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Issue Details

Issue #9
Published November 1976
Cover Price 0.50 USD
Pages 52
Editing Jack C. Harris

Cover Details

Pencils Ernie Chan (signed)
Inks Vince Colletta (signed)
Colors Tatjana Wood
Letters Gaspar Saladino
Notes letter and writer credit via Carl Gafford (GCD error list June 8, 2010)

9 page Superman story "The Super-Gun"

Characters Superman [Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor (villain); Bert Talbot (intro, villain); Jimmy Olsen; Kryptonite
Synopsis Lex Luthor designs Weapon-X, a device that can drain Superman's powers and use them to power a weapon powerful enough to destroy Superman. Bert Talbot is supposed to use the weapon to help spring Luthor from prison but instead decides to try to use the weapon to destroy Superman himself.
Genre superhero
Pencils Curt Swan
Inks Stan Kaye
Notes original title: "The Super-Weapon". Ink credit of George Klein changed to Stan Kaye based on information from the original issue's index. [Mike Nielsen 4/2010]
Reprinted from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #144 [original title "The Super-Weapon"]

6 page Nighthawk story "The Gun-Fighting Statue"

Genre western
Script Don Cameron
Pencils Ruben Moreira
Inks Ruben Moreira
Reprinted from Western Comics (DC, 1948 series) #42 (November-December 1953)

6 page story "The Unsinkable Gun"

Genre war
Script Bill Finger
Pencils Ross Andru
Inks Mike Esposito
Reprinted from Our Fighting Forces (DC, 1954 series) #17 (January 1957)

6 page story "The Sightless Sharpshooter"

Genre crime
Pencils Gene Colan
Inks Sheldon Moldoff
Reprinted from Gang Busters (DC, 1947 series) #47 (August-September 1955)

8 page story "The Secret Story of Ray-Gun 64!"

Genre science fiction
Script John Broome
Pencils Frank Giacoia
Inks Joe Giella
Editing Julius Schwartz (original editor)
Notes Inks originally attributed to Frank Giacoia, confirmed as Joe Giella, along with writing and pencilling credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.
Reprinted from Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #5 (December 1951-January 1952)