(October 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 Truth Mirror! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane
Reprints:
Keywords:
mirrors

The Truth Mirror! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; "Flash" Dugan (villain); Superman Robot; Lois Lane Robot; Hazel
Synopsis:
Lois receives a magic mirror from her uncle that reveals a person's true nature. She uses it to find out Superman is really Clark Kent, but Superman then tricks her into believing that the mirror does not always work.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude

["Tricksy, you've got to smile for the audience."] (Table of Contents)

Tricksy / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from Anne Zeek, Bettyjane Lumpkin, Fred B. Weissler, Ben R. Harding, Buddy Brooks, Peter VanDervoort, Barbara I. Hoyt, Gary Simcox, Mike Dennis, D.L.B., Ilene Kayne, Claire Ossine, Ruth Keane, Earl Binder

Supergirl's First Romance! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Jerro the Merboy (intro); Lori Lemaris; Ronal; Superman (statue); Freddy Blake
Synopsis:
Supergirl is called upon by Lori Lemaris to help Atlantis from a disaster. There, she falls in love with a merboy, Jerro.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Atlantis

["Pete!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Truth Mirror!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Truth Mirror!
    Superman
  3. 2. ["Tricksy, you've got to smile for the audience."]
    Tricksy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  5. 4. Supergirl's First Romance!
    Supergirl
  6. 5. ["Pete!"]
    Little Pete
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dan Kocher
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Chris Boyko
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