Superman #281

DC Comics

United States

Published
November 1974
Page count
36
Cover price
0.20 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/27904

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1817
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Vartox

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy

Synopsis

Crying Superman cradles dead Lois as Vartox gloats about payback for death of his wife.

Notes

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

Show/hide 1. Mystery Mission to Metropolis! (Superman) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1794
Characters
Frank Sykes (villain); Superman; Vartox (intro); Lois Lane; Clark Kent; Teddy Sykes

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Bob Oksner

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #193 ([November 1975?])
Mystery Mission to Metropolis! Chapter 1: The Mystery Unravels…
 
Australia
Superman Supacomic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #193 ([November 1975?])
Part 2: …And the Mission Begins
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #32 (January 1983)
Mystery Mission to Metropolis!: [Chapter 1] The Mystery Unravels...
 
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #32 (January 1983)
Mystery Mission to Metropolis!: [Chapter 2] ...And the Mission Begins
From GCD
in Best of DC, The (DC, 1979 series) #32
 
from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #281 (November 1974)

Notes

First Appearance of Vartox

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Metropolis Mailbag) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Metropolis Mailbag
Code
S-1823

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset

Notes

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

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37260

Entry created

  • 27/07/2008

Index completed

  • 27/01/2014