(1973)

DC, 1973 Series
 
Volume:
?
Price:
2.00 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
ISBN:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (Editorial Advisor); E. Nelson Bridwell (Assistant Editor); Sol Harrison
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Tabloid size
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

Superman in Superman Land (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Letters:
?
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Lex Luthor
Reprints:

How to Draw Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Curt Swan
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

The Superman Family (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 0.6 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Supergirl; Krypto; Streaky; Comet; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Sun Boy; Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Chameleon Boy; Lori Lemaris; Jimmy Olsen; Lucy Lane; Perry White; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Bizarro; Professor Potter; Beppo
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Includes a new key to the characters.

How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton (Table of Contents)

Superman / character profile / 0.4 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superbaby; Krypto; Supergirl
Reprints:

How a Comic Magazine Is Created (Table of Contents)

Superman / text article / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Carmine Infantino; Nick Cardy; Julius Schwartz; Denny O'Neil; Curt Swan; Murphy Anderson; Sol Harrison; Joe Letterese; Morris Waldinger; Gaspar Saladino; Al Kupperberg; Glynis Wein; Jack Adler; E. Nelson Bridwell; Milt Snapinn; Lois Barker; Gerda Gattel

Indexer Notes

Step-by-step process of comic publication. Shows Superman #253, Superman #257, and Superboy #188.

The Origin of Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino (Layouts); Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); Jonathan Kent (flashback); Martha Kent (flashback); Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Perry White
Synopsis:
Retells Superman's origin from the destruction of Krypton, through his adoption by the Kents and his career as Superboy, and then finally as Superman.
Reprints:

Map of Krypton (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Sal Amendola
Inks:
Sal Amendola
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:
Keywords:
Krypton

Indexer Notes

pull-out poster showing Krypton

Superman Syndicated (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Sikela; Wayne Boring; Win Mortimer
Inks:
John Sikela; Wayne Boring; Win Mortimer
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Steve Allen
Reprints:
  • from newspaper strips from 1940 and 1955

Metropolis, Illinois - Story of an American City (Table of Contents)

Superman / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Carmine Infantino

Rogues' Gallery! (Table of Contents)

Superman / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lex Luthor; Brainiac; The Toyman; The Parasite; The Puzzler; The Prankster; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Jax-Ur; Kru-El; General Zod; Professor Vakox
Reprints:

The Secrets of Superman's Fortress (Table of Contents)

Superman / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor

It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hirschfeld
Inks:
Al Hirschfeld
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Linda Lavin; Bob Holiday

Indexer Notes

Review by Stanley Kaufmann for the New York Times of the play 'Superman'

Superman Salutes NASA (Table of Contents)

Superman / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

Important Dates in Superman's Life (Table of Contents)

Superman / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

Superman's Mission for President Kennedy! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger; E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; President John F. Kennedy; John Glenn
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

contains a reproduction of the official Junior Superman Olympics patch

The Superboy Legend (Table of Contents)

Superboy / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Wally Wood
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Jax-Ur; Krypto
Reprints:

The Superboy Costume (Table of Contents)

Superboy / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Superbaby; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent
Reprints:

Superman's Photo Album (Table of Contents)

Superman / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
George Reeves; Phyllis Coates; Jack Larson; Lucille Ball; Desi Arnaz, Jr.; Kirk Alyn

Indexer Notes

photos of the television show, public service films, PSAs from comics, movie posters

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

Indexer Notes

Back cover; same as front cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman in Superman Land
    Superman
  3. 2. How to Draw Superman
    Superman
  4. 3. The Superman Family
    Superman
  5. 4. How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton
    Superman
  6. 5. How a Comic Magazine Is Created
    Superman
  7. 6. The Origin of Superman!
    Superman
  8. 7. Map of Krypton
    Superman
  9. 8. Superman Syndicated
    Superman
  10. 9. Metropolis, Illinois - Story of an American City
    Superman
  11. 10. Rogues' Gallery!
    Superman
  12. 11. The Secrets of Superman's Fortress
    Superman
  13. 12. It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman
    Superman
  14. 13. Superman Salutes NASA
    Superman
  15. 14. Important Dates in Superman's Life
    Superman
  16. 15. Superman's Mission for President Kennedy!
    Superman
  17. 16. The Superboy Legend
    Superboy
  18. 17. The Superboy Costume
    Superboy
  19. 18. Superman's Photo Album
    Superman
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Superman
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