(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 U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The First Superman Robot (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ma and Pa Kent; Superman robot

The First Superman Robot (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ma and Pa Kent; Superman; Superman robot; time telescope; Krypto; Lana Lang
Synopsis:
After Dad Kent goes poking in Superboy's lab, Superboy tries to teach him a lesson by pretending to have grown in Superman over night-but then he accidentally switches places with Superman for real.

["It's a nice day for a walk through the zoo..."] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

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

Aquaman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Topo; Mr. Roxroyd
Synopsis:
Aquaman has to raise a super heavy safe from the bottom of the sea.
Reprints:

["Gwen is sick in bed..."] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Reprints:

The Amateur Arrows! (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Hank (Camp Counselor); Arrow-Car; Ed Terris; Bud Terris; Unnamed Terris Brothers (two brothers)
Synopsis:
After criminals make Green Arrow throw away his quiver, he uses a bunch of trick arrows made by summer camp children from the Green Arrow Camp For Boys to capture them.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The First Superman Robot
    Superboy
  2. 1. The First Superman Robot
    Superboy
  3. 2. ["It's a nice day for a walk through the zoo..."]
    Shorty
  4. 3. The Secret of the Super-Safe!
    Aquaman
  5. 4. ["Gwen is sick in bed..."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  6. 5. The Amateur Arrows!
    Green Arrow
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
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  • Pat Lang
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  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ted Watson
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
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