(September 1966)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly; (semi-monthly, March)
On-sale date:
1966-07-28
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

The Battle of the Alter-Egos! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Clark Kent
Reprints:
Keywords:
cannon balls; cannons

Superman Versus Super Clark Kent! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Professor Vakox; Baron X; Jax-Ur (cameo); General Zod (cameo)
Synopsis:
An atomic explosion seems to split Superman and Clark Kent into separate people, but it's a plot by Professor Vakox to trap Superman in the Phantom Zone.
Reprints:
Keywords:
atomic explosions; Daily Planet; Green Kryptonite; Phantom Zone

He's Back! (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

house ad for Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #52, on sale August 4

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
Curt Swan (logo illustration)
Inks:
George Klein (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Karl Garcia; John Raiss; Connie Shutt; Susan Hiser; Enoch James

The Four Helpless Heroes! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn ?
Editing:
Mort Weisinger

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Lee]; Batman; Robin; Krypto; Lori Lemaris; Superman; Ronal; Jerro; Malo (villain)
Synopsis:
With Superman on a space mission, Supergirl has a day full of emergencies to deal with, but there's a big surprise at the end of it.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Atlantis; Bat-Cave; Fortress of Solitude; golf; Green Kryptonite; Kandor; Midvale Orphanage

Indexer Notes

Reprints are common for the next year or so, until about #355.

Maharajahs... Mobsters... Masterminds... (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #68 [80 Page Giant #G-26], on sale July 12

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Battle of the Alter-Egos!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman Versus Super Clark Kent!
    Superman
  3. 2. He's Back!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  5. 4. The Four Helpless Heroes!
    Supergirl
  6. 5. Maharajahs... Mobsters... Masterminds...
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
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