(May 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 U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Revenge of the Knave from Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mon-El; Dev-Em; Superboy
Reprints:

Revenge of the Knave from Krypton! Part I (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel; Otto Binder (pgs. 4-9) [uncredited]
Pencils:
John Forte (pgs. 1-3, 10); George Papp (pgs. 4-9)
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff (pgs. 1-3, 10); George Papp (pgs. 4-9); Al Plastino (Superboy and Clark Kent faces)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milton Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy [also as Clark Kent]; Chameleon Boy; Mon-El; Element Lad; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5]; Dev-Em; Radiation Roy; Proty II; Krypto; Molock
Synopsis:
Dev-Em arrives at Legion headquarters as a member of the Inter-Stellar Counter-Intelligence Corps on a mission to nab the elusive leader of the Cosmic Spy Legion, Morlock the Merciless, but loses the assignment to Superboy.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Info regarding Otto Binder and reprints from Adventure Comics 287-288 by Bob Bailey, 2005-01-30 (Per Sandell ed.)

Names Do Hurt! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
You shouldn't make fun of people.

Part II: The Treachery of Molock the Merciless! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff; Al Plastino (Superboy/Clark Kent faces only)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milton Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Brainiac 5; Sun Boy; Chameleon Boy; Element Lad; Lightning Lad; Mon-El]; Dev-Em; Molock; Proty II
Synopsis:
Superboy successfully completes Dev-Em's mission, with Proty II's help.
Reprints:

["They do it on TV."] (Table of Contents)

Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tricksy
Synopsis:
Tricksy comes up with a stunt to get more applause.

Indexer Notes

humor strip

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Legion Outpost / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letter column becomes Legion Outpost with this issue; letters from Michelle Pruyn, Mae Dennis, Jeannine Dickey, Donald Limoncelli, Larry Lang, Leonard Hassan, William Lee, Michael (Super-Wolf) Drake

Superboy's Switch in Time (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder ? (ID by Bailey); Jerry Coleman ? (ID by Bob Hughes)
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Giunta ? (ID by Hughes); John Fischetti ? (ID by Bailey)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Superman; the Kents
Synopsis:
Superboy is projected into his future, and is replaced by Superman, who must undo it.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script suggested and pencils/inks credited by Bob Bailey, 2005-01-30 (Per Sandell ed.)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Revenge of the Knave from Krypton!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. Revenge of the Knave from Krypton! Part I
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. Names Do Hurt!
  4. 3. Part II: The Treachery of Molock the Merciless!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  5. 4. ["They do it on TV."]
    Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Legion Outpost
  7. 6. Superboy's Switch in Time
    Superboy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bob Bailey
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Chris Boyko
  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
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  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
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