(May 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

Superman Becomes a Bizarro! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman (as Bizarro); Perry White; Lois Lane
Reprints:

What's Wrong With These Pictures? (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Five ways not to behave are depicted.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appeared in DC comics cover-dated May 1965.

The Superman Bizarro! (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]; Perry White; Lois Lane: Jimmy Olsen; Bizarro; Bizarro-Lois; Clark Kent robot
Synopsis:
Captured by the Bizarros on Bizarro World, Superman is sentenced to be turned into a Bizarro himself. He dreams what it would be like if the sentence was carried out.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bizarro World; dream; Fortress of Solitude

Indexer Notes

Continued from last issue. Superman turns Bizarro World into a cube.

["Watch out, Ollie, don't walk under the ladder!"] (Table of Contents)

Ollie / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ollie
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 2 pages (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 Estelle Kirsh; Glenn Burkett; Carol Westlund; Charles Redding; Bruce Schleiden; Peter Litwack; Wayne Corn; Danny Murphy; James King; Barbara Gaddy; Barry Keffler; David Riggs; B. L. S.; Bruno Sinigaglio; Kent Maxwell; Eric Beller; M. Werber; Ed Smythe

Supergirl Gets Adopted! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Linda Lee]; Mr. Wilkins; Mrs. Wilkins; Miss Hart
Synopsis:
Linda has to scheme to prevent herself from being adopted to protect her secret identity. She spends 30 days with the Wilkins. Mr. Wilkins is a policeman.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #1 credits writer to Otto Binder.

["I understand you're in the school band"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen; humor
Characters:
Varsity Vic

["CGZIN LUX ZNK MOGTZ..."] (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 Uranus No. 6)
decoded message reads: "Watch for the Giant Superman Annual. It will be out this summer and contain reprints of our greatest stories."

["My, my, look at all those books ..."] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Eureka

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman Becomes a Bizarro!
    Superman
  2. 1. What's Wrong With These Pictures?
  3. 2. The Superman Bizarro!
    Superman
  4. 3. ["Watch out, Ollie, don't walk under the ladder!"]
    Ollie
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. Supergirl Gets Adopted!
    Supergirl
  7. 6. ["I understand you're in the school band"]
    Varsity Vic
  8. 7. ["CGZIN LUX ZNK MOGTZ..."]
    Supermen of America
  9. 8. ["My, my, look at all those books ..."]
    Professor Eureka
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