The Superman Family #209 [Direct]
(August 1981)

DC, 1974 Series
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Volume
28
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1981-04-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
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. On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-3687
Genre
superhero
Reprints

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

The Superman Family Circle / letters page / 0.7 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis (letter replies)
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Letters from Tony Edwards, Neil Ahlquist, Mary Jo O'Connor, and Lurlene D. Brown-Casey.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Ask the Answer Man! / text article / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset; ?

Characters
Bob Rozakis

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Strike Three -- You're Out (Table of Contents: 3)

Supergirl / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris (story); Marv Wolfman (script)
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Carl Gafford
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
S-3638
Genre
superhero
Reprints

George Taylor's Last Scoop (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Brett Breeding
Colors
D. R. Martin
Letters
Todd Klein

Job Number
S-3655
Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Bus Bust! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Private Life of Clark Kent / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
John Calnan
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Pierre Bernard Jr. [as P. Bernard Jr.]

Job Number
S-3665
Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Hide in Plain Fright! (Table of Contents: 6)

Lois Lane / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
S-3657
Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Never Take Candy from a Stranger! (Table of Contents: 7)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Pasko
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
Steve MItchell
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Shelly Leferman

Job Number
S-3663
Genre
superhero
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: 8)

Daily Planet Feature Page / text article / 0.55 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis; Fred Hembeck
Pencils
Fred Hembeck
Inks
Fred Hembeck
Colors
?
Letters
Fred Hembeck; typeset

Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Includes "On the Bookshelf" (Rozakis), "Current Super-Attractions" and a Hembeck strip- "Jimmy, what time is it?"

#75 Dave Hunt (Table of Contents: 9)

DC Profile / text article / 0.45 page (report information)

Script
Mike W. Barr [as Michael C. Carmichael]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Volume 81 Issue 6 - May, 1981 (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Supergirl; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; The Private Life of Clark Kent; Mr. and Mrs. Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Superman Family Circle
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Ask the Answer Man!
  4. 3. Strike Three -- You're Out
    Supergirl
  5. 4. George Taylor's Last Scoop
    Mr. & Mrs. Superman
  6. 5. The Bus Bust!
    The Private Life of Clark Kent
  7. 6. Hide in Plain Fright!
    Lois Lane
  8. 7. Never Take Candy from a Stranger!
    Jimmy Olsen
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Daily Planet Feature Page
  10. 9. #75 Dave Hunt
    DC Profile
  11. 10. Volume 81 Issue 6 - May, 1981
    Daily Planet
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