(December 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 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

Supergirl's Wedding Day! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Supergirl; Tor-An
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; weddings

Clark Kent - Target for Murder! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Chalky; Hard-Rock Johnny; King Kobra; Rocks; The Executioner; unnamed common crooks; police officers
Synopsis:
Clark Kent writes a series of articles that anger crime boss King Kobra, so he hires assassins to murder Clark. Two attempts fail and Clark disguises himself as an assassin and appears to murder himself to get an introduction to King Kobra, whom he then arrests.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Superman also assumes the identity of Dead-Shot Daniels. Title punctuation correction, character appearances, synopsis, and notes from Donald Dale Milne on 5 August 2004.

[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 Mark Herman; Joe Krynicky; Michael Skok; Fred Kaplan; Lois Zoller; Ed Herch; Stephen Schumacher

The Untold Stories 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) #8, on sale November 21

Batman and Robin's Most Thrilling Mystery Cases! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #6, on sale November 14

Supergirl's Wedding Day! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El aka. Linda Danvers]; Tor-An [Michael Barnes]; Comet the Super-Horse; Jerro; Lori Lemaris; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Jax-Ur; General Zod; Professor Vakox; Superman robots; Vac-An (fictitious father of Tor-An); residents of the city of Kandor; mayor of Midvale; Midvale High School principal; bathysphere crew
Synopsis:
The Kryptonian criminal Tor-An escapes from the Phantom Zone and attempts to humiliate Superman's family by marrying Supergirl, but is foiled when Supergirl's telepathic friends enlist the aid of Saturn Girl.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; Phantom Zone; weddings

Indexer Notes

Phantom Zone prisoners can send thoughts to people on earth; it may take 3 prisoners concentrating the same thought to cross the barrier. Tor-An also assumes the identity of Michael Barnes.
Title punctuation, character appearances, synopsis, and notes from Donald Dale Milne on 5 August 2004.

["YAVKXMOXR GJUVZY G XKGR..."] (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 Uranus No. 6)
decoded message reads: "Supergirl adopts a real super-baby in the next issue!"

["Hey, pull over to the curb!"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jerry the Jitterbug
Synopsis:
Jerry is given a traffic ticket for disturbing the peace, due to the noise of his car.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis and typographical corrections from Donald Dale Milne on 5 August 2004.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Supergirl's Wedding Day!
    Supergirl
  2. 1. Clark Kent - Target for Murder!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. The Untold Stories of Superman!
    Superman
  5. 4. Batman and Robin's Most Thrilling Mystery Cases!
    Batman and Robin
  6. 5. Supergirl's Wedding Day!
    Supergirl
  7. 6. ["YAVKXMOXR GJUVZY G XKGR..."]
    Supermen of America
  8. 7. ["Hey, pull over to the curb!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
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