(September 1978)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
40
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893067509
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


["My foster-parents -- alive?!"] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Mr. and Mrs. Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rich Buckler (signed); Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (inset)
Inks:
Frank Giacoia (signed); Dick Giordano (inset)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2941

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Kobra [Jeffrey Franklin Burr]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Superman (Earth-2, inset); Lois Lane Kent (Earth-2, inset)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Mr. and Mrs. Superman inset is clipped from the cover of Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #484.

The Sandstorm That Swallowed Metropolis! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Pasko
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-2913

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman (Earth-1); Aquaman; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (all as the Justice League of America/JLA, all flashback); Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Kobra [Jeffrey Franklin Burr]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Superboy (flashback)
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude

Two Can Die As Cheaply As One (Table of Contents)

Mr. and Mrs. Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Jean Simek
Job Number:
S-2911

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman (Earth-2); Lois Lane Kent (Earth-2); Colonel Future's gang (villains)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [May 2008].

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["My foster-parents -- alive?!"]
    Superman; Mr. and Mrs. Superman
  2. 1. The Sandstorm That Swallowed Metropolis!
    Superman
  3. 2. Two Can Die As Cheaply As One
    Mr. and Mrs. Superman
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