(March 1968)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly; (semi-monthly, March)
On-sale Date
1968-01-30
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.


The Power of the Parasite! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Parasite
Reprints
Keywords
black eyes

The Power of the Parasite! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; the Parasite [Maxwell Jensen]; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; the Octopus Gang
Synopsis
The Parasite, having previously exploded, is discovered in space and restored to life by an alien. He travels back to Earth and disguises himself, taking a job at the Daily Planet so he can secretly drain Superman's powers.
Reprints
Keywords
Daily Planet

Indexer Notes

Title corrected by Mark Muller.

You Too Can Play the Game (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Curt Swan (logo illustration)
Inks
George Klein (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Michael Poulin; Stephen Campfield; Irene Vartanoff; Alice Draper; Greg Koenig; Robert Reiner; Julius Bell

DC's New Brand of Humor Is Coming Your Way... (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Supergirl's Super-Date! (Table of Contents: 5)

Supergirl / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Duane Todd
Synopsis
Linda tries computer dating and is matched with another student on campus. She begins to suspect that he has super-powers and may even be from Krypton.
Reprints
Keywords
computer dating; Fire Falls; Stanhope College

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Power of the Parasite!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Power of the Parasite!
    Superman
  3. 2. You Too Can Play the Game
    Supergirl
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  5. 4. DC's New Brand of Humor Is Coming Your Way...
  6. 5. Supergirl's Super-Date!
    Supergirl
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
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