(March-April 1980)

DC, 1974 Series
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Volume:
27
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1979-12-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand:
DC [bullet]
Barcode:
0709893159904
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; 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 #175.

This entire issue is set in the future, roughly 16 to 20 years from the date of publication in 1980, after the Earth 1 Superman and Lois Lane have married and had a child.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mr. & Mrs. Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-3278

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lana Lang (Future); Morgan Edge (Future); Steve Lombard (Future); Pete Ross (Future); Perry White (Future); Bruce Wayne (Future); Dick Grayson (Future); Superwoman [Kara Zor-El] (Future); Jimmy Olsen (Future); Lucy Lane Olsen (Future); Clark Kent (Future); Lois Lane Kent (Future); Laura Kent (Future)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Just Imagine (Table of Contents: 1)

Mr. & Mrs. Superman / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-3233

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lucy Lane Olsen (Future); Jimmy Olsen (Future); Superman [Clark Kent] (Future); Lois Lane Kent (Future); Superwoman [Kara Zor-El] (Future); Perry White (Future); Laura Kent (Future)
Synopsis:
One-page introduction to the story in this issue. This story is set in a future timeline that may or may not happen according to the narrator.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The only job number on any of the story pages is on this page. Each chapter, even though done by different artists does not have job numbers. Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [May 2008].

Unhappy Anniversary (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane Kent (Future); Superman [Clark Kent] (Future); Laura Kent (Future); Lou (Planet reporter); Jimmy Olsen (Future); David Angel (Artist); Roger; Edmund
Synopsis:
Lois Lane begins her day by going to pick up her anniversary present for Clark only to find the hologram artist she had hired has been killed.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 1. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (May 2007).

The Thief at Sky's Edge! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Alex Saviuk
Inks:
Dave Hunt
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen (Future); Lucy Lane Olsen (Future)
Synopsis:
Lucy Lane Olsen is mysteriously robbed while flying home from India and Jimmy decides to solve the case.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 2. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (May 2007).

Batman and Professor Plutonium (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Hostess; Batman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Superman Family Circle / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
S-3284

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Donnie Lee, Dave Elyea, Larry Lisowski, Boni J. McCabe, Henri Vilain, B. Thon and Gary Thompson. Has illustrated header image and includes a diagram of the cover and lists the characters.

Clark Kent's Frantic Fan (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Jerry Serpe
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-3233

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Clark Kent (Future); Laura Kent (Future); Amanda Boot; Ed; Josh Coyle (Future)
Synopsis:
Clark Kent is confronted by a confused fan.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 3. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [May 2008].

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

Superman Family / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Something Swims the Time Stream (Table of Contents: 8)

Superwoman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
Gene D'Angelo
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superwoman [Kara Zor-El] (Future); Perry White (Flashback); Clark Kent (Flashback); Lois Lane (Flashback); Jimmy Olsen (Cameo, Flashback)
Synopsis:
Superwoman travels thru time to get images of important parts of Clark and Lois's relationship for their anniversary present. She is attacked by a monster while in the time-stream.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 4

Celebration (Table of Contents: 9)

Mr. & Mrs. Superman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
Adrienne Roy
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
S-3233

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane Kent (Future); Clark Kent (Future); Laura Kent (Future); Lucy Lane Olsen (Future); Jimmy Olsen (Future); Perry White (Future); Superwoman [Kara Zor-El] (Future); Morgan Edge (Future Cameo); Steve Lombard (Future Cameo); Pete Ross (Future Cameo); Bruce Wayne (Future Cameo); Dick Grayson (Future Cameo); Lana Lang (Future Cameo)
Synopsis:
Lois tells Clark she is pregnant with his second child and Laura Kent discovers that she does indeed have super powers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 5. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [May 2008].

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mr. & Mrs. Superman
  2. 1. Just Imagine
    Mr. & Mrs. Superman
  3. 2. Unhappy Anniversary
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  4. 3. The Thief at Sky's Edge!
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
  5. 4. Batman and Professor Plutonium
    Hostess; Batman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Superman Family Circle
  7. 6. Clark Kent's Frantic Fan
    Private Life of Clark Kent
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Superman Family
  9. 8. Something Swims the Time Stream
    Superwoman
  10. 9. Celebration
    Mr. & Mrs. Superman
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