(February 1976)

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Volume
39
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1975-11-27
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
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 544, 600)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #124.


Jaws of the Killer Shark! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Grell (signed)
Inks
Mike Grell (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2189
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
Keywords
beaches; sharks; swimsuits

Indexer Notes

Cover is an homage to the poster for the Steven Spielberg film, "Jaws". Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Jaws of the Killer Shark! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-2178
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; The Shark; Captain Strong; Green Lantern (flashback); Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; S. T. A. R. Institute
Synopsis
Captain Strong's young friend Jayson is turned into a puddle by the Shark, who escapes his captivity. Superman battles the escaped (and returned to humanoid form) Shark. Superman is able to stop the Shark and force it to return Jayson to normal.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bates is the credited writer. Elliot S! Maggin was given as the uncredited writer by a previous indexer.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman in Action / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-2197

The Cup Cake Caper (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

Bail Out the Nutty Kid (Table of Contents: 4)

Green Arrow and Black Canary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Mike Grell
Inks
Mike Grell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2150
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Danny Harris
Synopsis
Green Arrow and Black Canary try to rescue a telethon host from kidnappers dressed as clowns. But while Green Arrow stops some of them, the clowns get the drop on Black Canary in their helicopter!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Danny Harris is a parody of comedian Jerry Lewis.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Jaws of the Killer Shark!
    Superman
  2. 1. Jaws of the Killer Shark!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
  4. 3. The Cup Cake Caper
    Shazam!; Hostess Cup Cakes
  5. 4. Bail Out the Nutty Kid
    Green Arrow and Black Canary
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