(February 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

avg circulation 438,000


Superboy's New Parents! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Superboy

Superboy's New Parents (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ma Kent; Pa Kent; Lana Lang; Chester Hurd; Agnes Hurd; Superboy robot
Synopsis:
Superboy gets rid of crooked foster parents

Indexer Notes

writer id by Martin O'Hearn.

["Tticksy will now give a performance on the Trampoline!"] (Table of Contents)

Tricksy / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Jumps through stuffy circus tent roof for fresh air

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
John Sikela
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Lost Magic Ring (Table of Contents)

Congorilla / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle; superhero
Characters:
Janu
Synopsis:
Congorilla loses ring while possessing Congo Bill's mind

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes 8/05

[Crystal Ball Predicts Bad Day] (Table of Contents)

Moolah the Mystic / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Dumps water out window on customer to make prediction true

Our American Heritage (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

["The Crystal ball tells me today will be a bad day for you!"] (Table of Contents)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

average sales 438,000

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superboy's New Parents!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Superboy's New Parents
    Superboy
  3. 2. ["Tticksy will now give a performance on the Trampoline!"]
    Tricksy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  5. 4. The Lost Magic Ring
    Congorilla
  6. 5. [Crystal Ball Predicts Bad Day]
    Moolah the Mystic
  7. 6. Our American Heritage
  8. 7. ["The Crystal ball tells me today will be a bad day for you!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Terry Jeffress
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
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