(June 1969)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, (semi-monthly, March)
On-sale Date
1969-04-29
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 (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Cage of Doom! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
W-180
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Anti-Superman Gang
Reprints
Keywords
cages; green kryptonite

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Batman; Sgt. Rock / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Cage of Doom! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12.17 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
W-144
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Anti-Superman Gang [Doc Smyth [Eureka Smith]; Wheels Talbot; Brains Logan; Giant-Killer Jones]
Synopsis
Superman uses a near-invisible protective suit to defeat the Anti-Superman Gang and their Kryptonite deathtrap.
Reprints
Keywords
Green Kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Page 6 is a 2/3-page and page 13 is a 1/2-page.

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

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

The Face behind the Lead Mask! (Table of Contents: 4)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
John Forte; Al Plastino (page 4 and some Superboy and Luthor heads only)
Inks
John Forte; Al Plastino (page 4 and some Superboy and Luthor heads only)
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Sun Boy; Superboy; Chameleon Boy (statue); Bouncing Boy (statue); Shrinking Violet (statue); Invisible Kid [Lyle Norg] (statue)]; Lex Luthor; Urthlo; Mon-El
Synopsis
At a regular meeting of the Legion of Super-Heroes, the Legionnaires lose control of their powers. Urthlo arrives and announces that he now controls the Legionnaires' powers and there is nothing they can do about it. But Saturn Girl comes up with a serum to temporarily cure Mon-El and immunize him against lead, and Superboy releases him from the Phantom Zone to knock out Urthlo, who turns out to be an automaton created by Lex Luthor sent into the future to destroy the Legion.
Reprints
Keywords
Legion Clubhouse; Phantom Zone; Science Police; time travel

Indexer Notes

Legion series begins in Action Comics, following run in Adventure Comics.

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

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

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

Job Number
W-184

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by John McDonald, Brian Hoye, John Baxter, Leonard Philip Zinna, Barry Easton, and A Fan of Superman and Truth.

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Cage of Doom!
    Superman
  2. 1. ["How can this be possible?"]
    Batman; Sgt. Rock
  3. 2. The Cage of Doom!
    Superman
  4. 3. ["The first name in comics presents..."]
    Superman
  5. 4. The Face behind the Lead Mask!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  7. 6. ["13 tales that will hold you in unbelievable suspense..."]
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