(June 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 editor); Mort Weisinger (story editor); George Kashdan (story 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

The Bird With Super-Powers! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero

The Bird With Super Powers (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Lana Lang; Professor Lang; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent
Synopsis:
Professor Lang brings back a mynah bird that seems to have super-powers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
kryptonite

Indexer Notes

When reprinted in Superboy #174, minor retitling as "The Bird With Super-Powers" (sticking in the hyphen, which is not here in the original). Inker id by Bob Hughes 8/2005 (previously John Fischetti); also given as Klein in the reprint in Superboy #174.

Pioneers of 1976 (Table of Contents)

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

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

The Undersea School (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
Aquaman runs a school for fish.

Indexer Notes

inker credit updated 8/04, not Charles Paris

[Uranium or gold?] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

[You just struck out!] (Table of Contents)

Chip / filler / 1 page (report information)


Genre:
teen; humor

How To Read Animal Signs (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as Jeb Malloy]
Letters:
typeset

The Useless Arrows (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
Green Arrow's arrows are stolen so he has to use a bunch of arrows sent to the Arrow Candy Company as part of a kids' contest.

Indexer Notes

writer credit by Bob Hughes, 8/04

[We'll build a real big airplane] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; humor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Bird With Super-Powers!
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Bird With Super Powers
    Superboy
  3. 2. Pioneers of 1976
    Binky
  4. 3. The Undersea School
    Aquaman
  5. 4. [Uranium or gold?]
    Shorty
  6. 5. [You just struck out!]
    Chip
  7. 6. How To Read Animal Signs
  8. 7. The Useless Arrows
    Green Arrow
  9. 8. [We'll build a real big airplane]
    Little Pete
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Allen Ross
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Cherry
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Michael Grabois
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Pat Lang
  • Mark Waid
  • Sidne Gail Ward
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ted Watson
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jim Van Dore
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