Superman Annual #9 [Direct]
([September] 1983)

DC, 1960 Series
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Volume
6
Price
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages
52
On-sale Date
1983-05-17
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 Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior; #10 Mando
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Publication month confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks
Gil Kane (signed)
Colors
?

Job Number
S-4032
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics March. Besides the signature, Gil Kane's name also appears in a store window at the lower right.

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

Superman / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Toth; Curt Swan
Inks
Terry Austin; Curt Swan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-4032
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Curt Swan
Synopsis
Contents of the issue. Contains one panel from each story.

Indexer Notes

Job number confirmed from Julie Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz's record list this as job number S-4202 but the actual issue has a job number of S-4032.

Villain! Villain! Who's Got the Villain? (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
Gaspar Saladino [as Gaspar]

Job Number
S-4032
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne] (guest); Lex Luthor (villain); Reston (introduction, villain); Cantabile (introduction, villain); Lana Lang; Steve Lombard; Angel Marion (Model); Dr. Marker; Dean Harrow; Warden Clarence Rutherford
Synopsis
Lex Luthor plans to use Red Kryptonite to turn Superman into an indistinguishable copy of Lex Luthor.
Reprints
Keywords
red kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Job number and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

The title on page one is slightly different than the title listed on the contents page ("Villain, Villain, Who's Got the Villain?").

Takes place before Action Comics #544. This story is one of the many Superman stories published in Germany by Egmont Ehapa, some of them never published in the U.S.A.

I Flew with Superman! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Curt Swan (plot); Cary Bates (plot); Elliot S! Maggin (script)
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Curt Swan
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
S-4159
Genre
superhero
Characters
Curt Swan (introduction); Superman [Clark Kent]; Frank (Clark Kent's doorman)
Synopsis
Curt Swan goes to sleep while working on a Superman page and wakes up on Earth-One and meets Superman.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  3. 2. Villain! Villain! Who's Got the Villain?
    Superman
  4. 3. I Flew with Superman!
    Superman
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