(June 1963)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1963-04-25
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 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

Issue Notes

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes moves to the lead spot with this issue, as Superboy stories move to the back.
Reader suggestions for new Legionnaires include Color Kid, Beast Boy, and Life Lass (all characters that would be introduced in the future)


The Fake Superboy from Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Clark Kent; Superboy impersonator

Not Wanted: High School Dropouts! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Alvin learns that it's hard to get a good job unless you finish school, and decides against dropping out

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

Part I: The Legion of Super-Monsters! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milton Snapinn
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Brainiac 5; Bouncing Boy; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Chameleon Boy; Mon-El; Colossal Boy; Ultra Boy; Matter-Eater Lad (cameo); Shrinking Violet (cameo); Superboy (cameo); Triplicate Girl (cameo); Invisible Kid (cameo); Cosmic Boy (cameo)]; Jungle King
Synopsis:
Failed Legion applicant Jungle King tries to get revenge with his super-beasts.
Reprints:

Part II: The Legion's Super-Showdown! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milton Snapinn
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Brainiac 5; Bouncing Boy; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Chameleon Boy]; Jungle King
Synopsis:
The Legion defeats the Jungle King and his super-beasts.
Reprints:

The Fake Superboy from Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Brainiac 5; Professor Lang; Jonathan Kent
Reprints:

untitled (Table of Contents)

Ollie / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ollie
Synopsis:
Ollie takes his dog hunting.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Fake Superboy from Krypton!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Not Wanted: High School Dropouts!
  3. 2. Part I: The Legion of Super-Monsters!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. Part II: The Legion's Super-Showdown!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  5. 4. The Fake Superboy from Krypton!
    Superboy
  6. 5. untitled
    Ollie
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