Superman #299
(May 1976)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume
38
Price
0.30 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1976-02-12
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Barcode
0709893067505
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 #127.


The Double-or-Nothing Life of Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2260
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lex Luthor; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Prankster; Brainiac; Terra-Man; Toyman; Kryptonite Man; Amalak; Parasite
Synopsis
Villains taunt empty costume of invisible Superman.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover art credits corrected by Michael Slark via the GCD Error Tracker and confirmed by The Comics Reader #127 and The Amazing World of DC Comics #10. We formerly credited Ernie Chan.

Batman and Twinkieless Gotham City (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Batman; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Double-or-Nothing Life of Superman! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates; Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Bob Oksner; Bob Wiacek ? (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2205
Genre
superhero
Characters
Xviar [Mr. Xavier] (villain); Terra-Man [Toby Manning] (villain); Toyman [Jack Nimball] (villain); Lex Luthor (villain); Brainiac (villain); Mr. Mxyzptlk (villain); Prankster [Oswald Loomis] (villain); Amalak (villain); Parasite [Maxwell Jensen] (villain); Kryptonite Man (villain); Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Steve Lombard; Solarman; Jimmy Olsen; Morgan Edge
Synopsis
Superman must face several of his greatest foes, but it is part of Xviar's master plan.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-2268

Indexer Notes

Letters from Richy Forman, Mark Zutkoff, and Bob Kanefsky.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Bernard Kashdan (signed)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Reported circulation: 644,000 (average), 578,311 (nearest issue)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Double-or-Nothing Life of Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. Batman and Twinkieless Gotham City
    Batman; Hostess Twinkies
  3. 2. The Double-or-Nothing Life of Superman!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
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