(May 1967)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1967-03-30
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

Secret of the Stone-Age Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Perry White
Keywords:
cavemen; skeletons

The Secret of the Stone-Age Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Perry White; Guarr; Virra
Synopsis:
When Perry White discovers a caveman skeleton dressed in a Superman costume, Superman travels into the past to investigate, but is trapped in prehistoric times because Earth's sun is red in that era.
Reprints:
Keywords:
red sun; time travel

[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 Dan Morrison; Irene Vartanoff; Barrett Huntington; Virginia Wheeler; Jerry Giuseff; Hank Goldberg; David Lewis

They're More Devastating Than a Pygmy Invasion! (Table of Contents)

The Maniaks / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #68 [first Maniaks], on sale March 23

["I'm sure I'll enjoy making that model car, Mr. Cap."] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
6507

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Bob Warren of Park Forest, Illinois

Crunch! Yip! Blam! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #138 [80 Page Giant #G-35], on sale March 14

The Anti-Supergirl Plot! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Dick Malverne; Cindy Morbilt; Kim Lorne (Supergirl imposter); "Fingers" Cooley (Green Arrow imposter); Carter Hagen; Batman imposter; Green Lantern imposter
Synopsis:
A band with members that dress up as Green Lantern, Batman and Green Arrow are using their performances to commit robbery.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Green Kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Reference to "Kryptonite-Plus", a super-powerful version of Kryptonite.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Secret of the Stone-Age Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Secret of the Stone-Age Superman
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. They're More Devastating Than a Pygmy Invasion!
    The Maniaks
  5. 4. ["I'm sure I'll enjoy making that model car, Mr. Cap."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  6. 5. Crunch! Yip! Blam!
    Superboy
  7. 6. The Anti-Supergirl Plot!
    Supergirl
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