(July 1980)

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Volume
43
Price
0.40 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1980-04-22
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

On-sale date from Comic Reader #178.


[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-3360
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Superman! Why are you doing this to us?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colors credit provided by Anthony Tollin.

The Great Space-Travel Hoax! (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
John Costanza

Job Number
S-3353
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis
Superman battles a weird alien and saves a space probe. Clark Kent interviews skeptics who say space travel is impossible. Turns out, the two are connected, as the skeptics are actually aliens who forgot they are aliens.
Reprints

A Flash in the Dam (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Computers That Saved Metropolis! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Cover" for the advertising insert.

The Computers That Saved Metropolis! (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Jim Starlin
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); William M. Palmer (editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Major Disaster [Paul Booker]; Shanna; Alec; Margaret Wilson; John Bardeen (Nobel Scientist, Cameo); William Schockley (Nobel Scientist, Cameo); Walter Brattain (Nobel Scientist, Cameo); Lana Lang
Synopsis
Alec and Shanna use a pair of TRS-80 computers to help Superman stop Major Disaster after Superman's powers become difficult for him to control.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

advertising insert for Radio Shack

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

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Starlin
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our TRS-80 computer answers check!
Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Back cover" of advertising insert.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman in Action / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-3366

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

The Answer Man / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a section titled "The Answer Man's 'What's It Worth' Department."

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Superman! Why are you doing this to us?"]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Great Space-Travel Hoax!
    Superman
  3. 2. A Flash in the Dam
    The Flash; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. The Computers That Saved Metropolis!
    Superman
  5. 4. The Computers That Saved Metropolis!
    Superman
  6. 5. ["Our TRS-80 computer answers check!"]
    Superman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    The Answer Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
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