(April 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 Menace of Red and Green Kryptonite! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Brainiac
Reprints:

The Menace of Red-Green Kryptonite! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Brainiac (villain); Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Buzz Windrow; King and Queen of Rurtainia
Synopsis:
Braniac travels to Earth to steal some aluminum and also to test his new ray on Superman, a ray which is combined Red and Green Kryptonite. The new ray makes Superman act strangely, forcing him to always wear a hat while performing super deeds.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Green Kryptonite; Red Kryptonite

A Salute to Our American Indians! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Maria Tallchief; Jim Thorpe

["Quick, Doc, you've got to come with me."] (Table of Contents)

Buck Skinner / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Ma and Pa Kent Adopt Supergirl! (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; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Superman; Lex Luthor; Bob Benson; Squawky the Super-Parrot; Jor-El (cameo); Lara (cameo); Lana Lang (cameo)
Synopsis:
Supergirl has a dream where she is sent to Earth in a rocket and is adopted by the Kents rather than her cousin being the one first sent to Earth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

a dream story

["I'd like to buy a suit!"] (Table of Contents)

Ollie / 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
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Menace of Red and Green Kryptonite!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Menace of Red-Green Kryptonite!
    Superman
  3. 2. A Salute to Our American Indians!
  4. 3. ["Quick, Doc, you've got to come with me."]
    Buck Skinner
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. Ma and Pa Kent Adopt Supergirl!
    Supergirl
  7. 6. ["I'd like to buy a suit!"]
    Ollie
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