(November 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

Superman and the Kryptonite Killer! (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; The Kryptonite Man
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite

Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy; Joe Kubert; Gil Kane; Ross Andru (illiustrations)
Inks:
Nick Cardy; Joe Kubert; Murphy Anderson; Mike Esposito (illustrations)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; house ad for Aquaman (DC, 1962 series), Hawkman [then appearing in The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series)], The Atom (DC, 1962 series), and Metal Men [then appearing in Showcase (DC, 1956 series)]

The Kryptonite Killer! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lex Luthor; Lead Man; Kryptonite Man; Diamond Man; Saturn Queen (trophy bust); Mr. Mxyzptlk (trophy bust); Jax-Ur (trophy bust); Brainiac (trophy bust)
Synopsis:
Luthor escapes from his imprisonment on the planet Roxar with the help of three enhanced androids, then goes on an interplanetary crime spree.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Green Kryptonite; Roxar

Batman's New Secret Identity! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman (DC, 1940 series) #151

Joker-Luthor Incorporated! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #129

["H'lo, Marje, I was able to borrow a car..."] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jerry the Jitterbug; Marje

["OWTL SZGXBWYGBM KIV..."] (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 Pluto No. 9)
decoded message reads: "Gold Kryptonite can take away Superman's powers permanently!"

[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 Steven Grant; Leon Pilewski; Mark Foss; John Cooper; Margie Mormino; Edith Vincent; Max Lavine

["Oh boy, look at this -- Salami."] (Table of Contents)

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Peg; Peg's dad

The Mutiny of Super-Horse! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Comet the Super-Horse (brief origin); Superman; Liz Gaynor; Edna Danvers; Fred Danvers; Matt Carver; Biron (flashback); Circe (flashback)
Synopsis:
Supergirl thinks that Comet prefers movie star Liz Gaynor, his co-star in a new adventure film, but Superman discovers that Comet now has amnesia and doesn't remember Supergirl, or even that he has super-powers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
amnesia; Fortress of Solitude; Green Kryptonite; Kandor

["Oh Pete!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Pete; Pete's mom
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman and the Kryptonite Killer!
    Superman
  2. 1. Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today!
  3. 2. The Kryptonite Killer!
    Superman
  4. 3. Batman's New Secret Identity!
    Batman
  5. 4. Joker-Luthor Incorporated!
    Superman and Batman
  6. 5. ["H'lo, Marje, I was able to borrow a car..."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  7. 6. ["OWTL SZGXBWYGBM KIV..."]
    Supermen of America
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  9. 8. ["Oh boy, look at this -- Salami."]
    Peg
  10. 9. The Mutiny of Super-Horse!
    Supergirl
  11. 10. ["Oh Pete!"]
    Little Pete
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