(March 1979)

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Volume
42
Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1978-12-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041003
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #163.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
S-3077
First Line of Dialogue or Text
So long, Superman-- I'm turning you off-- for good!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
Keywords
television

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Metropolis-UFO Connection! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-3061
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lyle Corliss (villain); Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
Superman battles an alien that tries to trap him in a TV-like device, but Superman is wearing Jimmy Olsen's signal-watch and that enables him to escape and prevent the alien invasion. Meanwhile, Clark Kent goes back to work for the Daily Planet temporarily.
Reprints

The Intergalactic Gold Eaters (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Batman; Hostess Twinkies / comics-form advertising / 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-3083

Volume 78 Issue 51 - Week of December 25, 1978 (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Daily Planet / in-house column / 0.8 page (report information)

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

Hembeck / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Fred Hembeck
Pencils
Fred Hembeck
Inks
Fred Hembeck
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["So long, Superman-- I'm turning you off-- for good!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Metropolis-UFO Connection!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Intergalactic Gold Eaters
    Batman; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
  5. 4. Volume 78 Issue 51 - Week of December 25, 1978
    Daily Planet
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Hembeck
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