The Superman Family #168

DC Comics

United States.

Published
December 1974-January 1975
Page count
100
Cover price
0.60 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/27974

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz
Murray Boltinoff (co-editors)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Supergirl plus vignettes) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl plus vignettes
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1843

Credits

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

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #20 ([June 1976?])
The Girl with the See-Through Mind!
 (main image only)
Adapted
Australia
Giant Superman Album (KG Murray, 1973? series) #25 ([May 1975?])
Untitled
Compare
Now! DC Has Produced a Fanzine for You! (1974?)

Notes

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

Show/hide 1. Contents Page (Superman Family) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman Family
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Neal Adams

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #373 (March 1969)
Compare
Australia
Giant Supergirl Album (Colour Comics, 1970 series) #1 ([March 1970?])

Notes

Art reprint

Show/hide 2. The Girl with the See-through Mind (Supergirl) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1806

Credits

Script
Elliot S. Maggin
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
Vince Colletta
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #20 ([June 1976?])
The Girl with the See-Through Mind!
Show/hide 3. An E.S.Peek at Lena Thorul Comic story, 2 pages

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Art
Jim Mooney

Reprint history

From GCD
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #295
from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #317
from Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #23
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #387
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #388
Show/hide 4. Jimmy's D-Day Adventure (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #86 (July 1965)
Jimmy's D-Day Adventure!
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #24 ([December 1965?])
Jimmy's D-Day Adventure!
 
Australia
Giant Jimmy Olsen Album (Colour Comics, 1966 series) #13 ([October 1975??])
Jimmy's D-Day Adventure
 
United States
Superman: Past and Future (DC, 2008 series) ([December] 2008)
Jimmy’s D-Day Adventure!
From GCD
From Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 Series) #86 (July 1965).

Notes

Reprint info corrected per Jim Stangas, December 2007.

Show/hide 5. Super-Puzzle Activity, 1 page

Credits

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 6. Lois Lane, Super-Telepath (Lois Lane) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; "Long Odds" Larkin; Saturn Girl [Irma Ardeen] (Cameo); Lori Lemaris (Cameo); Supergirl [Kara Zor-El] (Cameo); Super-Horse (Cameo)

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger
Letters
Vivian Berg

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #56 (April 1965)
Lois Lane, Super-Telepath!
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #28 ([December 1966])
Lois Lane, Super-Telepath!
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #14 ([June 1976?])
Lois Lane, Super-Telepath
From GCD
from Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #56 (April 1965)

Synopsis

Lois Lane thinks she has telepathic powers.

Show/hide 7. The Fugitive Krypto (Krypto) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Krypto
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
George Papp

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #14 ([June 1975?])
From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #122 (July 1965)
Show/hide 8. Comedy Cover Capers Comic story, 1 page

Credits

Pencils
Bob Oksner
Curt Swan
Curt Swan
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Bob Oksner
Murphy Anderson
Stan Kaye
Kurt Schaffenberger

Reprint history

From GCD
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #410
from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #393
from Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #52
from Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #75

Notes

reprinted covers with altered dialogue

Show/hide 9. The Infernal Imp (Mr. Mxyzptlk) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Mr. Mxyzptlk
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #169 (May 1964)

Notes

originally a Superman feature

Show/hide 10. Lana Lang's Mystic Power (Lana Lang) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lana Lang

Credits

Art
George Papp

Reprint history

From GCD
from Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #111 (March 1964)

Notes

originally a Superboy feature

Show/hide 11. Brainiac's Super-Revenge (Brainiac) Comic story, 12.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Brainiac
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman; Congo Bill; Congorilla; Brainiac (villain); Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Molnur; Invisible Rogue; Elastic Crook; Electric Man (Cameo); Insect Master (Cameo)

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #280 (September 1961)
Brainiac's Super-Revenge!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (Colour Comics, 1959 series) #31 ([February 1962?])
Brainiac's Super-Revenge
 
Australia
Giant Superman Album (KG Murray, 1973? series) #25 ([May 1975?])
Brainiac's Super-Revenge
 
United States
Showcase Presents Superman (DC, 2005 series) #3 (April 2007)
Brainiac's Super-Revenge!
From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #280 (September 1961)

Synopsis

Congorilla helps Superman, Lois and Jimmy escape from Braniac's trap.

Notes

Originally a Superman feature. Original inker credit of George Klein changed to match original printing. [Mike Nielsen 5/2007]


Notes

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

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 34111

Entry created

  • 24/09/2007

Cover added

  • 04/01/2011

Index completed

  • 04/01/2011

Last updated

  • 08/01/2011