(January 1961)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Contains indexer Bob Cherry's letter of comment. (Anybody know where the other two are?)


Superboy and the Mermaid from Atlantis (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Forte?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lori Lemaris; Lana Lang

Indexer Notes

Inker id by Bob Hughes 8/05

Superboy and the Mermaid from Atlantis (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lori Lemaris; Lana Lang; Britt Lemaris (intro); Orma Lemaris (intro); kryptonite; Prof Lang; Aquababy (cameo)
Synopsis:
Superboy meets Lori Lemaris as a teen-ager.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Explanation of the difference between Aquaman's Atlantis and Lori Lemaris's Atlantis. Inker id by Bob Hughes 8/05

Watch for the Second Superman Annual! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Titano; Brainiac; Bizarro; Metallo
Synopsis:
House ad for Superman Annual #2.

["There's the moon - straight ahead!"] (Table of Contents)

Doctor Rocket / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Forgets toothbrush; goes back

Seven Faces of Congorilla (Table of Contents)

Congorilla and Janu / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle; superhero
Characters:
Janu
Synopsis:
Dizziness makes him act out nursery rhyme

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes 8/05

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Smallville Mailsack / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger [as Ed.]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Superboy

["Pardon me, is Miss Gibbs here?"] (Table of Contents)

Peg / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Boy uses excuse to visit girl's gym class repeatedly
Reprints:

The Lost Ocean! (Table of Contents)

Aquaman and Aqualad / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aqualad [Garth]; Jim Flood; Ted Flood; Movie Director; Lighthouse Keeper
Synopsis:
Aquaman and Aqualad help make TV movie Sea Chase after the two stars get the bends after diving to deep. Sea Chase is a parody of TV series Sea Hunt.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes 8/05.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superboy and the Mermaid from Atlantis
    Superboy
  2. 1. Superboy and the Mermaid from Atlantis
    Superboy
  3. 2. Watch for the Second Superman Annual!
    Superman
  4. 3. ["There's the moon - straight ahead!"]
    Doctor Rocket
  5. 4. Seven Faces of Congorilla
    Congorilla and Janu
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  7. 6. ["Pardon me, is Miss Gibbs here?"]
    Peg
  8. 7. The Lost Ocean!
    Aquaman and Aqualad
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gene Reed
  • Terry Jeffress
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Cherry
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Michael Grabois
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Pat Lang
  • Mark Waid
  • Sidne Gail Ward
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ted Watson
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ed Boner