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(August 1970)

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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 Punishment of Superman's Son! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
W-486

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Superman, Jr.
Reprints:
Keywords:
gold kryptonite

The Punishment of Superman's Son! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
W-485

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Batman, Jr.; Superman, Jr.; Superman's Wife (unnamed); Val-El (statue); Sur-El (statue); Tala-El (statue); Hatu-El (statue); Gam-El (statue); Jor-El (statue); Flowering Fugue; Flame-Creature
Synopsis:
Superman, Jr. continually messes up with his super powers until finally Superman decides he must use Gold Kryptonite to remove Superman Jr's powers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Gold Kryptonite; Interplanetary Zoo; Kandor; Planet Muse X-1

Indexer Notes

Imaginary story, which continues in the next issue. Pencils and inks credits confirmed in the letters page to Action Comics #395.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
W-570

Indexer Notes

letters from: Sam Tallerico, Stuart Carroll, Doug Heller, Bernadette Robalin, Mike Cotten, Henry Hoffman, Martin Pasko, A. W. Peters, Buddy Baker

Also includes results of the Legion Leader election in which Mon-El won with 1,155 votes; with Element Lad elected Deputy Leader with 291 votes (tied with reserve member Superboy).

The Ordeal of Element Lad! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
W-479

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Element Lad; Timber Wolf; Karate Kid; Brainiac 5; Chameleon Boy; Karate Kid]; Wanpar; Marli Zhorg; Diol Masrin; Yroa; Nym Belev
Synopsis:
The Legionnaires help the rebels overthrow the president and turn the rebels against Masrin.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Espionage Squad

Indexer Notes

Story continues from previous issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Punishment of Superman's Son!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Punishment of Superman's Son!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. The Ordeal of Element Lad!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
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