(August 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-Rivals! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Hercules; Samson
Reprints:

The Super-Rivals! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein ?
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Hercules; Samson
Synopsis:
In this imaginary tale, Lois Lane becomes engaged to Hercules and Lana Lang becomes enganged to Samson.
Reprints:

[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 Joe Sanson; Harvey Horowitz; Linda Norelli; Daniel DiMarino; J. W. Santamo; John Haverty; Beverly Rickert; Roland Hartzog; Richard Close

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

["This is the car I've got to ride through fire on tonight's show!"] (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

["Tweet"] (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 Secret Enemy! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Lesla-Lar (villain); Superman; Fred Danvers (introduction); Edna Danvers (introduction); Lex Luthor; Streaky; Lori Lemaris (picture); Ronal (picture); Jor-El (statue); Brainiac (picture)
Synopsis:
Kandorian scientist Lesla-Lar uses her tranporter ray to change places with Supergirl and becomes Lex Luthor's secret weapon.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; The Phantom Zone; X-Kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Adopted by the Danvers family; Story continues in Action Comics #280

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Super-Rivals!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Super-Rivals!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman...
    Superman
  5. 4. At Last!
    Secret Origins
  6. 5. ["This is the car I've got to ride through fire on tonight's show!"]
    Tricksy
  7. 6. ["Tweet"]
    Casey the Cop
  8. 7. Supergirl's Secret Enemy!
    Supergirl
  9. 8. The Inside Stories of Batman and Robin's Top Secrets
    Batman and Robin
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