(November 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 Great Superman Impersonation! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Clark Kent; General Pedro Valdez
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite

Your United Nations at Work (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Burmese Lin Tan goes to WHO nursing school in Rangoon. She then is able to diagnose the bubonic plague in her home village.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Great Superman Impersonation! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; General Pedro Valdez (villain); President Juan Moro; Manuel Baeza; Dolores Perlo
Synopsis:
Criminals from the South American country of El Salmado enlist Clark Kent to impersonate Superman as part of a plot to assassinate that country's president.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Christmas; Green Kryptonite

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Beverly Ann Shattles; Bob Coyle; Lorne Segal; Deanna Schweigert; Jean Taglin; Harriet Yavers

The Flashiest News of the Year... (Table of Contents)

The Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Kubert; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Flash Annual (DC, 1963 series) #1

["YMJ SJCY LNFSY XZUJWRFS..."] (Table of Contents)

Supermen of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

membership application form for the Supermen of America; also includes message in secret code (Code Saturn No. 5)
Decoded message reads: "The next Giant Superman Annual will feature great untold stories of his career."

["I'd like to buy something for my boy."] (Table of Contents)

Homer / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Homer

The Maid of Doom! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 13.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Jim Mooney (signed)
Inks:
Jim Mooney (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Superman; Dick Malverne; Streaky the Super-Cat; Krypto; Edna Danvers; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Comet the Super-Horse; Sklor (villain); Legion of Super-Heroes [Mon-El; Brainiac 5] (cameo flashback)
Synopsis:
Supergirl believes that she has been poisoned by radiation which causes death for any super-being she touches, so she agrees to be exiled to the Phantom Zone.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; Phantom Zone; time travel
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Great Superman Impersonation!
    Superman
  2. 1. Your United Nations at Work
  3. 2. The Great Superman Impersonation!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  5. 4. The Flashiest News of the Year...
    The Flash
  6. 5. ["YMJ SJCY LNFSY XZUJWRFS..."]
    Supermen of America
  7. 6. ["I'd like to buy something for my boy."]
    Homer
  8. 7. The Maid of Doom!
    Supergirl
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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