The Superman Family #206 [Direct]
(March-April 1981)

DC, 1974 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Volume
28
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (consulting 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

This issue has variants.

No ads.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Job Number
S-3534
Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Lesla-Lar; Lois Lane (Earth 1); Lois Lane (Earth 2); Superman [Clark Kent] (Earth 1); Superman [Clark Kent] (Earth 2); Jimmy Olsen; Tommy Jones; Lola Barnett; Harlequin [Molly Mayne] (Earth 2)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Letters from Neil Ahlquist, Jeff McLaren, Kent A. Phenis, T. M. Maple, and Gary Thompson.

Page includes Direct Currents column.

Strangers at the Heart's Core! (Table of Contents: 2)

Supergirl / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-3528
Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Edna Danvers; Fred Danvers; Zor-El; Alura; Peter Barton; Valerie Myles; Gregory Reed; Dean Betsy Lyman; Lesla-Lar; Superboy Robot (Cameo)
Synopsis
Lesla-Lar, who has become a being of pure energy, tries to take over Supergirl's body.
Reprints

Hostage of the Harlequin (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
S-3524
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent] (Earth 2); Lois Lane (Earth 2); Harlequin [Molly Mayne] (Earth 2); Smoke; Packy; Cal; Sportsmaster [Crusher Crock] (Earth 2); Green Lantern [Alan Scott]
Synopsis
While investigating a story Lois Lane is captured by Harlequin who is tracking down the Sportsmaster. Revealed at the end that Harlequin is really an undercover agent for the government and is no longer a criminal.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

A Scoop for a Snoop! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
John Calnan
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Shelly Leferman

Job Number
S-3530
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lola Barnett; Lester; Josh Coyle
Synopsis
Lola Barnett sneaks into Clark's apartment and plants a bug to try to listen to Clark's conversations with Superman and then out-scoop him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Have You Ever Told Me the Story of My Life? (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Phil Rachelson
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-3552
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; The Extractor (cameo); Sam Lane (cameo); Ella Lane (cameo); Helen Gold (cameo); Marcy Lloyd (cameo); Susan Freeling (cameo); Courtney Green (cameo); Wayne Henry (cameo); Leonard Splatz (cameo); Ted Wallach
Synopsis
Lois Lane has lost her memory so Superman takes her to the Fortress of Solitude to use his Super-Computer to help her relive her past and regain her memories.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude

Indexer Notes

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

Open Season on Red-Headed Reporters! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Luis Dominguez
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-3516
Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Harold (Hunter); Ted (Hunter); Perry White; Tommy Jones; Sheriff Blout; Ralph; Ted
Synopsis
Jimmy Olsen is sent to cover a kids fishing tournament and discovers a chemical plant that is polluting the river.
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) (Expand) /

Daily Planet Feature Page / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.6 page (report information)

#69 Marv Wolfman (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Mike W. Barr
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Characters
Marv Wolfman

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Part of the Daily Planet Feature Page.

Volume 80 Issue 27 - December, 1980 (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Daily Planet; Ask the Answer Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Supergirl; Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen; The Private Life of Clark Kent; Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane; Mr. and Mrs. Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Superman Family Circle
  3. 2. Strangers at the Heart's Core!
    Supergirl
  4. 3. Hostage of the Harlequin
    Mr. & Mrs. Superman
  5. 4. A Scoop for a Snoop!
    The Private Life of Clark Kent
  6. 5. Have You Ever Told Me the Story of My Life?
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  7. 6. Open Season on Red-Headed Reporters!
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Daily Planet Feature Page
  9. 8. #69 Marv Wolfman
    DC Profile
  10. 9. Volume 80 Issue 27 - December, 1980
    Daily Planet; Ask the Answer Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen