(January 1959)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of April, June, Oct., and Dec.
On-sale date:
1958-11-13
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); Mort Weisinger (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Superman's Lost Identity! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

Superman's Hunt for Clark Kent! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder?
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
When Superman loses his memory, he adopts the persona of Clarence Kelvin and takes a job at the Daily Planet while he tries remember his true identity.
Reprints:

["Look at Vic washing the screens!"] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Annie Gram (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

The Spell of the Shandu Clock (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Shandu; Perry White; The Fallon Gang (Intro)
Synopsis:
Superman pretends to be under the influence of a mystical clock in order to make the Fallon Gang think he is helpless against their new weapon.
Reprints:

Formula for Success (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Metropols Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Two Faces of Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Chet Hartley
Synopsis:
When Superman sees Lois get out of a date by making herself look ridiculous, he changes his appearance to teach her a lesson.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Superman makes himself look like Alfred E. Neuman.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman's Lost Identity!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman's Hunt for Clark Kent!
    Superman
  3. 2. ["Look at Vic washing the screens!"]
    Varsity Vic
  4. 3. Annie Gram
  5. 4. The Spell of the Shandu Clock
    Superman
  6. 5. Formula for Success
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Metropols Mailbag
  8. 7. The Two Faces of Superman!
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Walls
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Dwayne Best
  • Pat Lang
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
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