1971 Mattel : Superman Secret Picture Game


The Superman Secret Picture Game was released by Mattel as part of the 1971 Comic Game series. The card game set features original artwork penciled by "The King" Jack Kirby and inked by Mike Royer. Murphy Anderson redrew the Superman faces on the cards and blister packaging.
1971 Mattel Comic Game - Superman Secret Picture Game Blister
Kirby illustrated five different puzzle images, but only four were used in production. The original unaltered artworks are in private collections.
1971 Mattel Comic Game - Superman Key Card 1-4
The cards are bridge-sized and measure 2.25 x 3.5 inches (57 x 89 mm). A plastic carry case was included with each deck.
1971 Mattel Comic Game - Superman Secret Picture Game Rule Card1971 Mattel Comic Game - Superman Secret Picture Game Card Back
1971 Mattel Comic Game - Superman Secret Picture Game

Jack Kirby also provided artwork for The Lone Ranger Wild Roundup Game and Tarzan Jungle Game released by Mattel. The Comic Game series included sets for Archie, The Harlem Globetrotters, and Scooby Doo.

The checklist consists of 36 puzzle cards, four key cards and one rule card.


1971 Mattel : Superman Secret Picture Game
Key Card 1
Key Card 2
Key Card 3
Key Card 4
Puzzle 1 (9 cards)
Puzzle 2 (9 cards)
Puzzle 3 (9 cards)
Puzzle 4 (9 cards)
Rule Card



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