(April 1965)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of March, June, Sept. and Dec.
On-sale date:
1965-02-04 ?
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
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Copyright © 1965 by National Periodical Publications, Inc.


Superman's Day of Truth! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane

The Revenge of the Super-Pets! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Pets [Beppo; Comet the Super-Horse; Krypto; Streaky] (guest stars); Cyrus Atwill (introduction, villain); Henry Bergh (founder of SPCA, guest star); Superman; Perry White
Reprints:

["Here I go-- testing another new parachute."] (Table of Contents)

Tricksy / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tricksy
Reprints:

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Donenfeld (business manager)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Tales of Green Kryptonite No. 2 (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; green kryptonite (narrator of flashbacks); Krypton (flashback); Superboy (flashback); Professor Clyde (intro); Lois Lane; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Fortress of Solitude; red kryptonite (cameo)

Indexer Notes

another chunk of Green K gets to speak

["Oh my gosh!"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jerry; Mr. Elby

["Everyone should go with the goodness of Cheerios!"] (Table of Contents)

Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Rocky; Bullwinkle

["This new vault is ten inches thick"] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Eureka
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Title, first line and reprint data from Arthur Lortie, added August 2006. Sequence may be out of order.

Superman's Day of Truth! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Supergirl (guest star); Lana Lang (guest star); Supergirl Fan Club (guest appearance); Professor Potter (guest appearance); Val-Lor (intro, death, flashback); Vrangs (intro, villain, flashback); Lois Lane; Perry White; Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; Krypton (flashback); Atlanteans (cameo)
Synopsis:
Superman and Supergirl spend an entire day telling nothing but the truth in honor of the Kryptonian hero Val-Lor.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman's Day of Truth!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Revenge of the Super-Pets!
    Superman
  3. 2. ["Here I go-- testing another new parachute."]
    Tricksy
  4. 3. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
  5. 4. Tales of Green Kryptonite No. 2
    Superman
  6. 5. ["Oh my gosh!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  7. 6. ["Everyone should go with the goodness of Cheerios!"]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  8. 7. ["This new vault is ten inches thick"]
    Professor Eureka
  9. 8. Superman's Day of Truth!
    Superman
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