(January 1978)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
44
Price:
0.35 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893041502
Editing:
Paul Levitz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Showdown in Smallville! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Milgrom
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
C-598

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy
Reprints:
Keywords:
green Kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Cuckoo Cuckoos (Table of Contents)

Hostess; Penguin / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Penguin

Indexer Notes

Hostess Fruit Pie ad.

I Can't Go Home Again (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Juan Ortiz
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Anthony Tollin
Letters:
Clem Robins
Job Number:
J-4884

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; the Kryptonite Kid; Lex Luthor; Pete Ross; Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Police Chief Parker
Synopsis:
Lex Luthor has infected all of Smallville with green Kryptonite, forcing Superboy to leave town or risk being poisoned.
Reprints:
Keywords:
green Kryptonite; Smallville

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dateline: Adventure / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Levitz
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
L-822

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from James Shull and Obie Hunt.

Legacy (Table of Contents)

Aqualad / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils:
Carl Potts
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Bob LeRose
Letters:
Debra Schulman
Job Number:
J-4886

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aqualad; The Idylists; Berra (Aqualad's mother; flashback)
Synopsis:
Aqualad learns the truth about his parents.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daily Planet / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis (Answer Man column); ?
Letters:
typeset
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Showdown in Smallville!
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Cuckoo Cuckoos
    Hostess; Penguin
  3. 2. I Can't Go Home Again
    Superboy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Dateline: Adventure
  5. 4. Legacy
    Aqualad
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Daily Planet
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
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  • Bob Cherry
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Michael Grabois
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Pat Lang
  • Mark Waid
  • Sidne Gail Ward
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ted Watson
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
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