The Superman Family #200

DC Comics

United States.

Published
March-April 1980
Page count
68
Cover price
1.00 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/34172

Credits

Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor)
Julius Schwartz (editor)
E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover No title recorded (Mr. & Mrs. Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Mr. & Mrs. Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3278
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lana Lang (Future); Morgan Edge (Future); Steve Lombard (Future); Pete Ross (Future); Perry White (Future); Bruce Wayne (Future); Dick Grayson (Future); Superwoman [Kara Zor-El] (Future); Jimmy Olsen (Future); Lucy Lane Olsen (Future); Clark Kent (Future); Lois Lane Kent (Future); Laura Kent (Future)

Credits

Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Dick Giordano

Notes

Cover credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz' editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Show/hide 1. Just Imagine (Mr. & Mrs. Superman) Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Mr. & Mrs. Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3233
Characters
Lucy Lane Olsen (Future); Jimmy Olsen (Future); Superman [Clark Kent] (Future); Lois Lane Kent (Future); Superwoman [Kara Zor-El] (Future); Perry White (Future); Laura Kent (Future)

Credits

Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Joe Giella

Synopsis

One-page introduction to the story in this issue. This story is set in a future timeline that may or may not happen according to the narrator.

Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. The only job number on any of the story pages is on this page. Each chapter, even though each was done by different artists, does not have a job number.

Show/hide 2. Unhappy Anniversary (Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane Kent (Future); Superman [Clark Kent] (Future); Laura Kent (Future); Lou (Planet reporter); Jimmy Olsen (Future); David Angel (Artist); Roger; Edmund

Credits

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman the Comic (Murray, 1978 series) #5 ([December 1980?])
Unhappy Anniversary
Original
Superman Family 200, March-April 1980

Synopsis

Lois Lane begins her day by going to pick up her anniversary present for Clark only to find the hologram artist she had hired has been killed.

Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Part 1.

Show/hide 3. The Thief at Sky's Edge! (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen (Future); Lucy Lane Olsen (Future)

Credits

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
Dave Hunt
Colours
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

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Also printed
Australia
Superman the Comic (Murray, 1978 series) #5 ([December 1980?])
The Thief at Sky's Edge

Synopsis

Lucy Lane Olsen is mysteriously robbed while flying home from India and Jimmy decides to solve the case.

Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Part 2.

Show/hide 4. Batman and Professor Plutonium (Batman; Hostess Twinkies) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Batman; Hostess Twinkies
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Professor Plutonium

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan

Synopsis

Professor Plutonium intends to make America's gold reserves disappear, but Batman distracts him with Twinkies and captures him.

Show/hide 5. No title recorded (The Superman Family Circle) Letters page, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Superman Family Circle
Code
S-3284

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger
Letters
Typeset

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Also printed
Australia
Superman the Comic (Murray, 1978 series) #5 ([December 1980?])
Can you identify everyone at the party?

Notes

Letters of comment from Donnie Lee, Dave Elyea, Larry Lisowski, Boni J. McCabe, Henri Vilain, B. Thon and Gary Thompson. Has illustrated header image and includes a diagram of the cover and lists the characters.

Show/hide 6. Clark Kent's Frantic Fan (The Private Life of Clark Kent) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Private Life of Clark Kent
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3233
Characters
Clark Kent (Future); Laura Kent (Future); Amanda Boot; Ed; Josh Coyle (Future)

Credits

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colours
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Ben Oda

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Also printed
Australia
Superman the Comic (Murray, 1978 series) #5 ([December 1980?])
Clark Kent's Frantic Fan

Synopsis

Clark Kent is confronted by a confused fan.

Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Part 3.

Show/hide 7. No title recorded (Superman Family) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman Family
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Clark Kent (Earth 2); Lois Lane (Earth 2); Clark Kent; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen

Credits

Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger

Synopsis

House ad for a subscription to 6 issues of Superman Family for $5.00.

Show/hide 8. Something Swims the Time Stream (Superwoman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superwoman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superwoman [Kara Zor-El] (Future); Perry White (Flashback); Clark Kent (Flashback); Lois Lane (Flashback); Jimmy Olsen (Cameo, Flashback)

Credits

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colours
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Ben Oda

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Also printed
Australia
Superman the Comic (Murray, 1978 series) #5 ([December 1980?])
Something Swims the Time Stream

Synopsis

Superwoman travels thru time to get images of important parts of Clark and Lois's relationship for their anniversary present. She is attacked by a monster while in the time-stream.

Notes

Part 4.

Show/hide 9. Celebration (Mr. & Mrs. Superman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Mr. & Mrs. Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-3233
Characters
Lois Lane Kent (Future); Clark Kent (Future); Laura Kent (Future); Lucy Lane Olsen (Future); Jimmy Olsen (Future); Perry White (Future); Superwoman [Kara Zor-El] (Future); Morgan Edge (Future Cameo); Steve Lombard (Future Cameo); Pete Ross (Future Cameo); Bruce Wayne (Future Cameo); Dick Grayson (Future Cameo); Lana Lang (Future Cameo)

Credits

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Joe Giella
Colours
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman the Comic (Murray, 1978 series) #5 ([December 1980?])
Celebration

Synopsis

Lois tells Clark she is pregnant with his second child and Laura Kent discovers that she does indeed have super powers.

Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Part 5.


Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #175.

This entire issue is set in the future, roughly 16 to 20 years from the date of publication in 1980, after the Earth-1 Superman and Lois Lane have married and had a child.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 31660

Entry created

  • 08/05/2007

Cover added

  • 16/09/2019

Index completed

  • 16/09/2019

Last updated

  • 16/09/2019