(February 1962)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly with the exception of March , June, September and December
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
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Super-Creature from Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Kryptonian flame-dragon
Reprints:

The Three Tough Teen-Agers! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; Maxie Kargan; Louie Mapes; Artie
Synopsis:
Lois takes a job as a teacher to write a report on juvenile delinquents. Superman helps her scare them straight.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude

["Here's the house!"] (Table of Contents)

Homer / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

statement required by the act of August 24,1912 (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Printed at Sparta Illinois
Publisher National Periodical Publications 575 Lexington Ave, NY NY
Editor Mort Weisinger
Bus Mgr Jack Liebowitz
Owners: H Donenfeld, I Donenfeld, S Iger, JS Liebowitz, PH Sampliner, SU Sampliner.
Avg Circulation: 820,000

The Man Who Trained Supermen! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Conrad Krugg (intro, villain); Professor Schmitz; Daisy
Synopsis:
Superman stops a con-man who is giving regular folks fake super-powers.
Reprints:

["How do you like this room?"] (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jim Hutcheson, Benny Vick, Joe Korrig, Steve Higins, Bruce Kaloski, Punky Stevens, Pete Wilson.

Superman's Greatest Secret! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; a Kryptonian dragon; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Van-Zee; Nim-Zee; Reg-En
Synopsis:
A Kryptonian Flame-Dragon is loose on Earth and Superman must stop the creature.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Super-Creature from Krypton!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Three Tough Teen-Agers!
    Superman
  3. 2. ["Here's the house!"]
    Homer
  4. 3. statement required by the act of August 24,1912
  5. 4. The Man Who Trained Supermen!
    Superman
  6. 5. ["How do you like this room?"]
    Shorty
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  8. 7. Superman's Greatest Secret!
    Superman
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