Superman #247
(January 1972)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume
34
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly, (semi-monthly June, Dec.,)
On-sale date
1971-11-11
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [character]
Editing
Julius Schwartz
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-1048
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Guardians of Oa [Guardians of the Universe]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Must There Be a Superman? (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
S-994
Genre
superhero
Characters
Guardians of Oa [Guardians of the Universe]; Green Lantern [Katma Tui]; Harley (intro, villain); Superman; Jor-El (flashback)
Synopsis
The Guardians of the Universe tell Superman that his actions may be impeding the progress of the human race. While Superman considers what they said, he gets involved in the problems in a migrant camp.
Reprints
Keywords
Krypton (flashback)

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

When on Earth ... (Table of Contents: 2)

The Private Life of Clark Kent / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-996
Genre
superhero
Characters
Amy (intro); Bick (intro); Superman; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-1061

Muto -- Monarch of Menace! (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-1035
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman of 2466; Muto; Lex Luthor (flashback); Lyra 3916; Superman (flashback); Lois Lane (flashback); Vyldan (flashback); Jay L-3383; Superman the 4th (flashback); Superman the 7th [Kanton K-73] (flashback); Yann (villain); Von-Don (villain); Waru Thargo (villain)
Reprints
Keywords
green kryptonite
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Must There Be a Superman?
    Superman
  3. 2. When on Earth ...
    The Private Life of Clark Kent
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  5. 4. Muto -- Monarch of Menace!
    Superman
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