(August 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

The New Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite

The New Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; The Superman Emergency Squad; "Dude" Dunn; Mrs. Van Kyle; Kryptonian Flame Dragon
Synopsis:
Red Kryptonite causes Superman to no longer be vulnerable to Green Kryptonite, but he is now vulnerable to other everyday objects.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Green Kryptonite; Kandor; Red Kryptonite

["ZIWALTILY HKCLUABYL JVIPJZ..."] (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 Neptune No. 7)
decoded message reads: "September Adventure Comics begins new series about the Legion of Super-Heroes."

Krypton, the World Where Superman Was Born, Lives Again! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #5, on sale June 14

[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:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Marty King; Robert Jones; Jim Hutcheson; Janice Sylvia; Douglas Musick; Mary Feldstein

Not Wanted: High School Dropouts! (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:
Alvin learns that it's hard to get a good job unless you finish school, and decides against dropping out.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appears in DC comics cover-dated February 1963.

The Bride of Mr. Mxyzptlk! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Zor-El; Alura
Synopsis:
Mr. Mxyzptlk decides to pester Supergirl while Superman is away from Earth, so he first changes many people into Bizarros and then restores Supergirl's Kryptonian parents to life, before deciding that Supergirl should marry him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Argo City; Bizarros; fifth dimension; Green Kryptonite

Batman and Robin's Most Fantastic Foes! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #3

See the Many Exciting Roles of Lois Lane... (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Lois Lane Annual (DC, 1962 series) #1

["Vic, will you deliver this costume..."] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Varsity Vic
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The New Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. The New Superman!
    Superman
  3. 2. ["ZIWALTILY HKCLUABYL JVIPJZ..."]
    Supermen of America
  4. 3. Krypton, the World Where Superman Was Born, Lives Again!
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. Not Wanted: High School Dropouts!
  7. 6. The Bride of Mr. Mxyzptlk!
    Supergirl
  8. 7. Batman and Robin's Most Fantastic Foes!
    Batman and Robin
  9. 8. See the Many Exciting Roles of Lois Lane...
    Lois Lane
  10. 9. ["Vic, will you deliver this costume..."]
    Varsity Vic
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