(April 1966)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly, with the exception of Mar., Sept., and Dec.; (semi-monthly, Jan.)
On-sale date:
1966-02-03
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:
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

Superman's Achilles' Heel! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

Superman's Achilles' Heel! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman ?
Pencils:
Pete Costanza
Inks:
Pete Costanza
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Gat Gronn (intro, villain); Achilles (origin, flashback); Ajax (flashback); red kryptonite; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
The Man of Steel resorts to wearing a steel box on his right hand after Red Kryptonite gives him a vulnerable "Achilles' Heel".
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inker credits from Jim Walker, 20th March 2010 (previously Al Plastino)

What's Your B. Q.*? (*Brotherhood Quotient) (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Gail Campbell, Irene Vartanoff, Frank Wallace, Rod Farrell, Richard Stevens, Harvey Pierce, Perry Farmer

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Target Superman! Part I (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jose Rivera (intro); Dolores Rivera (intro); Superman robots; Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; Lois Lane; Perry White; Lana Lang (cameo)
Synopsis:
Rich Dolores Rivera uses her fortune to try to snare Superman, however she finds that it is Clark that she prefers.
Reprints:

Part II The Irresistible Clark Kent! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lana Lang (guest star); Vol-Don (guest star); Dolores Rivera; Jose Rivera; Lois Lane; Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; Superman robots; Look-Alike Squad of Kandor
Synopsis:
Vol-Don of the Look-Alike Squad of Kandor impersonates Clark Kent to help Superman, however in a twist of fate, he then falls in love with Dolores Rivera.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman's Achilles' Heel!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman's Achilles' Heel!
    Superman
  3. 2. What's Your B. Q.*? (*Brotherhood Quotient)
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Target Superman! Part I
    Superman
  7. 6. Part II The Irresistible Clark Kent!
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Chris Boyko
  • Jim Walker
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Dwayne Best
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Rivard
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross
  • Ed Boner