(December 1970)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1970-10-29
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [character]
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff
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

A Girl Mightier Than Superman? (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino (layouts); Curt Swan
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-807

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Althera
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils: Infantino added; Nick Cardy suggested. Inks: Murphy Anderson (Superman) suggested (Info/suggestions by B. Bailey, Steve C., M. Head, B. Hughes, K. Nowlan and S. Whitaker. Per Sandell ed. 2005-08-20).

The Secrets of Superman's Fortress (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-782

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Superman Robots; Jor-El (statue); Lara (statue); Supergirl Robots; Althera
Synopsis:
Superman meets and falls in love with Althera, a space Amazon.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Includes a brief origin of the Fortress of Solitude.

The Magic of Kirby (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Forever People (DC, 1971 series) #1 and The New Gods (DC, 1971 series) #1

DC Takes Top Honors at Comic Art Convention (Table of Contents)

Daily Planet / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Carmine Infantino; Joe Kubert; Dick Giordano; Neal Adams
Synopsis:
Run-down of the awards won by DC at the 1970 Comic Art Convention in New York City.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Stan Goldberg
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

promo for DC comics on sale the second half of October 1970; includes cover art for Binky (DC, 1970 series) #76

The Credit Card of Catastrophe (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman [as Geoff Brown]
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-801

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Supergirl
Synopsis:
Superman goes to a fortune teller who gives him a card granting him three wishes.
Keywords:
crystal ball; fortune teller

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Curt Swan (logo illustration)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff
Job Number:
B-836

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Stan Timmons; Arlene Lo; Gerard Triano; Dennis Tully; Debbie Coldren

["Can you repair this space ship?"] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Center / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
6293

Synopsis:
Aliens come to Mr. Cap for help repairing their space ship but he thinks they are boys in costume.

Prepare for Events New to Your Past Experiences! (Table of Contents)

superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1955 series) #134, on sale October 13

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. A Girl Mightier Than Superman?
    Superman
  2. 1. The Secrets of Superman's Fortress
    Superman
  3. 2. The Magic of Kirby
  4. 3. DC Takes Top Honors at Comic Art Convention
    Daily Planet
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  6. 5. The Credit Card of Catastrophe
    Superman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Where the Action Is
  8. 7. ["Can you repair this space ship?"]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  9. 8. Prepare for Events New to Your Past Experiences!
    superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
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