Superman #266
(August 1973)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume
35
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1973-05-03
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 #96.


The Abominable Snowman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1521
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Abominable Snowman
Synopsis
Superman punching the Abominable Snowman.
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Indexer Notes

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

The Nightmare Maker! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-1472
Genre
superhero
Characters
Abominable Snowman [Dr. Phoenix] (villain); Superman; Clark Kent; Josh Coyle; Steve Lombard; Gloria
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[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-1525

The Face on the Falling Star! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Fabulous World of Krypton / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1463
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Mag-El; Jaki; Atlas; Krypton
Synopsis
In ancient Krypton, two siblings get lost looking for a puzzling object that fell from the sky. As they try to return home, the object helps the pair escape the hazards of the Flame Forest, but they never learn the object's otherworldly origin.
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Indexer Notes

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Abominable Snowman!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Nightmare Maker!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. The Face on the Falling Star!
    The Fabulous World of Krypton
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