(1978)

Tempo Books, 1978 Series
 
Price:
1.25 USD
Pages:
166
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Grosset & Dunlap, Inc. A Filmways Company
Brand:
Tempo Books; DC
ISBN:
0-448-14532-4 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
color cover; black & white interior
Dimensions:
mass market paperback (4 1/4" x 6 7/8"; 10.9 cm x 17.3 cm)
Paper Stock:
cardstock cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
squarebound

Issue Notes

Six books were published: Justice League of America; Batman; Superman; Superboy & the Legion Of Superheroes; Wonder Woman; World's Finest. Sold in a boxed set as DC Superheroes. Artwork reworked for this book. Copyright 1978 by DC Comics Inc. Copyright 1959, 1961 by Superman Inc. Copyright 1959, 1961, 1965 by N.P.P. Inc. Actual date not listed. Date a guess based on last copyright date. No printing listed.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Synopsis:
Cover is a mixture of a panel from Superman's Greatest Secret's dragon and a Wayne Boring Superman.

The Story of Superman's Life (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
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Superman's Mermaid Sweetheart (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lori Lemaris
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Superman's Greatest Secret (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
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The Legion Of Super-Villains (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 33 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters:
Milton Snapinn
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Man; Cosmic Man; Saturn Woman]; (first Adult Legion appearance, guest stars); Lex Luthor (villain); the Legion of Super-Villains [Cosmic King (intro, origin); Lightning Lord (intro, origin) [Mekt Ranzz]; Saturn Queen (intro)] (intro, villains)
Synopsis:
Luthor contacts and teams up with Legion of Super-Villains from 30th Century; adult Legion of Super-Heroes comes to 20th Century to help Superman
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Indexer Notes

First adult Legion; first Legion of Super-Villains; reformatted to fit mass-market paperback pages

When Superman Lost His Memory (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
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Indexer Notes

Reformatted for mass-market paperback size pages.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Story of Superman's Life
    Superman
  3. 2. Superman's Mermaid Sweetheart
    Superman
  4. 3. Superman's Greatest Secret
    Superman
  5. 4. The Legion Of Super-Villains
    Superman
  6. 5. When Superman Lost His Memory
    Superman
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