(August 1960)

DC, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of January, April, July and October
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #160, 169, 178, 187, 196, 214, 229, 232)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Big Freeze! (Table of Contents)

Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Captain Cold
Reprints:

The Big Freeze! (Table of Contents)

Flash / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Captain Cold [Leonard Snart](villain)
Synopsis:
Captain Cold breaks out of jail and proposes to Iris West, after turning everyone in the city into frozen statues.
Reprints:

Fleet-Footed Proghorn (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about an antelope.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 8 and 9 of the main story.

Lend a Friendly Hand! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Synopsis:
Superman advises two boys to welcome war refugees like Sandor. Commemorates the United Nations World Refugee Year.

Indexer Notes

Credits from other GCD indexes of same Public Service Announcement. Appears between pages 8 and 9 of main story.

Amazing Speeds! (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about the human nervous system, Neptune, baseball and reaction times.

Presenting the Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for Giant Superman Annual, on sale June 23rd.

Flash-Grams (Table of Contents)

Flash-Grams / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Letters from Claire Hergen, Paul Hays, Ronnie Zodda, Mitchell Weisberg, Fred Blosser and Alan Holzman.

King of the Beatniks! (Table of Contents)

Kid Flash / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Inks:
Joe Giella (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Kid Flash [Wally West]; Mr. Mason; Miss Grant; Jimmy King; Beatnik Gang (villains)
Synopsis:
Jimmy King, one of Wally's classmates, runs away after being accused of cheating. He meets up with his cousin, who is one of the members of the Beatnik Gang, and it's up to Kid Flash to rescue him and stop the Gang.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Big Freeze!
    Flash
  2. 1. The Big Freeze!
    Flash
  3. 2. Fleet-Footed Proghorn
  4. 3. Lend a Friendly Hand!
    Superman
  5. 4. Amazing Speeds!
  6. 5. Presenting the Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told!
  7. 6. Flash-Grams
    Flash-Grams
  8. 7. King of the Beatniks!
    Kid Flash
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • David Southwood
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Ed Boner