(October 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

Lex Luthor and Clark Kent, Cell-Mates! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Lex Luthor

Nature's Prize Pupil! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction; animal
Synopsis:
"...Nature's ways are amazing--and man is the most amazing because, by reading, observing and understanding the world about him, he constantly enriches himself!"

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Lex Luthor and Clark Kent: Cell-Mates! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Luthor; Jonathan Kent; Krypto
Synopsis:
Lex Luthor frames Clark Kent after Clark's father, as a member of the parole board, refuses to parole Luthor. Clark ends up having to share a cell with Luthor.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Martin O'Hearn.

["Ah, the mailman!"] (Table of Contents)

Homer / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Homer
Synopsis:
Homer receives bills in the mail plus one from the mailman when his dog rips the mailman's trousers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Smallville Mailsack / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Ricky Dunkelberger, Allen Pilcher, Wendell Evans, Jim L. Albany, Laura Schorr

The Secret Origin of Bouncing Boy! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Bouncing Boy; Sun Boy; Cosmic Boy; Shrinking Violet; Lightning Lad; Chameleon Boy; Saturn Girl; Triplicate Girl; Colossal Boy; Phantom Girl; Ultra Boy]
Synopsis:
Bouncing Boy tells a group of applicants how he got his powers and gained acceptance into the Legion.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Legion next appears in Superman 157.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Lex Luthor and Clark Kent, Cell-Mates!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Nature's Prize Pupil!
  3. 2. Lex Luthor and Clark Kent: Cell-Mates!
    Superboy
  4. 3. ["Ah, the mailman!"]
    Homer
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  6. 5. The Secret Origin of Bouncing Boy!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
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