(December 1961)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color comic
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Modern US
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

First 12 cent issue.


Fishing Hole In The Sky! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Pencil and ink credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, December 2008.

Fishing Hole In The Sky (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Pencil and ink credits and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, December 2008.

Re-Live the Adventures of Superman When He Was a Boy! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Lana Lang
Synopsis:
House ad for Superboy #93.

Indexer Notes

Cover price has been whited-out in this ad.

["If a steel rod--instead of the bonds of gravity..."] (Table of Contents)

Amazing Ratios / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
non-fiction

The Jigsaw Weapon World (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Pencil and ink credits and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, December 2008.

[Berenice and Draco] (Table of Contents)

Star Names / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
MIlt Snapinn

Genre:
non-fiction

["I recently read an article..."] (Table of Contents)

Spotlight on Science / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz (Science Editor)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Big - Big - Big News about a Small - Small - Small Super-Hero (Table of Contents)

Atom / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Atom
Synopsis:
House ad for Showcase #35.

War in Washington (Table of Contents)

Atomic Knights / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Atomic Knights [Gardner Grayle; Douglas Herald; Marene Herald; Wayne Hobard; Hollis Hobard; Bryndon]; Dalas; Khagan; Khagan's army
Synopsis:
Wayne and Hollis are held prisoners and Bryndon and Gayle follow one of their own prisoners, Dalas, to Washington DC to free them and disable an ultraviolet ray.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil and ink credits and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, December 2008.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Fishing Hole In The Sky!
  2. 1. Fishing Hole In The Sky
  3. 2. Re-Live the Adventures of Superman When He Was a Boy!
    Superboy
  4. 3. ["If a steel rod--instead of the bonds of gravity..."]
    Amazing Ratios
  5. 4. The Jigsaw Weapon World
  6. 5. [Berenice and Draco]
    Star Names
  7. 6. ["I recently read an article..."]
    Spotlight on Science
  8. 7. Big - Big - Big News about a Small - Small - Small Super-Hero
    Atom
  9. 8. War in Washington
    Atomic Knights
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes