(March 1961)

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

The Reversed Super-Powers! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Superwoman [Lois Lane]
Reprints:

The Reversed Super-Powers! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Superwoman [Lois Lane]; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Superman Robot Z
Synopsis:
While trying to make himself immune to Kryptonite an explosion in the lab removes Superman's power and gives Lois powers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Green Kryptonite

[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:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Bill Slaten; Mike Mahoney; David Schaefer; Renee Rosenman; Linda Breitman; Sharon Johnston; Mike Cox; Calvin Rush; Tom McGeehan; John McGeehan

Now in a Magazine of His Own! (Table of Contents)

Rip Hunter... Time Master / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction; adventure

Indexer Notes

house ad for Rip Hunter... Time Master (DC, 1961 series) #1 (March-April 1961)

["Casey, will you save all your old magazines for me?"] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey

Supergirl's Three Time Trips! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Annie Oakley; Buffalo Bill; George Washington; Betsy Ross; Captain John Smith; Running Deer; Pocahontas; Superman
Synopsis:
When tasked to do a report on a famous historical figure, Supergirl travels into the past to view Annie Oakley, Betsy Ross and Pocahontas in action, but in each time period she encounters kryptonite.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Green Kryptonite; time travel

Don't Sell Nature Short! (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:
A wildlife preserve wins out over plans to build a new shopping center.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

["Some trick. Bah!"] (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
Characters:
Tricksy

["HQFWP PJSY QJKY XRFQQANQQJ..."] (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 Saturn No. 5)
decoded message reads: "Clark Kent left Smallville and moved to Metropolis when he was twenty years old."

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Reversed Super-Powers!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Reversed Super-Powers!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. Now in a Magazine of His Own!
    Rip Hunter... Time Master
  5. 4. ["Casey, will you save all your old magazines for me?"]
    Casey the Cop
  6. 5. Supergirl's Three Time Trips!
    Supergirl
  7. 6. Don't Sell Nature Short!
  8. 7. ["Some trick. Bah!"]
    Tricksy
  9. 8. ["HQFWP PJSY QJKY XRFQQANQQJ..."]
    Supermen of America
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