(January 1959)

DC, 1938 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
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 editor); 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

The Kryptonite Dragnet! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

The Dragnet For Superboy (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Chief James Wilton; "Flash" Ward; Pa Kent

Formula For Success (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

["What a doll!"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry The Jitterbug / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen

The Ordeal of Aquaman (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Topo

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/ .

["What's that, Sue - you'd like me to take a model downtown from your house?"] (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; teen

The Green Arrow's First Case (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Herron; Jack Kirby (plot?)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby; Roz Kirby (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Arrow-Plane; Carter (Seaman)
Synopsis:
Oliver Queen is marooned on Starfish Island, where he hones his skills as an archer and develops trick arrows. When an expedition sets out to explore the island years later, he fools them with his fake-uranium arrow.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Origin of Green Arrow.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Kryptonite Dragnet!
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Dragnet For Superboy
    Superboy
  3. 2. Formula For Success
  4. 3. ["What a doll!"]
    Jerry The Jitterbug
  5. 4. The Ordeal of Aquaman
    Aquaman
  6. 5. ["What's that, Sue - you'd like me to take a model downtown from your house?"]
    Varsity Vic
  7. 6. The Green Arrow's First Case
    Green Arrow
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Nick Caputo
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Cherry
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Michael Grabois
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Pat Lang
  • Mark Waid
  • Sidne Gail Ward
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ted Watson
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ed Boner