(May 1977)

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Volume
40
Price
0.30 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1977-02-22
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041005
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate 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 #140.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (signed)
Inks
Bob Oksner (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2566
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Too bad, Superman!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Faora
Reprints
Keywords
Phantom Zone

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Whole World's Upside Down (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Batman; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

One of Our Phantoms Is Missing! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
S-2509
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Faora Hu-Ul (introduction, escaped Phantom Zone criminal); Jackson Porter (introduction); Morgan Edge; Steve Lombard; seven unnamed Phantom Zone inhabitants
Synopsis
Faora Hu-Ul from the Phantom Zone is terrorizing Metropolis, but Clark Kent's new neighbor thinks the phantom is his late wife.
Reprints
Keywords
Phantom Zone

...Another Masterful Missive from Our Publisher!! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

#4 Murray Boltinoff (Table of Contents: 4)

DC Profiles / text story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Mike Gold
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography

The Long Weekend (Table of Contents: 5)

The Private Life of Clark Kent / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Kunkel
Pencils
John Calnan
Inks
Tex Blaisdell
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2558
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis
Clark is bored on a weekend and goes looking for someone to talk to. Along the way he gets involved in the search for a lost heir to a fortune.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman in Action / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-2573

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Larry Lisowski; Richy Forman; Kevin L. Calishan.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average total circulation 209,000.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Too bad, Superman!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Whole World's Upside Down
    Batman; Hostess Fruit Pies
  3. 2. One of Our Phantoms Is Missing!
    Superman
  4. 3. ...Another Masterful Missive from Our Publisher!!
  5. 4. #4 Murray Boltinoff
    DC Profiles
  6. 5. The Long Weekend
    The Private Life of Clark Kent
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
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