The Superman Family #179

DC Comics

United States.

Published
October 1976
Page count
52
Cover price
0.50 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/30288

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz
Murray Boltinoff (co-editors)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover I Scared Superman to Death (Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Code
B-2873
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Lois Lane

Credits

Art
Kurt Schaffenberger
Editing
Julius Schwartz
Murray Boltinoff (co-editors)
Show/hide 1. I Scared Superman to Death (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Code
B-2831
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; Lucy Lane; Quazars (Amazons of Space, alien race); Fortress of Solitude; Bottle City of Kandor; Flamebird [Jimmy Olsen]; Nightwing [Superman] (Flashback Cameo)

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Synopsis

An alien race has made all male humans so fearfull that they no longer can function. Superman and Jimmy Olsen must save the day.

Notes

Part I: The Day Metropolis Became Fear City. Part II: Flamebird Flies Again

Show/hide 2. Twinkies and Kelp (Aquaman; Hostess) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman; Hostess
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman; Mera; Colonel Kelp

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Vince Colletta

Notes

Advertisement for Hostes Twinkies (ITT Continental Baking Company).

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen's Pen-Pals
Code
B-2871

Credits

Script
Jack Harris
Letters
Typeset
Show/hide 4. Strangest Strangers of Space (Jimmy Olsen) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Olsen
Genre
Superhero
Code
B-2872
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Curt Swan (p. 1)
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
George Klein (p. 1), Kurt Schaffenberger

Notes

Each panel reprinted from an old Jimmy Olsen, Lois Lane or Supergirl story.

Show/hide 5. The Sleeping Doom! (Lois Lane) Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lois Lane
Genre
Superhero
Code
M-1611 (?)
Characters
Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Superman [Clark Kent]; Lucy Lane; "Slinky" Sam

Credits

Script
Robert Bernstein
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #18 (July 1960)
The Sleeping Doom!
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #4 ([November 1960?])
The Sleeping Doom!
 
Australia
Superman Presents World's Finest Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #3 ([July 1965?])
The Sleeping Doom!
 
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #14 (September 1965)
The Sleeping Doom!
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #7 ([June 1970?])
 
Australia
Giant Lois Lane Album (Colour Comics, 1964 series) #7 ([June 1970?])
The Sleeping Doom
 
Australia
Lois Lane Comic (KGM, 1975 series) #119 ([May 1977?])
The Sleeping Doom
 
Australia
Superman (Murray, 1978 series) #19 ([March 1981?])
The Sleeping Doom
From GCD
from Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #18

Synopsis

Lois Lane must stay awake until Superman returns from space or she will be taken over by an alien being.

Notes

Plot gimmick lifted from Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Writer credit from Bob Hughes.

Show/hide 6. Supergirl Visits the 21st Century! (Supergirl) Comic story, 6.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Supergirl
Genre
Superhero
Code
N-1612
Characters
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Tommy Tomorrow (as a child); Jik

Credits

Script
Otto Binder
Art
Jim Mooney

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #255 (August 1959)
Supergirl Visits the 21st Century!
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #25 ([May 1977?])
 
Australia
Superman Presents Supergirl Comic (KG Murray, 1973 series) #25 ([May 1977?])
Supergirl Visits the 21st Century!
 
United States
The Supergirl Archives (DC, 2001 series) #Volume 1 (2001)
Supergirl Visits the 21st Century!
 
United States
Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([November] 2007)
Supergirl Visits the 21st Century!
From GCD
From Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #255 (August 1959)

Synopsis

Supergirl travels into the future for the first time and meets young Tommy Tomorrow.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 34115

Entry created

  • 24/09/2007

Cover added

  • 03/02/2009

Index completed

  • 12/01/2010

Last updated

  • 12/01/2010