(August 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.
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
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Outlaw Fort Knox (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Pete Corey
Synopsis:
Mobster Pete Corey barks orders as Superman flies another haul of money to the Crime Syndicate's treasury.

Summer at Home Can Be Fun! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy
Characters:
Jack; Jack's father; Hank
Synopsis:
Hank has to stay in the city instead of visiting his friend in the country, but he learns there are a lot of fun things to do right in his city.

Indexer Notes

on inside front cover

The Outlaw Fort Knox! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Pete Corey (intro, villain); Lucy Lane (guest appearance); Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
Pete Corey cheats to win a contest that has Superman fulfill three wishes for the winner. Pete tries to have Superman deliver riches to the Crime Syndicate's treasury, but is tricked by Superman, captured, and the treasury is shut down.
Reprints:

Flight of the P-26 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wen-Mac / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Put Your Nose to the Dot (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tootsie Pops / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

How's Trix? Well Worth Digging For... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Trix cereal / advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

"Due to space limitations, we have no room for our regular letter department in this issue." Remainder of text is a very short summary of who Superman is and how he came to be.

The Menace of Gold Kryptonite! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Superman Emergency Squad (guest stars); Jay-Ree (intro); Joenne (intro); Krypto (guest apperance); Lex Luthor (villain); Jax-Ur (villain); Professor Vakox (villain); Jimmy Olsen Fan Club; Superbaby (flashback); Superboy (flashback); Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lois Lane; Kryptonian metal-eater
Synopsis:
A piece of kryptonite that has menaced Superman as both green and red kryptonite has now become gold kryptonite, which could permanently remove Superman's superpowers. But it is discovered by the people of Kandor who dispatch a team to send the rock to the Phantom Zone. The team members lose their superpowers and after some adventures with Jimmy Olsen, Superman provides them a home outside of Kandor.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; gold kryptonite; green kryptonite; Kandor; Phantom Zone; red kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Tales of Kryptonite No. 4

How to Build Prrrrfect Models (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

AMT Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Be My Guest] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Cheerios cereal / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Join the Fun with G.I. Joe! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[What Do You Have When You Cut a Tootsie Pop in Half?] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tootsie Pops / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Private Kent, the Fighting Marine! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Sgt. Buck Brewster, USMC (intro); Lois Lane; General Jackson
Synopsis:
Clark enters Marine boot camp for training to write a story on the experience. His training sergeant is interested in Lois Lane and tries to sabotage Clark's weekend pass to a dance, but as Superman, Clark meets every challenge.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Camp Greenwood

We Screened Hundreds of Olsen Adventures! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Fooey! Fooey! Chewy! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["I would like a model destroyer."] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Center / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cap
Synopsis:
A Navy seaman buys a model of a ship so he can give orders instead of taking them.

Indexer Notes

Bottom of final page of final story.

The Cuckoo Bird Yuks It Up! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Cocoa Puffs cereal / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

10 Issues of Superman for Only $1.00 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Nationally Famous Prizes at No Cost to You! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Boys, Girls, Men, Women (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Outlaw Fort Knox
    Superman
  2. 1. Summer at Home Can Be Fun!
  3. 2. The Outlaw Fort Knox!
    Superman
  4. 3. Flight of the P-26
    Wen-Mac
  5. 4. Put Your Nose to the Dot
    Tootsie Pops
  6. 5. How's Trix? Well Worth Digging For...
    Trix cereal
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  8. 7. The Menace of Gold Kryptonite!
    Superman
  9. 8. How to Build Prrrrfect Models
    AMT Corporation
  10. 9. [Be My Guest]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. ["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"]
    Cheerios cereal
  12. 11. Join the Fun with G.I. Joe!
    G.I. Joe
  13. 12. [What Do You Have When You Cut a Tootsie Pop in Half?]
    Tootsie Pops
  14. 13. Private Kent, the Fighting Marine!
    Superman
  15. 14. We Screened Hundreds of Olsen Adventures!
    DC Comics
  16. 15. Fooey! Fooey! Chewy!
    Tootsie Rolls
  17. 16. ["I would like a model destroyer."]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  18. 17. The Cuckoo Bird Yuks It Up!
    Cocoa Puffs cereal
  19. 18. 10 Issues of Superman for Only $1.00
    DC Comics
  20. 19. Nationally Famous Prizes at No Cost to You!
    Junior Sales Club of America
  21. 20. Boys, Girls, Men, Women
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
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