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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