The Private Life of Clark Kent

Published
April 1982
Page count
100
Cover price
0.95 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic
Branding
Murray Comics (Black)
 
Murray Comics (Black)

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (The Private Life of Clark Kent) Cover, 1 page

"You've been masquarading as Clark Kent long enough, Superman! Now it's my turn!"

Featuring

Feature
The Private Life of Clark Kent
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3704
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Credits

Art
Ross Andru, penciller
 
Dick Giordano, inker
Colours
Tatjana Wood, colourist
Text
Todd Klein, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #524 (October 1981)
"You've been masquerading as Clark Kent long enough, Superman!"
Show/hide 1. If I Can't Be Clark Kent... Nobody Can! (Superman) Comic story, 19 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3659

Credits

Writing
Marty Pasko, scripter [as Martin Pasko]
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Frank Chiaramonte, inker
Text
Todd Klein, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #524 (October 1981)
If I Can't Be Clark Kent...Nobody Can
Show/hide 2. A Scoop for a Snoop! (The Private Life of Clark Kent) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Private Life of Clark Kent
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3530
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lola Barnett; Lester; Josh Coyle

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter
Art
John Calnan, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
Shelly Leferman, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #206 (March-April 1981)
A Scoop for a Snoop!

Synopsis

Lola Barnett sneaks into Clark's apartment and plants a bug to try to listen to Clark's conversations with Superman and then out-scoop him.

Show/hide 3. Too Good to Be True! (The Private Life of Clark Kent) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Private Life of Clark Kent
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3561

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter
Art
George Tuska, penciller
 
Dan Adkins, inker
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Consulting Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #207 (May-June 1981)
Too Good to Be True!
Show/hide 4. The Case of the Stolen Clock (The Private Life of Clark Kent) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Private Life of Clark Kent
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3636
Characters
Clark Kent; Morgan Edge [Morris Edelstein]; Eric Lofgren; Lana Lang; Yussel Berkowitz [Joseph Burke]

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter
Art
John Calnan, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #208 (July 1981)
The Case of the Stolen Clock

Synopsis

Morgan Edge sends Clark Kent to retrieve a rare clock.

Notes

This story reveals that that Morgan's boyhood name was really Morris Edelstein.

Show/hide 5. News Before It Happens! (The Private Life of Clark Kent) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Private Life of Clark Kent
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3685

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter
Art
John Calnan, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Consulting Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #210 (September 1981)
News Before It Happens!

Notes

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

Show/hide 6. Search for a Secret-Seeker (The Private Life of Clark Kent) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Private Life of Clark Kent
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3696
Characters
Clark Kent; Elongated Man [Ralph Dibny]; Frank (Doorman at Clark Kent's building)

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter
Art
John Calnan, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #211 (October 1981)
Search for a Secret-Seeker

Synopsis

Clark Kent and the Elongated Man go out for lunch.

Show/hide 7. The Power and the Choice! (Superman) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3270

Credits

Writing
Cary Bates, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Frank Chiaramonte, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #504 (February 1980)
The Power and the Choice
Show/hide 8. Clark Gives Blood.. Superman Saves Lives… (The Private Life of Clark Kent) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Private Life of Clark Kent
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3766
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lana Lang; Zatanna; Jimmy Olsen

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter
Art
John Calnan, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer
Editing
Laurie Rozakis, Researcher
 
Julius Schwartz, original editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #214 (January 1982)
Clark Gives Blood... Superman Saves Lives...

Synopsis

Lana Lang forces Clark Kent to give blood at the WGBS blood drive.

Notes

"A salute to the 10th anniversary of the American Red Cross". "With special thanks to Donna Kirdahy of Long Island Blood Services for her assistance!"

Show/hide 9. The Newsboy Who Saw too Much! (The Private Life of Clark Kent) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Private Life of Clark Kent
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3720

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter
Art
John Calnan, penciller
 
Joe Giella, inker
Text
Todd Klein, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Consulting Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #212 (November 1981)
The Newsboy Who Saw Too Much!
Show/hide 10. Take Me out of the Ball Game (The Private Life of Clark Kent) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Private Life of Clark Kent
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3802

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter
Art
John Calnan, penciller
 
Frank McLaughlin, inker
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Consulting Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #215 (February 1982)
Take Me Out of the Ball Game
Also printed
Australia
Super-Star Holiday Special (KGM, 1982 series) ([December 1981?])
Take Me Out of the Ballgame
Show/hide 11. Superman Interviews Clark Kent (The Private Life of Clark Kent) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Private Life of Clark Kent
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3743

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter
Art
John Calnan, penciller
 
Jim Janes, inker
Text
John Costanza, letterer
Editing
Julius Schwartz, original editor
 
E. Nelson Bridwell, original Consulting Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #213 (December 1981)
Superman Interviews Clark Kent!
Show/hide 12. Here Comes Murray [Blue] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Here comes Murray with comics for the 80's. Fun for everyone with Mighty Murray Comics. Look for Murray on the great Murray Comics."

Details

Printed
1981 to 1983
More...
Here Comes Murray [Blue]

Notes

A black and white version of this ad also exists. This coloured version was generally used on the back cover.


Notes

The inside back cover of this issue advertises Orphan from Krypton "next month".

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 1683

Entry created

  • 11/09/2004

Cover added

  • 26/02/2018

Index completed

  • 11/09/2004

Last updated

  • 18/09/2019