(May 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

Issue Notes

Copyright © 1965 by National Periodical Publications, Inc.


The Black Magic of Supergirl! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Supergirl [Linda Danvers; Kara Zor-El]
Reprints:
Keywords:
cauldrons; magic; pitchforks; skeletons

What's Wrong with These Pictures? (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A quiz on general manners and safety information for children.

Indexer Notes

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

The Secret Life of Clark Kent! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Perry White; Dan Robb; Peter Fry; Elizabelle Fry; Luke Robb
Synopsis:
Clark Kent accidentally discovers Crater Valley, where a Quaker colony has lived in seclusion since the eighteenth century.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Quaker

Featuring 7 Epic Duels-to-the-Death (Table of Contents)

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #11, on sale April 15

Metropolis Mailbag (Table of Contents)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment by Cary Bates, Gary Lee, Skipper Lee, Arthur Newmark, Mal-Lee Smittle and Dan Solla.

["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"] (Table of Contents)

Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Williams ?
Pencils:
Bill Williams
Inks:
Bill Williams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Rocky; Bullwinkle

The Black Magic of Supergirl! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Linda Danvers; Kara Zor-El]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers
Synopsis:
Supergirl acquires the Satan Ring, which allows her to perform three deeds of black magic, but the price of using it will turn her into a demon. When circumstances force her to use it three times, she must find a way to reverse the transformation.
Reprints:
Keywords:
black magic; Fortress of Solitude; Green Kryptonite

Featuring Superboy's Greatest Foes and Menaces! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #10, on sale March 11

["YMJWJ FWJ XMC..."] (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 Saturn No. 5)
Decoded message reads: "There are six kinds of Kryptonite: Green, Red, Blue, Gold, White, and Jewel."

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Black Magic of Supergirl!
    Superman and Supergirl
  2. 1. What's Wrong with These Pictures?
  3. 2. The Secret Life of Clark Kent!
    Superman
  4. 3. Featuring 7 Epic Duels-to-the-Death
    Superman
  5. 4. Metropolis Mailbag
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. ["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  7. 6. The Black Magic of Supergirl!
    Supergirl
  8. 7. Featuring Superboy's Greatest Foes and Menaces!
    Superboy
  9. 8. ["YMJWJ FWJ XMC..."]
    Supermen of America
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