(May 1968)

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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly; (semi-monthly, March)
On-sale Date
1968-03-28
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) (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor, uncredited)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from the DC promotional page Direct Currents found in issues released for titles cover dated June 1968 and copyright registration.

The Leper from Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints
Keywords
illness; Virus X

The Leper from Krypton! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor; Ventor Caine; Lois Lane; Lana Lang (cameo)
Synopsis
While in prison, Luthor develops a new strain of Virus X, a deadly Kryptonian disease, and manages to smuggle it out to Ventor Caine so that Superman can be infected.
Reprints
Keywords
Green Kryptonite; Krypton; Superman Museum; ventriloquism; Virus X

From Us -- to You, Only the Best! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Legion of Super-Heroes / 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 Irene Vartanoff, Chris Ashby, Chuck Baines, Stephen Wilk, Gary Skinner, Gary Lojacond, John Mauro, and Bruce Trudelle.

The Landmark Looters! (Table of Contents: 4)

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]; Zikka; Roxxi
Synopsis
Supergirl encounters two alien children who steal Earth's landmarks as part of a game.
Reprints
Keywords
Alcatraz; Eiffel Tower; Fort Knox; Sphinx; Statue of Liberty; Taj Mahal; United States Capitol

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

Direct Currents / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Leper from Krypton!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Leper from Krypton!
    Superman
  3. 2. From Us -- to You, Only the Best!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  5. 4. The Landmark Looters!
    Supergirl
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
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