(August 1959)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of March, June, September and December
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
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's Future Wife! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Super-Twins; Superman's future wife
Reprints:

The Menace of Mr. Mxyzptlk! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
Mr. Mxyzptlk returns and this time he has an alarm in his hat to warn him when he is about to say his name backwards.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

1st "modern" spelling of Mr. Mxyzptlk's name.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Superman's Future Wife (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Super-Twins
Synopsis:
In an enchanted cottage, Lois has visions of the future and learns that Superman will marry and father twins...but doesn't learn WHO Superman will marry!
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Peg / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mort Weisinger ?
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

The Unknown Super-Deeds (Table of Contents)

Superman; An Untold Story of Superman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Martha Kent; Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
Bored one summer afternoon, Superboy performs three seemingly insignificant super-feats, never knowing he performed them for three people who one day will be very important to him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Early chronological appearances of Perry White, Lois Lane, and Jimmy Olsen. Reprint info by Bob Bailey via Per Sandell, 2005-01-13.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman's Future Wife!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Menace of Mr. Mxyzptlk!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  4. 3. Superman's Future Wife
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Peg
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  7. 6. The Unknown Super-Deeds
    Superman; An Untold Story of Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Dan Kocher
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Dwayne Best
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Rivard
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross
  • Ed Boner