(October 1981)

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Volume:
28
Price:
1.00 USD; 0.30 GBP
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893159910
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (Associate Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Squarebound (#164-176); Saddle-stitched (#177-222)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

No ads.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Supergirl; Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen; Private Life of Clark Kent; Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane; Mr. and Mrs. Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-3705

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Lois Lane; Clark Kent; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Clark Kent (Earth 2); Lois Lane (Earth 2); Bruce Wayne (Earth 2); Selina Kyle (Earth 2); Jimmy Olsen; The Mind-Bomber [Paige Van Horne]
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Superman Family Circle / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Man with the Explosive Mind! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Pasko
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-3692

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Lena Thorul Colby; Greg Gilbert (scriptwriter); Hal (Actor); J.K. (Director); Alan Ward (Producer); Betty Tibbit (Olympic Gold Medalist); The Mind-Bomber [Paige Van Horne]
Synopsis:
Lena Thorul Colby moves to New York. While stopping The Mind-Bomber, Lena learns Supergirl's secret identity.
Reprints:

The Kill Kent Contract! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-3695

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent] (Earth 2); Lois Lane (Earth 2); Batman [Bruce Wayne] (Earth 2); Catwoman [Selina Kyle] (Earth 2); King of Cats [Karl Kyle]; Alfred Beagle (Earth 2); Commissioner James W. Gordon (Earth 2); Barbara Gordon (Earth 2, wife of James Gordon); Tony Gordon (son of James Gordon); Two-Face [Harvey Kent] (Earth 2); Gilda Kent (Earth 2)
Synopsis:
At the wedding of the Earth 2 Batman and Catwoman, Lois overhears of a plot to kill one of the guests.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Search for a Secret-Seeker (Table of Contents)

Private Life of Clark Kent / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
John Calnan
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
S-3696

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Clark Kent; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Frank (Doorman at Clark Kent's building)
Synopsis:
Clark Kent and the Elongated Man go out for lunch.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Lois Lane: Hostage! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Todd Klein
Job Number:
S-3689

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Larella (Policeman); Mayer (Policeman); Inspector Henderson; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Moe (Terrorist); Lola (Terrorist); Roscoe (Terrorist)
Synopsis:
Lois Lane stops terrorists who have hijacked a train full of passengers.
Reprints:

Deadlier Than the Sword (Table of Contents)

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Pasko
Pencils:
Jose Delbo
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Todd Klein
Job Number:
S-3??8

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Shelby Drake [Harlan Lavery]; Marcy Lavery; Jennifer Owens (Daily Planet Receptionist); Mark Olsen (Jimmy Olsen's father); Perry White; Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis:
Shelby Drake takes revenge on Jimmy Olsen after Jimmy revealed that he was really Harlan Lavery, the man who stole a million dollars and got away with it.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (May 2007).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daily Planet Feature Page; Ask the Answer Man / text article / 0.67 ? page (report information)

Script:
Fred Hembeck; Bob Rozakis
Pencils:
Fred Hembeck
Inks:
Fred Hembeck
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Also contains a Fred Hembeck cartoon.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

#79 Bob Oksner (Table of Contents)

DC Profile / text article / 0.33 ? page (report information)

Script:
Michael C. Carmichael ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Perez (signed)
Inks:
George Perez; Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Text with two illustrations. The first one is signed Perez & Giordano and is the cover for Best of DC Digest #17. The second is the cover for DC Comics Presents #38 and is not signed but appears to be Perez on both pencils and inks.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Supergirl; Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen; Private Life of Clark Kent; Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane; Mr. and Mrs. Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Superman Family Circle
  3. 2. The Man with the Explosive Mind!
    Supergirl
  4. 3. The Kill Kent Contract!
    Mr. & Mrs. Superman
  5. 4. Search for a Secret-Seeker
    Private Life of Clark Kent
  6. 5. Lois Lane: Hostage!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  7. 6. Deadlier Than the Sword
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Daily Planet Feature Page; Ask the Answer Man
  9. 8. #79 Bob Oksner
    DC Profile
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Daily Planet Extra
This issue was most recently modified by:
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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