(July-August 1979)

DC, 1974 Series
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Volume
26
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1979-04-10
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893159908
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate 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 #167.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superboy; Supergirl; Mr. & Mrs. Superman; Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen; Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane; The Private Life of Clark Kent / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
José Luis García-López (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-3140
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Jonathan Kent; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El] (back cover); Lois Lane (Earth-2, back cover); Superman [Clark Kent] (Earth-2, back cover); Jimmy Olsen (back cover); Lois Lane (Earth-1, back cover); Clark Kent (Earth-1, back cover)
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Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.

Superman Family Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy; Supergirl; Mr. & Mrs. Superman; Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen; Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane; The Private Life of Clark Kent / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-3154
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane (Earth-1); Jimmy Olsen; Clark Kent (Earth-1); Superman [Clark Kent] (Earth-2); Lois Lane (Earth-2); Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Shadow of Jor-El! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Joe Staton
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-3137
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Jonathan Kent; Jor-El (Flashback); Riy-Ul (Flashback)
Synopsis
Jonathan Kent discovers his worm collection acting strangely and begins to investigate, discovering the secret behind the Earth tremors that are threatening Smallville.
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Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Good Health -- It's Killing Me! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Frank McLaughlin
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-3118
Genre
superhero
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Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Super-Disco Fever (Table of Contents: 4)

The Private Life of Clark Kent / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Burkett
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Jean Simek

Job Number
S-3021
Genre
superhero
Characters
Clark Kent; The Clark Kent Fan Club; Terri Cross; Ed Peters; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
The Clark Kent Fan Club, with the help of Jimmy Olsen, traps Clark Kent and forces him to go to a disco for one of their celebrations. While there, Clark discovers a plot to blow up the disco and must do some "super-disco" moves to stop the bomb.
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Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Case of the Curious Castaway (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
John Calnan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Job Number
S-3119
Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Lacy Halton; Miranda Halton; Perry White; Le Loup (smuggler); Bennie (Henchman)
Synopsis
Jimmy Olsen is asked by Miranda to search for her sister whose balloon crashed somewhere over the ocean.
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Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Editor of the Star (Table of Contents: 6)

Mr. & Mrs. Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
S-3114
Genre
superhero
Characters
Clark Kent (Earth-2); Lois Lane (Earth-2); Daily Star; George Taylor; Perry White (Earth-2); Mr. Ace [Judge Alder]; Ratso
Synopsis
When George Taylor decides to retire as editor of the Daily Star he has a contest between Clark Kent and Perry White with one of them winning the job as editor.
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Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

This is an Earth-2 story.

Displaced Double Identity (Table of Contents: 7)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Bob Smith
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Shelly Leferman

Job Number
S-3156
Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Valerie Myles; The Gyronaut [Bert]; Ernie (Henchman)
Synopsis
Supergirl must solve the mystery of why her friend Valerie Myles suddenly believes that she is Supergirl.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

The Superman Family Circle / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-3145

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superboy; Supergirl; Mr. & Mrs. Superman; Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen; Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane; The Private Life of Clark Kent
  2. 1. Superman Family Contents
    Superboy; Supergirl; Mr. & Mrs. Superman; Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen; Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane; The Private Life of Clark Kent
  3. 2. The Shadow of Jor-El!
    Superboy
  4. 3. Good Health -- It's Killing Me!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  5. 4. Super-Disco Fever
    The Private Life of Clark Kent
  6. 5. Case of the Curious Castaway
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
  7. 6. Editor of the Star
    Mr. & Mrs. Superman
  8. 7. Displaced Double Identity
    Supergirl
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    The Superman Family Circle
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