(August 1971)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly (semi-monthly June, Dec.)
On-sale date:
1971-06-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [character]
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)
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

The Shape of Fear! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-848

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Sand creature; Quarrm demon
Synopsis:
Quarrm demon dragging off unconscious Superman and Sand creature.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Shape of Fear! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-841

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sand creature (villain); I-Ching; Superman; Wonder Woman [as Diana Prince]; Clark Kent; Quarrm demon (villain)
Synopsis:
I-Ching helps Superman return to full power but something is wrong with Superman's mind. I-Ching and Diana Prince help the Sand Creature to siphon off Superman's powers again to help his mind heal.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-855

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Mike Abruzzese, Ray Kalush, Michael N. Tierstein and Bob Rozakis.

Superman's Neighbors (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-873

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Alexander Ross; Joe Rollins; Superman [Clark Kent]; Tommy Snead; Mrs. Higgins; Ethel Cane; Miss Wentworth; Harry Merton; Bill Waters
Synopsis:
One of Clark Kent's neighbors is monitoring his comings and goings. Superman is afraid he will stumble into his secret identity and must come up with a way to throw him off the trail.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

No villain.

Superman's Day of Truth! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-872

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Supergirl; Professor Potter; Perry White; Lana Lang; Val-Lor; Vrangs
Synopsis:
Superman and Supergirl spend an entire day telling nothing but the truth in honor of the Kryptonian hero Val-Lor.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; Superman's Underwater Fortress of Solitude
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Shape of Fear!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Shape of Fear!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. Superman's Neighbors
    Superman
  5. 4. Superman's Day of Truth!
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
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