(November 1979)

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Volume
42
Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1979-08-21
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041011
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 #171.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-3207
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Clark cleaned up on those aliens! I knew he had it in him to be a real Superman!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Morgan Edge; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints
Keywords
flying saucers

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Mystery of the Mild-Mannered Superman (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
S-3199
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lana Lang; Lois Lane; Superman Revenge Squad
Synopsis
The Superman Revenge Squad blasts Superman with a ray that causes him to be meek and timid like Clark. By latching on to what gives Clark courage in front of the TV cameras in his job as a news anchor, Superman is able to find the nerve to defeat them.
Reprints

Green Lantern vs Triclops Three-Eyed Keeper of the Cave (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Green Lantern; Hostess Twinkies / 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-3213

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Bob Rozakis
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Number 51 Joe Staton (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Michael Catron ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography

Indexer Notes

Script credit suggested by Michael Catron.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Clark cleaned up on those aliens! I knew he had it in him to be a real Superman!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Mystery of the Mild-Mannered Superman
    Superman
  3. 2. Green Lantern vs Triclops Three-Eyed Keeper of the Cave
    Green Lantern; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Answer Man
  6. 5. Number 51 Joe Staton
    DC Profiles
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