(December 1970)

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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly (semi-monthly, March)
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:
Mike Sekowsky
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Adventure Comics Presents Supergirl (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M-231

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Black Flame
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Labeled "The 35th Anniversary 400th Issue"

Return of the Black Flame (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Sekowsky
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
M-229

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Inventor; L. Finn; Toymaster; Black Flame
Synopsis:
While still working out the kinks in her new costume, Supergirl squares off against two old enemies and finds herself battling an army of toys.
Keywords:
bowling; Gold Kryptonite; Green Kryptonite; Kandor; leprechaun; Phantom Zone

Indexer Notes

A robot duplicate of Streaky the Super-Cat appears.

The World's Fastest Big Racers! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Comic strip-style ad for SSP Racers toy cars.

Indexer Notes

Located between p. 6 and 7 of the main story.

Direct Currents (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?

Synopsis:
Details of upcoming DC Comics releases.

Indexer Notes

Located between p. 15 and 16 of the main story.

New - The Magic of Kirby! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby

Synopsis:
Ad promoting three new Jack Kirby titles soon to be launched by DC: The Forever People, The New Gods and Mister Miracle.

Indexer Notes

Located between p. 15 and 16 of the main story.

More for Your Money ... And Better (Table of Contents)

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


Synopsis:
Ad for upcoming issues of Action Comics and Son of Tomahawk.

Indexer Notes

Located between p. 18 and 19 of the main story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Super Fe-Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
M-235

Characters:
Supergirl (boilerplate illustration)

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Gregory Kent, Jeff Haskins, Selina Zane and Connie Wagner.

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

Daily Planet / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?

Synopsis:
Report on Carmine Infantino, Joe Kubert, Dick Giordano and Neal Adams winning multiple awards at the Comic Art Convention held in New York City from July 3-5, 1970. Includes portraits of the four artists (uncredited).

Indexer Notes

Presented in the style of a Daily Planet front page. In the late 1970s DC will use this format for a regular "Daily Planet" feature announcing upcoming releases.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Adventure Comics Presents Supergirl
    Supergirl
  2. 1. Return of the Black Flame
    Supergirl
  3. 2. The World's Fastest Big Racers!
  4. 3. Direct Currents
  5. 4. New - The Magic of Kirby!
  6. 5. More for Your Money ... And Better
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Super Fe-Mail
  8. 7. DC Takes Top Honors at Comic Art Convention!
    Daily Planet
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