(March 1962)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1962-02-13
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 U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Halloween Pranks of the Bizarro-Supermen! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Bizarro World / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Bizarro-Lois [As Marilyn Monroe]; Bizarro Krypto; Two other Bizarros [as John Kennedy; Jerry Lewis]
Reprints:

Dial M for Monster! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Krypto; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Lana Lang; Pete Ross; Chief Parker; Professor Lewis Lang; Lana Lang Robot; Mr. Mxyzptlk (cameo)
Synopsis:
Aliens from Xnor come to visit Earth as tourists and are very annoying until Superboy can figure out a way to get them to leave.
Keywords:
Xnor (planet)

From Many Lands... (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Lou Cameron ?
Inks:
Lou Cameron ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

["Look at Tricksy zoom around that track!"] (Table of Contents)

Tricksy / 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
Synopsis:
Tricksy wears a safety belt, even when in the bathtub.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Smallville Mailsack / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Robert I. Diamond, John Sykes, and Bernard McCarthy. Bits of Bizarro Business by: Ralph Cohen, Stuart Fisher, Kieran Forrester, Regina Harry, Edward Cates, Robert Polakoski, Denise Santori, Randy Jones, Steve Sampson, Heidi Aeurbach, and Marvin Sandler.

The Halloween Pranks of the Bizarro-Supermen! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Bizarro World / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Bizarro No. 1 [also as Mickey Mantle]; Bizarro Lois No. 1; Bizarro Lois Lane [as Marilyn Monroe]; other Bizarro Superman [as Jerry Lewis]; other Bizarro Superman [as John Kennedy]; Bizarro Krypto; Bizarro Lana Lang; Bizarro Kltpzyxm; Krypto; Bizarro Lex Luthor
Synopsis:
On Bizarro world, it's the adults who wear masks and play pranks on Halloween. But when Bizarro No. 1 plays cruel tricks on him, Bizarro Krypto searches for a better companion.
Reprints:
Keywords:
blue kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Bob Hughes (formerly George Klein).

["Today's lecture will be on the philosophy of the ancient Inca Indians!"] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A student falls asleep during the professor's two-hour lecture. He asks another student to wake him, but the response is "You do it professor. You put him to sleep!"
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First line and reprint data from Arthur Lortie.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
J. S. Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1961: Average sales 460,000.

["Boy - look at all these snowballs!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Man wearing many hats makes great target
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Halloween Pranks of the Bizarro-Supermen!
    Tales of the Bizarro World
  2. 1. Dial M for Monster!
    Superboy
  3. 2. From Many Lands...
  4. 3. ["Look at Tricksy zoom around that track!"]
    Tricksy
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  6. 5. The Halloween Pranks of the Bizarro-Supermen!
    Tales of the Bizarro World
  7. 6. ["Today's lecture will be on the philosophy of the ancient Inca Indians!"]
    Professor Eureka
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. ["Boy - look at all these snowballs!"]
    Little Pete
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