Superman #241
(August 1971)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly, (semi-monthly June, December)
On-sale Date
1971-06-15
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)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Shape of Fear! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-848
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Sand creature; Quarrm demon
Synopsis
Quarrm demon dragging off unconscious Superman and Sand creature.
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Indexer Notes

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

The Shape of Fear! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-841
Genre
superhero
Characters
Sand creature (villain); I-Ching; Superman; Wonder Woman [as Diana Prince]; Clark Kent; Quarrm demon (villain)
Synopsis
I-Ching helps Superman return to full power but something is wrong with Superman's mind. I-Ching and Diana Prince help the Sand Creature to siphon off Superman's powers again to help his mind heal.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-855

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Mike Abruzzese, Ray Kalush, Michael N. Tierstein and Bob Rozakis.

Superman's Neighbors (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-873
Genre
superhero
Characters
Alexander Ross; Joe Rollins; Superman [Clark Kent]; Tommy Snead; Mrs. Higgins; Ethel Cane; Miss Wentworth; Harry Merton; Bill Waters
Synopsis
One of Clark Kent's neighbors is monitoring his comings and goings. Superman is afraid he will stumble into his secret identity and must come up with a way to throw him off the trail.
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Indexer Notes

No villain.

Superman's Day of Truth! (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-872
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Supergirl; Professor Potter; Perry White; Lana Lang; Val-Lor; Vrangs
Synopsis
Superman and Supergirl spend an entire day telling nothing but the truth in honor of the Kryptonian hero Val-Lor.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; Superman's Underwater Fortress of Solitude
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Shape of Fear!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Shape of Fear!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. Superman's Neighbors
    Superman
  5. 4. Superman's Day of Truth!
    Superman
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