Superman #233
(January 1971)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly, (semi-monthly June and Dec.)
On-sale date
1970-11-05
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
Editing
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Kryptonite Nevermore! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-614
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Synopsis
Superman breaks free of kryptonite chains.
Reprints
Keywords
green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Superman Breaks Loose (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-560
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Professor Bolden; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Clark Kent; Morgan Edge; Perry White; Sand creature (origin)
Synopsis
A scientific experiment turns all the kryptonite on Earth to iron, as Clark Kent moves from newspaper to television journalism.
Reprints
Keywords
green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

No villain.

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

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

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

Super-Turtle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Job Number
S-635
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's see you read this eye chart!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Super-Turtle
Reprints

Jor-El's Golden Folly (Table of Contents: 4)

The Fabulous World of Krypton / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-610
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Jor-El; Kim-Da; Professor Ken-Dal; General Dru-Zod; Lara Lor-Van; Fal-Thu; Waz-Em
Synopsis
Ignoring the jeers of his colleagues, Kryptonian scientist Jor-El experiments with using anti-gravity to aid in space travel. But when astronaut Lara Lor-Van stows away in Jor-El's test rocket, the rocket crashes on Krypton's moon Wegthor, and Jor-El has to come to her rescue.
Reprints
Keywords
Krypton

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell [as E. N. B.]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-617

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from William Blau, Don F. Wittman, Chris Juricich, Todd Lowenstein, John Lansille and Jeff Ristine.

A New Year Brings a New Beginning for Superman 1971 (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Kryptonite Nevermore!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman Breaks Loose
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  4. 3. ["Let's see you read this eye chart!"]
    Super-Turtle
  5. 4. Jor-El's Golden Folly
    The Fabulous World of Krypton
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  7. 6. A New Year Brings a New Beginning for Superman 1971
    Superman
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