Superman #278

DC Comics

United States

Published
August 1974
Page count
100
Cover price
0.60 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/27621

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz
E Nelson Bridwell

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Super-Showdown at Buzzard Gulch (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1768
Characters
Superman; Terra-Man; Lois Lane; Lola Barnett (inset)

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy

Synopsis

Terra-Man draws 6 guns at once in western showdown with Superman. Also small vignettes from interior stories.

Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [August 2007]

Show/hide 1. Super-Showdown at Buzzard Gulch! (Superman) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1737
Characters
Terra-Man (villain); Superman; Morgan Edge; Lola Barnett; Jimmy Olsen; Steve Lombard; Freddy; Lois Lane; Clark Kent; Perry White

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Bob Oksner
Show/hide 2. Untitled (Lola Barnett's Metropolis Gossip!) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lola Barnett's Metropolis Gossip!
Code
N-1024
Characters
Lola Barnett; Superman; Morgan Edge; Steve Lombard; Laura Conway; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Johnny Nevada; Mr. Mxyztplk

Credits

Art
Pat Broderick

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman (Murray, 1978 series) #11 ([April 1979?])
Lola Barnett's Metropolis Gossip!
From GCD
in Supermann (Williams Forlag A/S, 1969 series) #1/1976

Notes

Vignettes

Show/hide 3. The Mermaid From Atlantis! (Superman) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-959
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Lori Lemaris; Ronal; Prince Gregory of Varonia; Prime Minister Basil; Aquaman (Cameo)

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #138 (July 1960)
The Mermaid From Atlantis
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #21 ([April 1961])
The Mermaid from Atlantis
 
United Kingdom
Superman Annual (KGM, 1951 series) #1967 (1967)
Mermaid from Atlantis
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #14 ([June 1976?])
The Mermaid from Atlantis
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #Vol. Two (July 2006)
The Mermaid From Atlantis!

Synopsis

Lori tries to get Superman to propose to Lois by using her telepathy.

Show/hide 4. The Compass Points to Murder! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-957
Characters
Captain Chate (villain); Perry White; Clark Kent; Inspector Grogan; Superman; Captain Gale; Captain Willis; Captain Webart; Captain Simms

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Art
Ira Yarbrough

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #33 (March-April 1945)
The Compass Points to Murder!
Also printed
Australia
Giant Superman Album (KG Murray, 1973? series) #26 ([November 1975?])
The Compass Points to Murder!
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Metropolis Mailbag) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Metropolis Mailbag
Code
S-1771

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 6. The Seven Secrets of Superman (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-958
Characters
Lex Luthor (villain); Superman; Perry White; Lois Lane; Clark Kent; Professor Willis Wilton

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #62 (January-February 1953)
The Seven Secrets of Superman
Also printed
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #45 ([March 1954?])
The Seven Secrets of Superman
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #45 ([March 1954])
The Seven Secrets of Superman
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #40 ([February 1967?])
The Seven Secrets of Superman
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #187 ([May 1975?])
The Seven Secrets of Superman
From GCD
from World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #62
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Tricksy, World's Greatest Stunt Man) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Tricksy, World's Greatest Stunt Man
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 8. Clark Kent, Coward! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-961
Characters
Prince Vikar (villain); Clark Kent; Jimmy Olsen; Queen Lura; Lois Lane; Superman; Lana Lang; Professor Lewis Lang; Fortress of Solitude

Credits

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #298 (March 1963)
Clark Kent, Coward!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #46 ([June 1963?])
Clark Kent--Coward
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (KG Murray, 1973? series) #24 ([November 1974?])
Clark Kent, Coward
From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #298
Show/hide 9. The Superman Spectaculars (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-960
Characters
Superman; Perry White; Clark Kent; Lois Lane

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #211

Notes

No villain.

Show/hide 10. Untitled (Superman-Shazam Battle Page) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman-Shazam Battle Page
Code
S-1692

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 32509

Entry created

  • 15/07/2007

Index completed

  • 08/05/2011

Last updated

  • 08/12/2007