Superman #279
(September 1974)

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Volume
36
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1974-06-11
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Line of DC Super-Stars
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 #107.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1781
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Batgirl
Synopsis
Batgirl falls from building but tells flying Superman to save Metropolis instead.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Menace of the Energy-Blackmailers! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-1764
Genre
superhero
Characters
J. Saul Kerry (villain); Superman; Batgirl; Batman; Clark Kent; Barbara Gordon; Steve Lombard
Reprints

The Magic Master of Krypton! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Fabulous World of Krypton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Tex Blaisdell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1743
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Ca-Rox (villain); Superman; Maz-Ma
Reprints
Keywords
Bottle City of Kandor; Krypton

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)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-1787
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Menace of the Energy-Blackmailers!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Magic Master of Krypton!
    The Fabulous World of Krypton
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
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