(October 1973)

DC, 1973 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Volume
1
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
100
On-sale date
1973-07-10
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

On-sale date from Comic Reader #98.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superboy; Teen Titans; Kid Eternity; Supergirl; Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Job Number
N-729
Genre
superhero
Characters
Suprboy [Kal-El]; Pete Ross; Teen Titans [Robin [Dick Grayson]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Aqualad [Garth]]; Kid Eternity; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Lighting Lad [Garth Ranzz]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Brainiac 5 [Querl Dox]]

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
N-730
Characters
Superboy [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El, Linda Danvers]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Aqualad [Garth]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Indexer Notes

The table of contents (on the inside front cover of the issue) is illustrated with images of several heroes.

The Superboy Revenge Squad! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-684
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Lana Lang; Pete Ross; Martha Kent; Superboy Revenge Squad
Synopsis
Superboy hypnotizes himself to believe he is ordinary to fool the Superboy Revenge Squad. Pete Ross pretends to be Superboy and has Clark inadvertently performing super tricks.
Reprints

Lena Thorul, Jungle Princess! (Table of Contents: 3)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
N-688
Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El; Linda Danvers]; Lena Thorul; Lex Luthor
Synopsis
When Lena Thorul learns that she is Lex Luthor's sister, the shock causes her to lose her memory and she takes the identity of the Jungle Princess, using her telepathic powers to control animals.
Reprints
Keywords
Turumba

The Miracle Plane! (Table of Contents: 4)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
John Sikela; Win Mortimer (page 1)
Inks
George Roussos; Win Mortimer (page 1)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-687
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Gene Dekker; Mr. Dekker (Gene's father); Dropper; Tipper
Synopsis
The Eastingham Institute is awarding a prize to the school student who makes the best invention, but it's the father of Gene Dekker who creates the best invention...one that saves the life of his son.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inking credit changed to correspond with original publication in Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #117.

The Beagle! (Table of Contents: 5)

Kid Eternity / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
William Woolfolk
Pencils
Pete Riss
Inks
Pete Riss
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-689
Genre
superhero
Characters
Kid Eternity; The Beagle (intro, villain); Joe Hodges (intro, death); Mercury (guest star); Richard Harding Davis (guest star); Cyrano De Bergerac (guest star)
Reprints
Keywords
occult

Part I: The Super-Moby Dick of Space! (Table of Contents: 6)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Job Number
N-683
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy [Kal-El]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Lightning Lad [Garth Ranzz]; Brainiac 5 [Querl Dox]; Sun Boy [Dirk Morgna]; Ultra Boy [Jo Nah]; Colossal Boy [Gim Allon]]; Dr. Lanphier
Synopsis
Lightning Lad loses an arm to the Super-Moby Dick of Space. When Ultra Boy fails to subdue the space creature, Lightning Lad leads a team against it.
Reprints
Keywords
Green Kryptonite

Part II: The Cosmic Quest of Lightning Lad! (Table of Contents: 7)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy [Kal-El]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Lightning Lad [Garth Ranzz]; Brainiac 5 [Querl Dox]; Sun Boy [Dirk Morgna]; Ultra Boy [Jo Nah]; Colossal Boy [Gim Allon]; Dr. Lanphier
Synopsis
Lightning Lad shrinks the space creature to its original size with the help of the scientist who accidentally enlarged it.
Reprints

The Thousand-and-One Dooms of Mr. Twister (Table of Contents: 8)

Kid Flash; Robin; Aqualad / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Bruno Premiani
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-685
Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Aqualad [Garth]; Mayor Corliss; Eddie Corliss; Batman [Bruce Wayne] (Cameo); Flash [Barry Allen] (Cameo); Aquaman [Arthur Curry] (Cameo); Mr. Twister [Brom Stikk]; Officer Ridley
Synopsis
Mr. Twister has kidnapped all the teenagers from Hatton Corners.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The pages numbered 8, 17, and 25 are actually only 2/3 of a page with a house ad filling the remainder of the space.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Korak / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Superstition or Supernatural? (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Black Magic / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Shazam / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

The Super Giant of Smallville (Table of Contents: 12)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Giunta ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
N-686
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lana Lang; Professor Tinker
Synopsis
Professor Tinker's serum transforms Superboy into a giant.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Bob Hughes. George Klein credited in story.

Metropolis, Illinois (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Behind the Scenes at the DC Comic World / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

A Look Through the Super Spectacles (Table of Contents: 14)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset

Job Number
N-731

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Features letters from Richard H. Morrissey and Mark Lucke.

DC's Cover Gallery (Table of Contents: 15)

Superboy; Kid Eternity; Kid Flash; Aqualad; Robin; Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Burnley; Pete Riss ?; Bruno Premiani; Curt Swan
Inks
George Roussos; Pete Riss ?; Bruno Premiani; George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?; Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Kid Eternity; Mr. Keeper; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Kid Flash [Wally West]; Aqualad [Garth]; Mr. Twister [Brom Stikk]; Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lad [Garth Ranzz]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]]
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superboy; Teen Titans; Kid Eternity; Supergirl; Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. The Superboy Revenge Squad!
    Superboy
  4. 3. Lena Thorul, Jungle Princess!
    Supergirl
  5. 4. The Miracle Plane!
    Superboy
  6. 5. The Beagle!
    Kid Eternity
  7. 6. Part I: The Super-Moby Dick of Space!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  8. 7. Part II: The Cosmic Quest of Lightning Lad!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  9. 8. The Thousand-and-One Dooms of Mr. Twister
    Kid Flash; Robin; Aqualad
  10. 9. ["Like father... Like son..."]
    Korak
  11. 10. Superstition or Supernatural?
    Black Magic
  12. 11. ["Maybe the World's Mightiest Mortal won't read this issue to you..."]
    Shazam
  13. 12. The Super Giant of Smallville
    Superboy
  14. 13. Metropolis, Illinois
    Behind the Scenes at the DC Comic World
  15. 14. A Look Through the Super Spectacles
  16. 15. DC's Cover Gallery
    Superboy; Kid Eternity; Kid Flash; Aqualad; Robin; Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Todd Bruce
  • Nick Caputo
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Darrel McCann
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
  • Bob Hughes
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
  • Arthur Lortie
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll