Superman #218
(July 1969)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of March and September
On-sale Date
1969-05-06
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; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 23, Part 2, Periodicals, January-December 1969. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B505653.

Superman's Secret Past! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
W-179
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Carl Lenox; Larissa Lenox
Synopsis
Larissa Lenox accuses Superman of marrying her and fathering a son who is flying.
Reprints

Superman's Secret Past! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
W-182
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Carl Lenox; Larissa Lenox; Mr. Mxyzptlk (villain)
Reprints
Keywords
Kandor (cameo)

Part II: The Super Son's Super Fun! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Larissa Lenox; Carl Lenox; Mr. Mxyzptlk (villain)
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor (cameo)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
W-185

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Ira Rasof, Paul Johnson, Jim Hartley, Johnny Province, M. K. Tomashevsky and George Suarez.

The World of Mr. Mxyzptlk! (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
W-217
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Jor-El (statue, cameo); Lara (statue, cameo); Jimmy Olsen (robot)
Synopsis
After yet another round of pranks from Mr. Mxyzptlk, Superman travels to the fifth dimensional world where Mxyzptlk lives to perform pranks on him.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude

Indexer Notes

Page 4 is a 2/3-page. The top tier of the original page 4 omitted from this reprint.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman's Secret Past!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman's Secret Past!
    Superman
  3. 2. Part II: The Super Son's Super Fun!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  5. 4. The World of Mr. Mxyzptlk!
    Superman
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