Superman #242
(September 1971)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly, (semi-monthly June, December)
On-sale Date
1971-07-13
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 Duel That Destroyed the Earth! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-891
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Sand creature
Synopsis
Superman and sand creature duplicate slugging it out over Metropolis.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Ultimate Battle! (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-869
Genre
superhero
Characters
Quarrm-Demon (villain); Superman; Stewpot; Gemmi; Jimmy Olsen; Sand creature; Wonder Woman (as Diana Prince); I-Ching
Synopsis
Superman loses half of his power.
Reprints

[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-898

The Girl Who Didn't Believe in Superman! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-905
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Alice Norton; Martha Norton; John Norton
Synopsis
Superman restores the sight of a blind girl and reunites her family.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No villain.

The World's Mightiest Weakling! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-906
Characters
Rodney Drake; Wilma; Brad Anderson; Professor Milton
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No villain.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Duel That Destroyed the Earth!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Ultimate Battle!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. The Girl Who Didn't Believe in Superman!
    Superman
  5. 4. The World's Mightiest Weakling!
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