(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 [Clark Kent]; Brainiac; Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints:
Keywords:
shrinking

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

Superman / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [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.

["Tootsie Roll makes History!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[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

["There's more than meets the eye..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Trapped In Kandor! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Linda Danvers] (brief origin); Superman [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

["Guaranteed to make you smile..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Brainiac's Super-Revenge!
    Superman
  2. 1. Brainiac's Super-Revenge!
    Superman
  3. 2. ["Tootsie Roll makes History!"]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  5. 4. ["This correspondence course on magic is great!"]
    Ollie
  6. 5. ["There's more than meets the eye..."]
  7. 6. Trapped In Kandor!
    Supergirl
  8. 7. ["Guaranteed to make you smile..."]
  9. 8. See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman...
    Superman
  10. 9. 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
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Diverse Hands
  • Brian Mowbray
  • John Greb
  • 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
  • Bob Hughes
  • Darrel McCann
  • Ed Boner