(June 1953)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Jack Schiff (managing editor); Mort Weisinger (assistant editor); George Kashdan (assistant editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Sky Girl

The Girl of Steel (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman ?
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
John Sikela
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lana Lang [as Sky Girl]; Prof. Lang; Superboy
Synopsis:
Professor Lang returns from an island like Easter Island with a belt that incorporates made with alien technology. Lana Lang dons the anti-magnetic and anti-gravity belt to become Sky Girl. Superboy uses Lana's new super-powered identity as a chance to pay Lana back for her secret-identity snooping. In the end Superboy gives Lana a super-compressed pebble with HIS secret identity written in small letters on it. When Lana sets down the pebble the resulting crash alerts Superboy to Lana's dual ID. After all, she does live next door.

Indexer Notes

Rehashed in Adventure Comics #285. Synopsis by K. Rowand. Writer id by Bob Hughes 1/09

[Hair Grower] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jerry the Jitterbug

The Nautical Treasure Hunt (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Too Many Speed Kings (Table of Contents)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Hy Mankin
Inks:
Hy Mankin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

credits from Rich Morrisey's notes 12/06

The Ship's Log (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:
  • ALL HANDS

Indexer Notes

text w/illo.

Quick Quiz (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
H. T. Elmo
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo
Inks:
H. T. Elmo
Colors:
?
Letters:
H. T. Elmo

The Legion of 100 Archers (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Carelessness Is No Joke! (Table of Contents)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Otto Feuer
Inks:
Otto Feuer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Public Service Page

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Girl of Steel
    Superboy
  3. 2. [Hair Grower]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  4. 3. The Nautical Treasure Hunt
    Aquaman
  5. 4. Too Many Speed Kings
    Johnny Quick
  6. 5. The Ship's Log
  7. 6. Quick Quiz
  8. 7. The Legion of 100 Archers
    Green Arrow
  9. 8. Carelessness Is No Joke!
    Peter Porkchops
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