(April 1960)

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

The World of Bizarros! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Bizarro; Bizarro-Lois
Reprints:
Keywords:
courtrooms; juries; trials

The World of Bizarros! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Bizarro; Bizarro-Lois; Clark Kent Robot (cameo); Lois Lane (cameo)
Synopsis:
Bizarro and Bizarro-Lois move to another world which Bizarro populates with a duplicator ray. Superman visits and discovers Bizarros do everything backwards. Superman is sent to prison for violating the Bizarro code.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bizarro Code (introduction); Bizarro World (introduction); Kryptonite

Indexer Notes

The original Bizarros wear big medallions around their necks indicating they are "#1". Continued next issue.

Story continues next issue.

["If you boys win the game, I'll buy you all a soda."] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children

["Well, Dear, how much money do you want this time?"] (Table of Contents)

TV Laffs / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[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 Bob Coyles; Randy Waite; Martin Rzadca; Kerry Ellis; Mary Jo Petri; Helen Silberman; Bill Peters; Bruce Cutler; Carlan Smith

Supergirl's Darkest Day! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Linda Lee]; Johnny Blank [Prince Valzorr]; Zoxxo; Miss Hart (cameo)
Synopsis:
Supergirl rescues a boy with amnesia found lost at sea. He stays at the orphanage until Linda can figure out where he's really from. She learns that he is a prince from the planet Korvia who is fleeing prosecution for a crime he didn't commit.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Supergirl wears red skirt.

["My lecture today will be on sleep."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Varsity Vic
Reprints:

["BOHSZ XPSET BSF RVJDLMZ..."] (Table of Contents)

Supermen of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

membership application form for the Supermen of America; also includes message in secret code Code Mercury No. 1)
decoded message reads: "Angry words are quickly spoken but not soon forgotten. Think before you speak."

Aloha...Hawaii! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Senator Hiram L. Fong; Senator Oren E. Long; Rep. Daniel K. Inouye
Synopsis:
A celebration of Brotherhood Week and Hawaii as our 50th state.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The World of Bizarros!
    Superman
  2. 1. The World of Bizarros!
    Superman
  3. 2. ["If you boys win the game, I'll buy you all a soda."]
    Little Pete
  4. 3. ["Well, Dear, how much money do you want this time?"]
    TV Laffs
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. Supergirl's Darkest Day!
    Supergirl
  7. 6. ["My lecture today will be on sleep."]
    Varsity Vic
  8. 7. ["BOHSZ XPSET BSF RVJDLMZ..."]
    Supermen of America
  9. 8. Aloha...Hawaii!
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