Friday, August 28, 2020

Hey!! Kids Comics: Superman 329 (1978)

Superman, Vol. 40, No. 329

Cover date: November 1978

Cover artists: Ross Andru and Dick Giordano

"I Have Met The Enemy... And He Is Me!"

Writer: Martin Pasko
Penciller: Curt Swan
Inker: Frank Chiaramonte
Colorist: Adrienne Roy
Letterer: Jean Simek
Editor: Julius Schwartz

Plot: Superman, while trying to figure out how to stop the Kryptonoid before it conquers the entire world, discovers a tragic secret about the creature that could give him just the break he needs in order to defeat it.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Hey!! Kids Comics: Superman 328 (1978)

Superman, Vol. 40, No. 328

Cover date: October 1978

Cover artists: José Luis García-López and Dick Giordano

"Attack of the Kryptonoid"

Writer: Martin Pasko
Penciller: Curt Swan
Inker: Frank Chiaramonte
Colorsist: Adrienne Roy
Letterer: Ben Oda
Editor: Julius Schwartz

Plot: A commensal mico-organism from Krypton fuses with the body of a Superman robot and a one-armed general who blames Superman for the loss of his limb. The composite being, who calls himself the Kryptonoid, attacks Superman.

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Hey!! Kids Comics: Superman Annual 9 (1983)

DC comics released the Superman Annual No. 9 in 1983, the first annual for Superman published since 1964! This also the first Superman Annual to feature original content instead of reprints of older stories. With a cover, by Gil Kane, this issue has a feature story and back up story.

1. "Villain! Villain! Who's Got the Villain?"
Written by Elliot S! Maggin, penciled by Alex Toth, inked by Terry Austin, colored by Tom Ziuko and lettered by Gaspar

2. "I Flew with Superman!"
Written, penciled and inked by Curt Swan, colored by Anthony Tollin, lettered by John Costanza, plotted by Cary Bates and copied by Elliot S! Maggin.