(May 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.
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.


The Menace Called 'It'! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; It

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:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
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.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated May 1960.

Superman's Kryptonese Curse! [Tales of Kryptonite No. 3] (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;Krypto (guest appearance); Vol-Don (guest appearance); Superman; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Superboy (flashback); Super-Baby (flashback); Supergirl robot; Superman robot
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; gold kryptonite; green kryptonite; Kandor; red kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Tales of Kryptonite No. 3

The Menace Called "It"! (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; It [a spinning blob] (intro); Lana Lang; Perry White; Lois Lane
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story recycled from Action Comics #162. Scripter confirmed from reprint.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Ned Snively, John Jodell, David Brown, Jimmy Donohue, Mike Friedrich, Terry Levin, Harry Warren, Stephen King, Mark Haveu and Jan Levin.

When Jimmy Olsen Stole Krypto From Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel ?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Krypto (guest star); Superman; Jimmy Olsen [as Super-Olsen]; Lucy Lane
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude

Indexer Notes

adventure is Krypto's dream

["Officer, that man just stole the car!"] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Menace Called 'It'!
    Superman
  2. 1. What's Wrong with These Pictures?
  3. 2. Superman's Kryptonese Curse! [Tales of Kryptonite No. 3]
    Superman
  4. 3. The Menace Called "It"!
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. When Jimmy Olsen Stole Krypto From Superman
    Superman
  7. 6. ["Officer, that man just stole the car!"]
    Casey the Cop
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