(1973)

DC, 1973 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Volume
?
Price
2.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
?
On-sale date
1973-03-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz (Editorial Advisor); E. Nelson Bridwell (Assistant Editor); Sol Harrison
Color
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
Tabloid size
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

Superman in Superman Land (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Lex Luthor
Reprints

How to Draw Superman (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Curt Swan
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman

The Superman Family (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / illustration / 0.6 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Supergirl; Krypto; Streaky; Comet; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Sun Boy; Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Chameleon Boy; Lori Lemaris; Jimmy Olsen; Lucy Lane; Perry White; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Bizarro; Professor Potter; Beppo
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes a new key to the characters.

How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / character profile / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?
Editing
Mort Weisinger (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superbaby; Krypto; Supergirl
Reprints

How a Comic Magazine Is Created (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / text article / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Carmine Infantino; Nick Cardy; Julius Schwartz; Denny O'Neil; Curt Swan; Murphy Anderson; Sol Harrison; Joe Letterese; Morris Waldinger; Gaspar Saladino; Al Kupperberg; Glynis Wein; Jack Adler; E. Nelson Bridwell; Milt Snapinn; Lois Barker; Gerda Gattel

Indexer Notes

Step-by-step process of comic publication. Shows Superman #253, Superman #257, and Superboy #188.

The Origin of Superman! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (Layouts); Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); Jonathan Kent (flashback); Martha Kent (flashback); Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Perry White
Synopsis
Retells Superman's origin from the destruction of Krypton, through his adoption by the Kents and his career as Superboy, and then finally as Superman.
Reprints

Map of Krypton (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / illustration / 8 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Sal Amendola
Inks
Sal Amendola
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints
Keywords
Krypton

Indexer Notes

pull-out poster showing Krypton

Superman Syndicated (Table of Contents: 8)

Superman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Sikela; Wayne Boring; Win Mortimer
Inks
John Sikela; Wayne Boring; Win Mortimer
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Steve Allen
Reprints
  • from newspaper strips from 1940 and 1955

Metropolis, Illinois - Story of an American City (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Carmine Infantino

Rogues' Gallery! (Table of Contents: 10)

Superman / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor; Brainiac; The Toyman; The Parasite; The Puzzler; The Prankster; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Jax-Ur; Kru-El; General Zod; Professor Vakox
Reprints

The Secrets of Superman's Fortress (Table of Contents: 11)

Superman / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor

It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman (Table of Contents: 12)

Superman / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hirschfeld
Inks
Al Hirschfeld
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Linda Lavin; Bob Holiday

Indexer Notes

Review by Stanley Kaufmann for the New York Times of the play 'Superman'

Superman Salutes NASA (Table of Contents: 13)

Superman / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman

Important Dates in Superman's Life (Table of Contents: 14)

Superman / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Superman's Mission for President Kennedy! (Table of Contents: 15)

Superman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger; E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; President John F. Kennedy; John Glenn
Reprints

Indexer Notes

contains a reproduction of the official Junior Superman Olympics patch

The Superboy Legend (Table of Contents: 16)

Superboy / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Jax-Ur; Krypto
Reprints

The Superboy Costume (Table of Contents: 17)

Superboy / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Mike Esposito
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Superbaby; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent
Reprints

Superman's Photo Album (Table of Contents: 18)

Superman / character profile / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
George Reeves; Phyllis Coates; Jack Larson; Lucille Ball; Desi Arnaz, Jr.; Kirk Alyn

Indexer Notes

photos of the television show, public service films, PSAs from comics, movie posters

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Superman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman

Indexer Notes

Back cover; same as front cover

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman in Superman Land
    Superman
  3. 2. How to Draw Superman
    Superman
  4. 3. The Superman Family
    Superman
  5. 4. How the Super-Family Came to Earth from Krypton
    Superman
  6. 5. How a Comic Magazine Is Created
    Superman
  7. 6. The Origin of Superman!
    Superman
  8. 7. Map of Krypton
    Superman
  9. 8. Superman Syndicated
    Superman
  10. 9. Metropolis, Illinois - Story of an American City
    Superman
  11. 10. Rogues' Gallery!
    Superman
  12. 11. The Secrets of Superman's Fortress
    Superman
  13. 12. It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman
    Superman
  14. 13. Superman Salutes NASA
    Superman
  15. 14. Important Dates in Superman's Life
    Superman
  16. 15. Superman's Mission for President Kennedy!
    Superman
  17. 16. The Superboy Legend
    Superboy
  18. 17. The Superboy Costume
    Superboy
  19. 18. Superman's Photo Album
    Superman
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Superman
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