(February 1967)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly; (semi-monthly, March)
On-sale date:
1966-12-27
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 Case of the Superman Impostor! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Superman [Maxie]; the Professor

The Man Who Sold Insurance to Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Supergirl (cameo); Perry White; Terry Mason; Jewel Cartier; Mr. Cartier; Renegade Raiders; Ricky Candell; Mia Doran; "Photo Finish" Farrell
Synopsis:
Insurance salesman Terry Mason will only be allowed to marry the boss's daughter if he can sell a $100 billion life insurance policy to Superman.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Green Kryptonite; insurance; Phantom Zone

Peace on Earth (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
the words "peace on earth" translated into many different languages

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Even the Enemy Voted... (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Rock's 6 Battle Stars / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

house ad for Our Army at War (DC, 1952 series) #177 [80 Page Giant #G-32], on sale December 13

["I want to buy some new models..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
6492

Genre:
non-fiction

["Watch those sparks!"] (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff ?
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
fire safety message
Keywords:
Christmas

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in early January 1967

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1966
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 491,135
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 537,522
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S.U. Sampliner, Sonia Mondschein, all at 575 Lexington Ave., New York, N.Y. 10022

The Case of the Superman Impostor! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; the Torpedo; the Professor; Maxie; Marlene
Synopsis:
The Professor has deduced that Superman is Clark Kent and he tricks Supergirl into confirming the fact, using a henchman who has been transformed into a double for Superman by plastic surgery.
Keywords:
plastic surgery; secret identity

[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 Irene Vartanoff; Bill Thom; Sharon Schwartz; Dean Chu; Mark Draper; Mark Evanier; B. V. Davenport

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Case of the Superman Impostor!
    Supergirl
  2. 1. The Man Who Sold Insurance to Superman!
    Superman
  3. 2. Peace on Earth
  4. 3. Even the Enemy Voted...
    Sgt. Rock's 6 Battle Stars
  5. 4. ["I want to buy some new models..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  6. 5. ["Watch those sparks!"]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. The Case of the Superman Impostor!
    Supergirl
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
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