitting Bull / written by Jerry Siegel : Superman travels to the past and changes key historical events) Reprinted in Superman #252.

Both stories reprinted in Showcase Presents: Superman #3.

"Told for the first time! 'The Complete Story of Superman's Life!' reveals How Superman came from Krypton to Earth!, How he gained his amazing super-powers!, How he assumed the secret identity of Clark Kent!, How he met Krypto, the Super-Dog!, How Kryptonite can destroy him!

Jor-El: Our son won't perish when our doomed world explodes, Lara. This rocket will take baby Kal-El to a safe world-- Earth!


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Worst Orgin Story Ever 0

About once every decade there's a retelling of Superman's origin story. Usually with new stuff added. This issue attempts to summarize all the key events in Superman's life from the explosion of Krypton to the Daily Planet job and global citizenship.   Unfortunately, putting all this stuff in one place just shows how much inane flotsam and jetsam the Superman mythos accumulated in the first 30 years. Among other things, this one story includes: Zor El believing Jor El about the coming explosion ...

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