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(September 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 Shame of the Super-Son! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
W-493

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Superman Jr.; Batman Jr.
Keywords:
diving boards; swimming pools

The Shame of the Super-Son! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
W-497

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Superman, Jr.; Batman; Batman, Jr.
Synopsis:
Superman Jr. has problems adjusting after his father removes his super-powers with Gold Kryptonite, but later he manages to save Superman's life because he is no longer vulnerable to Green Kryptonite.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; gold kryptonite; green kryptonite; Interplanetary Zoo; Kandor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Where the Action Is / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
W-580

Indexer Notes

letters from: Richard H. Morrissey, Don Gheno, Morris Mason, Gary Skinner;
new letter column name submitted by Joseph Ogasapian

Let's Rap! (Table of Contents)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
various (illustrations)
Inks:
various (illustrations)
Colors:
? (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

reader survey

The Legionnaires Who Never Were! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
W-490

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Princess Projectra; Karate Kid; Matter-Eater Lad; Shadow Lass; Cosmic Boy; Sun Boy [also as Saturn Lad]; Brainiac 5 [also as Prince Projectur]; Chameleon Boy [also as Pozr-Du]; Mon-El; Element Lad; Shrinking Violet; (cameo); Ultra Boy (cameo)]; Marla Latham (cameo)
Synopsis:
When Saturn Girl and Princess Projectra return from a mission their fellow Legionnaires don't recognize them, because they already have two male members with the girls' powers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

New costume design for Saturn Girl was submitted by K. Haven Metzger.
After this issue, the Legion series moves to Superboy (DC, 1949 series) starting with #172.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Shame of the Super-Son!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Shame of the Super-Son!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Where the Action Is
  4. 3. Let's Rap!
  5. 4. The Legionnaires Who Never Were!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
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