(September 1978)

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Volume
41
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1978-06-27
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

This issue has variants.

On-sale date from Comic Reader #157.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman; The Atom / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-2944
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Something has turned the old Daily Planet globe into a guided missile!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Atom [Ray Palmer]
Reprints
Keywords
Daily Planet (newspaper); Daily Planet newspaper; WGBS (television station)

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Super-Origin of Microwave Man! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
S-2917
Genre
superhero
Characters
Microwave Man; Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis
After chasing a flying saucer, Superman encounters a strange older man. Turns out the old man used to be Microwave Man, and the alien rays rejuvenated him.
Reprints

Onward and Upward (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

[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-2951

Miniature War of the Bat-Knights! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Atom / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
S-2908
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Bat Knights; Atom [Ray Palmer]; Jean Loring
Synopsis
The Atom and Jean go exploring some caves. After a quick review of the Atom's origin, he and Jean are attacked by miniature men riding bats. Atom rescues Jean from their capture.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Answer Man / text article / 0.6 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

39 José Luis Garcia-Lopez (Table of Contents: 6)

DC Profiles / text article / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Michael Catron
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Characters
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez

Indexer Notes

Script credit confirmed by Michael Catron.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Something has turned the old Daily Planet globe into a guided missile!"]
    Superman; The Atom
  2. 1. Super-Origin of Microwave Man!
    Superman
  3. 2. Onward and Upward
    DC Publishorial
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
  5. 4. Miniature War of the Bat-Knights!
    The Atom
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Answer Man
  7. 6. 39 José Luis Garcia-Lopez
    DC Profiles
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