The Superman Family #212 [Newsstand]
(November 1981)

DC, 1974 Series
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Volume
28
Price
1.00 USD; 0.30 GBP
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1981-08-20
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893159911
Editing
Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (consulting 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

This issue is a variant of The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #212 [Direct].

On-sale date from Comic Reader #193.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-3729
Genre
superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Letters from Laura Fredericks, Michael Burkhalter, Pam Miller, Frank Sturzl, and David J. Bickel.

Page includes Direct Currents column.

Payment on Demand (Table of Contents: 2)

Supergirl / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
S-3694
Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Great Superman Hoax (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Jim Janes
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
S-3737
Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Newsboy Who Saw Too Much! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
John Calnan
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
S-3720
Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

A Deadly Day in the Life (Table of Contents: 5)

Lois Lane / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
S-3700
Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Last Dangerous Days (and Sleepless Nights) of Jimmy Olsen! (Table of Contents: 6)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Jose Delbo
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Pierre Bernard Jr. [as P. Bernard Jr.]

Job Number
S-3716
Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Great License Plate Contest! (Table of Contents: 7)

activity / 0.35 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

#81 John Calnan (Table of Contents: 8)

DC Profile / text article / 0.45 page (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr [as Michael C. Carmichael]
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Hembeck / comic story / 0.1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Hembeck
Pencils
Fred Hembeck
Inks
Fred Hembeck
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Volume 81 Issue 12 - August 1981 (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Supergirl; Mr. and Mrs. Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Superman Family Circle
  3. 2. Payment on Demand
    Supergirl
  4. 3. The Great Superman Hoax
    Mr. & Mrs. Superman
  5. 4. The Newsboy Who Saw Too Much!
    The Private Life of Clark Kent
  6. 5. A Deadly Day in the Life
    Lois Lane
  7. 6. The Last Dangerous Days (and Sleepless Nights) of Jimmy Olsen!
    Jimmy Olsen
  8. 7. The Great License Plate Contest!
  9. 8. #81 John Calnan
    DC Profile
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Hembeck
  11. 10. Volume 81 Issue 12 - August 1981
    Daily Planet
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