(September 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; Jack Schiff (managing editor); Mort Weisinger; George Kashdan (story editors)
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 Super-Sentry of Smallville (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ma Kent; Pa Kent

The Super-Sentry of Smallville (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
John Sikela
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ma Kent; Pa Kent; Superboy robots; Lana Lang
Reprints:
Keywords:
red kryptonite (intro)

Indexer Notes

Bottom of last page has promo for The Amazing Bizarro in Superboy.

Know Your Pet! (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:
Jimmy; Jimmy's mom; Rags (dog)
Synopsis:
Jimmy tries to treat his dog like a poodle, not realizing that different pets need different care.

["Oh, Vic, it's so sweet of you to teach me to drive!"] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Mystery of the Giant Arrows (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ed Herron
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby; Roz Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen] (Feature); Speedy [Roy Harper]; Professor Riggles (Guest); Aliens (Villains)
Synopsis:
When Green Arrow and Speedy investigate giant arrows falling from the sky, they find themselves pulled into another dimension when an arrow they are examining is retrieved.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Martin O'Hearn. Writer credit to Dave Wood on Action reprint is wrong. Story is continued next issue. Jack Kirby Omnibus #1 also credits Dave Wood as writer.

["And with the costume I got for us, Jerry, we should be a cinch for first prize"] (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; teen
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Bottom of page has Palisades Park ad.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Chuckle Box / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Robinson Crusoe of the Sea (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Topo; Aquaman
Synopsis:
Aquaman becomes allergic to salt water and has to remain trapped on an island.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Super-Sentry of Smallville
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Super-Sentry of Smallville
    Superboy
  3. 2. Know Your Pet!
  4. 3. ["Oh, Vic, it's so sweet of you to teach me to drive!"]
    Varsity Vic
  5. 4. The Mystery of the Giant Arrows
    Green Arrow
  6. 5. ["And with the costume I got for us, Jerry, we should be a cinch for first prize"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Chuckle Box
  8. 7. The Robinson Crusoe of the Sea
    Aquaman
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