(April 1976)

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Volume:
39
Price:
0.30 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell; Bob Rozakis
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 600)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Superman runs into real interference from his newest, most fantastic foe -- Blackrock!"] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Blackrock
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

Make Me a Super-Hero! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Tex Blaisdell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2201

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Morgan Edge; Steve Lombard; Lola Barnett; Samuel Tanner; Newton Rockwell; Blackrock (intro, origin, villain)
Synopsis:
The head of UBC TV believes that the GBS TV network (at which Clark Kent works) owns Superman. He wants a super-hero for his network. Dr. Silverstone creates the Blackrock suit for UBC. Superman and Blackrock get in each others' way to stop bank robbers. But who is Blackrock?
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

story continues in Action Comics #459

Masquerade of the Nutty Kid! (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow and Black Canary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils:
Mike Grell
Inks:
Mike Grell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow; Black Canary; Danny Harris; Lex Luthor (villain)
Synopsis:
Lex Luthor reveals his plan. He masqueraded as Danny Harris to get close to Black Canary and use his hypno-gun to make her try to kill Green Arrow. But Black Canary hypnotizes herself to see Lex Luthor as Green Arrow, enabling her to attack him. He escapes, but this breaks the spell. The real Green Arrow arrives to help Black Canary find the real Danny Harris.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Superman runs into real interference from his newest, most fantastic foe -- Blackrock!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. Make Me a Super-Hero!
    Superman
  3. 2. Masquerade of the Nutty Kid!
    Green Arrow and Black Canary
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