(October-November 1975)

DC, 1972 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1975-07-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Barcode:
?
Editing:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Tabloid
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #120.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Secret Origins Super-Villains / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Giordano
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Sol Harrison
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman; Green Lantern; Captain Marvel; Flash; Batman; Superman; Lex Luthor; the Joker; Captain Cold; Dr. Sivana; Sinestro; the Cheetah
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Comic Reader #120. Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

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

Secret Origins Super Villains / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irv Novick; Curt Swan; Carmine Infantino; C. C. Beck (illustrations)
Inks:
Dick Giordano; Murphy Anderson; Joe Giella; C. C. Beck ? (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
N-1338

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[Ha, ha, ha! You know me -- The Joker!] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Joker / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson (illustration)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
N-1330

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Joker

The Man Behind the Red Hood! (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Lew Sayre Schwartz; Win Mortimer (Robin figure on splash)
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman, Robin, the Joker (o), Earl "Farmerboy" Benson; Dean Chalmers
Reprints:

[I'm Lex Luthor, arch-enemy of Superman!] (Table of Contents: 4)

Lex Luthor / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
Curt Swan (illustration)
Inks:
Bob Oksner ? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn ?
Job Number:
N-1331

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lex Luthor

How Luthor Met Superboy! (Table of Contents: 5)

Superboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese ?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger (original editor)
Job Number:
N-1319

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor (origin); Superbaby; Krypto; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Lana Lang
Synopsis:
Young Lex and Superboy start out as friends, but after Superboy accidentally destroys Luthor's laboratory and accidentally causes Lex to lose his hair, Luthor vows revenge.
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite; Krypton

[Captain Cold they call me!] (Table of Contents: 6)

Captain Cold / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino (illustration)
Inks:
Joe Giella; (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
N-1332

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Cold

The Coldest Man on Earth! (Table of Contents: 7)

The Flash / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash; Captain Cold (o)
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Rogue's Gallery of Super-villains / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Giordano
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Atom; King Kull; Sivana; Aunt Minerva; Terra-Man; The Blockbuster; Poison Ivy; The Scarecrow; Captain Cold; The Catwoman; Captain Boomerang; Mr. Element; The Trickster; Grodd, The Super-Gorilla; The Weather Wizard; Prof. Zoom, the Reverse-Flash; Abra Kadabra; The Mirror Master; The Pied Piper; Mr. Mind; The Top; Heat Wave; IBAC; The Joker; Black Adam; The Penguin; The Riddler; Ra's Al Ghul; Talia; Luthor; Mr. Mxyzptlk; The Toyman

Indexer Notes

Centerspread.

[Heh, Heh, Heh! I am Dr. Thaddeus Bodog Sivana!] (Table of Contents: 9)

Sivana / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
C. C. Beck ? (illustration)
Inks:
C. C. Beck ? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn ?
Job Number:
N-1333

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Sivana

[The Origin of Dr. Sivana] (Table of Contents: 10)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Parker
Pencils:
C. C. Beck
Inks:
C. C. Beck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Bill Parker
Job Number:
N-1325

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel; Sterling Morris; Beautia Sivana (O); Dr. Sivana (O; flashback); Magnificus Sivana (I & O)
Reprints:

[Terra-Man's the handle -- and I'm a powerful mean hombre!] (Table of Contents: 11)

Terra-Man / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
Curt Swan (illustration)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn ?
Job Number:
N-1334

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Terra-Man; Nova

The Origin of Terra-Man (Table of Contents: 12)

Terra-Man / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (original editor)
Job Number:
N-1320

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Terra-Man (O); Jess Manning; Nova; The Collector
Reprints:

Super-Heroes and Their Arch-Enemies! (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Gil Kane; Murphy Anderson; Ross Andru ? (illustrations)
Inks:
Joe Giella; Gil Kane; Murphy Anderson; Mike Esposito ? (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
N-1343

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman; The Cheetah (text origin); Green Lantern; Sinestro (text origin); Hawkman; The Shadow Thief (text origin); The Atom; Chronos (text origin)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Table-Top Diorama / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Wonder Woman; Green Lantern; Captain Marvel; Flash; Batman; Superman; Lex Luthor; the Joker; Captain Cold; Dr. Sivana; Sinestro; the Cheetah
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Secret Origins Super-Villains
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Secret Origins Super Villains
  3. 2. [Ha, ha, ha! You know me -- The Joker!]
    The Joker
  4. 3. The Man Behind the Red Hood!
    Batman
  5. 4. [I'm Lex Luthor, arch-enemy of Superman!]
    Lex Luthor
  6. 5. How Luthor Met Superboy!
    Superboy
  7. 6. [Captain Cold they call me!]
    Captain Cold
  8. 7. The Coldest Man on Earth!
    The Flash
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Rogue's Gallery of Super-villains
  10. 9. [Heh, Heh, Heh! I am Dr. Thaddeus Bodog Sivana!]
    Sivana
  11. 10. [The Origin of Dr. Sivana]
    Captain Marvel
  12. 11. [Terra-Man's the handle -- and I'm a powerful mean hombre!]
    Terra-Man
  13. 12. The Origin of Terra-Man
    Terra-Man
  14. 13. Super-Heroes and Their Arch-Enemies!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Table-Top Diorama
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