(June 1972)

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Volume:
34
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
monthly (semi-monthly June, Dec.)
On-sale date:
1972-04-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [block]
Editing:
E. Nelson Bridwell
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

Also known as DC 100-Page Super Spectacular #DC-13.


The World's Greatest Flying Heroes! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Job Number:
N-510

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Keeper; Kid Eternity; The Ray; Starman [Ted Knight]; Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Black Racer; Black Condor [Tom Wright]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Sanders]; Lightray; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Superman (Earth-1); Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Shining Knight [Sir Justin]; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Red Tornado [John Smith]; Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]; Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hawkgirl [Shayera Thal]
Synopsis:
Assortment of various flying heroes.

Indexer Notes

Wrap-around cover.

Powerstone (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
John Sikela
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-487

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lex Luthor (villain); Superman; Brett Calhoun; Clark Kent; Perry White; Lois Lane; Digby Masters; Von Schmertz; Scarletti; Kettering; Powerstone (intro)
Synopsis:
Luthor gains super strength in order to battle Superman in hand-to-hand combat
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E.Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
John Sikela; Murphy Anderson; Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
John Sikela; Murphy Anderson; Sheldon Moldoff
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
N-511

Indexer Notes

contents page includes head shots of Superman, Doctor Fate, Hawkman, Starman and the Spectre.

When Titans Clash! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
John Sikela
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-488

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lex Luthor (villain, temporarily gains super-powers); Superman; Clark Kent; Perry White; Lois Lane; Powerstone
Reprints:

[The Fire Murders] (Table of Contents)

Doctor Fate / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-490

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mango the Mighty (villain); Dr. Fate; Inza
Reprints:

[Meet Hawkwoman] (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-491

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bark Bennett (villain); Clinky Cassell (villain); Hawkman [Carter Hall]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Hall] [Hawkwoman] (intro)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Hawkwoman (later Hawkgirl)

[The Dreaded Black Condor...] (Table of Contents)

The Black Condor / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-494

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Leader (villain); Black Condor; Prof. Steiner; Tom Wright; Wendy Foster; Jasper Crow; Dr. Marsh; Dr. Paige; Dr. Foster
Reprints:

[The Return of Zor] (Table of Contents)

The Spectre / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bernard Baily
Job Number:
N-492

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Zor (villain); Prof. Dale Ericks; Sergeant Dexter; Wayne; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Pedro Gonzales; Clarice Winston
Reprints:

The Menace of the Invisible Raiders! (Table of Contents)

Starman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Alfred Bester
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-495

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Mist (intro, villain); Starman [Ted Knight]; Woodley Allen; Doris Lee
Reprints:

[Music Hath Charm] (Table of Contents)

The Ray / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-493

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Stradivous (intro, villain, death); Jennings (intro, villain, death); The Ray [Happy Terrill]
Reprints:

Superman's Greatest Feats! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese ?
Job Number:
N-459

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lori Lemaris (guest star); Superboy (flashback); Lex Luthor (flashback); Nathan Hale; Abraham Lincoln; John Wilkes Booth; Jor-El; Lara; Zor-El; Lyla Lerrol; Alura; Chief Sitting Bull
Synopsis:
Lori Lemaris asks Superman to go into the past and stop Atlantis from sinking. Superman, who has never successfully changed the past tries and is amazed that it succeeds. Superman continues to change other past events, including the assassination of Lincoln, Custer's Last Stand and the explosion of Krypton.
Reprints:
Keywords:
red kryptonite (flashback)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson ?
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
N-509

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Key to DC's Flying Heroes! / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E.Nelson Bridwell ?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
N-512

Indexer Notes

Key to all characters depicted on cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The World's Greatest Flying Heroes!
    Superman
  2. 1. Powerstone
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. When Titans Clash!
    Superman
  5. 4. [The Fire Murders]
    Doctor Fate
  6. 5. [Meet Hawkwoman]
    Hawkman
  7. 6. [The Dreaded Black Condor...]
    The Black Condor
  8. 7. [The Return of Zor]
    The Spectre
  9. 8. The Menace of the Invisible Raiders!
    Starman
  10. 9. [Music Hath Charm]
    The Ray
  11. 10. Superman's Greatest Feats!
    Superman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Giant Metropolis Mailbag
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Key to DC's Flying Heroes!
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