(May 1956)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (managing); Mort Weisinger (assistant); George Kashdan (assistant)
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 Super-Menace of Metropolis! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Keywords:
robots

The Super-Menace of Metropolis (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Super-Menace (intro); Jor-El (flashback)
Synopsis:
When Metropolis is attacked by alien weapons, Superman discovers they were built long ago by Jor-El.
Reprints:

Get Your Ticket to the Treasury of Books (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

The Jungle of Doom (Table of Contents)

Congo Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Janu the Jungle Boy; Tod Craven; Jim Craven; Chota the Chimp

["Today's lecture will be on the philosophy of the ancient Inca Indians!"] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First line and reprint data from Arthur Lortie, added August 2006.

Mystery of the Ghost Bomb (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as John MacKenzie]
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Space Safari (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tommy Tomorrow; Brent Wood

["What a jungle!"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Super-Menace of Metropolis!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Super-Menace of Metropolis
    Superman
  3. 2. Get Your Ticket to the Treasury of Books
    Superman
  4. 3. The Jungle of Doom
    Congo Bill
  5. 4. ["Today's lecture will be on the philosophy of the ancient Inca Indians!"]
    Professor Eureka
  6. 5. Mystery of the Ghost Bomb
  7. 6. Space Safari
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. ["What a jungle!"]
    Shorty
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