(April 1963)

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

The Fantastic Secret of Superbaby II! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Superbaby
Reprints:
Keywords:
airplanes; orphanages

The Story of Superman's Experimental Robots! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Superman Robots; Lois Lane (cameo flashback); Lana Lang (cameo flashback); Lori Lemaris (cameo flashback); Lightning Lad (cameo flashback)
Synopsis:
Superman tests some new robots on the planet Tharrl, but the tests fail when an accident causes the robots to mutiny against their creator.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Green Kryptonite; Red Kryptonite; time travel

Indexer Notes

An Untold Tale

["They're stealing an armored truck."] (Table of Contents)

Super-Turtle / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Super-Turtle
Synopsis:
Super-Turtle stops a stolen armored truck by infesting it with bees.
Reprints:

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

Strange Sports Stories / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[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:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Linda Klaiman; Peter Molay; Teresa Yurcic; Lorenzo deCastille; Matthew Perlstein; Fred Kaplan; Bill Regier; Jimmy Jones

The Fantastic Secret of Superbaby II! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 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]; Superman; Superbaby [Rax-Rol]; Mar-San [Jonathan Kent; Jor-El]; Lira [Martha Kent; Lara]; Supergirl Emergency Squad; Miss Hart; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Zor-El (android); Allura (android)
Synopsis:
Supergirl is puzzled when a super-powered baby boy is brought to the Midvale Orphanage by a couple who look like the Kents. All is resolved when she learns it is an audition for a Kandorian mento-movie about Superman's life.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; Krypton; Midvale Orphanage; movies

["This is a wonderful buy, Mrs. Tilson!"] (Table of Contents)

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Peg

["TVQFSIPSTF SFUVSOT..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Supermen of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Fantastic Secret of Superbaby II!
    Supergirl
  2. 1. The Story of Superman's Experimental Robots!
    Superman
  3. 2. ["They're stealing an armored truck."]
    Super-Turtle
  4. 3. Strange Sports Stories Is the Most...
    Strange Sports Stories
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. The Fantastic Secret of Superbaby II!
    Supergirl
  7. 6. ["This is a wonderful buy, Mrs. Tilson!"]
    Peg
  8. 7. ["TVQFSIPSTF SFUVSOT..."]
    Supermen of America
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • John Censullo
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Allen Ross
  • Peter Croome
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  • Kelly Langston-Smith
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  • John Douglas Miceli
  • Kyle Weber
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  • Allen Ross
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  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
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