The Superman Family #166

DC Comics

United States.

Published
August-September 1974
Page count
100
Cover price
0.60 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/27605

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz (co-editor)
Murray Boltinoff (co-editor)

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Lois Lane) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Code
B-2104
Characters
Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Superboy [Clark Kent]; Bizarro; Superbaby [Clark Kent]

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy
Editing
Julius Schwartz (co-editor)
Murray Boltinoff (co-editor)

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Lois Lane Comic (KGM, 1975 series) #117 ([January 1977?])
The Murdering Arm of Metropolis
Show/hide 1. Contents Page (Superman Family) Credits, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman Family
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1042
Characters
Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Superbaby [Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor; Superboy [Clark Kent]; Bizarro

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Curt Swan
Jim Mooney
George Papp
John Forte
Inks
John Rosenberger
George Klein
Jim Mooney
George Papp
John Forte

Notes

Art from stories in this issue.

Show/hide 2. The Murdering Arm of Metropolis (Lois Lane) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Code
E-1901
Characters
Lois Lane; Superman [Clark Kent] (Flashback Cameo); Dr. Foxley; Simon Cross

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Art
John Rosenberger
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Lois Lane Comic (KGM, 1975 series) #117 ([January 1977?])
The Murdering Arm of Metropolis [Part I]

Synopsis

When Dr. Foxley is killed, Lois Lane is an eyewitness. She is taken to SIA headquarters by Simon Cross for debriefing and the SIA chief teams her up with Simon to find the killer.

Notes

Part One.

Show/hide 3. Lois Lane, Undercover Agent! (Lois Lane) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Simon Cross; Superman [Clark Kent] (Flashback, Cameo); Kandor (Cameo); Roger Tempton; Spangle

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Art
John Rosenberger

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Lois Lane Comic (KGM, 1975 series) #117 ([January 1977?])
Part II: Lois Lane, Undercover Agent!

Synopsis

Lois Lane trains with Simon Cross and then they go out to investigate Spangle and are attacked.

Notes

Part Two.

Show/hide 4. The Secret of Spangle's Garden (Lois Lane) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Simon Cross; Superman [Clark Kent]; Roger Tempton; Spangle

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Art
John Rosenberger

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Lois Lane Comic (KGM, 1975 series) #117 ([January 1977?])
Part III: The Secret of Spangle's Garden

Synopsis

Lois Lane discovers who killed Simon Cross and Dr. Foxley.

Notes

Part Three.

Show/hide 5. Olsen's Super-Survival Kit! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 13.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1029
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Rosita; Lucy Lane; Superman [Clark Kent]; Carmenita; Professor Juarez; General Pedro

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

From GCD
From Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #89

Synopsis

Jimmy travels to a South American country as a secret agent.

Show/hide 6. The Great Supergirl Double-Cross! (Supergirl) Comic story, 11.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1028
Characters
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Lena Thorul; Lex Luthor (villain); Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Jeff Colby

Credits

Script
Leo Dorfman
Art
Jim Mooney

Reprint history

From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #317 (October 1964)

Synopsis

When Supergirl mistakes Lena Thorul's new boyfriend for an enemy agent she breaks up their romance. Upon finding out she was wrong she has to get them back together.

Notes

In this story, Lena Thorul weds Jeff Colby, an FBI agent who once arrested Lex Luthor.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Letters To Lois) Letters page, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Letters To Lois
Code
B-2105

Credits

Letters
Typeset
Show/hide 8. Superbaby Captures the Pumpkin Gang! (Superbaby) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superbaby
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1027
Characters
Superbaby (guest star), Pete Ross (baby); Lana Lang (baby); Lex Luthor (baby); Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Chief Parker; Pumpkin Gang (villains)

Credits

Script
Leo Dorfman
Art
George Papp

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #152 (April 1962)
Superbaby Captures the Pumpkin Gang!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #52 ([December 1963?])
Superbaby Captures the Pumpkin Gang
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #18 ([February 1976?])
Superbaby Captures the Pumpkin Gang
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3 (April 2007)
Superbaby Captures The Pumpkin Gang!
From GCD
From Superman (DC 1939 series) #152 (April 1962)

Synopsis

Superbaby and Officer Parker stop the Pumpkin Gang.

Notes

An untold tale of Superman when he was a Superbaby!

Show/hide 9. Lex Luthor and Clark Kent: Cell-Mates! (Private Life of Clark Kent) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Private Life of Clark Kent
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1030
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Luthor; Jonathan Kent; Krypto

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Letters
Joe Letterese

Reprint history

From GCD
From Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #301 (October 1962)

Synopsis

Lex Luthor frames Clark Kent after Clark's father, as a member of the parole board, refuses to parole Luthor. Clark ends up having to share a cell with Luthor.

Notes

Originally a Superboy feature. Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Show/hide 10. Car 45, Get Lost! (Tales of the Bizarro World) Comic story, 9.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tales of the Bizarro World
Genre
Superhero; humor
Code
N-1026
Characters
Superman; Bizarro; Bizarro JR

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
John Forte

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #299 (August 1962)
Car 45, Get Lost!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #47 ([July 1963])
Car 45, Get Lost
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #65 ([April 1975?])
Car 45, Get Lost!
 
United States
Superman: Tales of the Bizarro World (DC, 2000 series) ([September] 2000)
Car 45, Get Lost!

Synopsis

Bizarro and Bizarro Jr come to Earth and join the Metropolis Police Force.

Show/hide 11. Fact File on the Superman Family (Superman Family) Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman Family
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1041
Characters
Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Perry White; Lana Lang; Lucy Lane

Credits

Author
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Kurt Schaffenberger
Bob Oksner
Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta
Kurt Schaffenberger
Bob Oksner
George Klein
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman (Murray, 1978 series) #14 ([December 1979?])
Secret Fact File on Superman's Friends

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 30238

Entry created

  • 15/04/2007

Cover added

  • 11/01/2010

Index completed

  • 11/01/2010

Last updated

  • 11/01/2010