(July 1973)

DC, 1973 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
100
On-sale date
1973-04-12
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [block]
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell
Color
color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Copyright © 1973 by National Periodical Publications, Inc.

On-sale date from Comic Reader #95.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman; T.N.T. with Dan the Dyna-Mite; The Atom; Captain Triumph; The Hourman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Job Number
N-665
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
N-669
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Atom [Al Pratt]; Atom [Ray Palmer]; T.N.T. [Tex N. Thomas]; Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Captain Triumph [Lance Gallant]

I Sustain the Wings (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger
Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1208
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Perry White; Lois Lane
Reprints

Murder on a Star! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Atom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Greene
Pencils
J. Chester Kozlak (signed)
Inks
J. Chester Kozlak (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Sheldon Mayer (original editor)

Job Number
N-645
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Al Pratt]
Reprints

Lockup in the Lethal Lightbulb! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Atom / comic story / 14.34 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Julie Schwartz (original editor)

Job Number
N-643
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Dr. Light (villain); Justice League of America (cameo)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story in two parts of 7.67 and 6.67 pages.

Superboy's Last Day in Smallville! (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-640
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Superboy (flashback); Lana Lang (flashback)
Synopsis
Superboy finds out that something he did on his last day in Smallville as Superboy is going to allow a criminal to make $1,000,000. Superman must think back to that day and discover what it was that he did. Flashbacks of Superboy's graduation and the cake that was presented him by the town.
Reprints

The Crime Clown! (Table of Contents: 6)

T.N.T. with Dan the Dyna-Mite / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger
Pencils
Al Carreno ?
Inks
Al Carreno ?
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)

Job Number
N-644
Genre
superhero
Characters
T.N.T.; Dan the Dyna-Mite
Reprints

[The Menace of Dr. Togg] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Hourman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Fitch
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
Bernard Baily
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)

Job Number
N-642
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hourman; Dr. Togg (villain, intro); Thorndyke (guest star); Jimmy Martin (guest star); Minute Men of America (guest star)
Reprints

Gold! (Table of Contents: 8)

Captain Triumph / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Quackenbush ?
Inks
Bill Quackenbush ?
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
George Brenner (original editor)

Job Number
N-641
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Triumph; Redfue and His Gang (intro)
Reprints

The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue! Part I: The Titanic Twins! (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-639
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [becomes Superman-Red; becomes Superman-Blue] (introduction); Supergirl (guest star); Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Brainiac (flashback); Lex Luthor (flashback); Superman Emergency Squad
Synopsis
Superman splits into two Supermen.
Reprints
Keywords
imaginary story

[The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue!] Part II: The Anti-Evil Ray! (Table of Contents: 10)

Superman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [as Superman-Red; as Superman-Blue]; Brainiac (villain); Supergirl; Lori Lemaris; Krypton II; Krypto; Superman Revenge Squad (villains); Lex Luthor (villain); Lena Thorul; Phantom Zone inhabitants [Jax-Ur; Dr. Xadu; two unnamed prisoners]
Synopsis
Luthor, Brainiac, Phantom Zoners, Khruschev, and Castro reform. Luthor cures all illness.
Reprints
Keywords
imaginary story

[The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue! Part III] The End of Superman's Career! (Table of Contents: 11)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Curt Swan; Kurt Schaffenberger (Lois and Lana figures pages 1, 3-7)
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Bouncing Boy; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Cosmic Boy] (cameo); Superman [as Superman-Red; as Superman-Blue]; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Supergirl; Lex Luthor; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Krypto; Comet the Super-Horse; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lucy Lane; Phantom Zone inhabitants [Jax-Ur; General Zod; Dr. Xadu; Professor Vakox; two unnamed prisoners]
Synopsis
The Supermen marry Lois Lane and Lana Lang. Jimmy Olsen marries Lucy Lane. Mr. Mxyzptlk reforms.
Reprints
Keywords
imaginary story; New Krypton

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

A Look Through the Super Spectacles / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset

Job Number
N-670

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Letters from readers - Micheal Roship, Russell Cole and Richard H. Morrissey - and responses from E. Nelson Bridwell.

DC's Cover Gallery (Table of Contents: 13)

Superman; The Atom; Captain Triumph / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ray Burnley; Kurt Schaffengerber; Gil Kane; Al Bryant
Inks
Ray Burnley; Kurt Schaffenberger; Murphy Anderson, Al Bryant
Colors
?
Letters
?; Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

Editing
This Issue is currently being edited by Peter Croome (since 2018-11-15, last edit 2018-11-15)
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman; T.N.T. with Dan the Dyna-Mite; The Atom; Captain Triumph; The Hourman
  2. 1. Table of Contents
    Superman
  3. 2. I Sustain the Wings
    Superman
  4. 3. Murder on a Star!
    The Atom
  5. 4. Lockup in the Lethal Lightbulb!
    The Atom
  6. 5. Superboy's Last Day in Smallville!
    Superman
  7. 6. The Crime Clown!
    T.N.T. with Dan the Dyna-Mite
  8. 7. [The Menace of Dr. Togg]
    The Hourman
  9. 8. Gold!
    Captain Triumph
  10. 9. The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue! Part I: The Titanic Twins!
    Superman
  11. 10. [The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue!] Part II: The Anti-Evil Ray!
    Superman
  12. 11. [The Amazing Story of Superman-Red and Superman-Blue! Part III] The End of Superman's Career!
    Superman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    A Look Through the Super Spectacles
  14. 13. DC's Cover Gallery
    Superman; The Atom; Captain Triumph
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