(October 1960)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly with the exception of March, June, September and December
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
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Son of Bizarro! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Bizarro #1; Bizarro-Lois #1; Bizarro-Jr. #1
Reprints:

The Son of Bizarro! Part 1 (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Bizarro #1; Bizarro-Lois #1; Bizarro-Jr. #1 (born); Bizarro World; Lex Luthor (flashback); Lois Lane (flashback)
Synopsis:
Bizarro-Lois gives birth to Bizarro-Jr. No. 1 who, while he thinks like a Bizarro looks like Superman when he was Super-Tot. When B-Jr. No. 1 becomes publicly known, Bizarro takes him out into space and stores him in an abandoned space capsule. The capsule crashes on Earth and Bizarro-Jr. No 1 is taken to the same Midvale Orphanage where Linda Lee (Supergirl) lives.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

3-part novel Synopsis by Kevin Roward 2/23/09

["Help! Let me up!"] (Table of Contents)

Dexter / 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

Part II The "Orphan" Bizarro! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Bizarro-Jr. #1; Supergirl; Krypto; Bizarro #1; Bizarro-Lois #1
Synopsis:
Linda Lee is assigned to watch the newly named baby Buster which lasts until B-Jr. No. 1 remembers the existence of his parents and flies off. Supergirl and Superman take Bizarro Jr. to the Fortress where they have him adopted by two of Superman's robots. During Jr.'s sleep period Supergirl's tries to do her chemistry homework and when her Heat Vision blows up her assignment she thinks she's turned "baby buster" into a Bizarro!
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Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude

Indexer Notes

synopsis by Kevin Rowand 9/23/09

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Wayner Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Enoch Prentice, Bruce Minzer, Peter Goldberger, Royal Mace, Anonymous, Thomas McGeehan, Kenneth Greenhouse, Marc Krass, Yvonne Rice

Part III The Bizarro Supergirl! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Bizarro-Supergirl (intro); Supergirl; Bizarro-Jr. #1; Krypto; Bizarro-Lois #1; Bizarro #1
Synopsis:
Bizarro-Jr. finds Lex's original Imperfect Duplicator while playing in the Fortress of Solitude and creates a Bizarro-Supergirl. Superman and Supergirl decide to return "Buster" to Bizarro world but Bizarro-Supergirl wants to keep him for her own. Bizarro spots his now-acceptable-looking child and and leads all the Bizarros into War against Earth.
Reprints:
Keywords:
blue kryptonite; Fortress of Solitude; green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

synopsis by Kevin Rowand 2/23/09

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Son of Bizarro!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Son of Bizarro! Part 1
    Superman
  3. 2. ["Help! Let me up!"]
    Dexter
  4. 3. Part II The "Orphan" Bizarro!
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. Part III The Bizarro Supergirl!
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Chris Boyko
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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