(July 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 Super-Powers of Perry White! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Perry White [as Master-Man]
Reprints:
Keywords:
Kandor; Perry White statues; statues

The Super-Powers of Perry White! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White [Masterman]; Xasnu (villain); Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl; Y'Trom
Synopsis:
After being infected by an alien plant, Perry White gains super powers and goes after Superman.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Green Kryptonite; Kandor (cameo); White 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 Terry Burke; Manuel Figueros; Thomas Nolan; Richard Gorsky; Mike Smith; Larry Raschi; Gerald Bodlander; Linda Bellen

["Hey, you - stop! What's the big rush?"] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey
Reprints:

["Ah! A customer!"] (Table of Contents)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moolah
Reprints:

The Unknown Supergirl! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Lee]; Superman; Krypto; Linda Lee robot; Jerro; Lori Lemaris; Tough Tommy
Synopsis:
Superman is ready to announce Supergirl's existence to the world, but she mysteriously loses her powers at the last minute.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Atlantis; kryptonite dust

Indexer Notes

Serialized story (vs. Lesla Lar) which continues until 285.
Writer identification by Bob Hughes. Story is also claimed by Otto Binder.

The Inside Stories of Batman and Robin's Top Secrets (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Sheldon Moldoff; Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #1

["We will now hold the seance."] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Eureka
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Appears between pages 8 and 9 of the Supergirl story.

See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman... (Table of Contents)

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #3

At Last! (Table of Contents)

Secret Origins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Secret Origins (DC, 1961 series) #1

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Super-Powers of Perry White!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Super-Powers of Perry White!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. ["Hey, you - stop! What's the big rush?"]
    Casey the Cop
  5. 4. ["Ah! A customer!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  6. 5. The Unknown Supergirl!
    Supergirl
  7. 6. The Inside Stories of Batman and Robin's Top Secrets
    Batman and Robin
  8. 7. ["We will now hold the seance."]
    Professor Eureka
  9. 8. See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman...
    Superman
  10. 9. At Last!
    Secret Origins
This issue was most recently modified by:
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