(March 1962)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1962-01-25
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

The Jury of Super-Enemies! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Saturn Queen; Cosmic King; Brainiac; Lightning Lord; Electro; Lex Luthor
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite; juries; trials

The Jury of Super-Enemies! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Legion of Super-Villains [Lex Luthor; Saturn Queen; Brainiac; Electro; Lightning Lord; Cosmic King]; Krypto; Streaky; Titano; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl; Jimmy Olsen Fan Club; Rava (alien from planet Wexr II); Scout 627 (alien from planet Wexr II)
Synopsis:
Rava and his alien henchmen expose Superman to red kryptonite that will cause him to have nightmares.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Green Kryptonite; Kandor; Red Kryptonite; Superman Museum

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Action Comics #287, "Perry White's Manhunt for Superman!".

The Fantastic Fingers of Felix Faust! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #10, on sale January 30

Now in a Magazine of His Own! (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Aquaman (DC, 1962 series) #2, on sale January 25

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Curt Swan (logo illustration)
Inks:
Stan Kaye (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Eddie Ramirez; John Gearhart III; Jim Hutcheson; Steven Stone; Fred Bronson; Claudia Randy; Joseph Katin

["I'm in a hurry."] (Table of Contents)

Ollie / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ollie

The Death of Luthor! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Jim Mooney; Curt Swan (Luthor's head, page 4, panel 4)
Inks:
Jim Mooney; George Klein (Luthor's head, page 4, panel 4)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Lex Luthor; Dick Malverne; Jerro; Garr Rindaz; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Lori Lemaris
Synopsis:
Luthor is accidentally killed during a battle with Supergirl, and she travels to Atlantis and into outer space to find a way to restore him to life. Alive again, Luthor declares that he now hates Supergirl even more than Superman because she has made him a laughing-stock by saving his life.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Atlantis; Green Kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Swan/Klein credits by Bob Bailey, 2005-08-12 (Per Sandell ed.)

["Of all things!"] (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
Characters:
Shorty

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1961
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months: 485,000
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., H. Donenfeld, I. Donenfeld, S. Iger, H. Donenfeld Foundation, Inc., J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, S.U. Sampliner, all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Jury of Super-Enemies!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Jury of Super-Enemies!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Fantastic Fingers of Felix Faust!
    Justice League of America
  4. 3. Now in a Magazine of His Own!
    Aquaman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. ["I'm in a hurry."]
    Ollie
  7. 6. The Death of Luthor!
    Supergirl
  8. 7. ["Of all things!"]
    Shorty
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
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