Metal Men #48
(October-November 1976)

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Volume
13
Price
0.30 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1976-07-08
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
0709893245111
Editing
Gerry Conway; Paul Levitz (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #132.

Eclipso Is Back! (Table of Contents)

Metal Men / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walter Simonson (as Walt Simonson) (signed)
Inks
Walter Simonson (as Walt Simonson) (signed)
Colors
Walter Simonson (as Walt Simonson); Carl Gafford
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-286
Genre
superhero
Characters
Metal Men [Gold; Iron; Lead; Mercury; Platinum; Tin]; Eclipso

Indexer Notes

Cover colors and letters credits from Carl Gafford via the GCD Error Tracker. About the cover colors, Gafford says, "Walt had submitted a color sketch for how he wanted the cover colored, so I copied it onto a cover repro, with the necessary shading and color indicators for the printer."

Who Is Bruce Gordon and Why Is He Doing Those Terrible Things to Himself? (Table of Contents: 1)

Metal Men / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway (plot); Walter Simonson (as Walt Simonson) (plot); Martin Pasko (script)
Pencils
Walter Simonson (as Walt Simonson)
Inks
Walter Simonson (as Walt Simonson)
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-242
Genre
superhero
Characters
Metal Men [Gold; Iron; Lead; Mercury; Platinum; Tin]; Dr. Will Magnus; Isobel Sullivan; Johanna Rome; Mona Bennet; Eclipso [Bruce Gordon]; Justice League of America (flashback, cameo) [Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Hawkman [Katar Hol; Carter Hall]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]]; Umbra (cameo)
Synopsis
The Metal Men must stop Eclipso from raising the god Umbra.
Reprints

Twinkies and Kelp (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Aquaman; Hostess Twinkies / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

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

Airmail Alloys / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
Ross Andru; Walter Simonson ? (as Walt Simonson) (illustration)
Inks
Mike Esposito; Walter Simonson (as Walt Simonson) (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
C-287

Justice for All Includes Children, 7 (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Eclipso Is Back!
    Metal Men
  2. 1. Who Is Bruce Gordon and Why Is He Doing Those Terrible Things to Himself?
    Metal Men
  3. 2. Twinkies and Kelp
    Aquaman; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Airmail Alloys
  5. 4. Justice for All Includes Children, 7
    Superman
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