(December 1961)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1961-10-31
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

Issue Notes

Note 1: Arrival date: 31 October 1961 (Bob Bailey, 2 September 2005)


["I'd love to meet the prankster who tipped me off that I'd find a big story on this island!"] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints:
Keywords:
red kryptonite; rowboats; statues

The Red Kryptonite Menace! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Red Kryptonite; Green Kryptonite; Jan Dex [Durlan]; Zo-Gar [Durlan]; Sherlock Holmes; Jor-El; Lara; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Khrushchev (Disguised Durlan); John F. Kennedy (Disguised Durlan)
Synopsis:
Two shape-changing Durlans arrive on earth from the 30th century. They collect red and green kryptonite in an attempt to kill Superman. Three different Red Kryptonite meteors give Superman the ability to make his wishes come true, shoot fire from his mouth when he talks and read minds.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Note 1: Script added by Bob Bailey, 2 September 2005 (Per Sandell ed.)

["H'lo Buzzer. Now that you go to school, how do you like it?"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from Ned Snively, Gene Miller, Ricky Hunt, Edward Galvin, James Gagne, Edna Patterson, Leo Marcey

["What a neat program!"] (Table of Contents)

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Six Red "K" Perils of Supergirl! (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; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Fred Danvers; Mrs. Danvers; Superman; Dick Malverne; Red Kryptonite; Rolf Von Holtz; Conway Tremaine
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Action Comics #284

People Are People! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I'd love to meet the prankster who tipped me off that I'd find a big story on this island!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Red Kryptonite Menace!
    Superman
  3. 2. ["H'lo Buzzer. Now that you go to school, how do you like it?"]
    Little Pete
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  5. 4. ["What a neat program!"]
    Peg
  6. 5. The Six Red "K" Perils of Supergirl!
    Supergirl
  7. 6. People Are People!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bob Bailey
  • Peter Croome
  • Chris Boyko
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