(January 1981)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
44
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
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 600)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

The entire issue without cover is reprinted in Elson's Presents Super Heroes Comics (DC, 1981 series) #6


["Smash the rebels, Superman --"] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
Tatjana Wood
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-3496

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Vandal Savage; The Atom [Ray Palmer] (inset)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

This Is My World, and You're Welcome to It! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-3489

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Lana Lang; Jimmy Olsen; Lex Luthor (villain); Vandal Savage (villain, brief origin); Jonathan Kent (flashback); Martha Kent (flashback)
Synopsis:
We open to a world ruled by Vandal Savage, where Superman is his enforcer and Jimmy Olsen is a rebel. Jimmy is captured, but luckily Lois Lane is secretly on the side of the rebels too! Lois is able to show Superman the evil of Vandal Savage, but she is killed in the process, and Vandal Savage disappears into the past.
Reprints:

The Flash Meets the Bureauc-Rat (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Flash / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sorry--Wrong Powers! (Table of Contents)

Atom / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Alex Saviuk
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Len Wein
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
S-3488

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Professor Hyatt; Mallo, Keeper of the Cosmic Balance; The Flash [Jay Garrick] (flashback); The Flash [Barry Allen] (flashback); Green Lantern [Alan Scott] (flashback); Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (flashback); Superman [Kal-L] (flashback); Superman [Kal-El] (flashback); Hawkman [Carter Hall] (flashback); Hawkman [Katar Hol] (flashback); The Atom [Al Pratt] (flashback); kidnappers (villains)
Synopsis:
The Atom is on the trail of kidnappers. But a cosmic being switches the powers of the Earth One and Earth Two Atoms, causing Ray Palmer to be stuck at 5 foot tall with super-strength. The Atom is able to use his counterpart's powers to save Professor Hyatt, just in time for the powers to switch back again.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman in Action / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Smash the rebels, Superman --"]
    Superman
  2. 1. This Is My World, and You're Welcome to It!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Flash Meets the Bureauc-Rat
    The Flash
  4. 3. Sorry--Wrong Powers!
    Atom
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Glenn Simpson
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  • Diverse Hands
  • Brian Mowbray
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Carlos Tasada
  • John Douglas Miceli
  • Kyle Weber
  • Terry Watkins
  • Allen Ross
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Darrel McCann
  • Ed Boner