(May 1963)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly, with the exception of March, June, Sept., and Dec.
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
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Superman Goes to War! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

Countdown on Excellence (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

The Last Days of Ma and Pa Kent! (Table of Contents)

Superman; An Untold Story of Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jonathan Kent (death); Martha Kent (death); Lana Lang; Blackbeard (intro, villain); Lex Luthor; Superboy (guest star); Phantom Zone; Jor-El (statue); Lara (statue) (all in flashback); Superman
Synopsis:
On the anniversary of his adoptive parents' deaths, Superman recalls how he, as Superboy, sent his parents on a Caribbean cruise on which they contracted the fever plague that, despite his best efforts to cure them, led to their sad passing.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Timothy Theophilakos, John Steele, Jerry Gerelick, Bill Hamilton, Donald Markstein

Superman Goes To War! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Supergirl (guest appearance); Zhorians (intro); Mr. Haller [a Hollywood producer] (intro); Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman Goes to War!
    Superman
  2. 1. Countdown on Excellence
  3. 2. The Last Days of Ma and Pa Kent!
    Superman; An Untold Story of Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  5. 4. Superman Goes To War!
    Superman
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