(October 1961)

DC, 1938 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
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 Man Who Saved Superman's Life! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Shelly Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jor-El; Superboy; Professor Amos Dunn
Reprints:

The Man Who Saved Kal-El's Life! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Paul Pratt (villain); Gerald Greer (villain); Lois Lane; Professor Amos Dunn; Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashbacks); Superbaby (flashback); Superboy (flashback); Ramon (Security Guard); Babe Ruth (Cameo)
Synopsis:
Superman meets Professor Dunn who visited Krypton and meet Jor-El before Krypton exploded. Using the Professor's "Matter-Radio" plans two crooks are on a crime spree.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Remake of "The Man Who Went to Krypton" from Superman #77 (August 1952)

["Wow - what a tackle!"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["Hmm. this set is in pretty bad condition!"] (Table of Contents)

Homer / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Did YOU vote for a new hair style for Linda (Supergirl) Lee? (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Linda Lee; Streaky
Reprints:

The Secret of the Time-Barrier! (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; Superman; Krypto; Lesla-Lar (villain)
Synopsis:
The effects of Lesla-Lar's ray have still stripped Supergirl of her powers, but when Superman takes her into the past it is discovered that her super powers return in other time periods.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; time travel

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Action Comics #280; Story continues in Action Comics #282

Editing
Edits to this Issue are currently awaiting review by a GCD Editor

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Man Who Saved Superman's Life!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Man Who Saved Kal-El's Life!
    Superman
  3. 2. ["Wow - what a tackle!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  4. 3. ["Hmm. this set is in pretty bad condition!"]
    Homer
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. Did YOU vote for a new hair style for Linda (Supergirl) Lee?
  7. 6. The Secret of the Time-Barrier!
    Supergirl
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • R. Alan Silva-López
  • Peter Croome
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