(July 1979)

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Volume
42
Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1979-04-24
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041007
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 #167.


[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-3142
First Line of Dialogue or Text
That huge meteor is loaded with deadly kryptonite!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
Keywords
kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

Superman's Command Performance (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-3121
Genre
superhero
Characters
Ryjel; Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis
Superman is mentally controlled by children who don't realize what they are doing. Turns out an alien kid is participating in order to bring Superman to their clubhouse.
Reprints

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-3147

Volume 79 Issue 17 - Week of April 23, 1979 (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Daily Planet; Hembeck / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["That huge meteor is loaded with deadly kryptonite!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman's Command Performance
    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 79 Issue 17 - Week of April 23, 1979
    Daily Planet; Hembeck
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