(January-February 1980)

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Volume
27
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1979-10-09
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893159902
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 #173.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Supergirl; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; The Private Life of Clark Kent; Mr. and Mrs. Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-3245
Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Cover credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz' editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

The Case of the Cape Caper (Table of Contents: 1)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
S-3214
Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Linda Danvers]; Jason Janson; Mr. Wells (death)
Synopsis
Wells secretly swapped Supergirl's cape to investigate and to reproduce it. However, since it resisted all tests, he sells it to Janson for a million dollars. Once he has the cape, Janson shoots Wells in the head instead.
Reprints

Susie's Flying Saucer (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-3235
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Kent; Susie Tompkins; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
As her niece Susie loves fantasies, Lois does not believe that she spoke with extraterrestrials from a UFO in the park .
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Stony-Eyed Medusa (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Flash; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Man with the Golden Smile (Table of Contents: 4)

The Private Life of Clark Kent / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
S-3234
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; "Pappy" Dolan; Goldie (only in a newspaper photo); Nate Oberlin
Synopsis
A Metropolis policeman enlists Clark Kent as bait for a subway mugger.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Mystery of the Mind-Twisters! (Table of Contents: 5)

Lois Lane / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-3220
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Ted Layton; Jamie Gillis; Mathilda Kratch; Winston; Perry White; Mr. Gunderson; Cyrus Canton
Synopsis
Lois Lane examines a strange phenomenon at a school for delinquents. From one day to the next suddenly all the students and teachers are gentle and docile as lambs. They discover that it is an experiment with a new drug.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Blackmailed By-Line! (Table of Contents: 6)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Shelly Leferman

Job Number
S-3188
Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Edward "Pops" Hathaway; Perry White; Mr. Numala; Richard; Hugo
Synopsis
A gangster attempts to blackmail an old reporter over an accidental death he caused decades ago, but Jimmy Olsen steps in to set things right.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Job Number
S-3251
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Supergirl; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; The Private Life of Clark Kent; Mr. and Mrs. Superman
  2. 1. The Case of the Cape Caper
    Supergirl
  3. 2. Susie's Flying Saucer
    Mr. & Mrs. Superman
  4. 3. The Stony-Eyed Medusa
    The Flash; Hostess Fruit Pies
  5. 4. Man with the Golden Smile
    The Private Life of Clark Kent
  6. 5. Mystery of the Mind-Twisters!
    Lois Lane
  7. 6. The Blackmailed By-Line!
    Jimmy Olsen
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    The Superman Family Circle
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