(February 1968)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly (semi-monthly March)
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 Case of the People vs. Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
courtrooms; judges; trials

The Case of the People Against Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Batman [also appears as Bruce Wayne]; Dr. Frost; Earl Barton; Ron Noble (flashback); Mrs. Noble; Alonzo Kroll
Synopsis:
Superman stands trial for the accidental killing of Ron Noble.
Reprints:

["You are looking at the 1st rough draft..."] (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #81, on sale December 21 (uninked pencil art for the cover)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1.67 pages (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 Martin Pasko; Issie Borenstein; Carl Joy; Mark Squires; Wesley Scott; Tony Isabella; Matt Huber; Dave Cockrum; Thomas Reilly; Jack Voltz; Mike Puiocco; Mark Evanier; Gil Martin; Mark Durst; Robert Quinn

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1967
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 430,900
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 446,000
Owner: 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 Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10022

The Surprising Answer Is Waiting for You (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman (DC, 1930 series) #204, on sale December 14

The Super-Initiation of Supergirl! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Joan Bryant; Sonya; Doris
Synopsis:
When Supergirl finds out that the Xi-Pi-Hi-Fi sorority is engaged in brutal hazing, she applies to join and turns the tables on the bullies.
Reprints:
Keywords:
hazing; sororities; Stanhope College

Indexer Notes

Kurt Schaffenberger's debut issue as the new artist.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert; Bob Oksner
Inks:
Joe Kubert; Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in early January 1968; includes cover art for Our Army at War (DC, 1952 series) #191 and Adventures of Jerry Lewis (DC, 1957 series) #105

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Case of the People vs. Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Case of the People Against Superman!
    Superman
  3. 2. ["You are looking at the 1st rough draft..."]
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. The Surprising Answer Is Waiting for You
    Superman
  7. 6. The Super-Initiation of Supergirl!
    Supergirl
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allan Ferguson
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
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  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Diverse Hands
  • Brian Mowbray
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Carlos Tasada
  • John Douglas Miceli
  • Kyle Weber
  • Terry Watkins
  • Allen Ross
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Darrel McCann
  • Ed Boner