(September 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 (Superman); George Kashdan (backups)
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, Junior! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Superman Jr.
Reprints:
Keywords:
camping; frankfurters; lemonade; super-breath; tents

The Story of Superman, Junior (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Superman, Junior [Johnny Kirk]; Superboy (flashback)
Synopsis:
Johnny Kirk's father blasts him into space because he thinks Earth is soon to be destroyed by a meteor. After Superboy deflects the meteor, he asks him to find his son. But Superboy is all grown up as Superman before Johnny Kirk returns to Earth, now with super powers. But Superman's own powers are disappearing due to contact with a space poison that was on Johnny's space ship.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Kryptonite

Danger: Prejudice at Work (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen

["What a wonderful vacation I had!"] (Table of Contents)

Ollie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Three Dives to Doom (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Miller?
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Janu; Tom Rader

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes. Art credit verfied by Bob Bailey and Gene Reed. (2011-04-05)

[Giant Quiz Show] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

So You Want to Be A Photographer (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Riddle of the Space Rainbow (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; "Nova" Norton (villain); Space Fishermen (villains)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reprint info (Arthur Lortie).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman, Junior!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Story of Superman, Junior
    Superman
  3. 2. Danger: Prejudice at Work
  4. 3. ["What a wonderful vacation I had!"]
    Ollie
  5. 4. Three Dives to Doom
    Congo Bill
  6. 5. [Giant Quiz Show]
    Shorty
  7. 6. So You Want to Be A Photographer
  8. 7. Riddle of the Space Rainbow
    Tommy Tomorrow
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
  • Peter Croome
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  • Lou Mazzella
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  • John Douglas Miceli
  • Kyle Weber
  • Terry Watkins
  • Allen Ross
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
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