(October 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 Rainbow Faces 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; Lois Lane; Lana Lang
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite

Smoking Is for Squares! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Paulette Breen (winner of the Palisades Amusement Park's Miss American Teenager contest) tells Bob and his friends that girls don't like guys who smoke.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Superman's Rainbow Face! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Nor-Kan (death); Jimmy Olsen (as a trophy)
Synopsis:
Red Kryptonite causes Superman's emotions to be reflected in the color of his face, which means that Clark must hide the changes from Lois.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; Red Kryptonite

["Tricksy will pull this car for one whole block..."] (Table of Contents)

Tricksy / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tricksy

[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 Poskonka; Michele Valente; David Hamilton; John Deckert; Lynn Miller; Michael Settle; Philip Duffy

["UWRGTOCP DGEQOGU..."] (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 Venus No. 2)
decoded message reads: "Superman becomes Batman's prisoner in the November World's Finest."

["A radio playing at this time of night..."] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey
Reprints:

The Great Supergirl Double-Cross! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El; also appears as Linda Danvers]; Lena Thorul; Lex Luthor (villain); Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Jeff Colby; Dick Malverne
Synopsis:
When Supergirl mistakes Lena Thorul's new boyfriend for an enemy agent she breaks up their romance. Upon finding out that she was mistaken, she has to get them back together.
Reprints:
Keywords:
FBI; weddings

Indexer Notes

In this story, Lena Thorul weds Jeff Colby, an FBI agent who once arrested Lex Luthor.

The Story of Lena Thorul (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Rainbow Faces of Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. Smoking Is for Squares!
  3. 2. Superman's Rainbow Face!
    Superman
  4. 3. ["Tricksy will pull this car for one whole block..."]
    Tricksy
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. ["UWRGTOCP DGEQOGU..."]
    Supermen of America
  7. 6. ["A radio playing at this time of night..."]
    Casey the Cop
  8. 7. The Great Supergirl Double-Cross!
    Supergirl
  9. 8. The Story of Lena Thorul
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