(September 1955)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of April, June, Oct., and Dec.
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Mort Weisinger (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Cover has a date of SEPT.-OCT. but the indicia only says "Sept., 1955".


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Win Mortimer; Joe Shuster (Superman #1); Jack Burnley (Superman #25); Wayne Boring (Superman #50); Al Plastino (Superman #75)
Inks:
Win Mortimer; Joe Shuster (Superman #1); Jack Burnley (Superman #25); Stan Kaye (Superman #50); Al Plastino (Superman #75)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Design is a new image of Superman but includes images of the covers of Superman #1, 25, 50 and 75.

The Toy Superman Contest (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Red Anson (Villain, Intro)

["Baw! What's the matter, Pete?"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children

Superman--Substitute Teacher (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
Superman accidentally gets called upon to be a substitute teacher in order to protect his secret identity.
Reprints:

["This is some swell spot. I've caught a lot of fish!"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Trouble-Shooters (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as Jerry Malloy]
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
Raymond Perry ?
Letters:
typeset

The Clue From Krypton (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman (Origin Retold); Jor-El; Jonathan Kent (Flashback); Martha Kent (Flashback); Floyd Fowler (Villain, Intro); Lois Lane
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Toy Superman Contest
    Superman
  3. 2. ["Baw! What's the matter, Pete?"]
    Little Pete
  4. 3. Superman--Substitute Teacher
    Superman
  5. 4. ["This is some swell spot. I've caught a lot of fish!"]
    Shorty
  6. 5. Trouble-Shooters
  7. 6. The Clue From Krypton
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Allen Ross
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Dwayne Best
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Rivard
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross
  • Ed Boner