(April 1962)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of March, June, Sept., and Dec.
On-sale date:
1962-02-06
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
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
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 Robot Master! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen (robot); Lois Lane (robot); Perry White (robot)
Reprints:

The Robot Master! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Brainiac 5; Chameleon Boy; Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Supergirl] (guest stars); Superman; Lois Lane (robot); Perry White (robot); Jimmy Olsen (robot); Clark Kent (robot); Jor-El (Statue); Lara (Statue)
Synopsis:
Superman and Supergirl must figure out who the Robot-Master is, and how did he create robot doubles of Perry White, Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen, and Clark Kent.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude

Do You Know Your Neighbors? (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen

["Gosh, mom, do I hafta go to the dentist?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children

Superbaby Captures the Pumpkin Gang! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superbaby (guest star); Pete Ross (baby); Lana Lang (baby); Lex Luthor (baby); Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Chief Parker; Pumpkin Gang (villains)
Synopsis:
Superbaby and Officer Parker stop the Pumpkin Gang.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

An untold tale of Superman when he was a Superbaby!

["Some rain we had last night!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from Tom Sawyer, Raymond Bowie, Lynda Jeske, John Fiala, Animal Lover, Benny Compere.

The TV Trap For Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; The Anti-Superman Gang (villains); Krypto; Perry White; Superman Robot
Synopsis:
Two criminals trick Superman into wearing a secret TV camera so they can figure out his secret identity.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; green kryptonite (fake)

["This homework is hard!"] (Table of Contents)

Bebe / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Robot Master!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Robot Master!
    Superman
  3. 2. Do You Know Your Neighbors?
    Buzzy
  4. 3. ["Gosh, mom, do I hafta go to the dentist?"]
    Little Pete
  5. 4. Superbaby Captures the Pumpkin Gang!
    Superman
  6. 5. ["Some rain we had last night!"]
    Little Pete
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  8. 7. The TV Trap For Superman!
    Superman
  9. 8. ["This homework is hard!"]
    Bebe
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