(September 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 Superman of the Future! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane
Reprints:
Keywords:
evolution; time machines; time travel

The Superman of the Future! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Dirk Folgar [Agent X-3] (villain)
Synopsis:
Superman poses as the Future Superman, who has the power to predict the future, to smoke out Agent X-3 and prevent an attempt on the life of the President.
Reprints:

["This new vault is ten inches thick"] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Eureka
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Title, first line and reprint data from Arthur Lortie, added August 2006.

Janu, the Joker of the Jungle! (Table of Contents)

Congorilla / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle; superhero
Characters:
Congo Bill; Janu; Congorilla; Golden Gorilla; Percy Pierce (villain)

Indexer Notes

Janu becomes Congorilla.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
typeset

The Great Supergirl Mirage! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Dick Wilson [later Dick Malverne]; Supergirl Robot
Synopsis:
Dick becomes convinced that Linda is Supergirl and tries various tricks to prove her real identity.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Intro Dick Wilson, who is reintro'ed in 282 as Dick Malverne

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Superman of the Future!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Superman of the Future!
    Superman
  3. 2. ["This new vault is ten inches thick"]
    Professor Eureka
  4. 3. Janu, the Joker of the Jungle!
    Congorilla
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. The Great Supergirl Mirage!
    Supergirl
This issue was most recently modified by:
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