(September 1970)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1970-07-30
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; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)
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 Shame of the Super-Son! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
W-493
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batman; Superman Jr.; Batman Jr.
Keywords
diving boards; swimming pools

The Shame of the Super-Son! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
W-497
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Superman, Jr.; Batman; Batman, Jr.
Synopsis
Superman Jr. has problems adjusting after his father removes his super-powers with Gold Kryptonite, but later he manages to save Superman's life because he is no longer vulnerable to Green Kryptonite.
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Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; gold kryptonite; green kryptonite; Interplanetary Zoo; Kandor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Where the Action Is / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
W-580

Indexer Notes

letters from: Richard H. Morrissey, Don Gheno, Morris Mason, Gary Skinner; new letter column name submitted by Joseph Ogasapian

Let's Rap! (Table of Contents: 3)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
various (illustrations)
Inks
various (illustrations)
Colors
? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

reader survey

The Legionnaires Who Never Were! (Table of Contents: 4)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
W-490
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Princess Projectra; Karate Kid; Matter-Eater Lad; Shadow Lass; Cosmic Boy; Sun Boy [also as Saturn Lad]; Brainiac 5 [also as Prince Projectur]; Chameleon Boy [also as Pozr-Du]; Mon-El; Element Lad; Shrinking Violet; (cameo); Ultra Boy (cameo)]; Marla Latham (cameo)
Synopsis
When Saturn Girl and Princess Projectra return from a mission their fellow Legionnaires don't recognize them, because they already have two male members with the girls' powers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New costume design for Saturn Girl was submitted by K. Haven Metzger.

After this issue, the Legion series moves to Superboy (DC, 1949 series) starting with #172.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Shame of the Super-Son!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Shame of the Super-Son!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Where the Action Is
  4. 3. Let's Rap!
  5. 4. The Legionnaires Who Never Were!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
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