(October-November 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]
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; Murray Boltinoff (co-editors); E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant)
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

A Deep Death for Mr. Action! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-2178

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; Superbaby [Clark Kent]; Pete Ross; Insect Queen [Lana Lang]

Contents Page (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1104

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen

A Deep Death for Mr. Action (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-1975

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Morgan Edge; Diana Savage; Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis:
Jimmy goes to a shipwreck to recover some paintings for a museum and discovers Diana Savage and her scheme to help hide wanted criminals.
Reprints:

The Trail of the Spider (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-2010

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Corrigan (Police Detective); Mickey Salter; Spider; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
Jimmy and Corrigan try to find out why Corrigan's snitch Mickey Salter was killed.
Reprints:

Super Pets and Super-Threats (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Jim Mooney; John Sikela
Inks:
George Klein; Jim Mooney; John Sikela
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1040

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Krypto; Streaky; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Comet; Proty II; Beppo; Chandu; Super-Ape; King Krypton; Titano; Grodd; Super-Bird; Krypto-Mouse
Synopsis:
Information on both super-pets and also animals that became "Super-Threats".
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art clipped and pasted from past issues.

The Amazing Hydro-Girl! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1106

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; Anti-Superman Gang; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
Lois Lane takes an experimental formula for breathing underwater. Later she finds the formula is bad and causes her to be dunked in fluid every hour or she will die.
Reprints:

Supergirl's Greatest Victory! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1107

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El] (origin recap); Superman [Clark Kent]; Zor-El (flashback); Allura (unnamed, flashback); Metal-eater beast
Synopsis:
Supergirl tries to build up an immunity to Kryptonite by gradually exposing herself to large and larger doses.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Argo City (unnamed flashback); Fortress of Solitude; krypton (flashback); kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Re-telling of the origin of Supergirl.

The Lair of Brainiac! (Table of Contents)

Superbaby / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1111

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superbaby [Clark Kent]; Superboy [Clark Kent]; Brainiac; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Krypto (Cameo); Tagor; Renlo; Koko (Brainiac's pet); Jor-El (Cameo); Lara (Cameo)
Synopsis:
Brainiac kidnaps baby Kal-El to use to force Jor-El to turn over one of his inventions.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Originally a Superboy feature.

The Day Pete Ross Became a Robot! (Table of Contents)

Pete Ross, Superboy's Pal / comic story / 10.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1109

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Pete Ross; Chief Parker; Legion of Super-Heroes statues; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Ultra-Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Chameleon Boy
Synopsis:
While Superboy is in the future with the Legion, Pete Ross accidentally breaks the Superboy Robot that was left behind to take care of any emergencies.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Originally a Superboy feature. Flashback details how Pete Ross found out Superboy's secret identity.

Fact File on the Superman Family (Table of Contents)

Superman Family / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger; John Forte; Curt Swan; George Papp
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger; John Forte; George Klein; Murphy Anderson; George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Professor Lang; Bizarro; Superbaby [Clark Kent]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Pete Ross
Synopsis:
Information on various Superman Family characters.
Reprints:

Super Lucy Lane! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1108

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Lucy Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Princess Ilona of the Sunev Galaxy (photo); Allura of Ashtar (photo); Perry White; Howard Hume (Tycoon)
Synopsis:
On a trip to the Fortress of Solitude, Lucy Lane gaines super-powers after touching Red Kryptonite.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bottle City of Kandor; Fortress of Solituide; red kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Originally a Jimmy Olsen feature.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen's Pen Pals / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-2200

The Insect Queen of Smallville (Table of Contents)

Lana Lang / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-1110

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Lana Lang [also as Insect Queen]; Mrs. Lang
Synopsis:
Lana helps an alien who rewards her with a ring that gives her the powers of insects.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Originally a Superboy feature.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. A Deep Death for Mr. Action!
    Jimmy Olsen plus vignettes
  2. 1. Contents Page
    Superman Family
  3. 2. A Deep Death for Mr. Action
    Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. The Trail of the Spider
    Jimmy Olsen
  5. 4. Super Pets and Super-Threats
    Superman
  6. 5. The Amazing Hydro-Girl!
    Lois Lane
  7. 6. Supergirl's Greatest Victory!
    Supergirl
  8. 7. The Lair of Brainiac!
    Superbaby
  9. 8. The Day Pete Ross Became a Robot!
    Pete Ross, Superboy's Pal
  10. 9. Fact File on the Superman Family
    Superman Family
  11. 10. Super Lucy Lane!
    Lucy Lane
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Olsen's Pen Pals
  13. 12. The Insect Queen of Smallville
    Lana Lang
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