(July 1964)

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 Day Superman Became the Flash! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

The Day Superman Became the Flash! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Justice League of America [Green Arrow; The Flash [Barry Allen]; The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Aquaman; Batman]; Topo; Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); Zhan-Zar (flashback)
Synopsis:
Aquaman discovers and delivers to Supermen a video recording of Jor-El that tells about several computer predictions he once commissioned to help him choose where to send his son's rocket after the destruction of Krypton. Superman watches it with his Justice League friends and learns that on each of the other possible worlds where his father might have sent him, be becomes a hero just like one of the other Leaguers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gangor; Krypton; Ntann; Saruun; Valair; Xann

[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 Arthur L. Axelbank; Mark Pickens; Ronnie Richie; Bruce Miller; David Hartley; Duane Jepsen; Steve Myers

["This is my first day out as a rookie..."] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Supergirl's Tragic Ordeal! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl (origin retold); Zor-El; Allura; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Comet the Super-Horse (flashback); Supergirl robots; Supergirl Emergency Squad; Dar-Lin; Dick Malverne (cameo); Lena Thorul (cameo)
Synopsis:
Now living in Kandor, Supergirl's mother Allura suffers a health crisis because she misses Kara so deeply. Supergirl's adopted parents Fred and Edna Danvers agree to trade places with Zor-El and Allura -- they will live permanently in Kandor so that the Kryptonian family can be reunited on Earth.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Argo City; Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; Survival Zone

9th Giant Superman Annual (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

This is a house ad for Superman Annual #9; however, the comic was actually published as 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #1.

The Whole Batman Family! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff; Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff; Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #7

["Boys and Girls! Now you can get the Superman plastic hobby kit..."] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Day Superman Became the Flash!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Day Superman Became the Flash!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. ["This is my first day out as a rookie..."]
    Casey the Cop
  5. 4. Supergirl's Tragic Ordeal!
    Supergirl
  6. 5. 9th Giant Superman Annual
    Superman
  7. 6. The Whole Batman Family!
    Batman
  8. 7. ["Boys and Girls! Now you can get the Superman plastic hobby kit..."]
    Superman; Aurora
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