(October 1967)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly; (semi-monthly, March)
On-sale date
1967-08-29
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 (credited); E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor, uncredited)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 544, 600)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Who Is the Only Man Superman Fears? (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
Jack Adler ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Annihilator
Keywords
telephone booths

The Mighty Annihilator! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Wayne Boring
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Annihilator [Karl Keller]; Perry White; Sarr-Penn (flashback); Pug Mullins
Synopsis
Karl Keller, a scientist in an Iron Curtaun country, has been held in a prison camp for years when he discovers a cache of Kryptonian chemicals that were shot into space because they were too dangerous. He experiments with them and then uses them to gain super-powers, traveling to Metropolis to challenge Superman, whom he blames for never rescuing him from captivity.
Keywords
Iron Curtain; Krypton

More Winners in the DC Game of Distinctive Covers (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
describes the comic book collections of several fans based on distinctive elements of the cover art

Meet Bat-Swami and Super-Seer! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Superman and Batman with Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Death of Luthor! (Table of Contents: 4)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Jim Mooney; Curt Swan (Luthor's head, page 4, panel 4)
Inks
Jim Mooney; George Klein (Luthor's head, page 4, panel 4)
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Lex Luthor; Dick Malverne; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Jerro; Lori Lemaris; Garr Rindaz (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
Luthor is accidentally killed during a battle with Supergirl, and she travels to Atlantis and into outer space to find a way to restore him to life. Alive again, Luthor declares that he now hates Supergirl even more than Superman because she has made him a laughing-stock by saving his life.
Reprints
Keywords
Atlantis; Green Kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Swan/Klein credits by Bob Bailey.

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Who Is the Only Man Superman Fears?
    Superman
  2. 1. The Mighty Annihilator!
    Superman
  3. 2. More Winners in the DC Game of Distinctive Covers
  4. 3. Meet Bat-Swami and Super-Seer!
    Superman and Batman with Robin
  5. 4. The Death of Luthor!
    Supergirl
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
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