(June 1963)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Feb, May, Aug, and Nov
On-sale date:
1963-04-04
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.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound (#129, 138, 147, 156, 165, 185, 202, 205, 208)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Simpleton of Steel! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Lana Lang; Chief Parker

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
Reprints:
  • from ? [8/62 titles]

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

The Simpleton of Steel! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]

["Aha - with my telescopic vision I can see a man marooned on an isle in the ocean"] (Table of Contents)

Super-Turtle / filler / 0.6 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Super-Turtle
Synopsis:
Super-Turtle spots a man marooned on an island, and drops him turtle food to hold him over until the coast guard comes.

The Day Baby Lana Became "Super"! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superbaby

The Superdog That Was Greater Than Krypto! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Krypto; Swifty (introduction); Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent
Reprints:
Keywords:
kryptonite; Orangestone National Park

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Simpleton of Steel!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Not Wanted: High School Dropouts!
  3. 2. The Simpleton of Steel!
    Superboy
  4. 3. ["Aha - with my telescopic vision I can see a man marooned on an isle in the ocean"]
    Super-Turtle
  5. 4. The Day Baby Lana Became "Super"!
    Superboy
  6. 5. The Superdog That Was Greater Than Krypto!
    Superboy
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Shorty
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