(1970)

Supergraphics, 1970 Series
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Price
4.00 USD
Pages
92
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
A Supergraphics Publication
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The individual issues of this series are each less than 50% comics. Only comics sequences are indexed and cover scans are accepted only if the issue has 10% indexed comics content.

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

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jim Steranko (credited) (signed as Steranko)
Inks
Jim Steranko (credited) (signed as Steranko)
Colors
Jim Steranko (credited) (signed as Steranko)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Captain America; Bucky; the Thing; Blackhawks; Hawkman; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; the Black Terror; Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Sandy; Spider-Man; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; The Specter; Dr. Doom; the Hulk; Sheena; the Joker; Black Cat (Harvey Comics version); the Green Hornet; Kato; Plastic Man; the Shadow; Superman; the Guardian; Silver Surfer; Sub-Mariner; Airboy; the Red Skull; Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Wonder Woman; Nick Fury; Thor (Marvel Comics); the Flash [Jay Garrick]; the Spirit; Boy Commandos [Andre; Alfie; Jan; Brooklyn; Rip]; Lady Luck; Fighting American

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.

Coming Attractions (Table of Contents: 2)

about comics / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Steranko (credited)
Pencils
Burne Hogarth (signed as HOGARTH); Milton Caniff (signed as Milton Caniff); Alex Raymond (signed as ALEX RAYMOND); Hal Foster (signed as HAROLD FOSTER); various
Inks
Burne Hogarth (signed as HOGARTH); Milton Caniff (signed as Milton Caniff); Alex Raymond (signed as ALEX RAYMOND); Hal Foster (signed as HAROLD FOSTER); various
Letters
typeset

Characters
Prince Valiant; Dick Tracy; Bick Rogers; Red Ryder; Scorchy Smith; Flash Gordon; Tarzan
Synopsis
Traces the history of the comic art form, from humor strips to adventure strips to the early comic books.

Pages
4 - 13

The Bloody Pulps (Table of Contents: 3)

about comics / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Steranko (credited)
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Letters
typeset

Characters
The Shadow; Buck Rogers; Doc Savage; The Spider; Black Bat; Wu Fang; Dr. Yen Sin; Captain Satan; Captain Future
Synopsis
Traces the links between the pulps and comics.
Keywords
science fiction; superhero

Pages
14 - 33

The Super Star (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / about comics / 6.25 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Steranko (credited)
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Synopsis
The beginning of Superman comics and its effect on the comic industry.

Pages
34 - 41

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Joe Shuster ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So near to the Earth is the meteor that the great planet looms colossal in bulk before it.....
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; child; Professor; cave-in prisoners; Lois Lane
Synopsis
Superman encounters fragments of the planet Krypton, and these fragments have the effect of weakening him.
Keywords
Kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Four pages form an unpublished story, circa 1939. Inserted in the Superman article.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Joe Shuster ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Krypton, a distant planet so far advanced in evolution that it bears a civilization of Supermen
Genre
superhero
Characters
Jor-L; Lara; Kal-L; Kryptonians; passing motorist; asylum attendants; Clark Kent [Superman]
Synopsis
Jor-L seeks a way to escape the doomed planet Krypton, but when the end comes he still has only a small prototype rocket ship. Sacrificing themselves so that their son may live, Jor-L and Lara launch him toward the Earth, where he gains great powers and devotes his existence to helping those in need.
Keywords
Krypton; newspaper comic strip; orphan; orphanage; rocket ship; space travel

Indexer Notes

Sampling from the opening sequence of the Superman newspaper strip. Inserted in the Superman article.

The Playboy Hero (Table of Contents: 7)

Batman / about comics / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Steranko (credited)
Pencils
Jerry Robinson (credited); Bob Kane (credited)
Inks
Jerry Robinson (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Robin; Joker
Synopsis
The early history of the Batman comic.

Pages
42 - 49

The American Idol (Table of Contents: 8)

Captain America / about comics / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Steranko (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed as Jack Kirby); various
Inks
various
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America
Synopsis
Traces the rise and fall in popularity of the Captain America comics.
Keywords
war

Pages
50 - 55

Super Double Feature (Table of Contents: 9)

about comics / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Steranko (credited)
Pencils
Bill Everett (signed); various
Inks
Bill Everett (signed); various
Letters
typeset

Characters
Human Torch; Sub-Mariner

Pages
56 - 65

Best Supporting Characters (Table of Contents: 10)

about comics / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Steranko (credited)
Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed as Joe Kubert); various
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed as Joe Kubert); various
Letters
typeset

Pages
66 - 77

The Kid Players (Table of Contents: 11)

about comics / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Steranko (credited)
Pencils
Joe Simon (credited); Jack Kirby (credited); various
Inks
Joe Simon (credited); Jack Kirby (credited); various
Letters
typeset

Pages
78 - 83
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Table of Contents
  1. 1. [no title indexed]
  2. 2. Coming Attractions
  3. 3. The Bloody Pulps
  4. 4. The Super Star
    Superman
  5. 5. ["So near to the Earth is the meteor that the great planet looms colossal in bulk before it....."]
    Superman
  6. 6. ["Krypton, a distant planet so far advanced in evolution that it bears a civilization of Supermen"]
    Superman
  7. 7. The Playboy Hero
    Batman
  8. 8. The American Idol
    Captain America
  9. 9. Super Double Feature
  10. 10. Best Supporting Characters
  11. 11. The Kid Players
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