(August 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 Juvenile Delinquents from Alpha Centauri! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Zigi; Zagi
Reprints:
Keywords:
Alien; convict; juvenile delinquent; prisons; ray gun

["Be My Guest at America's Greatest Amusement Park"] (Table of Contents)

Superman / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Superman
Keywords:
Amusement Park; coupon; New Jersey

Indexer Notes

Ad with free admission and ride coupons to Palisades Park.

["Boys and Girls!"] (Table of Contents)

Superman / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring ?
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Letters:
?

Characters:
Superman
Keywords:
Amusement park; coupon

Indexer Notes

Ad with free admission coupon to any of 20 amusement parks.

The Juvenile Delinquents from Space! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Zigi; Zagi; Lois Lane; Duke Bragger (villain); "Slash" Sabre (villain)
Synopsis:
Two boys from a distant planet visit Earth and cause trouble because they don't understand Earth customs. Superman eventually convinces them to go home, but an escaped criminal has stowed away on their spaceship.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Alien; Alpha Centuari; escaped convict; juvenile delinquency; juvenile delinquent; prison break; runaway

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the following issue.

["Yum! Yum!"] (Table of Contents)

Rocky and Bullwinkle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Rocky the Flying Squirrel; Bullwinkle the Moose
Synopsis:
Bullwinkle has "get up and go" with Cheerios, but crashes into a mesa; he should watch where he's going.
Keywords:
Cereal; moose; squirrel

Indexer Notes

Comic story promoting Cheerios cereal from General Mills.

Special Subscription Offer (Table of Contents)

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Subscription ad for Action Comics, Superman, Superboy, and World's Finest (10 issues for $1.00)

["Tootsie Rolls go on and on after other candy is gone!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Kid
Keywords:
Candy

["You can have hours and hours of fun with Silly Putty."] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Kids

How's Trix? (Table of Contents)

Trix Rabbit / advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Trix Rabbit (advertising character); grocery clerk
Synopsis:
The Trix Rabbit loads up his cart, but the store clerk ushers him out.
Keywords:
Cereal; grocery store; rabbit

Indexer Notes

Comic story promoting Trix cereal from General Mills.

The Origin of Super-Horse (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney (illustration)
Inks:
Jim Mooney (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Keywords:
Comet; horse; mythology

Metropolis Mailbag (Table of Contents)

letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Joel R. Hess; Clifford Young; Laura Wagner; Alan Clark; Pat Lawrence; Michael Guastello; Oswald Train

["What makes a Tootsie Pop so special?"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Keywords:
Candy

The Menace of Supergirl's Mother! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Zor-El; Allura; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Dar-Lin; Zantor; Rena; the Srang
Synopsis:
Edna Danvers is poisoned by a Kandorian creature and becomes evil. She disguises herself as a Kandorian scientist and lures Zor-El and Allura into a Kryptonite trap.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Green Kryptonite; Kandor; Supergirl's Fortress of Solitude; Superman's Fortress of Solitude

["I like chocolate fudge best!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Boy; girl
Keywords:
Candy

Indexer Notes

Ad for Tootsie Roll Fudge.

["We've got to cover this hole real good if we're going to catch the..."] (Table of Contents)

L.C. Leprechaun / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
L.C. Leprechaun (advertising character); boys
Keywords:
Cereal; leprechaun

Indexer Notes

Comic story promoting Lucky Charms cereal from General Mills.

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
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Super-Menace

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.

See the Many Exciting Roles of Jimmy Olsen (Table of Contents)

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman

Indexer Notes

House ad for 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #2

["100 Toy Soldiers"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Keywords:
Soldier; toy soldier; war

Indexer Notes

Ad, with order coupon, for plastic soldiers from Josely Co.

["132 pc. Roman Soldiers"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Roman soldiers
Keywords:
Legion; Roman; Rome; siege; soldier; war

Indexer Notes

Ad, with order coupon, for plastic soldiers from Roman War Soldiers.

["204 pc. Revolutionary War Soldiers"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
British soldiers; Continental Army soldiers
Keywords:
American Revolution; Revolutionary War; toy soldier; War for Independence

Indexer Notes

Ad, with order coupon, for toy soldiers from Revolutionary War Soldiers.

["Nationally famous prizes at no cost to you!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad, with response coupon, for Junior Sales Club of America.

["Boys, girls, men, women"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Customers
Keywords:
Greeting card

Indexer Notes

Ad, with response coupon, for selling greeting cards from Wallace Brown, Inc.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Juvenile Delinquents from Alpha Centauri!
    Superman
  2. 1. ["Be My Guest at America's Greatest Amusement Park"]
    Superman
  3. 2. ["Boys and Girls!"]
    Superman
  4. 3. The Juvenile Delinquents from Space!
    Superman
  5. 4. ["Yum! Yum!"]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle
  6. 5. Special Subscription Offer
    Superman
  7. 6. ["Tootsie Rolls go on and on after other candy is gone!"]
  8. 7. ["You can have hours and hours of fun with Silly Putty."]
  9. 8. How's Trix?
    Trix Rabbit
  10. 9. The Origin of Super-Horse
    Supergirl
  11. 10. Metropolis Mailbag
  12. 11. ["What makes a Tootsie Pop so special?"]
  13. 12. The Menace of Supergirl's Mother!
    Supergirl
  14. 13. ["I like chocolate fudge best!"]
  15. 14. ["We've got to cover this hole real good if we're going to catch the..."]
    L.C. Leprechaun
  16. 15. 9th Giant Superman Annual
    Superman
  17. 16. See the Many Exciting Roles of Jimmy Olsen
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  18. 17. ["100 Toy Soldiers"]
  19. 18. ["132 pc. Roman Soldiers"]
  20. 19. ["204 pc. Revolutionary War Soldiers"]
  21. 20. ["Nationally famous prizes at no cost to you!"]
  22. 21. ["Boys, girls, men, women"]
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