(July 1957)

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 (actual)
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

Superman Loses His Powers! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Keywords:
construction; parachuting

Superman Loses His Powers (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Bart Wellins; kryptonite
Synopsis:
Exposure to ancient Atlantean experiments gives Bart Wellins super-powers and Superman can't stop him because exposure to the same experiments have increased his powers so much he daren't use them at all.

How to Make New Friends (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen

The Jungle Journal (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

["Shh - I'll have to ask Mom first!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

["Are you finished, sir?"] (Table of Contents)

Ollie / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Adventures in Coin Collecting (Table of Contents)

text article / pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Lost and Found of Space (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
Reprints:

["What flavors of ice cream have you, Jerry?"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents)

Supermen of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A secret message to be decoded using Code Neptune No. 7.

Indexer Notes

Message is : YLHK AOL SPCLZ VM NYLHA TLU HUK AYF AV AZAYPCL MVY AOL OPNO PKLHSZ DOPHO NVCLYULK AOLPY JHYLLYZ.

["Look what I bought, Lime, a boomerang!"] (Table of Contents)

Lem 'n' Lime / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman Loses His Powers!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman Loses His Powers
    Superman
  3. 2. How to Make New Friends
    Binky
  4. 3. The Jungle Journal
    Congo Bill
  5. 4. ["Shh - I'll have to ask Mom first!"]
    Little Pete
  6. 5. ["Are you finished, sir?"]
    Ollie
  7. 6. Adventures in Coin Collecting
  8. 7. The Lost and Found of Space
    Tommy Tomorrow
  9. 8. ["What flavors of ice cream have you, Jerry?"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  10. 9. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  11. 10. ["Look what I bought, Lime, a boomerang!"]
    Lem 'n' Lime
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