(March 1964)

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

The Secret of Kryptonite Six! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; General Zod; Professor Vakox; Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
blue kryptonite; cameras; gold kryptonite; green kryptonite; jewel kryptonite; photography; red kryptonite; the Phantom Zone; white kryptonite

Secret of Kryptonite Six! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Jax-Ur (villain); Professor Vakox; Lori Lemaris; Vorb-Un (paroled from the Phantom Zone); a thought-beast; Supergirl
Synopsis:
Jax-Ur tricks Superman into releasing him from the Phantom Zone to save the people of Atlantis from a plague. He then uses the opportunity to create Jewel Kryptonite, which allows the Phantom Zone prisoners to focus their thoughts to affect the outside world.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Atlantis; Fortress of Solitude; Jewel Kryptonite; Kandor; Krypton; Phantom Zone; Scarlet Jungle; time travel

[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 John Pierce; Jacqueline Ungrady; Bruce Goldstein; Martin Phillips; Jeffrey Plissner; Eric Enfield

["JVTPUN CLYF ZVVU..."] (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 Neptune No. 7)
Decoded message reads: "Coming very soon -- the first Jimmy Olsen Giant Annual"

["This is Sgt. Rock, bringin' you DC's First Big War Annual!"] (Table of Contents)

Sgt Rock's Prize Battle Tales / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

house ad for Sgt. Rock's Prize Battle Tales (DC, 1964 series) #1, on sale January 23

Give and Take (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Mr. Craig; Fred; Fred's sister; Mrs. Craig; 2 other children
Synopsis:
The children take some broken and unused toys to Mr. Craig, who helps them to repair them and they then donate them to charity uses.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
The final panel lists some ways you can share with senior citizens.
Credits from a list by Lionel English.

Supergirl's Rival Parents! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Allura; Zor-El; Comet the Super-Horse; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers
Synopsis:
Supergirl frees her Kryptonian parents from the Survival Zone, where they have been trapped since the destruction of Argo City. Now she is faced with the choice of which parents she will live with.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Argo City; Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; Superman Museum; The Survival Zone
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Secret of Kryptonite Six!
    Superman
  2. 1. Secret of Kryptonite Six!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. ["JVTPUN CLYF ZVVU..."]
    Supermen of America
  5. 4. ["This is Sgt. Rock, bringin' you DC's First Big War Annual!"]
    Sgt Rock's Prize Battle Tales
  6. 5. Give and Take
  7. 6. Supergirl's Rival Parents!
    Supergirl
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