The Superman Family #178

DC Comics

United States.

Published
August-September 1976
Page count
52
Cover price
0.50 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/30061

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz (co-editor)
Murray Boltinoff (co-editor)
E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Superman [Clark Kent]

Credits

Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Lois Lane Comic (KGM, 1975 series) #119 ([May 1977?])
Lois Becomes a Bionic Girl
Show/hide 1. The Girl with the Heart of Steel (Lois Lane) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Code
B-2723
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Professor Mathers; Bimmo (Chimpanzee)

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Lois Lane Comic (KGM, 1975 series) #119 ([May 1977?])
The Girl with the Heart of Steel

Synopsis

Lois Lane allows Professor Mathers to make her bionic only to discover that she is slowly turning into a robot.

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Letters To Lois) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Letters To Lois
Code
B-2829

Credits

Letters
Typeset
Show/hide 3. The Three Magic Wishes! (Supergirl) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 4. Lois Lane Robots (Lois Lane) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1574
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Lois Lane Robot; Lana Lang Robot; Jimmy Olsen Robot; Perry White Robot; Lola Barnett Robot; Steve Lombard Robot

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Curt Swan
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
George Klein

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Lois Lane Comic (KGM, 1975 series) #118 ([March 1977?])
Lois Lane Robots
 
Australia
Lois Lane Comic (KGM, 1975 series) #118 ([March 1977?])
 
Australia
Lois Lane Album (Murray, 1978 series) #129 ([September 1979?])
Lois Lane Robots

Notes

Consists of one panel each from Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #21, Superman (DC, 1939 series) #150, Superman (DC, 1939 series) #153, and Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #449.

Show/hide 5. Superman's Phantom Pal! (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1557
Characters
Jimmy Olsen (as Elastic Lad); Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; The Dagger Gang; Lucy Lane; Phantom Zone; Jax-Ur; Professor Vakox; Kru-El; Mon-El

Credits

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #62 (July 1962)
Superman's Phantom Pal!
 
Australia
Mighty Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #117 ([February 1977?])
Superman's Phantom Pal
 
Australia
Superman (Murray, 1978 series) #20 ([June 1981?])
Superman's Phantom Pal
Printed in
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #12 ([November 1962?])
Superman's Phantom Pal!
Also printed
Australia
Mighty Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #117 ([February 1977?])
Superman's Phantom Pal
 
United States
Superman: Tales from the Phantom Zone (DC, 2009 series) ([June] 2009)
Superman's Phantom Pal!

Synopsis

When Jimmy becomes Elastic Lad again he uses his powers to enter the Phantom Zone where he has an opportunity to discover Superman's secret identity.

Notes

Leo Dorfman credit from the index of the original printing. Reprint credit from Tom Orzechowski.


Notes

On-sale date from Comics Reader #130.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 31659

Entry created

  • 08/05/2007

Cover added

  • 12/01/2010

Index completed

  • 06/09/2019

Last updated

  • 06/09/2019