(June-July 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 [circle]
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (co-editor); Murray Boltinoff (co-editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)
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)

Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1736

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Tlaca; Jimmy Olsen; Purple Pimpernel; Lois Lane; Superman; Brujo; Perry White; Superbaby; Krypto

Indexer Notes

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

Contents page (Table of Contents)

Superman Family / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky; Pat Broderick (?)
Inks:
Dick Giordano; Pat Broderick (?)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-969

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Tlaca; Jimmy Olsen; Krypto; Lois Lane; Superbaby; Clark Kent; Perry White
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is a re-working of the cover from Adventure Comics #397. Someone has reworked the Supergirl figure and replaced the figures in the squares with story titles. David Bachman has suggested the reworking could be by Pat Broderick.

Princess of the Golden Sun! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot S. Maggin
Pencils:
Art Saaf
Inks:
Vince Colletta; Art Saaf (?)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Morse
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Job Number:
S-1664

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Tlaca; Poxhuala; Mixcal (High-Priest); Cortez (flashback, cameo); Dean Betsy Lyman; Benjamin Pierce; Martin Hamilton; Eileen Falco; Kerry Berkman; Zor-El (on photo-gram); Allura (on photo-gram)
Synopsis:
Supergirl moves to Florida and joins the faculty at the New Athens Experimental School. On her first day, she is attacked by Tlaca, an Aztec princess who gains the powers of anyone who defeats her.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Schwartz pay records indicate Saaf pencils and Colletta inks. Art Saaf pay receipts indicate he was paid for Pencils on the entire story and 6 pages of inks. Schwartz records provided by DC comics and Art Saaf pay receipts information provided by Steve Saaf.

Jimmy Olsen in Scotland Yard! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-937

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lucy Lane; Superintendent Baker; Purple Pimpernel [Lord Bunkley]; Sergeant Kipper; Superman; Stumpy
Synopsis:
Perry sends Jimmy to England to work for Scotland Yard for a week. While there Jimmy tries to capture the Purple Pimpernel.
Reprints:

Superbaby's First Foster-Parents! (Table of Contents)

Superbaby / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vivian Berg (?)
Job Number:
N-939

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superbaby; Jor-El; Lara; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Reverend Blake; Millie; kidnappers
Synopsis:
Superbaby lands on Earth and is discovered by Martha and Jonathan Kent. When they leave him at the orphanage another couple adopts him before the Kents can. This couple is trying to use the baby to fool some kidnappers and con them out of their money.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Krypton

Supergirl's Career! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Al Plastino; Curt Swan; Jim Mooney; Mike Sekowsky; Art Saaf; Bob Oksner
Inks:
Al Plastino; George Klein; Jim Mooney; Jack Abel; Vince Colletta; Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-970

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Superman; Zor-El; Allura
Synopsis:
Information on all the careers Supergirl/Linda Danvers has had.

Indexer Notes

Summary of Supergirl's adventures. Inks credits originally also given to Mike Sekowsky in error (per Tony Isabella, March 30, 2006). Jack Abel, as Mike Sekowsky's potential inker, from Ted Watson via the GCD Error List (June 13, 2009).


One panel from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #252 (May 1959).
Scene from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #285 (February 1962) with altered hairstyle.
One panel from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #310 (March 1964).
One panel from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #318 (November 1964).
Two panels from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #406 (May 1971).
One panel and cover logo figure from Supergirl (DC, 1972 series) #1 (November 1972).

The Man Who Betrayed Superman's Identity! (Table of Contents)

Perry White / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-936

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Dirk Denver (villain); Superman Robots; Gentleman Jerry; Criminal Bureau of Information; Steve Bevan (actor); Chuck Darren (F.B.I. Agent); Rand Sterling (science-fiction writer)
Synopsis:
Perry White attempts to capture Gentleman Jerry, a crook posing as a hobo. Perry is hit on the head and has amnesia and is tricked into trying to find out Superman's secret identity.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Originally a Superman feature. Establishes Superman's height at 6'2" tall.

Lois Lane's Jungle Jeopardy! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-938

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Perry White; Stace Lorin [disguised as Van Coyle]; Rico (South American student); Superman
Synopsis:
Lois Lane travels to the Amazon with the Peace Corps. Secretly she is on the trail of the jewel thief Stace Lorin.
Reprints:

Krypto's Three Amazing Transformations! (Table of Contents)

Krypto / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-940

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Krypto; Superboy; Bizarro; Sinbad; Mrs. O'Leary; Lana Lang (cameo); Chief Parker
Synopsis:
Bizarro gives Krypto a "gift" of a Red Kryptonite meteor. This Red Kryptonite turns Krypto into several different types of animals.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bizzaro World; green kryptonite; red kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Originally a Superboy feature.

Clark Kent, Gangster! (Table of Contents)

Private Life of Clark Kent / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-941

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Pete the Penman (villain); Kid Spade (villain); "Pills" Paley (villain); Mr. Kreep (villain); Nitro Nick (all as Larceny, Inc., intro for all); Superman; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
When the Daily Planet goes on strike Superman decides to try out a new secret identity as a member of a criminal gang.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Originally a Superman feature.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Super Fe-Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Marty Pasko
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
S-1740
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Supergirl
  2. 1. Contents page
    Superman Family
  3. 2. Princess of the Golden Sun!
    Supergirl
  4. 3. Jimmy Olsen in Scotland Yard!
    Jimmy Olsen
  5. 4. Superbaby's First Foster-Parents!
    Superbaby
  6. 5. Supergirl's Career!
    Supergirl
  7. 6. The Man Who Betrayed Superman's Identity!
    Perry White
  8. 7. Lois Lane's Jungle Jeopardy!
    Lois Lane
  9. 8. Krypto's Three Amazing Transformations!
    Krypto
  10. 9. Clark Kent, Gangster!
    Private Life of Clark Kent
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Super Fe-Mail
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