(October 1973)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
100
On-sale date:
1973-07-10
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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:
?
Job Number:
N-729

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Suprboy [Kal-El]; Pete Ross; Teen Titans [Robin [Dick Grayson]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Aqualad [Garth]]; Kid Eternity; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Lighting Lad [Garth Ranzz]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Brainiac 5 [Querl Dox]]

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:
?
Job Number:
N-684

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Lana Lang; Pete Ross; Martha Kent; Superboy Revenge Squad
Synopsis:
Superboy hypnotizes himself to believe he is ordinary to fool the Superboy Revenge Squad. Pete Ross pretends to be Superboy and has Clark inadvertently performing super tricks.
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:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
N-688

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El; Linda Danvers]; Lena Thorul; Lex Luthor
Synopsis:
When Lena Thorul learns that she is Lex Luthor's sister, the shock causes her to lose her memory and she takes the identity of the Jungle Princess, using her telepathic powers to control animals.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Turumba

The Miracle Plane! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
John Sikela; Win Mortimer (page 1)
Inks:
George Roussos; Win Mortimer (page 1)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-687

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Gene Dekker; Mr. Dekker (Gene's father); Dropper; Tipper
Synopsis:
The Eastingham Institute is awarding a prize to the school student who makes the best invention, but it's the father of Gene Dekker who creates the best invention.....one that saves the life of his son.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inking credit changed to correspond with original publication in Adventure Comics #117 (DC, 1938 series).

The Beagle! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
William Woolfolk
Pencils:
Pete Riss
Inks:
Pete Riss
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-689

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
Job Number:
N-683

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy [Kal-El]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Lightning Lad [Garth Ranzz]; Brainiac 5 [Querl Dox]; Sun Boy [Dirk Morgna]; Ultra Boy [Jo Nah]; Colossal Boy [Gim Allon]]; 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:
?
Job Number:
N-685

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Aqualad [Garth]; Mayor Corliss; Eddie Corliss; Batman [Bruce Wayne] (Cameo); Flash [Barry Allen] (Cameo); Aquaman [Arthur Curry] (Cameo); Mr. Twister [Brom Stikk]; Officer Ridley
Synopsis:
Mr. Twister has kidnapped all the teenagers from Hatton Corners.
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) (Expand) /

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

[Superstition or supernatural?] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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:
?
Job Number:
N-686

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lana Lang; Professor Tinker
Synopsis:
Professor Tinker's serum transforms Superboy into a giant.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Bob Hughes.

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

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

A Look Through the Super Spectacles (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
N-731

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
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]
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:
?

Characters:
Kid Eternity; Mr. Keeper
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:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lad [Garth Ranzz]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Superboy [Kal-El]]
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. 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
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll