(April-May 1974)

DC, 1974 Series
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Volume:
21
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [block]
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; Murray Boltinoff (co-editors)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Squarebound (#164-176); Saddle-stitched (#177-222)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen plus vignettes / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset
Job Number:
B-1971

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Krypto; Lois Lane; Perry White

Contents Page (Table of Contents)

Superman Family / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger; Jim Mooney; George Papp
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger; Jim Mooney; George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
N-872

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Krypto; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
Contents for the issue.

Indexer Notes

Character illos reprinted from past issues.

Death Bites with Fangs of Stone (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1933

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Mark Olsen (Jimmy Olsen's Father); Dr. Herrod; Stace; Johnny Wolf; Evo Denton; Superman; Benito Navarez (Flashback); Lois Lane; Perry White
Synopsis:
Jimmy Olsen must figure out who is behind the vandalism of Olsentown, the project created by his father to help troubled teens.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part two titled "S.O.S. Comes in Colors".

Brainiac's Blitz! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Shooter
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-859

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Brainiac; Green Kryptonite; Professor Carter; Fortress of Solitude
Synopsis:
With Superman gone in space on a Justice League adventure, Supergirl must stop Braniac when he comes to Earth to kill Superman.
Reprints:

The Super Star of Hollywood! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-868

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Krypto; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Kryptonite; Boris Xavier (Movie Producer); Tyrone Clover (Movie Star); Brenda Glamour (Movie Star)
Synopsis:
Krypto becomes swell headed after going to Hollywood to make a movie.
Reprints:

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Statement of Ownership.

The Gift-Wrapped Doom (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1945

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Elephant (Underworld Executioner); Toro (Underworld Hitman); Brace (Underworld Hitman); Superman; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
When The Elephant, and underworld executioner wants to turn state's evidence, the underworld has him killed. In his final moments he gives Jimmy Olsen all the evidence to convict his bosses but Jimmy must outrun two hitmen on snowmobiles.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen's Pen Pals / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

The Death March! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-861

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lois Lane; Clark Kent; Garver (Owner of the rival newspaper The Sentinel)
Synopsis:
Perry White's Great-Grandfather is accused of having lead a "death-march" in the desert. Perry then decides to re-enact the march in order to clear his Great-Grandfather's name.
Reprints:

The Terrible Secret of Mrs. Lois Superman! [The Three Wives of Superman!] (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-858

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Lori Lemaris; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Lucy Lane; Fortress of Solitude; Bottle City of Kandor; Kron-Em; Kryptonian Metal-Eater
Synopsis:
Superman marries Lois Lane and gives her Super-Powers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Imaginary Story

The Tragic Torment of Mrs. Lana Superman! [The Three Wives of Superman!] (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-858

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lana Lang; Luthor; Van-Zee; Sylvia; Fortress of Solitude; Perry White; Jimm Olsen; Lucy Lane; Bottle City of Kandor
Synopsis:
Aftr the death of his first wife Lois Lane, Superman marries Lana Lang, stealing her from a reformed Lex Luthor.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Imaginary Story.

The Shocking Fate of Mrs. Lori Superman! [The Three Wives of Superman!] (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N0858

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lori Lemaris; Ronal; Atlantis; Fortress of Solitude; Superman Robots; Phantom Zone Villains; Kryptonian Metal Eater; Lois Lane (Cameo); Lana Lang (Cameo)
Synopsis:
After the death of his first two wives, Superman marries Lori Lemaris, but she is killed by two Phantom Zone villains.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Imaginary Story.

How The Artists Draw The Superman Family (Table of Contents)

Superman / activity / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan (Jimmy Olsen, Ma and Pa Kent, Krypto figures); Kurt Schaffenberger (Lois Lane figures); Pat Broderick (?) (Figure at drawing table)
Inks:
John Forte (Jimmy Olsen figures); George Klein (Ma and Pa Kent and Krypto figures); Kurt Schaffenberger (Lois Lane figures); Tex Blaisdell (?) (Figure at drawing table); Terry Austin (?) (Backgrounds at drawing table); Pat Broderick (?) (Figure at drawing table)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-873

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Krypto; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
Examples of how to draw different characters.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from discussions between David Bachman, Bob Bailey, Bob Hughes and Merlin Haas. Everyone is in agreement on these credits except for the figure at the drawing table.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen plus vignettes
  2. 1. Contents Page
    Superman Family
  3. 2. Death Bites with Fangs of Stone
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. Brainiac's Blitz!
    Supergirl
  5. 4. The Super Star of Hollywood!
    Superboy
  6. 5. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
  7. 6. The Gift-Wrapped Doom
    Jimmy Olsen
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen's Pen Pals
  9. 8. The Death March!
    Jimmy Olsen
  10. 9. The Terrible Secret of Mrs. Lois Superman! [The Three Wives of Superman!]
    Lois Lane
  11. 10. The Tragic Torment of Mrs. Lana Superman! [The Three Wives of Superman!]
    Lois Lane
  12. 11. The Shocking Fate of Mrs. Lori Superman! [The Three Wives of Superman!]
    Lois Lane
  13. 12. How The Artists Draw The Superman Family
    Superman
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