Superman #289

DC Comics

United States

Published
July 1975
Page count
36
Cover price
0.25 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/28749

Credits

Editing
Julius Schwartz
E. Nelson Bridwell (associate editor)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Phantom Horseman of Metropolis! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-2005
Characters
Superman; Phantom Horseman; Bob Rozakis; Cary Bates; Jack C. Harris; Carl Gafford

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan
Jack Adler (photograph background)
Inks
Bob Oksner
Jack Adler (photograph background)
Colours
Tatjana Wood
? (photograph background)

Synopsis

Superman holds Phantom Horseman by neck as Horseman gallops down street.

Notes

Mostly photo cover, with photos of Bob Rozakis, Cary Bates, Jack C. Harris, Carl Gafford, and E. Nelson Bridwell. Julius Schwartz's records credit this cover to Jack Adler & Staff, indicating the cover was pasted up from other sources. Schwartz's records provided by DC Comics. Carl Gafford documented the creation of this cover in Amazing World of DC Comics #7 (1975), identifying the photographer (Jack Adler) and colorist.

Show/hide 1. The Spy (Superman; Hostess Fruit Pies) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman; Hostess Fruit Pies
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane

Credits

Pencils
Curt Swan

Notes

Advertisement for Hostess Fruit Pies in comic strip format on inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Phantom Horseman of Metropolis! (Superman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1959
Characters
Metropolitan Revolutionary Army (villains); Superman; Clark Kent; Professor Jasper J. Pepperwinkle; Elaine Pepperwinkle; Candy Chapin; Steve Lombard; Inspector Bill Henderson; Morgan Edge; Jimmy Olsen; John Wayne (on television)

Credits

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Bob Oksner
Show/hide 3. Right Down My Alley! (The Private Life of Clark Kent) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Private Life of Clark Kent
Genre
Superhero
Code
S-1960
Characters
Superman [as Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Dave Stevens; Steve Lombard; Laura Conway; Lola Barnett; Lois Lane; Melba Manton

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Supacomic (KG Murray, 1974 series) #195 ([January 1976?])
Right Down My Alley

Notes

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

Show/hide 4. No title recorded (Metropolis Mailbag) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Metropolis Mailbag
Code
S-2012

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters of comment from Carl Cafarelli, Jim Langley and Mark Flanagan.


Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #117.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 42763

Entry created

  • 15/09/2019

Index completed

  • 15/09/2019

Last updated

  • 15/09/2019