(August 1980)

DC, 1980 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1980-05-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893118608
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

[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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My son Clark is dead...And it's all your fault, Superboy!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Chief Douglas Parker; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Pete Ross
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz' 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.

Clark Kent Must Die! (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-3370
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Pete Ross; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Lana Lang; Chief Douglas Parker; Clem (farmer); Coach; Ferd Granger; Priest; Principal Danforth; Miss Higgins; Phantom Zone inhabitants [Jax-Ur; General Zod; Faora Hu-Ul] (all behind-the-scenes only)
Synopsis
Ma and Pa forget that Clark is Superboy.
Reprints
Keywords
Apollo capsule; locusts; Phantom Zone; Smallville; Smallville High School; Smallville Police Department; volcano

Indexer Notes

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

Story continues in the next issue.

The Bobsled Run (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Green Lantern; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-3384
Characters
Superboy; Krypto

Indexer Notes

Letters from John Gallaher, Jean Laidig, William Waldman, Al Schroeder III, Thomas Moudry and Barbara Long.

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

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

Script
Bob Rozakis
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Number 63 Joe Orlando (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Mike W. Barr
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
biography
Synopsis
Biography of Joe Orlando.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["My son Clark is dead...And it's all your fault, Superboy!"]
    Superboy
  2. 1. Clark Kent Must Die!
    Superboy
  3. 2. The Bobsled Run
    Green Lantern; Hostess Twinkies
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Answer Man
  6. 5. Number 63 Joe Orlando
    DC Profiles
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