(1978)

DC, 1978 Series
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Volume:
7
Price:
2.00 USD
Pages:
76
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
On-sale date:
1977-10-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893799401
Editing:
Joe Orlando
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Tabloid size
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Squarebound or Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

On sale date found in house ad in Justice League of America #149.


Superman vs. Wonder Woman The Battle You Thought You'd Never See! (Table of Contents)

Superman; Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (signed)
Inks:
Dan Adkins (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Wonder Woman; Uncle Sam (as a picture in the background)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The colorist credit is from the About the Creators text article in this issue. "Bob LeRose assembled the covers."

The picture of Uncle Sam in the background is "based on the classic World War I poster by James Montgomery Flagg."

Superman vs. Wonder Woman (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (signed)
Inks:
Dan Adkins (signed)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Characters:
Superman; Wonder Woman

Indexer Notes

Same picture as the cover, only in black and white and there's no picture of Uncle Sam. Located on the inside front cover.

Report One (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Job Number:
J-4665

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Admiral Chester W. Nimitz; Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson
Synopsis:
Superman saves a U.S. aircraft carrier in the Pacific from an attack by a Japanese submarine and a fleet of Japanese Zeroes. Then Superman asks the Admiral about the Manhattan Project. The Admiral then has Superman meet with the Secretary of War for more information.
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Indexer Notes

Per the opening paragraph, this part of the story takes place on June 10th 1942, on the island of Midway during World War II.

Report Two (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Yeoman Diana Prince]; Albert Einstein; Colonel Steve Trevor; FBI agent J.B. Michaelson; Professor H. Andrews
Synopsis:
Wonder Woman stops a group of Nazi Suicide bombers from kidnapping a scientist, then stops their leaders when they assault Albert Einstein. When she tries to explain it to her boss, he says the FBI deny anything like that happened. Doing more digging on her own, Diana discovers the agent and the professor are working on something called "Project Manhattan."
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Report Three The Baron and the Samurai (Table of Contents)

Baron Blitzkrieg; Sumo the Samurai / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Baron Blitzkrieg; Sumo the Samurai
Synopsis:
As instructed by the Emperor of Japan, Sumo the Samurai joins Baron Blitzkrieg in interrogating a captured United States scientist about the Manhattan Project.
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Report Four "Confrontation" (Table of Contents)

Superman; Wonder Woman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman [Yeoman Diana Prince]; Queen Hippolyta; Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White
Synopsis:
As Yeoman Diana Prince, Wonder Woman breaks into a vault in the War Department and steals a file on the Manhattan Project. She is horrified at what she reads and seeks counsel from her mother on Paradise Island. As Clark and Lois return from Midway to finish their story, Perry tells them that Chicago is being attacked by Wonder Woman!
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Report Five Showdown! (Table of Contents)

Superman; Wonder Woman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Wonder Woman; Sumo the Samurai; Baron Blitzkrieg
Synopsis:
Superman flies to Chicago to reason with Wonder Woman, but she decided to eliminate all nuclear weapons no matter who gets in her way. As they battle, they realize that fighting in the city will just get someone hurt. They decide to continue their battle on the moon. Simultaneously, the Baron is poised to attack the Manhattan Project research center in Oak Ridge, Tennessee while Sumo gets ready to attack the Manhattan Project research center in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Both are stealing the two halves of a nuclear reactor.
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Report Six Conflagration (Table of Contents)

Superman; Wonder Woman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Wonder Woman; Sumo The Samurai; Baron Blitzkrieg; Zwerg; Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson; President Franklin Roosevelt
Synopsis:
Realizing that Earth is trouble, Superman and Wonder Woman cease their battle and return to Earth. There they split up to find the 2 halves of the reactor: Wonder Woman faces Sumo in Japan and Superman hunts down Baron Blitzkrieg. The two heroes defeat the villains and bring them and the 2 halves of the reactor to a small island. Using his powers, the Baron activates the two halves. When Superman tries to look at it with his x-ray vision, the reactor becomes an atomic bomb. Both Sumo and the Baron fight each other for the weapon and both supposedly perish when it detonates. The heroes return to Washington D.C. where President Roosevelt assures both heroes that the United States would never use the bomb to kill anyone. Satisfied, the heroes take their leave.
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About The Creators (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Gold
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Joe Orlando (photo); Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (photo); Gerry Conway (photo)

Indexer Notes

Article and brief biographies on the creators. Includes pictures of Joe Orlando, Gerry Conway, and Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez. Located on the inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Wonder Woman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Wonder Woman; Uncle Sam (as an image on a poster)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A picture of Superman and Wonder Woman battling in Washington D.C. Located on the back cover (but not wraparound).

Colorist credit from the About the Creators text article (where it says that Tatjana Wood "colored the covers"; plural).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman vs. Wonder Woman The Battle You Thought You'd Never See!
    Superman; Wonder Woman
  2. 1. Superman vs. Wonder Woman
  3. 2. Report One
    Superman
  4. 3. Report Two
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. Report Three The Baron and the Samurai
    Baron Blitzkrieg; Sumo the Samurai
  6. 5. Report Four "Confrontation"
    Superman; Wonder Woman
  7. 6. Report Five Showdown!
    Superman; Wonder Woman
  8. 7. Report Six Conflagration
    Superman; Wonder Woman
  9. 8. About The Creators
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Wonder Woman
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