(April 1958)

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

Superman's New Face! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Keywords:
extraterrestials

Superman's New Face (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; Dr. Norton; Kryptonite
Synopsis:
Superman is caught in an atomic explosion and afterwards must bandage his face, or wear a lead mask, to keep anyone from seeing what happened to him.
Reprints:

Secret of the Happy Pig (Table of Contents)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

["Have you got the paper with the advertisement written down?"] (Table of Contents)

Tricksy the World's Greatest Stunt Man / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Puzzle of the Jungle Pyramid! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Janu the Jungle Boy; Prof Drake

Indexer Notes

Story title from Dick Sabo on 28 October 2004.

Gag Bag (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

["I hear you're the new coach for the girls baseball team!"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Reprints:

["Hello, Bill. I've got the afternoon off"] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Dick Sabo on 28 October 2004. Title changed to first line of dialogue to facilitate reprint tracking. (Gene Reed, 9/13/2011).

The Toys That Stopped Space Crime (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:

Indexer Notes

Reprint info (Arthur Lortie). Story title correction from Dick Sabo on 28 October 2004 (was "The Toys That Stopped Crime").

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman's New Face!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman's New Face
    Superman
  3. 2. Secret of the Happy Pig
    Peter Porkchops
  4. 3. ["Have you got the paper with the advertisement written down?"]
    Tricksy the World's Greatest Stunt Man
  5. 4. The Puzzle of the Jungle Pyramid!
    Congo Bill
  6. 5. Gag Bag
  7. 6. ["I hear you're the new coach for the girls baseball team!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  8. 7. ["Hello, Bill. I've got the afternoon off"]
    Casey the Cop
  9. 8. The Toys That Stopped Space Crime
    Tommy Tomorrow
This issue was most recently modified by:
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