(October 1966)

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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
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.


The Super-Human Bomb! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Grax
Reprints:
Keywords:
spacecraft

For the First Time on the Motion Picture Screen in Color (Table of Contents)

Batman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Joker; Riddler; Catwoman; Penguin

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for the Batman movie.
On inside front cover in black and white.

The Super-Human Bomb! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Shooter
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Grax; Brainiac; Lois Lane; Professor Potter (cameo)
Synopsis:
Interplanetary criminal Grax defeats Brainiac, then travels to Earth where he uses Brainiac's force-field to trap Superman on Earth, then attaches a super-powerful bomb to him which will destroy the planet.
Reprints:

He's Not: as Strong as Superman (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
humor; superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Plastic Man (DC, 1966 series) #1, on sale September 22

[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 Barbara Louise Carroll; Den Kelly; Mike Buffington; Anthony Morgan; Randy Schrenk; G. P. Fulmer; John Bralek; John Irwin; Steve Ceccato;
several readers, including Mark Evanier, also suggest new titles for the letter column

The Day Supergirl Became an Amazon! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Queen Jarta; Millie Cole; Sue Johnston
Synopsis:
Linda Danvers and two of her college classmates are shipwrecked on a South Pacific island inhabited by a tribe of Amazon warriors.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

These Amazons have no apparent connection to Wonder Woman's Paradise Island.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Super-Human Bomb!
    Superman
  2. 1. For the First Time on the Motion Picture Screen in Color
    Batman
  3. 2. The Super-Human Bomb!
    Superman
  4. 3. He's Not: as Strong as Superman
    Plastic Man
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. The Day Supergirl Became an Amazon!
    Supergirl
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