(August 1958)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth; 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

Superboy's Last Day! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy robot

Superboy's Last Day (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy robots (introductions); Ma Kent; Pa Kent; Lana Lang
Synopsis:
flashback story in which Superboy meets kryptonite for the first time.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Superboy's five robots are introduced. All are remote controlled in this story.

Wanted: A Pal! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Lou Cameron
Inks:
Lou Cameron
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Frankie; Bob; Jerry (flashback)
Synopsis:
Frankie and Bob start talking about having a close friend.
Reprints:

The Case of the Super-Arrows (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby, Roz Kirby (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; "Cougar" Cain
Synopsis:
Green Arrow receives arrows from fans from the future but they are stolen by "Cougar Cain" and his men.
Reprints:

["Hello! You're new around here, aren't you?"] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

bottom page has Winchester Skates ad.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Read 'Em and Laugh / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

["I'd like to see an umbrella!"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Palisade Park ad on bottom of page.

A World without Water (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Millard
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superboy's Last Day!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Superboy's Last Day
    Superboy
  3. 2. Wanted: A Pal!
  4. 3. The Case of the Super-Arrows
    Green Arrow
  5. 4. ["Hello! You're new around here, aren't you?"]
    Casey the Cop
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Read 'Em and Laugh
  7. 6. ["I'd like to see an umbrella!"]
    Shorty
  8. 7. A World without Water
    Aquaman
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