(March 1972)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
34
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
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

Issue Notes

This issue includes the statement of ownership, management, and circulation.


Introducing... Superman's Latest and Greatest Foe... Terra-Man! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1119

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Terra-Man; Nova
Synopsis:
Tattered and wounded Superman founders in air as Terra-Man and flying horse Nova attack.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics

The Challenge of Terra-Man (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1071

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Terra-Man (villain); Superman [Clark Kent]; Jonathan Kent (flashback); Martha Kent (flashback); Superboy (flashback); Nova; Krypton (flashback)
Synopsis:
The appearance of a stagecoach on the streets of Metropolis heralds the arrival of Terra-Man, a character seemingly from a spaghetti western, yet with super-scientific weapons. Superman must contain Terra-Man while dealing with a kryptonian condition known as birth-spells which effects the metabolism of Kryptonians every six years on their Kryptonian birthdays.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story includes pastiches of Archie and Edith Bunker from TV's All in the Family.

The Origin of Terra-Man (Table of Contents)

Terra-Man / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1099

Genre:
superhero; western-frontier
Characters:
The Collector (villain); Jess Manning; Terra-Man [Toby Manning]; Nova
Reprints:

High Man on a Flagpole! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
George Roussos ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1096

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Quent (villain); Superman; Lois Lane; Tom Trent; Arnold Carlyle; Clark Kent; Perry White
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn. Inks credit from Bob Hughes, December 2004.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-1129
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Introducing... Superman's Latest and Greatest Foe... Terra-Man!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Challenge of Terra-Man
    Superman
  3. 2. The Origin of Terra-Man
    Terra-Man
  4. 3. High Man on a Flagpole!
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Dwayne Best
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Rivard
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross
  • Ed Boner