(August 1963)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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 Monster from Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Supergirl
Reprints:

The Monster from Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Supergirl; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Superman Emergency Squad; Perry White (cameo); Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback)
Synopsis:
Red Kryptonite transforms Superman into a giant Kryptonian monster, the Drang.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Flying Newsroom; Kandor; Krypton; Red Kryptonite

Celebrate the Silver Anniversary of Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #7, on sale June 13

The Strange Lives of Batman and Robin (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff; Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris; Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #5

[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:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Evan Bennett; Wayne Ryerson; Kay Hamilton; Stan Orelova; Bruce Porter; Barry Nicholas; Forrest Yavers

See the Many Exciting Roles of Lois Lane... (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Lois Lane Annual (DC, 1962 series) #2

["Oh, sure, I can go over these falls in a barrel!"] (Table of Contents)

Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tricksy
Reprints:

Supergirl's Big Brother! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Jan Danvers [Biff Rigger]; Lori Lemaris (cameo); Jerro (cameo)
Synopsis:
When the Danvers' son Jan (long believed dead in Korea) returns, Linda shares her secret identity with him and gives him temporary super-powers. She then learns that he is an impostor who wants the real Jan's trust fund, but when he dies saving her from Green Kryptonite she decides not to tell her parents about his ruse.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Green Kryptonite

["How's the big game hunting here?"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Monster from Krypton!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Monster from Krypton!
    Superman
  3. 2. Celebrate the Silver Anniversary of Superman!
    Superman
  4. 3. The Strange Lives of Batman and Robin
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. See the Many Exciting Roles of Lois Lane...
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  7. 6. ["Oh, sure, I can go over these falls in a barrel!"]
    Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man
  8. 7. Supergirl's Big Brother!
    Supergirl
  9. 8. ["How's the big game hunting here?"]
    Shorty
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