(December-January 1972)

DC, 1971 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
100
Indicia frequency
Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [block]
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Also Superman #245


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Wrap-around cover.

The Team of Luthor and Brainiac! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton; Cary Bates (plot)
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Kal-El, aka. Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor; Brainiac; Tharla; Jor-El; Lara; Lyla Lerrol
Synopsis
Lex Luthor escapes prison, discovers the existence of Brainiac, releases Brainiac from prison, re-programs him, and teams with him to shrink Superman. With the help of the Kandorians, Superman turns the tables on Luthor and Brainiac.
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Indexer Notes

Three part story; Chapter 1 titled "The Deadly Duo!", Chapter 2 titled "The Downfall of Superman!", Chapter 3 titled "The Hour of Kandor's Vengeance!".

The Count (Table of Contents: 2)

Kid Eternity / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Millard
Pencils
Pete Riss ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Artist revision from Mac Raboy to ? by Craig Delich 2013-5-13. Editor Busy Arnold, in an interview on June 30, 1972, states "Mac Raboy never did any work for Quality Comics".
Pencils tentatively credited to Pete Riss through consensus art identification on the GCD-Main discussion list (September 10, 2013).

The Time Trap (Table of Contents: 3)

Atom / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Crowning of Super Chief (Table of Contents: 4)

Super Chief / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Carmine Infantino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

origin & 1st appear

Adventure of the Shooting Spooks (Table of Contents: 5)

Air Wave / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff ?
Pencils
Lee Harris
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Super-Motorized Menace (Table of Contents: 6)

Hawkman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Prankster's Greatest Role (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
William Woolfolk
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

original date erroneously listed as Feb '54

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Team of Luthor and Brainiac!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Count
    Kid Eternity
  4. 3. The Time Trap
    Atom
  5. 4. The Crowning of Super Chief
    Super Chief
  6. 5. Adventure of the Shooting Spooks
    Air Wave
  7. 6. Super-Motorized Menace
    Hawkman
  8. 7. The Prankster's Greatest Role
    Superman
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