(February 1959)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
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 (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 Meets the First Two Super-Men! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Hercules; Samson
Reprints:

The First Two Super-Men! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Hercules; Samson; Krypto; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; King Zarl (villain)
Synopsis:
Samson and Hercules travel to Superboy's time in order to discover the secret of his invulnerability. When Superboy explains to them that his powers cannot be replicated, the pair take him back to the past to confront the avaricious King Zarl.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Superboy whistles to Krypto across the time barrier.

["He always squirts us kids with water."] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Statement of ownership on the bottom of page.

The Arrows That Failed (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Arrow-Plane; Arrow-Car; Gang of robbers
Synopsis:
A gang boss finds a fluid that causes Green Arrow's arrows to miss their target.
Reprints:

["Dad always lets me use the car..."] (Table of Contents)

Peg / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Peg

Smallville Mailsack (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

The Imitation 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:
Aquaman; Hadley; Topo
Synopsis:
A criminal has a doctor alter his body to duplicate Aquaman's powers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[Mowing the lawn-great way to meet girls] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superboy Meets the First Two Super-Men!
    Superboy
  2. 1. The First Two Super-Men!
    Superboy
  3. 2. ["He always squirts us kids with water."]
    Little Pete
  4. 3. The Arrows That Failed
    Green Arrow
  5. 4. ["Dad always lets me use the car..."]
    Peg
  6. 5. Smallville Mailsack
  7. 6. The Imitation Aquaman
    Aquaman
  8. 7. [Mowing the lawn-great way to meet girls]
    Varsity Vic
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