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Issue Details

Issue #484
Published June 1978
Cover Price 0.35
Pages 36
Editing Julius Schwartz

Cover Details - "Superman Takes a Wife!"

Characters Superman [Earth II]; Lois Lane [Earth II]
Genre superhero
Pencils Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (signed)
Inks Dick Giordano (signed)

22 page Superman story "Superman Takes a Wife"

Characters Superman [Kal-L; also as Clark Kent]; Lois Lane (of Earth-2); Colonel Future; The Wizard; Jimmy Olsen (of Earth-2); George Taylor; Suzie Tompkins; Lucille Tompkins
Synopsis On Earth-2 in the 1950's, Colonel Future teams with The Wizard to make Superman cease to exist. Clark Kent, with no memory of his career as Superman, continues the fight against crime as a crusading reporter. His new-found boldness attracts the attention of Lois, and they marry. But it also attracts the attention of Captain Future's gang, and they try to eliminate him. When Clark doesn't even realize an attempt has been made on his life, Lois begins to suspect again that he is Superman. She seeks out the Wizard, who though now living as a bum, had previously claimed to be responsible for Superman's disappearance. The Wizard restores Superman, who sends The Wizard's wand into space, resumes his career as Superman, and re-affirms his marriage vows with Lois in a Kryptonian ceremony at his secret citadel in the mountains near Metropolis.
Genre superhero
Script Cary Bates
Pencils Curt Swan
Inks Joe Giella
Colors Tatjana Wood
Letters Ben Oda
Notes 40th anniversary issue. Colonel Future is named after writer Edmond Hamilton and in tribute to the pulp character he wrote, Captain Future.
Reprinted in Superman in the Seventies (DC, 2000 series) #nn