(February 1965)

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 Weakest Man in the World! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

Superman--Weakest Man in the World! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; The Four Intergalactic Thiefmasters (villains); The Thorones (intro, villains); Lahla; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis:
The Thiefmasters trap Superman on a red sun world where all the other inhabitants have super-powers and plan to attack Earth unless the powerless Superman can stop them.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Introduces the Thorones, an alien race that is super-powered under suns of any color.

["The mine caved in."] (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:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Super-Turtle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1964
No circulation information given.
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc,. Harry Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S.U. Sampliner, Sonia Iger, all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Curt Swan (logo illustration)
Inks:
George Klein ? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Jeff Morris; Michael E. Colby; Tom Rusk; Gordon Hayes; Ursula Meyers; Chip Oat; James Hartman; Karen Rizzo

The Enemy Supergirl! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Jim Mooney (signed)
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
David Huffine ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Comet the Super-Horse; Debbie Porter (villain); Jax-Ur (cameo); General Zod (cameo)
Synopsis:
A blood transfusion gives Linda's friend Debbie super-powers, but also affects her sanity, causing her to turn evil and impersonate Supergirl.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Green Kryptonite; Kandor; Phantom Zone; Red Kryptonite; Superman Museum

["Readers... the most sensational bargains in thrilling stories today..."] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Sheldon Moldoff; Joe Kubert (illustrations)
Inks:
?; ?; Joe Kubert (illustrations)
Colors:
? (illustrations)
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero; war

Indexer Notes

house ad for 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #5 (Batman), #6 (Superman), and #7 (Sgt. Rock's Prize Battle Tales)

Strange Worlds Superman Has Visited (Table of Contents)

Superman / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Summarizes Superman stories from Superman #155, World's Finest Comics #114, Action Comics #266, Action Comics #263-264, and Superboy #88.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Weakest Man in the World!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman--Weakest Man in the World!
    Superman
  3. 2. ["The mine caved in."]
    Super-Turtle
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. The Enemy Supergirl!
    Supergirl
  7. 6. ["Readers... the most sensational bargains in thrilling stories today..."]
  8. 7. Strange Worlds Superman Has Visited
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
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  • Kelly Langston-Smith
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  • Kyle Weber
  • Terry Watkins
  • Allen Ross
  • Jerry Hillegas
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
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