(June 1971)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, (semi-monthly June, Dec.,)
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino (signed); Murphy Anderson (see notes)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-776

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Sand creature
Synopsis:
Superman pleading with Sand creature for help
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [July 2007] The records list Murphy Anderson as penciler as well, suggesting that Infantino may have only done layouts on this cover with Anderson providing finished pencils and inks.

Menace at 1000 Degrees! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-774

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Quig (villain); Clark Kent; Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Morgan Edge; Lois Lane; Sand creature
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-784

Synopsis:
Includes a letter from Elliot S. Maggin

Indexer Notes

letters page

A Name Is Born (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Gray Morrow
Inks:
Gray Morrow
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-772

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Du-Vor; Kryp; Tonn; Krypton
Synopsis:
Du-Vor tells a fellow teacher the story of how two space explorers came to be stranded on ancient Krypton and began the Kryptonian race.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Menace at 1000 Degrees!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. A Name Is Born
    The Fabulous World of Krypton
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