(January 1965)

DC, 1964 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
8 times a year
On-sale date:
1964-11-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Fantastic Things and Creatures! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Bizarro Superman; Bizarro Lois Lane; Creature of 1000 Disguises; Monster X; Jimmy Olsen's Private Monster; The Thing That Stalked Smallville

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

The Creature of 1,000 Disguises (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Johnny Miles; Mrs Miles; Gollo
Synopsis:
Superman hunts for runaway Johnny Miles who has hooked up with a shape changing alien being.
Reprints:

The Thing That Stalked Smallville (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Pa Kent; Ma Kent; 6-3KX
Synopsis:
Superboy inexplicably befriends an alien monster who roams around Smallville turning people into stone statues.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title: "The Monster That Stalked Smallville"; 2 pages cut.

Jimmy Olsen's Private Monster! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; TNT Gang; Lucy Lane; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
A monster appears whenever Jimmy uses his signal watch.
Reprints:

The Hyper-Menace from Krypton (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Johnny Broddigan; Cliff Tyler; Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); Jor-El's Robot
Synopsis:
When a series of Kryptonian weapons suddenly appear, the Man of Steel deduces that there must be an evil Superman on Earth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title" "The Super-Menace of Metropolis"; a handful of panels were edited to fix a minor error in the original story.

The Battle with Bizarro (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lex Luthor; Vekko; Bizarro Superman [Bizarro Clark Kent]; Bizarro Lois Lane; New Bizarro
Synopsis:
Luthor creates Bizarro Superman who then falls in love with Lois. As Superman and his imperfect double battle it out for Lois's hand, she comes up with an ingenious solution to the problem.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Combines "The Battle with Bizarro" and "The Bride of Bizarro" into one story.

The Mystery of Monster X (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Lana Lang; Professor Lang; Superbug
Synopsis:
Superboy must solve the problem of an amazing creature that can transmute matter into any other element - including Kryptonite.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

2 pages cut from the original story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Fantastic Things and Creatures!
    Superman
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. The Creature of 1,000 Disguises
    Superman
  4. 3. The Thing That Stalked Smallville
    Superboy
  5. 4. Jimmy Olsen's Private Monster!
    Jimmy Olsen
  6. 5. The Hyper-Menace from Krypton
    Superman
  7. 6. The Battle with Bizarro
    Superman
  8. 7. The Mystery of Monster X
    Superboy
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