(November 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 Death of Luthor! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lex Luthor; Brainiac
Keywords:
funerals; green kryptonite

The Death of Luthor! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lex Luthor (villain); Ardora; Brainiac; Lar Than; Vel Quennar; Garn Abu
Synopsis:
Luthor escapes from prison and flees to the planet Lexor, where he is considered a hero. Superman pursues him, but accidentally kills Luthor in a fight. Superman is arrested and must stand trial for murder.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Green Kryptonite; Lexor; trial

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Action Comics #319

["Looks like some crooks being chased..."] (Table of Contents)

Super-Turtle / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Super-Turtle
Synopsis:
Super-Turtle uses his super-breath to help catch some crooks.

[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 Mary Ann Sibley; Darrel Nelson; Gale Rose; James Berkobien; Robert Astory

Supergirl's Time Trips (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

Supergirl Goes to College! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Donna Storm (villain); Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Dick Malverne; Beppo [Super-Monkey]; Comet the Super-Horse
Synopsis:
Linda graduates from high school and receives a scholarship to Stanhope College. She is asked to join the Alpha Lambda sorority, but the prosident imposes several embarrassing initiation tests that may expose Linda's Supergirl identity.
Reprints:
Keywords:
graduation; initiation; sorority; Stanhope College

Honesty Is the Best Policy! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Three boys learn a lesson when they reluctantly return a lost wallet to its owner.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Death of Luthor!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Death of Luthor!
    Superman
  3. 2. ["Looks like some crooks being chased..."]
    Super-Turtle
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  5. 4. Supergirl's Time Trips
    Supergirl
  6. 5. Supergirl Goes to College!
    Supergirl
  7. 6. Honesty Is the Best Policy!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Diverse Hands
  • Brian Mowbray
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Carlos Tasada
  • John Douglas Miceli
  • Kyle Weber
  • Terry Watkins
  • Allen Ross
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Darrel McCann
  • Ed Boner