(June 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

Superman's Super-Courtship! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Supergirl; Luma Lynai of Staryl
Reprints:

Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy; Joe Kubert; Gil Kane; Ross Andru
Inks:
Nick Cardy; Joe Kubert; Murphy Anderson; Mike Esposito
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; house ad for Aquaman (DC, 1962 series). Hawkman [then appearing in The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series)], Atom (DC, 1962 series) and Metal Men [then appearing in Showcase (DC, 1956 series)]

The Super-Practical Joker! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman ?
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Dexter Willis (introduction); Avenue Ten Mob (introduction)
Synopsis:
A new employee at the Daily Planet is a practical joker. Superman convinces him that practical jokes are not fun.
Reprints:
Keywords:
gorillas; Supermanium

["Now for our morning exercises."] (Table of Contents)

Ollie / 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
Characters:
Ollie

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Curt Swan (logo illustration)
Inks:
Stan Kaye (logo illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Andy Golub; Nicholas Daquanno; Michael Lefkowitz; Michael Collis; Fred Cohen; E. Boritzer

["I'll catch it!"] (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
Characters:
Little Pete

["ZQYWF-GTD NX YMJ SJBJXY..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

membership application form for the Supermen of America; also includes message in secret code Code Saturn No. 5); decoded message reads: "Ultra-Boy is the newest member of the Legion of Super-Heroes. See the July issue of Superboy!"

Superman's Super-Courtship! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Superman; Luma Lynai; Helen of Troy; Rhondous; adult Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Man; Phantom Woman; Chameleon Man; Triplicate Woman; Sun Man; Saturn Woman; Brainiac 5; Lightning Man]; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers
Synopsis:
Supergirl tries to play matchmaker for her cousin Superman with Helen of Troy, Saturn Woman, and Luma Lynai of Staryl, but realizes she needs to leave Superman's love life up to fate.
Reprints:
Keywords:
time travel; Troy

Big-Big-Big News About a Small-Small-Small Super-Hero! (Table of Contents)

The Atom / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Atom (DC, 1962 series) #1, on sale April 24

Your Pass to New Worlds! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Frank takes his friends to the public library where they are impressed with the different kinds of books that can teach them new things.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; house ad for DC comics titles

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman's Super-Courtship!
    Supergirl
  2. 1. Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today!
  3. 2. The Super-Practical Joker!
    Superman
  4. 3. ["Now for our morning exercises."]
    Ollie
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. ["I'll catch it!"]
    Little Pete
  7. 6. ["ZQYWF-GTD NX YMJ SJBJXY..."]
    Supermen of America
  8. 7. Superman's Super-Courtship!
    Supergirl
  9. 8. Big-Big-Big News About a Small-Small-Small Super-Hero!
    The Atom
  10. 9. Your Pass to New Worlds!
  11. 10. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Dwayne Best
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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