(February-March 1975)

DC, 1974 Series
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Volume
22
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1974-11-26
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 (associate editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #112.

Target of the Tarantula!; The League of Fantastic Supermen!; The Anti-Supergirl Plot! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Nick Cardy (signed); Curt Swan (Jimmy Olsen Vignette); Jim Mooney (Supergirl Vignette)
Inks
Nick Cardy (signed); George Klein (Jimmy Olsen Vignette); Jim Mooney (Supergirl Vignette)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
B-2338
Genre
superhero; adventure
Characters
Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Bizarro; Krypto; Jonathan Kent; Superman [Clark Kent]; Tarantula; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]
Reprints
Keywords
Kandor; red kryptonite

Indexer Notes

The Jimmy Olsen vignette is taken from the cover of Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #63; the Supergirl vignette is from the Supergirl story from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #350.

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

Lois Lane / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Bob Oksner ? (illustration)
Inks
Bob Oksner ? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
N-1211
Genre
superhero; adventure
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane

Target of the Tarantula [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 2)

Lois Lane / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Job Number
B-2112
Genre
superhero; adventure
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; Tarantula; Masher Mob; Frank Lester; Mabel Lester
Synopsis
Someone posing as the old TV character Tarantula has been killing mob members.
Reprints

Part 2: Lois Lane's Phantom Partner (Table of Contents: 3)

Lois Lane / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Genre
superhero; adventure
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; Tarantula [Frank Lester]; Simon Cross (ghost); Gerold Lester
Synopsis
Lois Lane discovers the identity of the Tarantula.
Reprints

Four Deaths for Lois Lane (Table of Contents: 4)

Lois Lane / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger; John Rosenberger; Curt Swan; Werner Roth (illustrations)
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger; Vince Colletta; George Klein; Jack Abel (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
N-1137
Genre
superhero; adventure
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; Lana Lang
Synopsis
Lois recaps various stories where she supposedly died.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Panels taken from stories from Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #50 (two panels), #60 (two panels), #102 (one panel), #103 (two panels), and #115 (two panels).

The League of Fantastic Supermen (Table of Contents: 5)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
N-1225
Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; The Legion of Super-villains [Cosmic King; Lightning Lord; Chameleon Chief; Sun-Emperor]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Lori Lemaris; Superman Robot
Synopsis
Four Kandorian criminals escape from the bottle city and plan to go on a rampage.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; green kryptonite; Kandor; red kryptonite

The Anti-Supergirl Plot! (Table of Contents: 6)

Supergirl / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
Shelly Lefferman ?

Job Number
N-1224
Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Dick Malverne; Cindy Morbilt; Kim Lorne (Supergirl impostor); "Fingers" Cooley (Green Arrow impostor); Carter Hagen; Batman impostor; Green Lantern impostor
Synopsis
A band with members that dress up as Green Lantern, Batman and Green Arrow are using their performances to commit robbery.
Reprints
Keywords
green kryptonite

Comedy Cover Capers (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Curt Swan (Cover 1, 2, 4); Kurt Schaffenberger (Cover 3); Wayne Boring (Superman's head, Cover 3)
Inks
Stan Kaye (Cover 1,2); Kurt Schaffenberger (Cover 3); George Klein (Cover 4)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero; adventure
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Lex Luthor
Synopsis
Old covers with new humourous text.
Reprints

Krypto's Mean Master! (Table of Contents: 8)

Krypto / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Job Number
N-1225
Genre
superhero
Characters
Krypto; Solar Boy; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Superboy [Clark Kent]
Synopsis
Krypto searches for a new master after Superboy punishes him, with disastrous results.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally a Superboy feature.

Clark Kent's Super-Dad (Table of Contents: 9)

Pa Kent / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Job Number
N-1226
Genre
superhero
Characters
Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Mrs. Lang; Mr. Lang
Synopsis
Pa Kent gains super-powers and goes into action as Strongman.
Reprints
Keywords
green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Originally a Superboy feature.

The Strange Lives of Lois Lane (Table of Contents: 10)

Lois Lane / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger; Dick Giordano; Werner Roth; Curt Swan (illustrations)
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger; Dick Giordano; George Klein; Mike Esposito; Neal Adams (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
N-1189
Genre
superhero; adventure
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis
Information on various transformation that Lois Lane has gone thru.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with panels from Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #5, 10, 23, 27, 36, 50, 92, and 107.

The Good Deeds of Bizarro-Luthor! (Table of Contents: 11)

Tales of the Bizarro World / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
N-1227
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Bizarro-Luthor (Intro); Bizarro #1; Bizarro, Jr. #1; Bizarro-Krypto; Bizarro Emergency Squad; Lex Luthor; Bizarro Lois Lane; Htrae
Synopsis
Bizzaro-Luthor invents reverse "S" symbol for Bizarros.
Reprints
Keywords
Bizarro Kandor; blue kryptonite; Fortress of Bizarro

Indexer Notes

Inker credit from Bob Hughes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Murray Boltinoff ?
Pencils
Ross Andru (illustration)
Inks
Mike Esposito (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
B-2337
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Target of the Tarantula!; The League of Fantastic Supermen!; The Anti-Supergirl Plot!
    Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Supergirl
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Lois Lane
  3. 2. Target of the Tarantula [Part 1]
    Lois Lane
  4. 3. Part 2: Lois Lane's Phantom Partner
    Lois Lane
  5. 4. Four Deaths for Lois Lane
    Lois Lane
  6. 5. The League of Fantastic Supermen
    Jimmy Olsen
  7. 6. The Anti-Supergirl Plot!
    Supergirl
  8. 7. Comedy Cover Capers
    Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane
  9. 8. Krypto's Mean Master!
    Krypto
  10. 9. Clark Kent's Super-Dad
    Pa Kent
  11. 10. The Strange Lives of Lois Lane
    Lois Lane
  12. 11. The Good Deeds of Bizarro-Luthor!
    Tales of the Bizarro World
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Letters to Lois
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