(July 1973)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [block]
Editing:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard US Modern
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Copyright © 1973 by National Periodical Publications, Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Job Number:
N-665

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

Superman / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Atom [Al Pratt]; Atom [Ray Palmer]; T.N.T. [Tex N. Thomas]; Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Captain Triumph [Lance Gallant]

I Sustain the Wings (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Perry White; Lois Lane
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Murder on a Star (Table of Contents)

The Atom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
J. Chester Kozlak
Inks:
J. Chester Kozlak
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Atom [Al Pratt]
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Lockup in the Lethal Lightbulb (Table of Contents)

Atom / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Dr. Light (villain); Justice League of America (cameo)
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Superboy's Last Day in Smallville! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Superboy (flashback); Lana Lang (flashback)
Synopsis:
Superboy finds out that something he did on his last day in Smallville as Superboy is going to allow a criminal to make $1,000,000. Superman must think back to that day and discover what it was that he did. Flashbacks of Superboy's graduation and the cake that was presented him by the town.
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The Crime Clown (Table of Contents)

T.N.T. and Dan / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Arthur Cazeneuve
Inks:
Arthur Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
T.N.T. (intro); Dan the Dyna-Mite (intro)
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Indexer Notes

Introduction of the strip. Continued in Star Spangled #7.

[Dr. Togg's Gombezis] (Table of Contents)

Hourman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Ken Fitch
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hourman; Dr. Togg (villain, intro); Thorndyke (guest star); Jimmy Martin (guest star); Minute Men of America (guest star)
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[All that Glitters Is Not Gold] (Table of Contents)

Captain Triumph / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Dobrotka
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Triumph; Redfue and His Gang (intro)
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The Titanic Twins (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Kurt Schaffenberger (Lois and Lana)
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Supergirl (guest star)
Synopsis:
(imaginary novel) Superman splits into two Supermen
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Indexer Notes

pt 1 of "The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue"

The Anti-Evil Ray (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Kurt Schaffenberger (Lois and Lana)
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Luthor; Brainiac; Phantom Zone villains; Khruschev; Fidel Castro; Krypto (guest star); Lori Lemaris
Synopsis:
(imaginary novel) Luthor, Brainiac, Phantom Zoners, Khruschev, and Castro reform; Luthor cures all illness
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Indexer Notes

pt 2 of "The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue"

The End of Superman's Career (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Kurt Schaffenberger (Lois and Lana)
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Jimmy Olsen; Lucy Lane; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Bouncing Boy (last four as the Legion of Super-Heroes)
Synopsis:
(imaginary novel) the Supermen marry Lois Lane and Lana Lang; Jimmy Olsen marries Lucy Lane; Mr. Mxyzptlk reforms
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Indexer Notes

pt 3 of "The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue"

[A Look Through the Super Spectacles] (Table of Contents)

A Look Through the Super Spectacles / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
N-670

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Micheal Roship, Russell Cole and Richard H. Morrissey - and responses from E. Nelson Bridwell.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Table of Contents
    Superman
  3. 2. I Sustain the Wings
    Superman
  4. 3. Murder on a Star
    The Atom
  5. 4. Lockup in the Lethal Lightbulb
    Atom
  6. 5. Superboy's Last Day in Smallville!
    Superman
  7. 6. The Crime Clown
    T.N.T. and Dan
  8. 7. [Dr. Togg's Gombezis]
    Hourman
  9. 8. [All that Glitters Is Not Gold]
    Captain Triumph
  10. 9. The Titanic Twins
    Superman
  11. 10. The Anti-Evil Ray
    Superman
  12. 11. The End of Superman's Career
    Superman
  13. 12. [A Look Through the Super Spectacles]
    A Look Through the Super Spectacles
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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