(December-January 1972)

DC, 1971 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [block]
Editing:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Also Superman #245


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?

Indexer Notes

Wrap-around cover.

The Team of Luthor and Brainiac! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El, aka. Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor; Brainiac; Tharla; Jor-El; Lara; Lyla Lerrol
Synopsis:
Lex Luthor escapes prison, discovers the existence of Brainiac, releases Brainiac from prison, re-programs him, and teams with him to shrink Superman. With the help of the Kandorians, Superman turns the tables on Luthor and Brainiac.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Three part story; Chapter 1 titled "The Deadly Duo!", Chapter 2 titled "The Downfall of Superman!", Chapter 3 titled "The Hour of Kandor's Vengeance!".

The Count (Table of Contents)

Kid Eternity / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Millard
Pencils:
Pete Riss ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Artist revision from Mac Raboy to ? by Craig Delich 2013-5-13. Editor Busy Arnold, in an interview on June 30, 1972, states "Mac Raboy never did any work for Quality Comics".
Pencils tentatively credited to Pete Riss through consensus art identification on the GCD-Main discussion list (September 10, 2013).

The Time Trap (Table of Contents)

Atom / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Crowning of Super Chief (Table of Contents)

Super Chief / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Carmine Infantino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

origin & 1st appear

Adventure of the Shooting Spooks (Table of Contents)

Air Wave / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Harris
Inks:
Lee Harris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Super-Motorized Menace (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Prankster's Greatest Role (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
William Woolfolk
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

original date erroneously listed as Feb '54

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Team of Luthor and Brainiac!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Count
    Kid Eternity
  4. 3. The Time Trap
    Atom
  5. 4. The Crowning of Super Chief
    Super Chief
  6. 5. Adventure of the Shooting Spooks
    Air Wave
  7. 6. Super-Motorized Menace
    Hawkman
  8. 7. The Prankster's Greatest Role
    Superman
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