(October 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

Clark Kent, the Reporter of Steel! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Clark Kent [Superman]; Lex Luthor
Reprints:

The Reporter of Steel! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Superman Robots; Lex Luthor (villain)
Synopsis:
Luthor creates a ray that gives super-powers and uses it on Clark Kent. But Clark convinces Luthor it also compels him to be super-generous, and Luthor destroys the device.
Reprints:

["That Tricksy is the greatest slack wire artist..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tricksy

The Man-Ape Skin Diver! (Table of Contents)

Congorilla / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero; jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Janu; Congorilla; foreign spies (villains)
Synopsis:
Foreign agents kidnap Janu to force Congorilla to retrieve an experimental nuclear tank which they have sunk into a river.

[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 Jack Van Au; Walter Coppinger; Mike Erskine; Mrs. A. S.; Ed Schwerin; Steven Hubert; Michael Darrow

The Three Magic Wishes! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El; Linda Lee]; Tom Baxter; Peggy
Synopsis:
When Tommy Baxter doesn't believe in fairy tales, Supergirl decides to prove him wrong.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Clark Kent, the Reporter of Steel!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Reporter of Steel!
    Superman
  3. 2. ["That Tricksy is the greatest slack wire artist..."]
    Tricksy, World's Greatest Stunt Man
  4. 3. The Man-Ape Skin Diver!
    Congorilla
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. The Three Magic Wishes!
    Supergirl
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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