Superman #263
(April 1973)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume
35
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1973-02-08
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)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #93.

The Man of Molten Steel (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams; ? (photograph)
Inks
Murphy Anderson; ? (photograph)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1448
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Synopsis
Half-molten Superman charging at reader.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Background is a photograph.

Man of Molten Steel! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 14.5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-1390
Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Phoenix (villain); Simon March (villain); Superman; Clark Kent; Percy Bratton; Mayor Harkness; Raquel (Welch?)
Reprints

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

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

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

Job Number
S-1456

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Richard H. Morrissey, Walter Jahnke, David Dasch and Joe Peluso.

Unhappy Birthday to You! (Table of Contents: 3)

The World of Krypton / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1366
Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Superman [as Clark Kent]; Morgan Edge; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Percy; Vol-Tir; Rogan-Du; Gar-Du; Roxa; Mav-Tir; Krypton
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

June 18th is Superman's adopted birthday.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man of Molten Steel
    Superman
  2. 1. Man of Molten Steel!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. Unhappy Birthday to You!
    The World of Krypton
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