(February 1974)

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Volume:
36
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [block]
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (credited); E. Nelson Bridwell (actual)
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

Editor previously credited to Julius Schwartz (as that's whats in the indicia). Schwartz's records confirm that Bridwell edited this issue. Julius Schwartz's editorial records provided by DC Comics.


Special All-Magic Issue! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-793

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Circe; Jimmy Olsen; Lana Lang; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Zatanna Zatara; The Warlock; Doc and Flannelhead; Mr. Mxyztplk; Wizard of Wokit

Indexer Notes

Vignette cover.

Mr. Mxyztplk Returns! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough
Inks:
Ira Yarbrough
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-770

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Mxyztplk (villain); Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Printed art credit of John Sikela but that's incorrect; art credit of Ira Yarbrough according to Action Comics #80 indexer. Ira Yarbrough confirmed by Robert Hughes.

The Demons from Pandora's Box! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-775

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Lana Lang; Prof. Lewis Lang; Lori Lemaris; Lenora Lemaris
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

No villain.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Super-Puzzle / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis

Indexer Notes

Crossword puzzle

The Magicians' Convention! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
John Sikela
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-772

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Gregor the Great (villain); Perry White; Doc and Flannelhead [Hocus and Pocus]; Conrad the Conjurer; Gregor the Great; Moiton; Mephisto
Reprints:

The Other Side of the World! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Zatanna; The Warlock (villain); Thomas (Pieface) Kalmaku; Carol Ferris; Patch-Eye Pete; Hawkman [Katar Hol] (cameo flashback); Hawkgirl [Shayera Hol] (cameo flashback); Atom [Ray Palmer] (cameo flashback); Druid (cameo flashback)
Synopsis:
Zatanna and Green Lantern journey to the land of Ys, where a warlock may hold the key to Zatara's final fate.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of Zatanna's quest to find her father, Zatara.
Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

The Enchanted Mountain! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough
Inks:
Ira Yarbrough
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-771

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; The Wizard of Wokit (villain); Lois Lane
Reprints:

Beauty and the Super-Beast! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-773

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Circe [Saturn Girl]; Proty II; Lana Lang; Superman Revenge Squad (villains); Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Krypto
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part II is titled "Circe's Super-Slave".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
N-817

Indexer Notes

Letters from: David Michaels, Guy Lillian III, Mark M. Thomase, and Phil Castora

Play the Graffiti Game with Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan (signed); Joe Kubert (signed); Kurt Schaffenberger (signed); Neal Adams (signed); Joe Orlando (signed); Frank Robbins (signed); Dick Giordano (signed); Dave Cockrum (signed); Carmine Infantino (signed); Sergio Aragones (signed); Dick Dillin (signed); Irv Novick (signed); Mike Kaluta (signed); Bernie Wrightson (signed); Howard Chaykin (signed)
Inks:
Curt Swan (signed); Joe Kubert (signed); Kurt Schaffenberger (signed); Neal Adams (signed); Joe Orlando (signed); Frank Robbins (signed); Dick Giordano (signed); Dave Cockrum (signed); Carmine Infantino (signed); Sergio Aragones (signed); Dick Dillin (signed); Irv Novick (signed); Mike Kaluta (signed); Bernie Wrightson (signed); Howard Chaykin (signed)
Colors:
? [title, rest is black and white]
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-821

Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Artists play with changing Superman's and Clark Kent's appearance, and includes a blank rough for the reader to try it.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Special All-Magic Issue!
    Superman
  2. 1. Mr. Mxyztplk Returns!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Demons from Pandora's Box!
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Super-Puzzle
  5. 4. The Magicians' Convention!
    Superman
  6. 5. The Other Side of the World!
    Green Lantern
  7. 6. The Enchanted Mountain!
    Superman
  8. 7. Beauty and the Super-Beast!
    Superman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  10. 9. Play the Graffiti Game with Superman
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Allen Ross
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
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