(September 1962)

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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

Issue Notes

© 1962 by National Periodical Publications, Inc.


When Superman Defended His Arch-Enemy! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lex Luthor; Comet the Super-Horse (inset)
Reprints:
Keywords:
juries; trials

When Superman Defended His Arch-Enemy! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lex Luthor (villain); Supergirl; Superman Robot; Superman Emergency Squad; Astro (Robot Guardian of planet Roxar)
Synopsis:
Superman travels to the planet Roxar where he is forced to defend Lex Luthor in a trial on a murder charge.
Reprints:

[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

Characters:
Supergirl [Linda Danvers]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - K. Miller, Tommy Beckman, Elliot Horowitz, Tom Iverson, Diane Chatfield, Patricia Quayle and Joseph Francis.

["What an exciting movie!"] (Table of Contents)

Homer / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Homer

The Super-Steed of Steel! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 10.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Linda Danvers]; Comet the Super-Horse; Dick Malverne; Streaky the Super-Cat; Krypto (dream); Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Mace Greede
Synopsis:
Supergirl encounters Comet for the first time.
Reprints:

["Hello, Honey! Hello, Lydia. I hear you hired a publicity agent."] (Table of Contents)

Honey in Hollywood / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Honey; Lydia
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. When Superman Defended His Arch-Enemy!
    Superman
  2. 1. When Superman Defended His Arch-Enemy!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. ["What an exciting movie!"]
    Homer
  5. 4. The Super-Steed of Steel!
    Supergirl
  6. 5. ["Hello, Honey! Hello, Lydia. I hear you hired a publicity agent."]
    Honey in Hollywood
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