(December-January 1967)

DC, 1963 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Bob Kanigher
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Includes a letters page. Additional indexing info from Donald Dale Milne.


[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Metal Men / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Metal Men; Dr. William Magnus
Reprints:

Pennies for UNICEF! (Table of Contents)

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El, aka. Clark Kent]; Joe; Tom
Synopsis:
After Joe claims he's going to keep the pennies for himself, Superman takes Joe and Tom to Asia, South America and Africa to show them first-hand how much good the pennies they collect for UNICEF can do.

Indexer Notes

Printed in black-and-white on inside front cover. Credits from a list by Lionel English.

Rage of the Lizard! (Table of Contents)

Metal Men / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher (signed)
Pencils:
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
HM

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. William Magnus; Gold; Iron; Mercury; Platinum; Lead; Tin; Nameless; Professor Snakelocks; Professor Snakelocks' army; The Sizzler; The Lizard; The Lizard's army
Synopsis:
Professor Snakelocks' creation, The Sizzler, has been adopted by the Metal Men after changing Doc Magnus into a robot. Professor Snakelocks attempts to destroy the Metal Men but is turned into a robot by The Sizzler after being captured. Platinum is so distraught over The Sizzler's apparent affection for Doc Magnus that she runs away, where the Lizard makes her a hostage in a plan to kill Doc Magnus. Platinum saves Doc at the last minute, and the Sizzler changes both Doc and Professor Snakelocks back to humans.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (May 2007). Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher who edited this issue. the records list the initials HM next to the due date for the lettering of this story.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Henry Boltinoff; Rick Schuman (idea)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff ?
Job Number:
6451

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
two unnamed boys
Synopsis:
One boy shows another how he avoids losing tiny model screws by magnetizing a screwdriver.

Indexer Notes

It is noted that published ideas are awarded the original art from the feature.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    Metal Men
  2. 1. Pennies for UNICEF!
    Superman
  3. 2. Rage of the Lizard!
    Metal Men
  4. 3. [untitled]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon