([January] 1978)

DC, 1978 Series
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Volume
7
Price
2.00 USD
Pages
76
Indicia frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1977-11-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893799401
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Tabloid size
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound or Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Though originally given on-sale date of October 11 in Comic Reader #149 and October 13 in house ads like that in Justice League of America #149, Comic Reader #151 reports this was delayed until November 29.

The barcode implies a January date, but due to the delay in release this came out with comics dated February and March.


Superman vs. Wonder Woman (Table of Contents)

Superman; Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (signed)
Inks
Dan Adkins (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Wonder Woman; Uncle Sam (as a picture in the background)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The colorist credit is from the About the Creators text article in this issue. The article also mentions that "Bob LeRose assembled the covers."

The picture of Uncle Sam in the background is "based on the classic World War I poster by James Montgomery Flagg."

Superman vs. Wonder Woman (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (signed)
Inks
Dan Adkins (signed)
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Characters
Superman; Wonder Woman

Indexer Notes

Same picture as the cover, only in black and white and there's no picture of Uncle Sam. Located on the inside front cover.

Report One (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
J-4665
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Admiral Chester W. Nimitz; Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson
Synopsis
Superman saves a U.S. aircraft carrier in the Pacific from an attack by a Japanese submarine and a fleet of Japanese Zeroes. Then Superman asks the Admiral about the Manhattan Project. The Admiral then has Superman meet with the Secretary of War for more information.
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Indexer Notes

Per the opening paragraph, this part of the story takes place on June 10th 1942, on the island of Midway during World War II.

Report Two (Table of Contents: 3)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Yeoman Diana Prince]; Albert Einstein; Colonel Steve Trevor; FBI agent J.B. Michaelson; Professor H. Andrews
Synopsis
Wonder Woman stops a group of Nazi Suicide bombers from kidnapping a scientist, then stops their leaders when they assault Albert Einstein. When she tries to explain it to her boss, he says the FBI deny anything like that happened. Doing more digging on her own, Diana discovers the agent and the professor are working on something called "Project Manhattan."
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Report Three: The Baron and the Samurai (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman; Wonder Woman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Baron Blitzkrieg; Sumo the Samurai
Synopsis
As instructed by the Emperor of Japan, Sumo the Samurai joins Baron Blitzkrieg in interrogating a captured United States scientist about the Manhattan Project.
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Report Four: Confrontation (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman; Wonder Woman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Yeoman Diana Prince]; Queen Hippolyta; Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White
Synopsis
As Yeoman Diana Prince, Wonder Woman breaks into a vault in the War Department and steals a file on the Manhattan Project. She is horrified at what she reads and seeks counsel from her mother on Paradise Island. As Clark and Lois return from Midway to finish their story, Perry tells them that Chicago is being attacked by Wonder Woman!
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Report Five: Showdown! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman; Wonder Woman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Wonder Woman; Sumo the Samurai; Baron Blitzkrieg
Synopsis
Superman flies to Chicago to reason with Wonder Woman, but she decided to eliminate all nuclear weapons no matter who gets in her way. As they battle, they realize that fighting in the city will just get someone hurt. They decide to continue their battle on the moon. Simultaneously, the Baron is poised to attack the Manhattan Project research center in Oak Ridge, Tennessee while Sumo gets ready to attack the Manhattan Project research center in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Both are stealing both halves of a nuclear reactor.
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Report Six: Conflagration (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman; Wonder Woman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Wonder Woman; Sumo The Samurai; Baron Blitzkrieg; Zwerg; Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson; President Franklin Roosevelt
Synopsis
Realizing that Earth is in trouble, Superman and Wonder Woman stop their battle and return to Earth. There they split up to find the reactor’s two halves. The two heroes defeat the villains and bring them and the halves to a small island. Using his powers, the Baron activates the two halves. When Superman uses his x-ray vision to look at it, the reactor becomes an atomic bomb. Both Sumo and the Baron fight each other for the weapon and they somehow die when it detonates. The heroes return to D.C. where President Roosevelt assures them that America would never use the bomb to kill anyone.
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About the Creators (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Gold
Pencils
? (photos)
Inks
? (photos)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Joe Orlando (photo); Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (photo); Gerry Conway (photo)

Indexer Notes

Article and brief biographies on the creators. Includes pictures of Joe Orlando, Gerry Conway, and Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez. Located on the inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman; Wonder Woman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Wonder Woman; Uncle Sam (as an image on a poster)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A picture of Superman and Wonder Woman battling in Washington D.C. Located on the back cover (but not wraparound).

Colorist credit from the About the Creators text article (where it says that Tatjana Wood "colored the covers").

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman vs. Wonder Woman
    Superman; Wonder Woman
  2. 1. Superman vs. Wonder Woman
  3. 2. Report One
    Superman
  4. 3. Report Two
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. Report Three: The Baron and the Samurai
    Superman; Wonder Woman
  6. 5. Report Four: Confrontation
    Superman; Wonder Woman
  7. 6. Report Five: Showdown!
    Superman; Wonder Woman
  8. 7. Report Six: Conflagration
    Superman; Wonder Woman
  9. 8. About the Creators
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Wonder Woman
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