(March 1970)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 600)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Home for Old Super-Heroes! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Electroman; Atom King; a member of the Green Lantern Corps
Keywords:
retirement homes

The Home for Old Super-Heroes! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
W-413

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Electroman; a member of the Green Lantern Corps; Atom King; the Time-Trapper; President Richard Nixon (cameo flashback); Lois Lane (cameo flashback); Malan; Danar-85; Bob Noran; J-678
Synopsis:
The Time-Trapper's plot against Superman has sealed off his own time period, and he can only travel forward through time. In the year 122,470, he learns that super-powers are prohibited by law, but he decides to break the law in order to save a woman's life, and in doing so he eventually proves the foolishness of the law.
Reprints:
Keywords:
time travel

Our Valentine for You! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Supergirl / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

And Here's Your Sneak Preview... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger ?; E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
Al Plastino ? (logo illustration)
Inks:
Al Plastino ? (logo illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
W-536

Indexer Notes

letters from: Dana Chatellier, Mary Cowan, Rich Perrin, Gary Skinner, B. E. Whitesall, Steven Resnick, Stephen McGinn, Greg Kent

Zap Goes the Legion! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 10.67 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Shelly Leferman
Job Number:
W-408

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Ultra Boy; Phantom Girl; Karate Kid; Brainiac 5]; Night Girl; Hawkor Phuy; Uli Algor
Synopsis:
Released ex-con Uli Algor has a defense for every super-power the Legion has, but none for a good old-fashioned uppercut.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1969
Average number of copies sold preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 377,535
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 373,389
Average subscriptions preceding 12 months: 535
Owner: National Periodical Publications, Inc., 909 Third Avenue, N.Y., N.Y. 10022, wholly owned by Kinney National Service, Inc., 10 Rockefeller Plaza, N.Y., N.Y. 10020, a publicly-held corporation

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Home for Old Super-Heroes!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Home for Old Super-Heroes!
    Superman
  3. 2. Our Valentine for You!
    Supergirl
  4. 3. And Here's Your Sneak Preview...
    The Flash
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. Zap Goes the Legion!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
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