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(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 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 Unwanted Superbaby! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ma Kent; Pa Kent; Superbaby

The Unwanted Superbaby! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jor-El; Lara; Ma Kent; Pa Kent; King Rolf of Simbovia
Synopsis:
After his powers are revealed the military takes custody of baby Kal-El.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Imaginary Tale; intro gold K

["All you have to do is make pancakes, Ollie!"] (Table of Contents)

Ollie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Hiccups make pancakes fly all over the place

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from Richard C. West, Lyle Gorham, Bob Skilnik, Kathy Hallashan and "Bits of Bizarro Business" from several readers.

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:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Car 45, Get Lost! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Bizarro World / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Superman; Bizarro; Bizarro Jr.
Synopsis:
Bizarro and Bizarro Jr come to Earth and join the Metropolis Police Force.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker id by Bob Hughes 8/05. Formerly George Klein.

["He's been up on top of that flagpole for thirty six hours!"] (Table of Contents)

Tricksy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Comes down for umbrella and goes back up
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Unwanted Superbaby!
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Unwanted Superbaby!
    Superboy
  3. 2. ["All you have to do is make pancakes, Ollie!"]
    Ollie
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  5. 4. Not Wanted: High School Dropouts!
  6. 5. Car 45, Get Lost!
    Tales of the Bizarro World
  7. 6. ["He's been up on top of that flagpole for thirty six hours!"]
    Tricksy
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  • Jon Ingersoll
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  • Bob Hughes
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