(June 1966)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly (semimonthly March)
On-sale date:
1966-04-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger; E. Nelson Bridwell (Assistant Editor)
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

Muto -- The Monarch of Menace! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Muto; Superman [Klar Ken T5477]
Reprints:

Dynamite's Coming! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; house ad for Our Army at War (DC, 1952 series) #169, on sale May 3

Muto -- Monarch of Menace! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Klar Ken T5477]; Muto; Lyra 3916; PW-5598; Lex Luthor (in video), Superman [Clark Kent] (in video); Lois Lane (in video); Superman the 5th (in video); Vyldan (in video); Jay L-3388; Superman the 4th (flashback); Superman the 7th [Kanton K-73] (flashback); Yann; Thargo; Von-Don
Synopsis:
Superman tracks Muto to sector Z-44, where the villain springs a series of traps on the hero, finally luring him into saving a trio of android children in the path of a wave of paralyzing toxic seawater.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Future Superman series continues from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #181; series continues in Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #339.

Your Free Trip Around the World! (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:
an old sea captain; two boys
Synopsis:
After telling the boys some tales, the captain takes them to the library where they can travel anywhere just by reading.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated December 1963.
A list by Lionel English also gives the penciller and inker as "Morris Waldinger" in one of the issues this PSA appears in. Creator credits from a list by Lionel English. Other information on the sequence from Donald Dale Milne on 18 September 2004.

A Super-Scoop! (Table of Contents)

Superman / 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 Superman (DC, 1939 series) #187 [80 Page Giant #G-23], on sale April 14

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Bill Sofsak Jr.; Peter Tartsch; Dave Olsen; Ralph D. Ecoff III; Greg Kent

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1965
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 525,254
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 542,003
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J. S. Liebowitz, P. H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S. U. Sampliner, and Sonia Iger, all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y.

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

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

Script:
Bill Williams ?
Pencils:
Bill Williams (signed)
Inks:
Bill Williams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

The Villain Who Married Supergirl! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Raspor; Viperie
Synopsis:
Interplanetary villain Raspor, who claims to have been responsible for the destruction of Krypton, believes that he is fated to marry Supergirl, but she comes up with an elaborate plan to defeat him which includes a fake marriage.
Reprints:

Scooter? Who He? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando (signed)
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Indexer Notes

house ad for Swing with Scooter (DC, 1966 series) #1, on sale April 7

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Muto -- The Monarch of Menace!
    Superman
  2. 1. Dynamite's Coming!
    Sgt. Rock
  3. 2. Muto -- Monarch of Menace!
    Superman
  4. 3. Your Free Trip Around the World!
  5. 4. A Super-Scoop!
    Superman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. ["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  9. 8. The Villain Who Married Supergirl!
    Supergirl
  10. 9. Scooter? Who He?
    Swing with Scooter
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