(September 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

Superman's Hands of Doom! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
apocalypse

Superman's Hands of Doom! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Mr. Gimmick; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
Mr. Gimmick arranges to have Superman's hands coated with two chemicals that will create a terrible explosion when they come together as he applauds the Superman Day parade in Metropolis.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Superman Day

Nature's Bill of Rights (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
A man; two boys
Synopsis:
Two boys who are polluting a stream are given an anti-pollution lesson by a fisherman. Includes an excerpt from an 1869 Massachusetts Board of Health document.

Indexer Notes

Credits from a list by Lionel English.

The Ordeals of Dimension Z (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; King Avro; Stix; Hubro; Superman (flashback)
Synopsis:
When Supergirl is taken to Dimension Z, she learns that her arrest was a ploy to get her to compete in the interdimensional Contest of Peril.
Keywords:
Green Kryptonite; Red Kryptonite

Indexer Notes

story continued from the previous issue

See Lois Lane Challenge Her Rivals for Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #14, on sale July 15

Readers -- Why Do You Force Enemy Ace to Kill Again... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #58, on sale July 29

["BPM ACXMZUIV BD APWEA..."] (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 Pluto No. 8)
Decoded message reads: "The Superman TV shows will be broadcast in color next year."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Arnold Schmidt; Ray Hyatt; Jill Hodges; Mike Pavlik; Frank Oberc; Bob Allen; David Van De Voort

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman's Hands of Doom!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman's Hands of Doom!
    Superman
  3. 2. Nature's Bill of Rights
  4. 3. The Ordeals of Dimension Z
    Supergirl
  5. 4. See Lois Lane Challenge Her Rivals for Superman
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  6. 5. Readers -- Why Do You Force Enemy Ace to Kill Again...
    Enemy Ace
  7. 6. ["BPM ACXMZUIV BD APWEA..."]
    Supermen of America
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
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