(January 1968)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1967-11-30
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

Superman... Guilty of Homicide! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
ambulances

Superman... Guilty of Homicide! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Dr. Frost; Ron Noble; "Bullets" Stacey; Jimmy Olsen (cameo)
Synopsis:
Ron Noble, the secret head of the International Crime Exchange, plots to frame Superman for accidental homicide in a boxing exhibition, but his colleague Dr. Frost arranges it so that Noble is truly killed so that Frost can take over.
Reprints:

[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 Bud Weizer; Dan Solla; Matthew Pavin; Steve Preston; Charles Stricklamd; Steven Peng; David Kester

Superboy in Argo City (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Superboy; Zor-El; Allura
Synopsis:
Superboy is accidentally swept up by a space-probe belonging to his uncle Zor-El. He is taken to Argo City where he meets young Kara, his cousin, but circumstances ensue to cause everyone to later forget that the meeting ever took place.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Argo City; Green Kryptonite; Krypton

Indexer Notes

Jim Mooney's last issue as penciller, after eight consecutive years.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in early Decemver 1968; includes cover art for Batman (DC, 1940 series) #199 and The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #176

Remember This Boy? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino; Bob Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson; Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman (DC, 1940 series) #198 [80 Page Giant #G-43], on sale November 14

Can Superman Be a Menace? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; house ad for Superman (DC, 1939 series) #203

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman... Guilty of Homicide!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman... Guilty of Homicide!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. Superboy in Argo City
    Supergirl
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  6. 5. Remember This Boy?
    Batman
  7. 6. Can Superman Be a Menace?
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Carlos Tasada
  • John Douglas Miceli
  • Kyle Weber
  • Terry Watkins
  • Allen Ross
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
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