Superman #254
(July 1972)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume
34
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, (semi-monthly June, Dec.,)
On-sale date
1972-05-11
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Editing
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)
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 Comic Reader #84.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1244
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Billy Anders
Synopsis
Superman bequeaths his super-powers to crippled boy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Kid Who Stole Superman's Powers! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-1207
Genre
superhero
Characters
L'Drr (villain); Superman; Billy Anders
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude

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

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

The Baby Who Walked Through Walls! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Private Life of Clark Kent / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Job Number
S-1201
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [only as Clark Kent]; Petra Lewis; Michelle Lewis; Mrs. Goldstein; Lance
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The baby was modeled on Zeea Adams per Zeea (Adams) Moss via the GCD Errors list.

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

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-1247

Indexer Notes

The response to one fan's letter establishes the 6 Kryptonian months as: Belyuth, Ogtal, Ullhah, Eorx, Hefralt, and Norzec.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Kid Who Stole Superman's Powers!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  4. 3. ["Coming in the August Superman..."]
    Superman
  5. 4. The Baby Who Walked Through Walls!
    The Private Life of Clark Kent
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
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