(November 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 Periodical 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

Superman's Toughest Day! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane
Reprints:
Keywords:
acids; Superman robots

Superman's Toughest Day! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; a Superman Robot; Clark Kent Robot; Ed Somers (Foreman)
Synopsis:
A day in Superman's life. His Clark Kent robot has to avoid showing the damage to his hands while on a date with Lois.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor

["Young man, would you help me out?"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[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

["Quick! Open up the gates!"] (Table of Contents)

Sagebrush Sam / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

["I'll wear these pants today!"] (Table of Contents)

Homer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Supergirl of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Superman; Lesla-Lar (villain); Gismak-Ral; Dick Malverne [was Dick Wilson]; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Lex Luthor; Fred Danvers; Mrs. Danvers; Angark; Jerro (flashback); Brainiac 5 (flashback)
Synopsis:
Using a time machine, a powerless Supergirl travels to the future, where her powers return and she frees humanity from the tyrannical reign of the Clan of Censors. When she returns to the present she finds her powers have returned, and she is no longer harmed by kryptonite. Lesla-Lar's plot to replace Supergirl has been discovered in Kandor.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Green Kryptonite

Wanted: Safe Bus Riders! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Boy, it's good to sit down!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman's Toughest Day!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman's Toughest Day!
    Superman
  3. 2. ["Young man, would you help me out?"]
    Shorty
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  5. 4. ["Quick! Open up the gates!"]
    Sagebrush Sam
  6. 5. ["I'll wear these pants today!"]
    Homer
  7. 6. The Supergirl of Tomorrow!
    Supergirl
  8. 7. Wanted: Safe Bus Riders!
  9. 8. ["Boy, it's good to sit down!"]
    Little Pete
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