(June 1979)

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Volume
42
Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1979-03-20
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041006
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 #166.


Death out of a Bottle! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks
Bob Oksner (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Job Number
S-3125
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
Keywords
Kandor

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Death out of a Bottle (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-3111
Genre
superhero
Characters
Zurnnunlaxi-Vraxil; Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis
Superman accidentally brings a Kandorian disease to Earth. In order to make sure the cure works, the Kandorians have to stress Superman out without him knowing it. But their plans to fake an alien invasion are interrupted by a real one. But Superman saves the day and cures the Earth.
Reprints
Keywords
Kandor

Someone Is Kidnapping the Great Chefs of Gotham City (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Batman; Hostess Cup Cakes / advertisement / 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-3129

Volume 76 [79] Issue 12 - Week of March 19, 1979 (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Daily Planet / promo (ad from the publisher) / 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
Characters
Two-Face
Reprints

Indexer Notes

4 panels

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Death out of a Bottle!
    Superman
  2. 1. Death out of a Bottle
    Superman
  3. 2. Someone Is Kidnapping the Great Chefs of Gotham City
    Batman; Hostess Cup Cakes
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
  5. 4. Volume 76 [79] Issue 12 - Week of March 19, 1979
    Daily Planet
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Hembeck
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