(October 1973)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
100
On-sale date:
1973-07-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [block]
Editing:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Superboy [Kal-El, Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El, Linda Danvers]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Aqualad [Garth]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Indexer Notes

The table of contents (on the inside front cover of the issue) is illustrated with images of several heroes.

The Superboy Revenge Squad (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Superboy Revenge Squad
Reprints:

Lena Thorul, Jungle Princess (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Lena Thorul
Reprints:

The Miracle Plane (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
John Sikela; Win Mortimer (page 1)
Inks:
John Sikela; Win Mortimer (page 1)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy
Reprints:

Kid Eternity vs. the Beagle (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
William Woolfolk
Pencils:
Pete Riss
Inks:
Pete Riss
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Kid Eternity; The Beagle (intro, villain); Joe Hodges (intro, death); Mercury (guest star); Richard Harding Davis (guest star); Cyrano De Bergerac (guest star)
Reprints:
Keywords:
occult

The Super-Moby Dick of Space (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milton Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Brainiac 5; Sun Boy; Ultra Boy; Colossal Boy]; Dr. Lanphier
Synopsis:
Lightning Lad loses an arm to the Super-Moby Dick of Space. When Ultra Boy fails to subdue the space creature, Lightning Lad leads a team against it and shrinks the space creature to its original size with the help of the scientist who accidentally enlarged it.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Green Kryptonite

Thousand-and-One Dooms of Mr. Twister (Table of Contents)

Kid Flash; Robin; Aqualad / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Bruno Premiani
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Kid Flash; Robin; Aqualad; Mr. Twister (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The pages numbered 8, 16, and 25 are actually only 2/3 of a page with a house ad filling the remainder of the space.

[Like father... Like son...] (Table of Contents)

Korak / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Korak

Indexer Notes

House advertisement for Korak, Son of Tarzan (DC, 1972 series) #54, appears on page numbered 8 in the Robin, Kid Flash, Aqualad reprint.

[Superstition or supernatural?] (Table of Contents)

Black Magic / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti ?; Joe Orlando ?
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti ?; Creig Flessel ?; Joe Orlando ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

House advertisement for Black Magic (DC, 1973 series) #1; appears on page numbered 17 of the Robin, Kid Flash, Aqualad reprint.

[Maybe the World's Mightiest Mortal won't read this issue to you...] (Table of Contents)

Shazam / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
C.C. Beck; Jack Adler
Inks:
C.C. Beck; Jack Adler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]

Indexer Notes

House advertisement for Shazam! (DC, 1973 series) #6, appears on final page of Robin, Kid Flash, Aqualad reprint.

The Super Giant of Smallville (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Giunta ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Bob Hughes.

Behind the Scenes at the DC Comic World (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Superman [Kal-El, Clark Kent]; Spectre [Jim Corrigan]

Indexer Notes

Page provides a profile of Metropolis, Illinois, and teases the upcoming Manhunter strip in Detective Comics and the Spectre's return to Adventure Comics.

A Look Through the Super Spectacles (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Features letters from Richard H. Morrissey and Mark Lucke

[Adventure Comics #117] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

[Kid Eternity #9] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Pete Riss ?
Inks:
Pete Riss ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

[The Brave and the Bold #54] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Bruno Premiani
Inks:
Bruno Premiani
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Aqualad [Garth]; Mr. Twister [Brom Stikk]
Reprints:

[Adventure Comics #332] (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superboy
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. The Superboy Revenge Squad
    Superboy
  4. 3. Lena Thorul, Jungle Princess
    Supergirl
  5. 4. The Miracle Plane
    Superboy
  6. 5. Kid Eternity vs. the Beagle
    Kid Eternity
  7. 6. The Super-Moby Dick of Space
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  8. 7. Thousand-and-One Dooms of Mr. Twister
    Kid Flash; Robin; Aqualad
  9. 8. [Like father... Like son...]
    Korak
  10. 9. [Superstition or supernatural?]
    Black Magic
  11. 10. [Maybe the World's Mightiest Mortal won't read this issue to you...]
    Shazam
  12. 11. The Super Giant of Smallville
    Superboy
  13. 12. Behind the Scenes at the DC Comic World
  14. 13. A Look Through the Super Spectacles
  15. 14. [Adventure Comics #117]
    Superboy
  16. 15. [Kid Eternity #9]
  17. 16. [The Brave and the Bold #54]
  18. 17. [Adventure Comics #332]
    Legion of Super-Heroes
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Todd Bruce
  • Bob Hughes
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll