(August-September 1974)

DC, 1974 Series
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Volume
21
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1974-05-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Editing
Julius Schwartz (co-editor); Murray Boltinoff (co-editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound (#164-176); Saddle-stitched (#177-222)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #106.


The Murdering Arm of Metropolis (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
B-2104
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Superboy [Clark Kent]; Bizarro; Superbaby [Clark Kent]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
John Rosenberger; Curt Swan; Jim Mooney; George Papp; John Forte (illustrations)
Inks
John Rosenberger; George Klein; Jim Mooney; George Papp; John Forte (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
N-1042
Characters
Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Superbaby [Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor; Superboy [Clark Kent]; Bizarro

Indexer Notes

Art from stories in this issue.

The Murdering Arm of Metropolis [Part I] (Table of Contents: 2)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
John Rosenberger
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
B-1901
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent] (flashback cameo); Dr. Foxley; Simon Cross
Synopsis
When Dr. Foxley is killed, Lois Lane is an eyewitness. She is taken to SIA headquarters by Simon Cross for debriefing and the SIA chief teams her up with Simon to find the killer.
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Part II: Lois Lane, Undercover Agent! (Table of Contents: 3)

Lois Lane / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
John Rosenberger
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Simon Cross; Superman [Clark Kent] (flashback, cameo); Roger Tempton; Spangle
Synopsis
Lois Lane trains with Simon Cross and then they go out to investigate Spangle and are attacked.
Reprints
Keywords
Kandor (cameo)

Part III: The Secret of Spangle's Garden (Table of Contents: 4)

Lois Lane / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
John Rosenberger
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Simon Cross; Superman [Clark Kent]; Roger Tempton; Spangle
Synopsis
Lois Lane discovers who killed Simon Cross and Dr. Foxley.
Reprints

Olsen's Super-Survival Kit! (Table of Contents: 5)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 13.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Job Number
N-1029
Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Rosita; Lucy Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; Carmenita; Professor Juarez; General Pedro
Synopsis
Jimmy travels to a South American country as a secret agent.
Reprints

The Great Supergirl Double-Cross! (Table of Contents: 6)

Supergirl / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
N-1028
Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Lena Thorul; Lex Luthor (villain); Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Jeff Colby
Synopsis
When Supergirl mistakes Lena Thorul's new boyfriend for an enemy agent she breaks up their romance. Upon finding out she was wrong she has to get them back together.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In this story, Lena Thorul weds Jeff Colby, an FBI agent who once arrested Lex Luthor.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Letters to Lois / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Guy H. Liilian, III
Pencils
Ross Andru (illustration)
Inks
Mike Esposito (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Job Number
B-2105

Superbaby Captures the Pumpkin Gang! (Table of Contents: 8)

Superbaby / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
N-1027
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superbaby (guest star), Pete Ross (baby); Lana Lang (baby); Lex Luthor (baby); Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Chief Parker; Pumpkin Gang (villains)
Synopsis
Superbaby and Officer Parker stop the Pumpkin Gang.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

An untold tale of Superman when he was a Superbaby!

Lex Luthor and Clark Kent: Cell-Mates! (Table of Contents: 9)

The Private Life of Clark Kent / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
N-1030
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Luthor; Jonathan Kent; Krypto
Synopsis
Lex Luthor frames Clark Kent after Clark's father, as a member of the parole board, refuses to parole Luthor. Clark ends up having to share a cell with Luthor.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally a Superboy feature. Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Car 45, Get Lost! (Table of Contents: 10)

Tales of the Bizarro World / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
N-1026
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Superman; Bizarro; Bizarro, Jr.
Synopsis
Bizarro and Bizarro Jr come to Earth and join the Metropolis Police Force.
Reprints

Fact File on the Superman Family (Table of Contents: 11)

character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
John Rosenberger; Kurt Schaffenberger; Bob Oksner; Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta; Kurt Schaffenberger; Bob Oksner; George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
N-1041
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Perry White; Lana Lang; Lucy Lane
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Murdering Arm of Metropolis
    Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Murdering Arm of Metropolis [Part I]
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. Part II: Lois Lane, Undercover Agent!
    Lois Lane
  5. 4. Part III: The Secret of Spangle's Garden
    Lois Lane
  6. 5. Olsen's Super-Survival Kit!
    Jimmy Olsen
  7. 6. The Great Supergirl Double-Cross!
    Supergirl
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
  9. 8. Superbaby Captures the Pumpkin Gang!
    Superbaby
  10. 9. Lex Luthor and Clark Kent: Cell-Mates!
    The Private Life of Clark Kent
  11. 10. Car 45, Get Lost!
    Tales of the Bizarro World
  12. 11. Fact File on the Superman Family
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