(July 1973)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume
36
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1973-04-26
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
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 #95.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nick Cardy (signed)
Inks
Nick Cardy (signed)
Colors
?

Job Number
S-1503
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
Keywords
comic books; poverty; reading; slums

Indexer Notes

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

The Last Moa on Earth! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1467
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jon Halaway
Synopsis
The hunter Jon Halaway shoots the last of the moa birds and is guilt-ridden by this. Eventually he finds a moa egg and returns to Metropolis. The moa hatches and has gained super-powers.
Reprints
Keywords
Moa; New Zealand

13 Old Men Who Run the World! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Atom / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Frank Giacoia [as Phil Zupa]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1496
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Jean Loring; Han Selzheim; Brad Phillips
Synopsis
Jean Loring is defending Dr. Selzheim in a case where he is framed by a mafia boss for stealing gold bullion.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Superman in Action / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-1515

The Short-Walk-to-Disaster Contract! Clause #1: I Have a Cousin in the Business... (Table of Contents: 4)

The Human Target / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1529
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Human Target [Christopher Chance]; Luigi; Antonio (Luigi's cousin)
Synopsis
Human Target is hired by his servant Luigi to pose as Luigi's cousin Antonio. He is a circus artist and his act has been sabotaged a couple of times.

Indexer Notes

Credits for script and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz's records credit the pencils to Giordano but the printed credits include a credit for Adams and Neal Adams' checklist (http://www.nealadams.com/comicchecklist.html) credits the pencils to Adams.

Story concludes in Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #426.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Last Moa on Earth!
    Superman
  3. 2. 13 Old Men Who Run the World!
    The Atom
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
  5. 4. The Short-Walk-to-Disaster Contract! Clause #1: I Have a Cousin in the Business...
    The Human Target
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