(December 1954)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
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 (story editor); George Kashdan (story editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 600)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Phantom Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Keywords:
buses

The Phantom Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lex Luthor
Synopsis:
Luthor creates a duplicate of Superman composed of duplicate atoms. Luthor then sends the duplicate to cause disasters and help criminals. Superman discovers the duplicate is not a robot and realizes that Luthor must be behind its creation. After battling the duplicate until its power runs out, Superman trails the energy source back to Luthor and destroys the machine responsible for the creation of the duplicate.
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Indexer Notes

synopsis by Darkmark
Woolfolk credit from Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/

["Say, you can't smoke here."] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Interplanetary Bank (Table of Contents)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Know Your Country (Table of Contents)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Death on the Highway (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
An article about some of the safety precautions used on highways.

The School for Hunters (Table of Contents)

Congo Bill / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Ed Smalle
Inks:
Ed Smalle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Phantom Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Phantom Superman
    Superman
  3. 2. ["Say, you can't smoke here."]
    Shorty
  4. 3. The Interplanetary Bank
    Tommy Tomorrow
  5. 4. Know Your Country
    Superboy
  6. 5. Death on the Highway
  7. 6. The School for Hunters
    Congo Bill
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