(February 1968)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Mar., Sept. and Dec.; (semi-monthly, Jan.)
On-sale date:
1967-12-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger; E. Nelson Bridwell (Assistant Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Why Do These Initials Mean Death for the Man of Steel? (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Synopsis:
Burning LL's hover near a collapsed Superman.
Reprints:

The Case of the Lethal Letters! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lorraine Lewis (villain, death); Superman; Lorraine Delon; Clark Kent; Lana Lang; Lori Lemaris; Lois Lane; Bal-Gra (flashback, a Phantom Zone villain)
Reprints:
Keywords:
gold kryptonite (flashback)

The Duplicate Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Clark Kent; Lois Lane
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite

The Legendary Lore of the L. L.'s (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

List of LL's throughout the Superman mythos

The Fortress of Fear! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
unnamed alien (villain); Superman; Gnor-Ax
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Why Do These Initials Mean Death for the Man of Steel?
    Superman
  2. 1. The Case of the Lethal Letters!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Duplicate Superman!
    Superman
  4. 3. The Legendary Lore of the L. L.'s
  5. 4. The Fortress of Fear!
    Superman
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