(February 1961)

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
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

Bizarro Meets Frankenstein! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Bizarro #1; Frankenstein (actor in makeup)
Reprints:

The Great Superman Hoax! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein ?
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Professor Otto Juris (introduction, villain); Perry White; Jimmy Olsen (robot; cameo); Eddie (photo-retouch expert at the Daily Planet)
Synopsis:
Professor Juris pretends that he is secretly Superman to attempt to steal some Red Kryptonite from Perry White.
Reprints:

Our American Heritage (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
William Penn; Tom Paine; Emma Lazarus; John Peter Zenger; Harriet Tubman
Synopsis:
historical quiz

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Lois Lane's Lucky Day! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Clip Carson (introduction, villain); Zelda; Max
Synopsis:
Perry White sends Clark and Lois to a carnival to determine if the games are rigged. Upon finding the games rigged, Clark uses his super powers to allow customers to win.
Reprints:

["Tricksy, you've done everything in this circus!"] (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)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

avg sales 810,000

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Curt Swan (logo Illustration)
Inks:
Stan Kaye (logo illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Jeff Menkes; Roy Martin; Martin Revelski; Johnny Redmond; Tony Amarlis

Bizarro Meets Frankenstein! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Bizarro #1; Bizarro-Lois #1; Bizarro-Jr. #1; Bizarro-Lois Jr. #1 (intro); The Abominable Snowman (intro, cameo); Bizarro World; Charlie Chaplin (cameo; image on TV); an actor (as Frankenstein's Monster)
Synopsis:
After seeing an Earth program claiming that Frankenstein was the scariest monster, Bizarro #1 travels to Earth to prove that he is scarier than Frankenstein.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Bizarro Meets Frankenstein!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Great Superman Hoax!
    Superman
  3. 2. Our American Heritage
  4. 3. Lois Lane's Lucky Day!
    Superman
  5. 4. ["Tricksy, you've done everything in this circus!"]
    Tricksy
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  8. 7. Bizarro Meets Frankenstein!
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Dwayne Best
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Rivard
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross
  • Ed Boner