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Issue Details

Issue #27
Published November 1980
Cover Price $0.50
Pages 36
Editing Julius Schwartz

Cover Details

Characters Superman; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Mongul
Genre Superhero
Pencils Jim Starlin
Inks Jim Starlin

17 page Superman; Manhunter from Mars story "The Key That Unlocked Chaos!"

Characters Superman; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz, The Manhunter from Mars]; Mongul (intro, villain); Steve Lombard; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; The Warzoon (aliens, flashback); The Largas (aliens, flashback); green kryptonite
Synopsis Superman & Martian Manhunter, vs Mongul, 1st.
Genre Superhero
Script Len Wein
Pencils Jim Starlin
Inks Dick Giordano; Frank McLaughlin; ? [see notes]
Colors Jerry Serpe
Letters Todd Klein
Notes Credits for script and pencils confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz's records attribute the inks to "Quickdraw" (as credited on the story). "Quickdraw," according to The Comic Reader #181, is "Dick Giordano, Frank McLaughlin and associates."

8 page Congorilla story "Whatever Happened to Congorilla?"

Characters Congo Bill; Congorilla; Golden Gorilla; Janu; Mose; K'Bani (villain); Fred Cantrell (villain)
Genre superhero; jungle
Script Bob Rozakis
Pencils Romeo Tanghal
Inks Frank Chiaramonte
Colors Jerry Serpe
Letters Gaspar Saladino
Notes Whatever Happened to...Congorilla