(April 1962)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1962-02-27
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 Kookie Super-Ape! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
John Forte ?; Curt Swan ?; ? (Superboy inset)
Inks:
John Forte; ? (Superboy inset)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Bizarro-Titano; Bizarro Lois; Bizarro #1; Superboy (inset)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils: Forte (Bob Hughes, 2005-08) or Swan (Bob Bailey, 2005-08-12). Formerly credited to Wayne Boring.

Superboy inset appears to be a stat from an earlier issue, possibly from 1947 to 1949.

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad, with order coupon, for 18 novelty items from Honor House Prod. Corp.

Inside front cover.

The Duel of the Superboys! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bronze Boy (introduction); Principal Wade; Chief Parker; Professor Lang
Synopsis:
Vonrovia claims their super-hero is better than Superboy.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn. Rehash of Adventure 175.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for Superboy #96 and Superman #152.

Do You Know Your Neighbors? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; teen

["Oh, mother, will the dress be finished in time?"] (Table of Contents)

Peg / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Wrong dress for a barn dance

100 Toy Soldiers $1.25 (Table of Contents)

Josely Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from Barbara Swindler, Ralph A. Moss, Ellen White, Donald Christian, Evan Foley and Bits of Bizarro Business from Dennis Donahue, Gene Saver, Daniel Murphy, Mark Kachor, Fred Browning, Steve Korf, Neil Kalman, Ricky Spector, Linda Soldo, John Ellis, Mary Fortson, Fred Bronson, Jack Harris (see below), Greg Davis & Roger Watson, Walter Ogden, Ned Snively, Arlene Chase, Carole Krepas, John McGeehan, Mike Kennedy, Clint Haire, Anthony Curione. Bob Bailey confirmed with Jack C. Harris (the writer/editor for DC during the 70s and 80s)that this was his entry. Superman #202 reprinted 2 pages of these ideas from various issues, but Jack Harris' did not appear there.

The Kookie Super-Ape! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Bizarro World / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Bizarro-Lana; Bizarro-Lois; Bizarro Jr; Bizarro-Krypto; Bizarro-Titano (introduction); Bizarro-Jimmy Olsen; Bizarro-Perry White
Synopsis:
Bizzaro-Titano wrestles Bizzaro-Lois
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker id by Bob Hughes 8/2005. Formerly George Klein.

["The book's not here!"] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Missing book has girl friend's telephone number in it.

Coming Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for Action Comics #287, Jimmy Olsen #60 and Lois Lane #32.

Reward $2,000.00 for this coin (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Keywords:
coin; coin collecting; numismatist

Indexer Notes

Ad, with order coupon, for coin catalogue from Best Value Co., Coin Dept.

Frontier Cabin Big Enough for 2- 3 Kids! (Table of Contents)

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for toy cabin built of DuPont Polyethelene.

["Are You Skinny Like I Was?"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Ben Rebhuhn bodybuilding ad for the American Body Building Club.

Make Money Get Prizes (Table of Contents)

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for selling vegetable and flower seeds for the American Seed Co., Lancaster, Pa.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Kookie Super-Ape!
    Tales of the Bizarro World
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
  3. 2. The Duel of the Superboys!
    Superboy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Do You Know Your Neighbors?
    Buzzy
  6. 5. ["Oh, mother, will the dress be finished in time?"]
    Peg
  7. 6. 100 Toy Soldiers $1.25
    Josely Co.
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  9. 8. The Kookie Super-Ape!
    Tales of the Bizarro World
  10. 9. ["The book's not here!"]
    Varsity Vic
  11. 10. Coming Super-Attractions!
  12. 11. Reward $2,000.00 for this coin
  13. 12. Frontier Cabin Big Enough for 2- 3 Kids!
    Frontier Cabin
  14. 13. ["Are You Skinny Like I Was?"]
  15. 14. Make Money Get Prizes
    American Seed Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • James Zee
  • Peter Croome
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Michael Grabois
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Pat Lang
  • Mark Waid
  • Sidne Gail Ward
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ted Watson
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
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