(June 1965)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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 Skyscraper Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superbaby [Kal-El]; Jor-El
Reprints:
Keywords:
Krypton

Happy Hobby Time! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Frank
Synopsis:
Superboy shows Frank that he can be creative, regardless of whether his creations are perfect, and notes an expressive hobby can be life long enjoyment.

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated May 1952.

The Skyscraper Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Xardo (villain); Krypto (flashback); Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); Kal-El (flashback; as an infant)
Synopsis:
Red Kryptonite turns Superman into a giant without superpowers who must stop aliens from stealing all the iron on Earth. Memories of an incident on Krypton that changed him into a giant infant help him figure out how to defeat the aliens.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fire Falls; iron; Krypton; Red Kryptonite

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Porter Clark, Jr., David S. Bradley, Johnnie Phillips, Ellen Horner, Jay Scalise, Dubwin Watson and Ellis Anderson.

["SVPZ WLYMVYTZ H NYLHA..."] (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 Neptune No. 7)
Decoded message reads: "Lois performs a Great Houdini trick in the July Lois Lane!"

The Ugly Duckling Teacher of Stanhope College (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 12.67 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]; Elizabeth Sparrow; Ken Reed; Ronnie Barr; Mark Hilary; Lori Lemaris
Synopsis:
Inspired by the musical "My Fair Lady," Supergirl helps an unpopular teacher to become more self-confident (with the help of Atlantean super-science).
Keywords:
Atlantis; My Fair Lady

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

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for 80 Page Giant (DC, 1064 series) #11

["I'll take that model airplane kit!"] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Center / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Skyscraper Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. Happy Hobby Time!
    Superboy
  3. 2. The Skyscraper Superman!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  5. 4. ["SVPZ WLYMVYTZ H NYLHA..."]
    Supermen of America
  6. 5. The Ugly Duckling Teacher of Stanhope College
    Supergirl
  7. 6. Featuring 7 Epic Duels-to-the-Death...
    Superman
  8. 7. ["I'll take that model airplane kit!"]
    Cap's Hobby Center
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