(June 1972)

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Volume:
35
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1972-04-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [character]
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 600)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Voodoo Doom of Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?
Job Number:
B-1369

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Dr. Mystir [Brainiac]
Keywords:
voodoo dolls

The Voodoo Doom of Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1324

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Dr. Mystir (Brainiac in disguise); Lex Luthor
Synopsis:
Dr. Mystir uses a voodoo doll made with souvenirs of Superman to eliminate Superman's powers, one-by-one. When Luthor hears of the doll, he joins Mystir, who is actually Brainiac in disguise.
Reprints:

["A truck full of tomatoes has overturned."] (Table of Contents)

Super-Turtle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
B-1590

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Super-Turtle helps a policeman by moving an overturned truck from Kosdanskio Street to Elm Street, which is easier to spell on his report.

The Man Who Destroyed Eclipso (Table of Contents)

Eclipso / comic story / 12.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Alex Toth [as Alexander Toth] (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth [as Alexander Toth] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff (original editor)
Job Number:
B-1361

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Eclipso; Dr. Bruce Gordon; Mona Bennett; Judson Randall (villain); Professor Bennett
Synopsis:
Mona discovers that her boyfriend, Bruce Gordon, is actually Eclipso. Bruce decides to meet an old friend, Judson Randall, and he finds him apparently imprisoned within a luminous blob. He allows Judson to try to cure him of Eclipso. Eclipso is released, but he is now under Judson's control.
Reprints:

["Look! A real robot!"] (Table of Contents)

Super-Smiles / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
B-810

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A robot refuses to sit in the waiting room so its inventor decides not to patent him.
Reprints:

The 7 Sins of Simon Stagg (Table of Contents)

Metamorpho / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
John Calnan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1319A

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Metamorpho; Sapphire Stagg; Simon Stagg; Java; Ulysses Bronson (villain)
Synopsis:
Simon Stagg's old college roommate, Ulysses Bronson invites Simon Stagg and company to see his creation, Morality Mountain, which includes statues of three of the seven deadly sins. It will cost $1 million to finish the others and Stagg hands over a check. The group are later invited to the opening of Morality Mountain. Only Ulysses is there and he insists on showing Simon alone the exhibits. The statue of Pride has Simon's face and Ulysses plans to kill Simon. Meanwhile, Metamorpho strains to keep Sapphire and Java from a chemical soup that has filled the waiting room.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Metamorpho #17 (March-April 1968) and continues in Action Comics #414 (July 1972).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Where the Action Is / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltinoff [as Ed.]
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
V-1387

Indexer Notes

The page includes letters from Matt Wilson, Excelsior Springs, Mo; Michael N. Tierstein, Brooklyn, N.Y.; David Reynolds, Conway, Ark.; John Mazurek, San Francisco, Calif.; Dale Berryhill, Memphis, Tenn.; and Joe Peluso, Brooklyn, N.Y.

The column reveals that Nick Cardy penciled and inked the cover to Action #409. It also reports that Nick Cardy drew the cover for the next Flash Super-Spectacular (The Flash #214, April 1972) with Quicksilver, a Golden Age hero first drawn by Nick Cardy.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Voodoo Doom of Superman
    Superman
  2. 1. The Voodoo Doom of Superman
    Superman
  3. 2. ["A truck full of tomatoes has overturned."]
    Super-Turtle
  4. 3. The Man Who Destroyed Eclipso
    Eclipso
  5. 4. ["Look! A real robot!"]
    Super-Smiles
  6. 5. The 7 Sins of Simon Stagg
    Metamorpho
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Where the Action Is
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