(January 1971)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1970-11-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
Editing
Murray Boltinoff; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Super-Panhandler of Metropolis (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
B-849
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
Keywords
cameras; photography; wheelchairs

The Super-Panhandler of Metropolis! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda ?

Job Number
B-813
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Rob Fletcher; Carl Reynolds; Lisa Reynolds
Synopsis
Twenty years in the future, Superman had lost most of his powers and is living on the streets of Metropolis, where scientific advanced have rendered him useless.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Imaginary Story. Story continues in Action Comics #397 (February 1971)

A New Year Brings a New Beginning for Superman 1971 (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Curt Swan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman (brief origin); George Taylor; Perry White; Clark Kent; Jimmy Olsen; The Newsboy Legion; Rose and the Thorn; Supergirl; The Flash [Barry Allen]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Keywords
green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Promo for Superman and Superman related DC titles. Art id confirmed by many on the main email list.

More for Your Money...and Better (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman (DC, 1940 series) #228 [Giant #G-79], on sale November 10

The Invaders from Nowhere! (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman; Tales of the Fortress / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman (as Geoff Brown)
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-818
Feature Logo
Tales of the Fortress
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; the Seekers [Tirrik; Klurr] (villains)
Synopsis
Aliens from a microscopic world inside Superman's Fortress kidnap him and force him to use his powers to rejuvenate their world.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; shrinking

All New (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Pencils
Stan Goldberg; Phil Mendez
Inks
Henry Scarpelli; Phil Mendez
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

house ad for Date with Debbi (DC, 1969 series) #13 and The Three Mouseketeers (DC, 1969 series) #7, both on sale November 17

Revealing a Trio of Secret Identities (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-802
Genre
biography

Indexer Notes

Biographies of Leo Dorfman, Ross Andru, and Mike Esposito. Reveals that Geoff Brown is a pseudonym of Leo Dorfman (combines his son's name, Geoff, with his wife's maiden name, Brown).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Job Number
B-853

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Keith Griffin; Gregory Kent; K. Haven Metzger; Stuart Liber

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Super-Panhandler of Metropolis
    Superman
  2. 1. The Super-Panhandler of Metropolis!
    Superman
  3. 2. A New Year Brings a New Beginning for Superman 1971
    Superman
  4. 3. More for Your Money...and Better
    Batman
  5. 4. The Invaders from Nowhere!
    Superman; Tales of the Fortress
  6. 5. All New
  7. 6. Revealing a Trio of Secret Identities
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Where the Action Is
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