Superman #244
(November 1971)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly (semi-monthly June, Dec.)
On-sale date
1971-09-16
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.


The Electronic Ghost of Metropolis! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-976
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
Energy ghost strangling Superman but no one else sees it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Electronic Ghost of Metropolis! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
S-937
Genre
superhero
Characters
Galaxy Broadcasting computer (villain); Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Clark Kent; Morgan Edge; Teach Dilbert; Ziggy
Reprints

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

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-983

The Superman of 2965! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-958
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman of 2965 [Klar Ken T5477] (descendant of original Superman, intro, origin); PW-5598 (a computer, intro); Lyra 3916 (intro); Jay Senohl; Atlanteans; Jay Senohl; Than Quor; Muto
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

No villain.

The Lady or the Tiger-Man (Table of Contents: 4)

Captain Comet / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Esklon (villain); Captain Comet; Adam Blake; Professor Zackro; Rana
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Electronic Ghost of Metropolis!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Electronic Ghost of Metropolis!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. The Superman of 2965!
    Superman
  5. 4. The Lady or the Tiger-Man
    Captain Comet
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