(February 1963)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

Clark Kent, He-Man! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Clark Kent; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent

Clark Kent, He-Man! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [also appears as Clark Kent]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Pete Ross; Chameleon Boy; Joe Moss; Bud Corwin; Jeff Craig
Synopsis:
The Kents move to Rail City, so Clark won't have to act timid and meek.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mort Weisinger ?
Pencils:
George Papp ? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Paul Gambaccini; Ron Wenkart; Lee A. Litch; Doug Seelye; Susan Kaghan; Tilson van Broeck; Marie Rogers; Wayne Stodge; Abraham Lobsenz

Strange Sports Stories Is the Most... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Brave and the Bold (DC 1955 series) #46

Health Myths Debunked! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
How to treat frostbite, a black eye, and does cutting your hair make it grow faster?

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appears in DC comics cover-dated May 1966.

The Secret of the Mystery Legionnaire! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy; Shrinking Violet; Bouncing Boy; Cosmic Boy; Mon-El [as Marvel Lad, the Legionnaire Lemon]; Saturn Girl; Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Colossal Boy; Brainiac 5; Superboy (in flashback)]
Synopsis:
In tryouts to replace the fallen Lightning Lad, Marvel Lad wows the Legionnaires, who reveals he is Mon-El, now cured by Brainiac 5.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"Super-Monsters" app; Mon-El leaves Phantom Zone permanently; a newspaper headline announces the re-election of John F. Kennedy

["Sarge, I caught 'Fingers' Freddie..."] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop
Synopsis:
Casey puts boxing gloves on a criminal who's handcuffed so the prisoner can't pick the lock on the handcuffs.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1962
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 415,000
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Harry Donenfeld; Irwin Donenfeld; Sonia Iger; J.S. Liebowitz; P.H. Sampliner, S.U. Sampliner, Harry Donenfeld Foundation, Inc., all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Clark Kent, He-Man!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Clark Kent, He-Man!
    Superboy
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  4. 3. Strange Sports Stories Is the Most...
    Strange Sports Stories
  5. 4. Health Myths Debunked!
  6. 5. The Secret of the Mystery Legionnaire!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  7. 6. ["Sarge, I caught 'Fingers' Freddie..."]
    Casey the Cop
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
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