(May 1966)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly; (semi-monthly, March)
On-sale date:
1966-03-31
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

Issue Notes

Copyright © National Periodical Publications, Inc., 1966.


From Riches to Rags! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Keywords:
campfires; kettles; top hats

Watch Superman on Television! (Table of Contents)

Superman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Synopsis:
inside front cover; listing of television stations airing the Adventures of Superman syndicated series

From Riches to Rags (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Tiger Gang; Sir Jeffrey Winston; Gunner Murdock; Princess Pale Flower; Jonathan Kent (flashback); Martha Kent (flashback)
Synopsis:
Superman finds himself compelled to act out various roles as he performs his regular duties.
Reprints:
Keywords:
comets; Green Kryptonite

Superboy Fans! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #129 [80 Page Giant #G-22], on sale March 10

["So this is your first model kit."] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
6400

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Albert Claps of Glen Ridge, New York

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in late April 1966

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

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

Script:
Bill Williams ?
Pencils:
Bill Williams
Inks:
Bill Williams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Rocket J. Squirrel; Bullwinkle Moose

Health Myths Debunked! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
How to treat frostbite, a black eye, and does cutting your hair make it grow faster?

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in some November 1962 and in February 1963 DC titles.

The Green Sun Supergirl! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El; also appears as Linda Danvers]; Joan; Dragomonsters; Ant-Men
Synopsis:
While Supergirl is helping NASA test a spacesuit her space capsule is sucked into a "Warp Stream" and crashes on the planet Lumal. Lumal has a green sun and Supergirl has no powers.
Reprints:

Super-Hero Join the Super-Freaks! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bruno Premiani; Gil Kane; Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Bruno Premiani; Murphy Anderson; Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #65, Batman (DC, 1940 series) #180, and Swing with Scooter, announced here for the May-June issue of Showcase (DC, 1956 series)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Mickey Gaither; Rickey Filback; Jeff McGowan; Ricky Bakalian; Donald Galler; Steve Hatch; Jeannie Mankowski; Bruce Berman

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. From Riches to Rags!
    Superman
  2. 1. Watch Superman on Television!
    Superman
  3. 2. From Riches to Rags
    Superman
  4. 3. Superboy Fans!
    Superboy
  5. 4. ["So this is your first model kit."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  7. 6. ["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  8. 7. Health Myths Debunked!
  9. 8. The Green Sun Supergirl!
    Supergirl
  10. 9. Super-Hero Join the Super-Freaks!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
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