(September 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

Brainiac's Super-Revenge! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Brainiac; Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints:
Keywords:
shrinking

Brainiac's Super-Revenge! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Congo Bill; Congorilla; Brainiac (villain); Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Molnur; Invisible Rogue; Elastic Crook; Electric Man (cameo); Insect Master (cameo)
Synopsis:
Congorilla helps Superman, Lois and Jimmy escape from Brainiac's trap.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inks note from original indexer: Gene Reed says Klein.

[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:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Jim Larsen; J. W. Santamo; John Palanza; Richard Tomaso; Jerry Dortsch; Judy Plotkin; John Green; Angus Kahn

["This correspondence course on magic is great!"] (Table of Contents)

Ollie / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ollie
Keywords:
handcuffs; stage magic

Trapped In Kandor! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers] (brief origin); Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor; Lesla-Lar (villain); Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Zor-El (flashback); Perry White (cameo); Martha Kent (flashback; cameo); Jonathan Kent (flashback; cameo)
Synopsis:
Kandorian scientist Lesla-Lar changes places with a de-powered Supergirl using her teleporter ray and begins her plan to destroy Superman.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Argo City; Fortress of Solitude; Kandor

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Action Comics #279; Story continues in Action Comics #281

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

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) #2

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Brainiac's Super-Revenge!
    Superman
  2. 1. Brainiac's Super-Revenge!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. ["This correspondence course on magic is great!"]
    Ollie
  5. 4. Trapped In Kandor!
    Supergirl
  6. 5. See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman...
    Superman
  7. 6. The Inside Stories of Batman and Robin's Top Secrets
    Batman and Robin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Peter Croome
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  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Carlos Tasada
  • John Douglas Miceli
  • Kyle Weber
  • Terry Watkins
  • Allen Ross
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
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