(November 1978)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
40
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
?
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-2980

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Kryptonoid
Reprints:

I Have Met the Enemy--And It Is Me! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Pasko
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Jean Simek
Job Number:
S-2971

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Kryptonoid (villain); General D. W. Derwent; Ser-Ze (flashback); Lana Lang; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
Superman discovers the origin of the Kryptonoid.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Krypton; Superman robot

Corsair of Crime (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

In Memoriam - Mort Weisinger 1915-1978 (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

An overview of Mort Weisinger's work at DC and an announcement of his passing.

Secret of the Talking Car (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Todd Klein
Job Number:
S-2968

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Earth-2]; Lois Lane Kent [Earth-2]
Synopsis:
Lois and Clark's new car is stolen.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Feature moves to Superman Family after this issue. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [May 2008].

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-2988
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. I Have Met the Enemy--And It Is Me!
    Superman
  3. 2. Corsair of Crime
    Batman; Hostess
  4. 3. In Memoriam - Mort Weisinger 1915-1978
  5. 4. Secret of the Talking Car
    Mr. and Mrs. Superman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Dwayne Best
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Rivard
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross
  • Ed Boner