(July-August 1978)

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Volume
44
Price
0.35 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1978-04-11
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041508
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Paul Levitz (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #155.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Staton (signed)
Inks
Jack Abel (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Job Number
C-739
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Superboy Who Wasn't (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
David Michelinie
Pencils
Joe Staton
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Clem Robins

Job Number
J-5150
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Lester Wallace; Zan-Em (introduction, Phantom Zone criminal)
Synopsis
Jonathan and Martha Kent attack Clark under the control of Lester Wallace. Wallace sends Superboy into the Phantom Zone, where he encounters Zan-Em. Zan-Em has been influencing Lester Wallace and turning him against Superboy. Superboy escapes the Phantom Zone, and the disturbed Wallace turns the Phantom Ray Projector on himself.
Keywords
Phantom Zone

Indexer Notes

Feature continues in Superman Family #191.

Imperiled Sub (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Aquaman; Hostess Twinkies / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Paul Levitz
Pencils
Al Milgrom (illustration)
Inks
Al Milgrom (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-945

Indexer Notes

Explanation of new features and switch to a dollar format starting next issue. Includes a cover repro of Adventure # 457.

He Who Survives--! (Table of Contents: 4)

Eclipso / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Joe Orlando
Inks
Bob Layton
Colors
Glynis Oliver (as Glynis Wein)
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
J-5139
Genre
superhero
Characters
Eclipso; Bruce Gordon; Professor Simon Bennett; Mona Bennett
Synopsis
Bruce Gordon and friends track down Eclipso, and foil his plans. Along the way, Gordon and Eclipso are re-integrated.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Superboy Who Wasn't
    Superboy
  3. 2. Imperiled Sub
    Aquaman; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Dateline: Adventure
  5. 4. He Who Survives--!
    Eclipso
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