(July 1980)

DC, 1980 Series
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Volume
1
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
0709893118607
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #178.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ross Andru (layouts?); Kurt Schaffenberger (signed)
Inks
Dave Hunt (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-3358
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Please, Superboy-- You must stay on our planet to absorb the terrible radiation that would otherwise kill us all!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. These records also list Ross Andru, but his contribution is unclear. The layouts credit is an educated guess based on the data available.

This Planet Is Condemned (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Dave Hunt
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-3354
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Bash Bashford
Synopsis
An alien race attempts to get Superboy to move to their world.
Reprints
Keywords
Kryptonite

Indexer Notes

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

Catman on the Prowl (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Batman; Hostess Cup Cakes / 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 32-page 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

[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)

Smallville Mailsack / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
S-3364

Volume 80 Issue 15 - Week of April 21, 1980 (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Please, Superboy-- You must stay on our planet to absorb the terrible radiation that would otherwise kill us all!"]
    Superboy
  2. 1. This Planet Is Condemned
    Superboy
  3. 2. Catman on the Prowl
    Batman; Hostess Cup Cakes
  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]
    Smallville Mailsack
  8. 7. Volume 80 Issue 15 - Week of April 21, 1980
    Daily Planet
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Paul Robinson
  • Alan Smith
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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