(March-April 1978)

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Volume
25
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1977-12-20
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893159904
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound (#164-176); Saddle-stitched (#177-222)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #151.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Supergirl; Jimmy Olsen; Nightwing and Flamebird / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
C-647
Genre
superhero
Characters
Nightwing [Van-Zee]; Flamebird [Ak-Var]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Jimmy Olsen; Krypto (viginette); Lois Lane (viginette)
Reprints

Sable Lady (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman; Hostess Cup Cakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne] (Earth-1); Robin [Dick Grayson]; Sable Lady
Synopsis
Sable Lady is stealing furs and hoping to decoy the Dynamic Duo by planting false burglar alarms all over Gotham City, but they find her and foil her plans with Hostess Cup Cakes because she can't resist them.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. An advertisement for Hostess cup cakes featuring DC characters and produced by DC staff.

[Contents Page] (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-5081
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Nightwing [Van-Zee]; Flamebird [Ak-Var]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Lois Lane; Krypto

Crisis in Kandor! (Table of Contents: 3)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Tex Blaisdell
Colors
Cornelia Adams
Letters
Shelly Leferman

Job Number
J-4989
Genre
superhero
Characters
Nightwing [Van-Zee]; Nightwing [Superman; Clark Kent]; Flamebird [Ak-Var]; Flamebird [Jimmy Olsen]; Sylvia (Van-Zee's wife); Lyle (Van-Zee's son); Lili (Van-Zee's daughter); Dev-Re; Dara Bel-Ne; Ken-Lar; Par-Sa; The Sepratists (Political faction in Kandor); Sor-El (Leader of the Sepratists); Har-Lo (Sepratist)
Synopsis
Superman and Jimmy Olsen travel to Kandor to witness an election for the science council. During the election the Sepratists attack and secure some enlarging gas which they use to make themselves 3 times taller than the other Kandorians to attempt to take over the city.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor

Indexer Notes

Part one of a four part story (continues in the Nightwing and Flamebird story later in this issue). This is the first time Superman and Jimmy Olsen meet Van-Zee and Ak-Var who have taken over their Nightwing and Flamebird identities.

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

The Superman Family Circle / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Job Number
L-873

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Mike White, Susan Murrie, B. Thon, Tommy Krasker, and Robert Bruce Braley.

The Death Angel from Earth (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Tex Blaisdell
Colors
Jean McMillan
Letters
Morris Waldinger

Job Number
J-4982
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Steve Lombard (cameo); Rolax (alien); Argon (Alien)
Synopsis
Superman is tricked by Argon into taking a sample of a plague to Argon's forces on a distant world.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; red kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Story continues in next issue.

The Mutant Menace of Metropolis! (Table of Contents: 6)

Lois Lane / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Mario Sen
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-4975
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Marv Leonard; Wolf Weinman; The Human Cannonball; Dave Stevens; Tina Ames; Professor Phineas Potter; Superman [Clark Kent] (Flashback Cameo)
Synopsis
Professor Potter accidentally turns Tina Ames into a monster that Lois and The Human Cannonball must stop.
Reprints

Ridin' the Rails (Table of Contents: 7)

Krypto / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Toomey
Pencils
Juan Ortiz
Inks
Juan Ortiz
Colors
Mario Sen
Letters
Clem Robins

Job Number
J-4958
Genre
superhero
Characters
Krypto; Ed Lacy; Otis Cribble (Hobo)
Synopsis
Krypto and Ed Lacy help a derailed train get back on the tracks.
Reprints

Here There Be... Giants! (Table of Contents: 8)

Nightwing and Flamebird / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Ken Landgraf
Inks
Romeo Tanghal
Colors
Jean McMillan
Letters
Shelly Leferman

Job Number
J-4992
Genre
superhero
Characters
Nightwing [Superman]; Nightwing [Van-Zee]; Flamebird [Jimmy Olsen]; Flamebird [Ak-Var]; Sor-El; Sylvia (Van-Zee's wife); Lyle (Van-Zee's son); Lili (Van-Zee's daughter); Dara Bel-Ne
Synopsis
Superman, Jimmy, and Nightwing and Flamebird stop the sepratists and rescue Van-Ze's family.
Reprints
Keywords
Bottle City of Kandor; Fortress of Solitude

Indexer Notes

Part two of a four part story (continues from Jimmy Olsen story, continues in Supergirl story).

Kandor vs. Supergirl! (Table of Contents: 9)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris
Pencils
Jack Abel
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jean McMillan
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
J-4961
Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Van-Zee; Ak-Var; Ro-Lar (Kryptonian judge); Shyla Kor-Onn; Fred Danvers; Zor-El; Lucas "Snapper" Carr; Lex Luthor (flashback)
Synopsis
Supergirl is charged with being a criminal and helping Lex Luthor by Kandorian courts. She is sentenced to the Phantom Zone.
Reprints
Keywords
Bottle City of Kandor; Fortress of Solitude; Phantom Zone

Indexer Notes

Part three of a four part story (continues from Nightwing and Flamebird story in this issue, continues in next issue's Supergirl story).

Superman Movie Report 2 (Table of Contents: 10)

Superman Movie Report / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mike Gold
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Characters
Superman (photo of Christopher Reeves)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Supergirl; Jimmy Olsen; Nightwing and Flamebird
  2. 1. Sable Lady
    Batman; Hostess Cup Cakes
  3. 2. [Contents Page]
  4. 3. Crisis in Kandor!
    Jimmy Olsen
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Superman Family Circle
  6. 5. The Death Angel from Earth
    Superman
  7. 6. The Mutant Menace of Metropolis!
    Lois Lane
  8. 7. Ridin' the Rails
    Krypto
  9. 8. Here There Be... Giants!
    Nightwing and Flamebird
  10. 9. Kandor vs. Supergirl!
    Supergirl
  11. 10. Superman Movie Report 2
    Superman Movie Report
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  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Daniel Thingvold
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