(July 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 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

Letter column has letter from Edmond Hamilton. Reader suggestions for new Legionnaires include Duplicate Boy and Spider Lass


When Krypto Became Superboy's Master! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Krypto; Lana Lang

The Doom of the Super-Heroes! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Bouncing Boy; Chameleon Boy; Triplicate Girl (cameo); Brainiac 5; Star Boy (cameo); Superboy; Ultra Boy; Colossal Boy (cameo); Element Lad (cameo); Invisible Kid; Lightning Lass; Sun Boy; Shrinking Violet]; Mxyzptlk V [as Mask Man]
Synopsis:
The Legion confronts a masked raider looting Metropolis, who turns out to be deadly, killing several of the Legionnaires.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Ultra-Boy, Shrinking Violet, Chameleon Boy die. Triplicate Girl, Element Lad, and Phantom Girl die off screen

A Tree Grows on Second Street (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
non-fiction

Part II: Last Stand of the Legion! (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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Colossal Boy; Invisible Kid; Saturn Girl; Bouncing Boy; Sun Boy; Mon-El; Cosmic Boy; Colossal Boy; Brainiac 5; Lightning Lass]; Mxyzptlk V [as Mask Man]
Synopsis:
Superboy figures out Mask Man's identity and returns him to the 5th Dimension, restoring to life all the Legionnaires.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Colossal Boy, Cosmic Boy, Invisible Kid, Brainiac 5, Saturn Girl, Lightning Lass, Mon-El die. All are restored.

["Pete! You go upstairs now and write your 500 word composition for school!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Pete
Synopsis:
Little Pete writes a composition about the fact that it is raining after watching Superman on TV.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Smallville Mailsack / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Daniel Ocko, Marvin Sandler, Connie Olive, James Pertanova, Edmond Hamilton (comic and SF author)

When Krypto Was Superboy's Master! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Krypto; Lana Lang; Prof Lang
Synopsis:
Superboy and Krypto exchange minds
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. When Krypto Became Superboy's Master!
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Doom of the Super-Heroes!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. A Tree Grows on Second Street
  4. 3. Part II: Last Stand of the Legion!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  5. 4. ["Pete! You go upstairs now and write your 500 word composition for school!"]
    Little Pete
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  7. 6. When Krypto Was Superboy's Master!
    Superboy
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