(July 1966)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly (semi-monthly March)
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

Brainiac's Kryptonite Trap for Supergirl!; Muto's Water Trap for the Future Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman; Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Supergirl; Brainiac; Muto
Keywords:
green kryptonite

Dynamite's Coming! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; house ad for Swing with Scooter (DC, 1966 series) #2, on sale June 7

Muto versus the Man of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Klar Ken T5477]; Muto; Lyra 3916; Jay L-3388; PW-5598
Synopsis:
Using his heat vision, Superman reprograms the android children so they save him from the paralyzing seawater. Later, back on Earth, Muto challenges Superman again, but Superman creates a super-electric discharge to open a space-warp to Muto’s dimension and the villain is drawn home.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Series continues from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #338; series concludes in World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #166.

Natural Beauty -- Everybody's Fight (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
excerpts from a speech by President Lyndon Johnson regarding the preservation of nature

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

[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 George Barnes; Gladys Sieverling; Jeff Johnson; Victoria Phillips; Jerry Harrington; Bill G, Lieu; Doug Jason

Brainiac's Blitz! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Shooter
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El; also appears as Linda Danvers]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Brainiac; Professor Carter
Synopsis:
With Superman gone in space on a Justice League adventure, Supergirl must stop Braniac when he comes to Earth to kill Superman.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Green Kryptonite; Stanhope College

A 2nd Star Collection of the Strange Lives of Batman and Robin! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman (DC, 1940 series) #182 [80 Page Giant #G-24], on sale May 12

Riddle Me This! (Table of Contents)

Inferior Five / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Riddler

Indexer Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #63 [second Inferior Five]

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Brainiac's Kryptonite Trap for Supergirl!; Muto's Water Trap for the Future Superman!
    Superman; Supergirl
  2. 1. Dynamite's Coming!
    Swing with Scooter
  3. 2. Muto versus the Man of Tomorrow!
    Superman
  4. 3. Natural Beauty -- Everybody's Fight
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. Brainiac's Blitz!
    Supergirl
  7. 6. A 2nd Star Collection of the Strange Lives of Batman and Robin!
    Batman and Robin
  8. 7. Riddle Me This!
    Inferior Five
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