(June 1959)

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:
Mort Weisinger
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 600)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The War between Jimmy Olsen and Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints:

The War between Jimmy Olsen and Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; El Gar Kur (villain)
Synopsis:
A criminal from Kandor switches places with Jimmy Olsen and forces Superman to reveal the location of his Fortress of Solitude, so he can destroy the bottled city. But scientists in Kandor reverse the switch just in time.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Green Kryptonite; Kandor (unnamed)

["This stray dog has been following me all day."] (Table of Contents)

Tricksy, World's Greatest Stunt Man / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tricksy

Indexer Notes

Title changed to first line of dialog to facilitate reprint tracking. (Gene Reed, 8/2/2011)

The Secret of the Super-Orphan! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl (brief origin); Miss Hart; Timmy Tate; Superman (flashback, in newsreel footage); Zor-El (flashback); Alura (flashback)
Synopsis:
Supergirl helps Timmy get adopted by assisting with his magic show using her super powers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Argo City; Krypton

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Wayne Boring (logo illustration)
Inks:
Stan Kaye (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Rick Tabor; Greg Gilmartin; Lawrence J. Joffee; Butch Yaffee; Emily Klerekoper; John Atlas; George H. Briggs III; James B. Branchman

The Destroyer of Congo Bill! (Table of Contents)

Congorilla / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Congorilla; Professor Simon
Synopsis:
Congo Bill's body, inhabited by the brain of the golden gorilla, goes on a rampage and Congorilla must stop him without harming him.

["Let's start a sorority!"] (Table of Contents)

Peg / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Peg
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The War between Jimmy Olsen and Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. The War between Jimmy Olsen and Superman!
    Superman
  3. 2. ["This stray dog has been following me all day."]
    Tricksy, World's Greatest Stunt Man
  4. 3. The Secret of the Super-Orphan!
    Supergirl
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. The Destroyer of Congo Bill!
    Congorilla
  7. 6. ["Let's start a sorority!"]
    Peg
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gene Reed
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Diverse Hands
  • Brian Mowbray
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Carlos Tasada
  • John Douglas Miceli
  • Kyle Weber
  • Terry Watkins
  • Allen Ross
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Darrel McCann
  • Ed Boner