(January 1974)

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Volume:
36
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
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

Who Is the Man Who Murdered Metropolis? (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1638

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Synopsis:
Giant hand symbolically crushes Metropolis as Superman flies at the attacker.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [August 2007]

The Man Who Murdered Metropolis! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1613

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Brainiac (villain); Superman; Morgan Edge; Steve Lombard; Clark Kent; Melba Manton
Synopsis:
As WGBS employess picket outside the building, they witness a mirror image of the Metorpolis skyline descending from the sky. When Superman investigates, he finds Brainiac, who announces that when the mirror image meets the real skyline, the latter will explode. With the aid of WGBS, Superman convinces Brainiac that his plot has succeeded and that he is mad with rage. With the advantage of his sanity and Brainiac's misunderstanding of the situation, Superman is able to turn the tables on Brainiac and send him off into deep space.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Brainiac makes many obscure references to the name "Kent."

The Warriors of Lightning Valley! (Table of Contents)

The Fabulous World of Krypton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils:
Dick Giordano
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1619

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Jaxon the Lash (villain); Vanaria; Art-Al; Krypton
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-1645
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Who Is the Man Who Murdered Metropolis?
    Superman
  2. 1. The Man Who Murdered Metropolis!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Warriors of Lightning Valley!
    The Fabulous World of Krypton
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Dwayne Best
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Rivard
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross
  • Ed Boner