Superman #280
(October 1974)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume
36
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1974-07-16
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 #108.


Duel of the Diamond Demons! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-1808
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; crowd
Synopsis
Superman transformed to half-diamond form, threatens unseen enemy with revenge.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Duel of the Diamond Demons! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1775
Genre
superhero
Characters
Steve Lombard (villain); Superman; Dale Smith; Morgan Edge; Clark Kent; Steve Lombard
Reprints

The Last Headline! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Private Life of Clark Kent / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Tex Blaisdell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1797
Genre
superhero
Characters
Morgan Edge (villain); Clark Kent; Laura Conway; Perry White; Zack Dawson; Lois Lane; Steve Lombard; Lola Barnett; Jimmy Olsen; Ryan Lowell; others
Synopsis
Morgan Edge announces that Perry White is retiring when he turns 65. Clark Kent is given the assignment of filming Perry's last job. They track Zack Dawson as he is released from prison and manage to both locate Dawson's missing loot and apprehend the villain. Prry White is allowed to stay on after protests from the rest of the staff at Galaxy.
Reprints
Keywords
retirement

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-1811
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Duel of the Diamond Demons!
    Superman
  2. 1. Duel of the Diamond Demons!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Last Headline!
    The Private Life of Clark Kent
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
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