(December 1977)

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Volume
40
Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1977-09-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041012
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 #148.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
SOS -- Superman! Urgent! Help us or Earth will die!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Cuckoo Cuckoos (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Earth's Last Day! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Clem Robins

Job Number
S-2705
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Morgan Edge
Synopsis
Superman stops aliens from inside the moon from destroying the Earth.
Reprints

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

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

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

Job Number
S-2749

It's a Mystery... (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

24 Larry Hama (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Jack C. Harris ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Scripter suggested by Michael Catron.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["SOS -- Superman! Urgent! Help us or Earth will die!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Cuckoo Cuckoos
    The Penguin; Hostess Fruit Pies
  3. 2. Earth's Last Day!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
  5. 4. It's a Mystery...
    DC Publishorial
  6. 5. 24 Larry Hama
    DC Profiles
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