(January-February 1978)

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Volume
44
Price
0.35 USD
Pages
32
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1977-10-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041502
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Paul Levitz

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #149.

Showdown in Smallville! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Milgrom
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
C-598
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Lex Luthor
Reprints
Keywords
green Kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

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

Hostess Fruit Pies; Penguin / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

I Can't Go Home Again! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis (credited)
Pencils
Juan Ortiz (credited)
Inks
Vince Colletta (credited)
Colors
Anthony Tollin (credited)
Letters
Clem Robins (credited)

Job Number
J-4884
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; the Kryptonite Kid; Lex Luthor; Pete Ross; Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Police Chief Parker
Synopsis
Lex Luthor has infected all of Smallville with green Kryptonite, forcing Superboy to leave town or risk being poisoned.
Reprints
Keywords
green Kryptonite; Smallville

Indoor BB gun fun! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Crosman guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Satisfy Your Meat Tooth. (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Slim Jim / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Make Extra Cash No Real "Selling" (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Engravaplates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Get Rich and Famous. (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Clark candy bars / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Remember How Many Times You Felt Left Out Because You Were Broke! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Write Right Now! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Dateline: Adventure / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Levitz (credited)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-822

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from James Shull and Obie Hunt.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Poster Bonanza / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Legacy! (Table of Contents: 12)

Aqualad / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg (credited)
Pencils
Carl Potts (credited)
Inks
Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors
Bob LeRose (credited)
Letters
Debra Schulman (credited)

Job Number
J-4886
Genre
superhero
Characters
Aqualad; The Idylists; Thar (Aqualad's father, flashback); Berra (Aqualad's mother, flashback)
Synopsis
Aqualad learns the truth about his parents.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Lamdra Institute / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

NCG Merchandise / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Volume 77 Issue 44 - Week of October 31, 1977 (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Daily Planet / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Mike Marvel / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Monogram Models / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Justice Watch Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Showdown in Smallville!
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Cuckoo Cuckoos
    Hostess Fruit Pies; Penguin
  3. 2. I Can't Go Home Again!
    Superboy
  4. 3. Indoor BB gun fun!
    Crosman guns
  5. 4. Satisfy Your Meat Tooth.
    Slim Jim
  6. 5. Make Extra Cash No Real "Selling"
    Engravaplates
  7. 6. Get Rich and Famous.
    Clark candy bars
  8. 7. Remember How Many Times You Felt Left Out Because You Were Broke!
    Grit
  9. 8. Write Right Now!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Dateline: Adventure
  11. 10. ["Poster bonanza all 5 posters for only $2.00"]
    Poster Bonanza
  12. 11. ["Big news! DC's dynamic new heroine the Huntress joins the Justice Society!"]
  13. 12. Legacy!
    Aqualad
  14. 13. ["Hands of steel"]
    Lamdra Institute
  15. 14. ["Write Right Now!"]
  16. 15. ["Help your hero."]
    NCG Merchandise
  17. 16. Volume 77 Issue 44 - Week of October 31, 1977
    Daily Planet
  18. 17. ["Fun Factory"]
  19. 18. ["Strong arms"]
    Mike Marvel
  20. 19. ["Heavy duty"]
    Monogram Models
  21. 20. ["The Superhero Time Machine"]
    Justice Watch Co.
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