Superman #178
(July 1965)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of March, June, Sept. and Dec.
On-sale Date
1965-05-06
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Mort Weisinger
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Project Earth-Doom! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Torr the Terrible (intro, villain); Rogg (intro, death); Vikk (intro, death); Perry White; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

G. I. Joe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Strange Worlds of Batman and Robin (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

80 Page Giant; Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

When Superman Lost His Memory! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane
Synopsis
Superman suffers amnesia and thinks he is a "substitute Superman."
Reprints
Keywords
red kryptonite

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Binky Shows "How to Make New Friends!" (Table of Contents: 8)

Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Binky Biggs; Allergy Biggs; Pete; Bob
Synopsis
Binky suggests Allergy make friends with a new kid, Bob, but Pete does instead and then gets Allergy and the rest of the gang interested.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

On the page immediately following the previous sequence.

How to Beat Your Dad at Racing! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Big State Coin Company / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

40 Army-Navy-Marine Medals & Insignias / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Mike Chapman, Brian Cogan, Frank Toomes, Paul Emmett, Don Baird.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Lucky Charms / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

10 Issues of Action for Only $1.00 (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. When Superman Lost His Memory!
    Superman
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  3. 2. Project Earth-Doom!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    G. I. Joe
  5. 4. The Strange Worlds of Batman and Robin
    80 Page Giant; Batman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  7. 6. When Superman Lost His Memory!
    Superman
  8. 7. ["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  9. 8. Binky Shows "How to Make New Friends!"
    Binky
  10. 9. How to Beat Your Dad at Racing!
    AMT
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Big State Coin Company
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    40 Army-Navy-Marine Medals & Insignias
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Lucky Charms
  16. 15. 10 Issues of Action for Only $1.00
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
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