(August 1967)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly (semi-monthly March)
On-sale date:
1967-06-29
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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 Battle of the Gods! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Zha-Vam; Atlas
Reprints:

The Battle of the Gods! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Zha-Vam; Apollo; Zeus; Vulcan; Hercules; the Oracle of Delphi; Mercury; Prometheus; Pluto; Achilles; Neptune; Atlas
Synopsis:
Zha-Vam blocks Superman from returning to Earth by using the mythical Shield of Orion. Superman travels into the past to visit the gods of Olympus to learn the origin of Zha-Vam and the means with which to defeat him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Green Kryptonite; Mount Olympus

Indexer Notes

Continued from previous issue.

[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 Greg Stanton; C. A. Willis; Jonathan Turkle; Dennis Myers; Steve Gordon; Eddie Gates; George Fales; Karl Lamocha; Cheryl Glenn

The Cosmic Collectors! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Joe Trent; the Living Library
Synopsis:
Supergirl is captured and taken to the planet Zorkia by the Living Library, a collection of disembodied brains that travel the universe to collect information. They implant Supergirl with all their knowledge, intending that she serve as their permanent replacement on Zorkia so that they are free to contunue their travels.
Keywords:
Argo City; Green Kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the following issue.

This Wolf Boy Is Jimmy Olsen! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen / 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 Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #104 [80 Page Giant #G-38], on sale June 13

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Battle of the Gods!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Battle of the Gods!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. The Cosmic Collectors!
    Supergirl
  5. 4. This Wolf Boy Is Jimmy Olsen!
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
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