(July 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 U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Copyright © 1965 by National Periodical Publications, Inc.


The Unknown Legionnaire (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Mon-El; Supergirl; Light Lass; Superboy; Brainiac 5]
Reprints:

["Treasure Chest of Fun"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Keywords:
Joy buzzer

Indexer Notes

Nineteen small ads, with order coupon, for novelty items from Honor House Prod. Corp.

The Unknown Legionnaire (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 16.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Vivian Berg (part 1); Milton Snapinn (part 2)
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Brainiac 5; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Supergirl [also as Unknown Boy]; Cosmic Boy; Chameleon Boy; Phantom Girl; Mon-El]; Norm Eldor
Synopsis:
Superboy recalls a case when the Legionnaires were helped by a hero called Unknown Boy. It was only after Unknown Boy helped the Legion finish a case, that Superboy figured out that under the costume was Supergirl. Supergirl then recalled going through a red kryptonite cloud and losing her memory, but knowing she had to protect her secret identity, and so created the Unknown Boy costume.
Reprints:

["Join the fun with G. I. Joe!"] (Table of Contents)

G. I. Joe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
war
Characters:
G. I. Joe [G.I. Joe]
Keywords:
Toy soldier; war

Indexer Notes

Ad, with response coupon, for G. I. Joe Club from G. I. Joe Division, Hasbro.

["The Strange Worlds of Batman and Robin"] (Table of Contents)

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Pencils:
Win Mortimer; Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Win Mortimer; Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Promo for 80 Pg. Giant # 12

["Make Silly Putty stretch pictures!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for Silly Putty from Silly Putty Marketing Inc.

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

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Rocky; Bullwinkle

["We will give you $5 for any 1955 half dollar."] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Benjamin Franklin (on coin)
Keywords:
Coin collecting; coin collection; coin collector; numismatics; numismatist

Indexer Notes

Ad, with order coupon, for Brownlee's Big Book of Rare Coins from Big State Coin Company.

The One-Man Baseball Team (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Giunta ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

inker id by Bob Hughes 3/09

How to Beat Your Dad at Racing (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Murphy Anderson ?
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
car
Characters:
Dad; Jack
Synopsis:
Dad and Jack try out AMT slot cars.
Keywords:
Model car; slot car; slot car racing; slot racing

Indexer Notes

Ad, in comic-story form, for AMT slot cars.

["Be My Guest at America's Greatest Amusement Park"] (Table of Contents)

Superman / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp ?

Characters:
Superman
Keywords:
Amusement park; New Jersey; roller coaster

Indexer Notes

Ad, with discount coupons, for Palisades Park.

["40 Army-Navy-Marine all authentic medals & insignias"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
military
Characters:
Soldier; sailor; Marine

Indexer Notes

Ad, with order coupon, for insignia set from Insignias.

[The Legion Outpost] (Table of Contents)

The Legion Outpost / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Roberta Lortez, Jim Safran, Rich Walls, David Pawlishak and V.P. Hennings.

["Lucky Charms new toasted oats cereal with marshmallow bits in lucky shapes!"] (Table of Contents)

L.C. Leprechaun / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
L.c. Leprechaun (advertising character)
Keywords:
Ad for Lucky Charms cereal from General Mills

["10 issues of Adventure for only $1.00"] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Superboy; Batman

Indexer Notes

Promo, with order coupon, for subscriptions to Adventure Comics and to Batman.

["Friend, do you dare risk a dime?"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Ben Rebhuhn; Jim Norman; Nellie
Keywords:
Body builder; body building

Indexer Notes

Ad, with order coupon, for booklets from American Body Building Club

["America's Most Exciting War Game"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Ad, with order coupon, for Task Force game from Helen of Toy. Second coupon for 88 toys from Helen of Toy.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Unknown Legionnaire
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. ["Treasure Chest of Fun"]
  3. 2. The Unknown Legionnaire
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. ["Join the fun with G. I. Joe!"]
    G. I. Joe
  5. 4. ["The Strange Worlds of Batman and Robin"]
    Batman
  6. 5. ["Make Silly Putty stretch pictures!"]
  7. 6. ["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  8. 7. ["We will give you $5 for any 1955 half dollar."]
  9. 8. The One-Man Baseball Team
    Superboy
  10. 9. How to Beat Your Dad at Racing
  11. 10. ["Be My Guest at America's Greatest Amusement Park"]
    Superman
  12. 11. ["40 Army-Navy-Marine all authentic medals & insignias"]
  13. 12. [The Legion Outpost]
    The Legion Outpost
  14. 13. ["Lucky Charms new toasted oats cereal with marshmallow bits in lucky shapes!"]
    L.C. Leprechaun
  15. 14. ["10 issues of Adventure for only $1.00"]
    Superboy
  16. 15. ["Friend, do you dare risk a dime?"]
  17. 16. ["America's Most Exciting War Game"]
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