(July 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

Which Team Is the Mightier? (Table of Contents)

Superman; Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Streaky; Krypto
Reprints:

Free Speech -- Free for All! (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Buzzy Brown
Synopsis:
Tom is tearing down the campaign posters of the candidate his father opposes, until Buzzy shows him that his father is much more fair-minded.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously published in DC comics cover-dated January 1953.

Captive of the Amazons (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Princess Jena; Lois Lane; Perry White; Rog
Synopsis:
Princess Jena from the planet Adoria comes to Earth and tricks Superman into returning to Adoria with her, where she forces him to marry her.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Adorian society is made of Amazon-like women and meek and mild men.

["Gee, it's nice on your porch, Patty!"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jerry the Jitterbug; Patty

[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 Jan Pepperman; Norman Silver; J. David Weintraub; Barbara Spartz; Richard Greguski; Larry Geraci

The World's Mightiest Cat! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El; Linda Lee]; Streaky; Superman; Krypto; Paul Dexter
Synopsis:
Streaky again becomes super-powered and nobody believes the things Paul sees him perform.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Midvale Orphanage; X-Kryptonite

["Umm -- let's see now --"] (Table of Contents)

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Peg; Roger

["BPM OGIVB ACXMZUIV IVVCIT..."] (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 Pluto No. 8)
decoded message reads: "The Giant Superman Annual will also contain a two-page map of the planet Krypton."

This Is It! (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #1, on sale February 24

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Which Team Is the Mightier?
    Superman; Supergirl
  2. 1. Free Speech -- Free for All!
    Buzzy
  3. 2. Captive of the Amazons
    Superman
  4. 3. ["Gee, it's nice on your porch, Patty!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. The World's Mightiest Cat!
    Supergirl
  7. 6. ["Umm -- let's see now --"]
    Peg
  8. 7. ["BPM OGIVB ACXMZUIV IVVCIT..."]
    Supermen of America
  9. 8. This Is It!
    Green Lantern
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