(November 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's Old Age! (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

The Old Man of Metropolis! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El] (also as Superwoman); Lucy Lane; Lex Luthor; Krypto; Lana Lang; Bizarro
Synopsis:
Superman inadvertently smashes through the time barrier into the future - but emerges as an old man with no super powers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dream story; Fortress of Solitude; Green Kryptonite

Indexer Notes

A dream story.

White Egret (Table of Contents)

Let's Go Hunting! / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel ?
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel ?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

fun facts

["Mom, I - I don't think I'll get up today..."] (Table of Contents)

Janie / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner ?
Inks:
Bob Oksner ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Janie
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 Dennis Novotny; Bernie Heeney; Chuck Pardie; Tina Anderson; Ruth Lyons; Nancy Nesfield; Eddie Latham; Neal Post; Pete McElvein; Matthew A. Rosenblatt; Frankie Connors; Lawrence Black; June Rives; Lewis Hendler; Ben Marcus

Supergirl's Busiest Day! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Batman (guest star); Robin (guest star); Krypto; Lori Lemaris; Superman; Ronal; Jerro; Malo (villain); Joker (picture); Krypto
Synopsis:
With Superman on a space mission, Supergirl has a day full of emergencies to deal with.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Atlantis; Bat-Cave; Fortress of Solitude; golf; Green Kryptonite; Kandor

Indexer Notes

Supergirl meets Batman and Robin.

["I haven't had a passenger all day!"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty

["VJG PGZV IXCPV UQRGTOCP CPPWCN..."] (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 Venus No. 2)
decoded message reads: "The next Giant Superman Annual will feature Bizarro, Brainiac, and other monsters and villains."

Just Imagine! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #1, on sale August 25

Keep Learning -- The Key to Success! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Frank wants to quit school until he realizes how it will affect his future.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman's Old Age!
    Superman; Supergirl
  2. 1. The Old Man of Metropolis!
    Superman
  3. 2. White Egret
    Let's Go Hunting!
  4. 3. ["Mom, I - I don't think I'll get up today..."]
    Janie
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. Supergirl's Busiest Day!
    Supergirl
  7. 6. ["I haven't had a passenger all day!"]
    Shorty
  8. 7. ["VJG PGZV IXCPV UQRGTOCP CPPWCN..."]
    Supermen of America
  9. 8. Just Imagine!
    Justice League of America
  10. 9. Keep Learning -- The Key to Success!
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