(March 1962)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1962-02-13
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 and 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:
Superman; Krypto; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Ma Kent; Pa Kent; Lana Lang; Pete Ross; Chief Parker
Synopsis:
Aliens from Xnor come to visit Earth as tourists and are very annoying.

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 / filler / 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:
Even wears one in the bathtub

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 Lois Lane (as Marilyn Monroe); other Bizarro (as Jerry Lewis); other Bizarro (as John Kennedy); other Bizarro (as Mickey Mantle); Bizarro Krypto; Blue Kryptonite; Bizarro Lana; 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:

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Bob Hughes 8/05. Formerly George Klein.

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

Professor Eureka / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
You put him to sleep; you wake him up
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First line and reprint data from Arthur Lortie, added August 2006. Reprint line corrected. (10-11-2011)

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

Little Pete / filler / 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:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 ? page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Note: Statement of Ownership for 1961: Average Sales 460,000.

Location in issue is unknown.

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. Halloween Pranks of the Bizarro-Supermen
    Tales of the Bizarro World
  6. 5. ["Today's lecture will be on the philosophy of the ancient Inca Indians!"]
    Professor Eureka
  7. 6. ["Boy - look at all these snowballs!"]
    Little Pete
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
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