(January 1971)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly (semi-monthly June and Dec.)
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [character]
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
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

Kryptonite Nevermore! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-614

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Synopsis:
Superman breaks free of kryptonite chains.
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [July 2007].

Superman Breaks Loose (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-560?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Professor Bolden; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Clark Kent; Morgan Edge; Perry White; Sand creature (origin)
Synopsis:
A scientific experiment turns all the kryptonite on Earth to iron, as Clark Kent moves from newspaper to television journalism.
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

No villain.

["Let's see you read this eye chart!"] (Table of Contents)

Super-Turtle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
S-635

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Super-Turtle
Reprints:

Jor-El's Golden Folly (Table of Contents)

The Fabulous World of Krypton / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-610

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Jor-El; Kim-Da; Professor Ken-Dal; General Dru-Zod; Lara Lor-Van; Fal-Thu; Waz-Em
Synopsis:
Ignoring the jeers of his colleagues, Kryptonian scientist Jor-El experiments with using anti-gravity to aid in space travel. But when astronaut Lara Lor-Van stows away in Jor-El's test rocket, the rocket crashes on Krypton's moon Wegthor, and Jor-El has to come to her rescue.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Krypton

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell [as E.N.B.]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from William Blau, Don F. Wittman, Chris Juricich, Todd Lowenstein, John Lansille and Jeff Ristine.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Kryptonite Nevermore!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman Breaks Loose
    Superman
  3. 2. ["Let's see you read this eye chart!"]
    Super-Turtle
  4. 3. Jor-El's Golden Folly
    The Fabulous World of Krypton
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
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