(June 1972)

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Volume
35
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1972-04-27
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 Comic Reader #83.


The Voodoo Doom of Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nick Cardy (signed)
Inks
Nick Cardy (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Job Number
B-1369
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Dr. Mystir [Brainiac]
Keywords
voodoo dolls

The Voodoo Doom of Superman (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
B-1324
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Dr. Mystir (Brainiac in disguise); Lex Luthor
Synopsis
Dr. Mystir uses a voodoo doll made with souvenirs of Superman to eliminate Superman's powers, one-by-one. When Luthor hears of the doll, he joins Mystir, who is actually Brainiac in disguise.
Reprints
Keywords
Bottle City of Kandor; Fortress of Solitude; voodoo doll

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

Super-Turtle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Job Number
B-1590
First Line of Dialogue or Text
A truck full of tomatoes has overturned.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Synopsis
Super-Turtle helps a policeman by moving an overturned truck from Kosdanskio Street to Elm Street, which is easier to spell on his report.
Reprints

The Man Who Destroyed Eclipso (Table of Contents: 3)

Eclipso / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Alex Toth [as Alexander Toth] (signed)
Inks
Alex Toth [as Alexander Toth] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original editor)

Job Number
B-1361
Genre
superhero
Characters
Eclipso; Dr. Bruce Gordon; Mona Bennett; Judson Randall (villain); Professor Bennett
Synopsis
Mona discovers that her boyfriend, Bruce Gordon, is actually Eclipso. Bruce decides to meet an old friend, Judson Randall, and he finds him apparently imprisoned within a luminous blob. He allows Judson to try to cure him of Eclipso. Eclipso is released, but he is now under Judson's control.
Reprints
Keywords
amusement park; Ferris Wheel; funhouse; roller coaster

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

Super-Smiles / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Job Number
B-810
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look! A real robot!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A robot refuses to sit in the waiting room so its inventor decides not to patent him.
Reprints
Keywords
robot

The 7 Sins of Simon Stagg (Table of Contents: 5)

Metamorpho / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
John Calnan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1319A
Genre
superhero
Characters
Metamorpho; Sapphire Stagg; Simon Stagg; Java; Ulysses Bronson (villain)
Synopsis
Simon Stagg's old college roommate, Ulysses Bronson invites Simon Stagg and company to see his creation, Morality Mountain, which includes statues of three of the seven deadly sins. It will cost $1 million to finish the others and Stagg hands over a check. The group are later invited to the opening of Morality Mountain. Only Ulysses is there and he insists on showing Simon alone the exhibits. The statue of Pride has Simon's face and Ulysses plans to kill Simon. Meanwhile, Metamorpho strains to keep Sapphire and Java from a chemical soup that has filled the waiting room.
Reprints
Keywords
seven deadly sins

Indexer Notes

Story continues from Metamorpho #17 (March-April 1968) and continues in Action Comics #414 (July 1972).

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

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

Script
Murray Boltinoff [as Ed.]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-1387

Indexer Notes

The page includes letters from Matt Wilson, Excelsior Springs, Mo; Michael N. Tierstein, Brooklyn, N.Y.; David Reynolds, Conway, Ark.; John Mazurek, San Francisco, Calif.; Dale Berryhill, Memphis, Tenn.; and Joe Peluso, Brooklyn, N.Y.

The column reveals that Nick Cardy penciled and inked the cover to Action #409. It also reports that Nick Cardy drew the cover for the next Flash Super-Spectacular (The Flash #214, April 1972) with Quicksilver, a Golden Age hero first drawn by Nick Cardy.

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Voodoo Doom of Superman
    Superman
  2. 1. The Voodoo Doom of Superman
    Superman
  3. 2. ["A truck full of tomatoes has overturned."]
    Super-Turtle
  4. 3. The Man Who Destroyed Eclipso
    Eclipso
  5. 4. ["Look! A real robot!"]
    Super-Smiles
  6. 5. The 7 Sins of Simon Stagg
    Metamorpho
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Where the Action Is
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