(July 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.
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:
newsprint
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 Undersea Pranks of Mr. Mxyzptlk! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Mr. Mxyzptlk
Reprints:

The Underwater Pranks of Mr. Mxyzptlk! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Mr. Mxyzptlk (villain); Lori Lemaris; Krypto; Streaky; Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Judge Morrow; Mr. Hyttwmf
Synopsis:
Mr. Mxyzptlk returns to the 3rd dimension to attempt to win a practical joke contest in his home dimension.
Reprints:

["Ollie- Are you home?"] (Table of Contents)

Ollie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Fred Landesman, Susan Lobello, Robyn Thornton, Steven Samuelson, Ronald Uchman, Lyle Evan, John Zegera

Krypton's First Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); Supergirl; Lori Lemaris; Ral-En (intro, villain, death, flashback); Mag-En (intro, villain, death, flashback); Lex Luthor (cameo); Lon-Es (intro); Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
Supergirl discovers why Superman has begun to act evil at random intervals, and it all goes back to before Krypton exploded.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor

Be A Good Citizen! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

"Pete, it's getting late. Better run upstairs and take your bath!" (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
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Undersea Pranks of Mr. Mxyzptlk!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Underwater Pranks of Mr. Mxyzptlk!
    Superman
  3. 2. ["Ollie- Are you home?"]
    Ollie
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  5. 4. Krypton's First Superman!
    Superman
  6. 5. Be A Good Citizen!
    Superman
  7. 6. "Pete, it's getting late. Better run upstairs and take your bath!"
    Little Pete
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Walker
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Dwayne Best
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Rivard
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross
  • Ed Boner