(June-July 1970)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1970-04-14
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

Issue Notes

Also designated on cover as Giant (DC, 1969 series) #G72 and as G-72 on indicia page.


Special All-Kryptonite Issue! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White
Synopsis:
Vignettes from various stories.
Keywords:
Gold Kryptonite; Green Kryptonite; Jewel Kryptonite; Red Kryptonite; Superboy; White Kryptonite

The Super-Powers of Perry White! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Xasnu (villain); Superman; Perry White; Lois Lane; Masterman; Clark Kent; Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl; Y'Trom
Synopsis:
After being infected by an alien plant, Perry White gains super powers and goes after Superman.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; green kryptonite; Kandor; White Kryptonite

The Great Kryptonite Mystery (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Clark Kent; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Green Kryptonite
Reprints:

The Super-Revenge of the Phantom Zone Prisoner! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Rog-Ar (villain); Superman; Quex-Ul; Mon-El; Supergirl; Jax-Ur; Jor-El; Perry White; Green Kryptonite; Gold Kryptonite; Rondor creatures; Phantom Zone; Fortress of Solitude; Krypton
Synopsis:
Superman releases Quex-Ul from the Phantom Zone since he has served his sentence, but Quex-Ul vows revenge on the son of the man who pronounced him guilty. However, when Quex-Ul displays heroic behavior, Superman wonders if he was truly guilty and travels back in time to Krypton to witness Quex-Ul being hypnotized into believing himself guilty. When Supergirl tells Quex-Ul he is innocent, he sacrifices himself to keep Superman from being exposed to a Gold Kryptonite trap he has set for him. In doing so, Quex-Ul loses his powers and memory, so Superman sets him up in a new life in Metropolis.
Reprints:

The Invasion of the Super-Ants! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Clark Kent; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Red Kryptonite
Reprints:

Secret of Kryptonite Six! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jax-Ur (villain); Perry White; Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Clark Kent; Lori Lemaris; Kandor; Vorb-Un; Supergirl; Jewel Kryptonite; Thought-Beast; Phantom Zone; Fortress of Solitude; Krypton
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Special All-Kryptonite Issue!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Super-Powers of Perry White!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Great Kryptonite Mystery
    Superboy
  4. 3. The Super-Revenge of the Phantom Zone Prisoner!
    Superman
  5. 4. The Invasion of the Super-Ants!
    Superman
  6. 5. Secret of Kryptonite Six!
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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