DC Special Series #5 - Superman Spectacular
([November] 1977)

DC, 1977 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
84
Indicia frequency
nine times a year
On-sale date
1977-08-03
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893366311
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S. (1-17, 20-22); Digest (18, 19, 23, 24); Tabloid (25-27)
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched (1-17, 20-22, 25-27); Squarebound (18, 19, 23, 24)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #146. Out with November-dated comics.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2709
Genre
superhero
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[Introduction] (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-2582
Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introduction/table of contents for the story.

[Chapter One] The Second Coming of Superman (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates; Martin Pasko (assist); John Lamartine (idea)
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Chapter Two: The First Coming of Superman! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates; Martin Pasko (assist); John Lamartine (idea)
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
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Cooky La Moo on Broadway (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wonder Woman; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Chapter Three: A God Walks among Us! (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates; Martin Pasko (assist); John Lamartine (idea)
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Chapter Four: The Fall and Rise of Sonzrr! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates; Martin Pasko (assist); John Lamartine (idea)
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
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Super-Symposium: Should Superman Marry Lois Lane? (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel; Martin Pasko; Mort Weisinger; Denny O'Neil; Len Wein; Cary Bates; Elizabeth Smith; Gerry Conway; Curt Swan; Beth Montelone
Pencils
Bob Oksner; Kurt Schaffenberger; Curt Swan
Inks
Bob Oksner; Kurt Schaffenberger; George Klein
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
typeset

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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [Introduction]
    Superman
  3. 2. [Chapter One] The Second Coming of Superman
    Superman
  4. 3. Chapter Two: The First Coming of Superman!
    Superman
  5. 4. Cooky La Moo on Broadway
    Wonder Woman; Hostess Twinkies
  6. 5. Chapter Three: A God Walks among Us!
    Superman
  7. 6. Chapter Four: The Fall and Rise of Sonzrr!
    Superman
  8. 7. Super-Symposium: Should Superman Marry Lois Lane?
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Allen Ross
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
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