(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 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.


The Secret Origin of Supergirl's Super-Horse! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Linda Danvers]; Comet the Super-Horse
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
various (illustrations)
Inks:
various (illustrations)
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; house ad for DC comics

The Feud Between Superman and Clark Kent! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Clark Kent; Lois Lane; Perry White; Supergirl; Krypto
Synopsis:
Red Kryptonite causes Clark and Superman to be split into two separate beings, but Superman tries to take steps to prevent them from being reunited when the effect wears off.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Green Kryptonite; Kandor; Phantom Zone; Red Kryptonite

[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 - Harry Greenspan, John Bucalo, Stanley Amiot, Fred Bronson and Ralph Inge.

Meet Chronos the Man Who Mastered Time! (Table of Contents)

Atom / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Atom (Ray Palmer)
Synopsis:
house ad for The Atom (DC, 1962 series) #3

["This is the first time I'm cleaning up around my bunk for inspection!"] (Table of Contents)

Private Pete / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Private Pete
Reprints:

The Secret Origin of Supergirl's Super-Horse! (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 [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Comet the Super-Horse [also as Biron in flashback] (origin); Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Mace Greede; Matt Carver; Streaky the Super-Cat (cameo); Krypto (cameo); Superman (cameo); Maldor (flashback); Circe (flashback)
Synopsis:
Comet telepathically tells Supergirl how he was originally human, and loved by the sorceress Circe, until a jealous rival caused him to be changed into a horse.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Seattle; Space Needle; Worlds' Fair

["What a great act!"] (Table of Contents)

Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tricksy; Bill
Synopsis:
Tricksy wears a Superman costume in his high-wire act.
Keywords:
circus; Superman
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Secret Origin of Supergirl's Super-Horse!
    Supergirl
  2. 1. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
  3. 2. The Feud Between Superman and Clark Kent!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  5. 4. Meet Chronos the Man Who Mastered Time!
    Atom
  6. 5. ["This is the first time I'm cleaning up around my bunk for inspection!"]
    Private Pete
  7. 6. The Secret Origin of Supergirl's Super-Horse!
    Supergirl
  8. 7. ["What a great act!"]
    Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man
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