The Superman Family #222 [Direct]
(September 1982)

DC, 1974 Series
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Volume
29
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1982-05-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Editing
Dick Giordano (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.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks
Frank Giacoia (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-3946
Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]
Reprints

Stop My Life -- I Want to Get Out! (Table of Contents: 1)

Supergirl / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
S-3935
Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Alan; Jeremy; Herb; Marilyn
Synopsis
Supergirl begins to wonder if her day job as an actress on a soap opera is holding her back from her duties as Supergirl.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Superman (DC, 1939 series) #376 and then in The Daring New Adventures of Supergirl (DC, 1982 series) #1.

The Racket! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Jose Delbo
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Adam Kubert

Job Number
S-3936
Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Inspector Bill Henderson; Mr. Lee; Mr. Pinkus
Synopsis
Jimmy tracks down the people who are framing Inspector Henderson for extortion.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Who Murdered Me? (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Tamsyn O'Flynn
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
Annette Kawecki

Job Number
S-3924
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Mark Spencer; Perry White; Agent Rose; Sam Price
Synopsis
Lois Lane comes home to discover that her double has been killed in Lois' apartment.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Job Number
S-3951

The Day the World Changed! (Table of Contents: 5)

Mr. & Mrs. Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Phil Felix

Job Number
S-3942
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent] (Earth 2); Lois Lane (Earth 2); Jimmy Olsen (Earth 2); Insect Queen [Lana Lang] (Earth 2)
Synopsis
Superman battles some super-powered alien insects with the help of Lois Lane and Lana Lang as the Insect Queen.

Indexer Notes

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

Sgt. Rock Is on the Move in 82! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Sgt. Rock Action Figure / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Supergirl
  2. 1. Stop My Life -- I Want to Get Out!
    Supergirl
  3. 2. The Racket!
    Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
  4. 3. Who Murdered Me?
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Superman Family Circle
  6. 5. The Day the World Changed!
    Mr. & Mrs. Superman
  7. 6. Sgt. Rock Is on the Move in 82!
    Sgt. Rock Action Figure
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Lou Mazzella
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  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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