(September 1977)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume
40
Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1977-06-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041009
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 #144.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's not Clark Kent rushing into this phone booth...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints
Keywords
telephone booths

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Super-Hero Who Refused to Hang Up His Boots! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-2660
Genre
superhero
Characters
Vartox; Karb-Brak; Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis
Vartox muses over the issue of his fading powers. He observes Superman for a while, and then gets an idea. On Earth, Superman is once again attacked by Karb-brak, the alien with an allergy for super-powers. Vartox is seemingly to blame for the attack.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the next issue.

Swamp Thing from the Beginning (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

DC Publishorial / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Weak Link (Table of Contents: 3)

Lori Lemaris / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Elizabeth Smith
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2659
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lori Lemaris
Synopsis
Lori Lemaris defeats evil fishermen by turning them on each other.

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

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

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

Job Number
S-2677
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["That's not Clark Kent rushing into this phone booth..."]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Super-Hero Who Refused to Hang Up His Boots!
    Superman
  3. 2. Swamp Thing from the Beginning
    DC Publishorial
  4. 3. The Weak Link
    Lori Lemaris
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
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