(May 1972)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume
35
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1972-03-30
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)
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 Comic Reader #82.


Secret of the First Metropolis (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
B-1340
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Josdin
Reprints
Keywords
Metropolis

Secret of the First Metropolis! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B 2035
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Josdin (villain); Jessica Sloan
Synopsis
A strangely advanced man is rescued in the subway by Superman, who returns him 60 million years into the past.
Reprints
Keywords
time travel

The Menace of the Sky-Scorchers (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
John Calnan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1305
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Paul Stewart; Tracy; Hermie
Synopsis
Superman discovers that something is causing satellites to fall from the sky.
Reprints

The Superman Legend (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-1257
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman

Indexer Notes

Features the origin of Superman and additional facts; a blue-lined image of Superman is behind the text on the first page, and a full-color Superman symbol rests at the bottom of the second page.

Duel of the Divided Man (Table of Contents: 4)

Eclipso / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Eclipso; Bruce Gordon; Pofessor Bennett; Mona Bennett; Doctor Karko; Colonel Gray
Synopsis
Bruce Gordon and Profesor Bennett go into orbit in an experimental space capsule. When it looks like Eclipso could take over Gordon permanently, Gordon tries to sacrifice himself.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-1337
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Secret of the First Metropolis
    Superman
  2. 1. Secret of the First Metropolis!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Menace of the Sky-Scorchers
    Superman
  4. 3. The Superman Legend
  5. 4. Duel of the Divided Man
    Eclipso
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Where the Action Is
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