(August 1959)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 600)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Bride of Bizarro! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Bizarro; Bizarro-Lois Lane
Reprints:

The Bride of Bizarro! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Bizarro; Bizarro-Lois Lane; New Bizarro
Synopsis:
Bizarro keeps the real Superman from revealing to Lois that she has been proposed to by Bizarro's duplicate, whom he calls New Bizarro, with a kryptonite meteorite, but Lois realizes New Bizarro is not the true Man of Steel. But New Bizarro doesn't give up easily, and the duplicates fight each other. Bizarro seeks out Superman's help and destroys the kryptonite, turning it into a dust cloud which destroys New Bizarro. Bizarro resumes courting Lois, until Lois creates a duplicate of herself so that Bizarro can have his own Bizarro-Lois.
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Story continues from previous issue.

[What Plant Stands for Four?] (Table of Contents)

Fun Shop / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

The Abominable Snowman! (Table of Contents)

Congorilla / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle; superhero
Characters:
Congo Bill; Congorilla; The Abominable Snowman (villain)
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Honey in Hollywood / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Supergirl Visits the 21st Century! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El; as Linda Lee]; Superman (behind-the-scenes); Tommy Tomorrow (as a child, earliest chronological appearance); Mr. Tomorrow (introduction); Mrs. Tomorrow (introduction); Jik of Mars
Synopsis:
Supergirl takes her first flight across the time-barrier from 1959 into the future, about a hundred years hence. She secretly observes a brilliant young orphan named Tommy on an asteroid orphanage. Tommy is told by the headmaster that a scientist and his wife have asked to adopt the boy with the best scientific mind, and he has been chosen. Supergirl ensures that the couple, the Tomorrows, make it to the orphanage successfully.
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite; Interplanetary Orphanage; Martian; Midvale Orphanage; time travel; Venus missile probe

Indexer Notes

Note: This story reveals that Tommy Tomorrow was adopted. (Crisis On Infinite Earths #12 would later infer that he was born Thomas Blank, the paternal grandson of Buddy Blank a.k.a. OMAC).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Bride of Bizarro!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Bride of Bizarro!
    Superman
  3. 2. [What Plant Stands for Four?]
    Fun Shop
  4. 3. The Abominable Snowman!
    Congorilla
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Honey in Hollywood
  8. 7. Supergirl Visits the 21st Century!
    Supergirl
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