(January 1972)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1971-11-30
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
Editing
Murray Boltinoff; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 544, 600)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Hero Superman Doomed to Die! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
B-1181
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Keywords
spacecraft

The Hero Superman Doomed to Die! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1164
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Morgan Edge; Sean Carter; Darkseid (mentioned)
Synopsis
Superman finds himself unable to rescue a stranded astronaut.
Reprints

The Shocking Secret of Super-X! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1172
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Clark Kent; Super-X; Lana Lang; Professor Smithers
Synopsis
Superman creates a new identity to prevent contaminating Earth with a strain of artificial bacteria.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Superman in college story.

The Atom's Phantom Double! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Atom / comic story / 12.34 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1179
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Ray Palmer]
Synopsis
A laboratory accident creates a ghostly duplicate of Ray Palmer, who wants to take the real Ray's place by destroying him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story in two parts of 5.67 and 6.67 pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Where the Action Is / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils
Curt Swan ? (logo illustration)
Inks
Murphy Anderson ? (logo illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-1183
Characters
Superman

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Mark Lucke, Richard J. Kalina, Richard H. Morrissey, Sheila Jackson, Joe Farara.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Hero Superman Doomed to Die!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Hero Superman Doomed to Die!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Shocking Secret of Super-X!
    Superman
  4. 3. The Atom's Phantom Double!
    The Atom
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Where the Action Is
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