(April 1959)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
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 Duels the Futuremen! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

Superman Versus the Futuremen, Chapter 1 (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
O: Superman (retold; swipe from 1st pg. of ACTION COMICS #1); GA: Jonathan & Martha Kent (fb); V: The Futuremen (I; Vard & Boka)
Synopsis:
Earth Bureau of Investigation agents from the year 2000 arrive in the present and claim that Superman is an escaped criminal from their time. In order to arrest him, they expose Superman to red kryptonite, which takes aware his powers for two hours.
Reprints:

[Tootsie Roll ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Ed Boner, February 2009.

[The Brave and the Bold #23 ad] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
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Letters:
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Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Ed Boner, February 2009.

["Pete, sweep out the store and I will give you an ice cream cone"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Ed Boner, February 2009.

The Secret of the Futuremen, Chaper 2 (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
After they capture Superman and take him to the future, the EBI agents reveal that they are not agents at all, but criminals who want Superman to help them blackmail Earth.
Reprints:

[Tootsie Roll Pop ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Ed Boner, February 2009.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Mentions Supergirl's debut and plugs other Superman Family titles. Sequence added by Ed Boner, February 2009.

The Sleeping Beauty from Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Lara (in picture); Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Synopsis:
Lois poses as Rama, a survivor from Krypton, in order to find out Superman's secret identity. But after he reveals his identity, Superman realizes that Rama is really Lois and has to rely on the help of a friend to restore his double identity.
Reprints:

[Tootsie Roll Fudge ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Ed Boner, February 2009.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman Duels the Futuremen!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman Versus the Futuremen, Chapter 1
    Superman
  3. 2. [Tootsie Roll ad]
  4. 3. [The Brave and the Bold #23 ad]
  5. 4. ["Pete, sweep out the store and I will give you an ice cream cone"]
    Little Pete
  6. 5. The Secret of the Futuremen, Chaper 2
    Superman
  7. 6. [Tootsie Roll Pop ad]
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  9. 8. The Sleeping Beauty from Krypton!
    Superman
  10. 9. [Tootsie Roll Fudge ad]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Dwayne Best
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Rivard
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross
  • Ed Boner