(July 1967)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly (semimonthly March)
On-sale date:
1967-05-31
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 Petrified Superman! (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]
Keywords:
cameras; photography; policemen

The Victory of Zha-Vam! (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 [also appears as Clark Kent]; Zha-Vam; Lois Lane; Jax-Ur (cameo); Professor Vakox (cameo)
Synopsis:
Superman engages Zha-Vam in battle several times, but cannot overcome the powers of the ancient gods.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Phantom Zone

Indexer Notes

Story contiunues in the following issue.

Make Your Summer Count! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Two kids who could not find a summer job contact the city Recreation Supervisor about cleaning up a vacant lot, and receive supervision to do so and create a mural from the broken glass salvaged.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Holy Pin-Ups! (Table of Contents)

Batman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino (illustrations)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson; Joe Giella (illustrations)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
Batman; Robin; Joker; Riddler; Penguin

Indexer Notes

ad for 11" x 14" pinups - 3 sets of two suitable for framing; all six for $1.00

Jimmy Olsen's Two Brides (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 8.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Lee]; Jimmy Olsen; Queen Tania; Daglar; Zor-El (flashback)
Synopsis:
Now married to Jimmy, Linda tries to make Jimmy fall in love with Supergirl as well.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Argo City; Imaginary Story

Indexer Notes

Imaginary Story, continued from the previous issue. Origin of Supergirl retold.
Originally a Jimmy Olsen feature; logo changed to Supergirl.

Another All-Star Collection (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman (DC, 1940 series) #193 [80 Page Giant #G-37]; on sale May 9

The Shouts Heard 'Round the World -- (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman (DC, 1940 series) #194, on sale June 6

Speedier than the Gold Rush! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #69, on sale May 23

[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 Peter Haag; George Oldziey; Jeanie Logsdan; Allen Hoover; Evelyn Jones; Captain Nice

Up... Up... Up Springs the Atom (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Atom (DC, 1962 series) #32, on sale June 1

["Gosh! This hole is too small for my model part..."] (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:
6517

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Tim Carter of Fairfax, Virginia

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams; Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Neal Adams; Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in early June 1967; includes partial cover art from The Adventures of Bob Hope (DC, 1950 series) #106 and The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #172

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Petrified Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Victory of Zha-Vam!
    Superman
  3. 2. Make Your Summer Count!
  4. 3. Holy Pin-Ups!
    Batman
  5. 4. Jimmy Olsen's Two Brides
    Supergirl
  6. 5. Another All-Star Collection
    Batman
  7. 6. The Shouts Heard 'Round the World --
    Batman
  8. 7. Speedier than the Gold Rush!
    The Maniaks
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  10. 9. Up... Up... Up Springs the Atom
    The Atom
  11. 10. ["Gosh! This hole is too small for my model part..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
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