(March 1963)

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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

© 1963 by National Periodical Publications, Inc.


The Super-Powers of Lex Luthor! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lex Luthor
Keywords:
statues; Superman Museum; Superman statue

Clark Kent, Coward! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Queen Lura; Prince Yikar; Lana Lang; Professor Lang
Synopsis:
A hot air balloon accident in the mountains strands Clark, Lois, and Jimmy in the hidden city of Mystri-Lor, where the queen decides she wants Clark as a husband.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude

[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 - Lewis Zimmerman, Paul Martin, David Griese, Alan Hanson, Alicia Ann O'Connor, Joe Shaw, Gloria S. Findley and Stephen Silvia.

["Dad, when my date comes will you let him in?"] (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 father; Alan

The Super-Powers of Lex Luthor! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Lex Luthor; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy (cameo); Saturn Girl (cameo); Lightning Lad (cameo)]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Superman Robots; Lori Lemaris (cameo); Kru-El; General Zod; Jax-Ur; Lena Thorul
Synopsis:
Luthor teams up with the escaped Phantom Zone villains, who give him super-powers, but they eventually turn on him and try to expose him, Supergirl, and Superman to Gold Kryptonite. In the end, Luthor helps to defeat the villains and then surrenders so that Superman can save his sister Lena from being trapped in Kandor.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Gold Kryptonite; Kandor; Phantom Zone; Superman Museum

Indexer Notes

story continued from previous issue

Safety First -- All Year! (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:
Johnny discovers the hazards of leaving things lying around the home.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Super-Powers of Lex Luthor!
    Supergirl
  2. 1. Clark Kent, Coward!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. ["Dad, when my date comes will you let him in?"]
    Peg
  5. 4. The Super-Powers of Lex Luthor!
    Supergirl
  6. 5. Safety First -- All Year!
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