(April 1962)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

Issue Notes

Arrival date: 2/27/1962


Perry White's Manhunt for Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Perry White; Krypto
Reprints:
Keywords:
beartraps

Perry White's Manhunt for Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl; the Superman Revenge Squad; Lois Lane; Krypto; Perry White; Rava (Alien from planet Wexr II); Scout 627 (Alien from planet Wexr II); Matter Eater from the Interplanetary Zoo
Synopsis:
Superman must overcome the effects of Red Kryptonite which is giving him nightmares and stop Rava and the Superman Revenge Squad.
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite; Jimmy Olsen Fan Club; statue of Lightning Lord

Indexer Notes

Continued from previous issue. Script: Info by Bob Bailey, 2005-08-12 (Per Sandell ed.)

Don't Miss These Two Super-Spectaculars! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Pete Ross; Krypto; Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Perry White
Synopsis:
House ad for Superboy #96 and Superman #152

["My, isn't it dangerous living out in the open?"] (Table of Contents)

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

["Golly - I made thirty cents."] (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
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Dennis Fox, John H. Fahey, Susan Lavine, Alica Capson, Jerry Bails (founder of comic book fandom), Barry Nowling, Dale Marino, Sharon Thom, James Glynn.

Supergirl's Greatest Challenge! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milton Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Lois Lane; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Bouncing Boy]; Whizzy (descendant of Streaky); Positive Man; Chameleon Men [also appear disguised as Legionnaires]; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Streaky
Synopsis:
Supergirl helps out Legionnaires; then defeats Chameleon Men imposters
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The real Brainiac 5, Chameleon Boy, and Triplicate Girl do not appear in this story, only their Chameleon Men impostors.

["Mom always has me go to the store to pick up packages for her!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Perry White's Manhunt for Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. Perry White's Manhunt for Superman!
    Superman
  3. 2. Don't Miss These Two Super-Spectaculars!
    DC Comics
  4. 3. ["My, isn't it dangerous living out in the open?"]
    Chief Hot Foot
  5. 4. ["Golly - I made thirty cents."]
    Little Pete
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  7. 6. Supergirl's Greatest Challenge!
    Supergirl
  8. 7. ["Mom always has me go to the store to pick up packages for her!"]
    Little Pete
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