(December 1959)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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

Prisoner of the Super-Heroes! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Superboy
Reprints:
Keywords:
kryptonite

Prisoner of the Super-Heroes (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl]; Krypto; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Sigellian (a new element that's harmful to humans like Kryptonite is to Superboy)
Synopsis:
The Legion returns to 20th Century to discredit Superboy and exile him from Earth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

2nd appearance of Legion, Saturn Girl has brown hair.

[Imagine acting so childish] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor

The Manhunt On Land! (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; "Shark" Norton; The Wizard [Horace Kates]; Topo
Synopsis:
The Shark and The Wizard excape from jail. The Shark decides to operate on land but Aquaman captures him anyway.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of story, continued in Green Arrow story "The Underwater Archers" in this same issue.

The Underwater Archers! (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]; The Wizard [Horace Kates]; Arrow-Boat; Arrow Cave; Aquaman [Arthur Curry] (Cameo); Topo
Synopsis:
Green Arrow has to face his old foe The Wizard underwater.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of story, continued from the Aquaman story "The Manhunt On Land" in this issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Prisoner of the Super-Heroes!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Prisoner of the Super-Heroes
    Superboy
  3. 2. [Imagine acting so childish]
    Varsity Vic
  4. 3. The Manhunt On Land!
    Aquaman
  5. 4. The Underwater Archers!
    Green Arrow
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