(August 1963)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of March, June, Sept. and Dec.
On-sale date:
1963-06-20
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:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Copyright 1963 by National Periodical Publications, Inc.


The Hero Who Was Greater Than Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Wonder-Man

Indexer Notes

cover idea from reader Eric Baizer

Wonder Man, the New Hero of Metropolis! (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 [Clark Kent]; Wonder-Man [Ajax, an android, formerly a Superman robot] (intro, death); The Superman Revenge Squad (villains); Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Superman robots
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; green kryptonite; Kandor (cameo); Phantom Zone (cameo)

[Metropolis Mailbag] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Marita J. Heyden, Jeff Morris, Evan Burks, Greg Feldman, Billy Robinson and Paul Thompson.

The Goofy Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; The Mad Bomber [Ivan Klatch] (intro, villain); Crump (intro); Perry White
Synopsis:
Superman goes temporarily crazy from Red K exposure and is committed to the funny farm
Keywords:
red kryptonite

["Rain!"] (Table of Contents)

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peg; Bill
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Hero Who Was Greater Than Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. Wonder Man, the New Hero of Metropolis!
    Superman
  3. 2. [Metropolis Mailbag]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. The Goofy Superman!
    Superman
  5. 4. ["Rain!"]
    Peg
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