Superman #190
(October 1966)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Mar., Sept. and Dec.; (semi-monthly, Jan.)
On-sale date
1966-08-02
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.


The Element Enemies! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; the Element Enemies
Reprints

The Four Element Enemies! Part 1 (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Wayne Boring
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Earth; Air; Fire; Water (all as the Element Enemies, villains); Amalak (intro, villain); Superman; Perry White
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Super-Turtle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's see you read this eye chart!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Super-Turtle
Synopsis
Super-Turtle goes to the doctor for an eye test. When he is asked to read the chart on the wall, he accidentally uses his x-ray vision and speaks the headline of the newspaper being read by a man in the next room.
Reprints

Part II Fight with the Fearsome Foursome! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Wayne Boring
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Earth; Air; Fire; Water (all as the Element Enemies, villains); Amalak (villain); Superman
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from John Daly, Jeff Brown, Julian Smith, Susan Kandell, Robert Hill, Martin Samartino, Buddy Marlowe, and Anne Ingram.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Element Enemies!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Four Element Enemies! Part 1
    Superman
  3. 2. ["Let's see you read this eye chart!"]
    Super-Turtle
  4. 3. Part II Fight with the Fearsome Foursome!
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
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