Superman #292
(October 1975)

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Volume
37
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1975-07-24
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 (associate editor); Bob Rozakis (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 #120.


The Luthor Nobody Knows! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2085
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Superboy; Lex Luthor
Synopsis
Split cover shows young Luthor threatening revenge on Superboy for accident causing baldness, adult Luthor shoots Superman.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Luthor Nobody Knows! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Bob Oksner; Terry Austin ? (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1999
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor (villain, origin); Superman; Clark Kent; Roy Raymond; Perry White; Superboy; Smallville Police Chief Douglas Parker
Synopsis
After stopping Luthor's latest plot, Superman recalls what happened to make Luthor into the man he is today.
Reprints
Keywords
green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Origin of Luthor

Minerva Menace! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Shazam!; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[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-2091

I Don't Like Your Face! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Private Life of Clark Kent / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Allen Milgrom
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2000
Genre
superhero
Characters
Duke Calvert (villain); Superman [as Clark Kent]; Morgan Edge; "Fishbait" Flotsky
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Luthor Nobody Knows!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Luthor Nobody Knows!
    Superman
  3. 2. Minerva Menace!
    Shazam!; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  5. 4. I Don't Like Your Face!
    The Private Life of Clark Kent
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