(January 1964)

DC, 1939 Series
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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:
1963-11-07
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
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 Sons of Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Superman's wife [Lois Lane?]; Jor-El II; Kal-El II
Reprints:

You Get What You Vote For! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

The Fantastic Story of Superman's Sons! Part I Jor-El II and Kal-El II! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Kal-El II [Superman's son] (intro); Jor-El II [Superman's son] (intro); Superman's wife (unrevealed) (all imaginary)
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor

Indexer Notes

3-part Imaginary Story

The Fantastic Story of Superman's Sons! Part II The New Nightwing and Flamebird! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jor-El II [as Nightwing]; Kal-El II [as Flamebird]; Zan Zarn (statue); Mrn Abbas (statue); Jor-El I (statue); Gann Artar (villain) (all imaginary)
Synopsis:
Superman's sons become Nightwing II and Flamebird II
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jimmy Stuart, David Bergman, Marvin S. Sandler, David Morton, Herb Ure, Greg Feldman, Mike Leicher.

The Fantastic Story of Superman's Sons! Part III Kal-El II's Mission to Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jor-El II; Kal-El II; Jor-El; Lara; Gann Artar (villain) (all imaginary); Val-El (statue); Sul-El (statue); Tala-El (statue); Krypto's father
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; green kryptonite; Kandor (cameo); Krypton; Phantom Zone

Indexer Notes

On first page of comic, this chapter is given as "Part III Kal-El's Mission to Krypton!"

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Sons of Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. You Get What You Vote For!
  3. 2. The Fantastic Story of Superman's Sons! Part I Jor-El II and Kal-El II!
    Superman
  4. 3. The Fantastic Story of Superman's Sons! Part II The New Nightwing and Flamebird!
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  6. 5. The Fantastic Story of Superman's Sons! Part III Kal-El II's Mission to Krypton!
    Superman
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