(August 1961)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1962-02-27
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

Arrival date: 1962-02-27


The War of the Superboys (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dev-Em; Jor-El (statue); Lara (statue)

Indexer Notes

Inker id by Bob Hughes 8/05.

War of the Superboys (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dev-Em (introduction); Jor-El; Lara (flashbacks); Krypto; Ron-Em; Leeta
Synopsis:
Bad boy Dev-Em escapes Krypton and arrives on Earth
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Concluded in next issue. Superboy origin retold. Yellow sun theory included. Writer id by Martin O'Hearn. Corrected 8/05. Previously given to Otto Binder.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

["You hit in the woods again, Shorty!"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Adds garden tools to golf-bag because he's often in the rough

Jimmy Olsen's Kookie Scoops (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Bizarro World / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
Olsen-Bizarro (introduction); Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Bizarro Lois; Bizarro Perry White; Bizarro Krypto
Synopsis:
Jimmy accidentally gets transported to the Bizarro World and tries to work for the Bizarro newspaper
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker id by Bob Hughes 8/05. Previously stated as George Klein.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The War of the Superboys
    Superboy
  2. 1. War of the Superboys
    Superboy
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  4. 3. ["You hit in the woods again, Shorty!"]
    Shorty
  5. 4. Jimmy Olsen's Kookie Scoops
    Tales of the Bizarro World
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  • Katie
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Bob Hughes
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  • Gene Reed
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  • 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