(April 1968)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly (semi-monthly, March)
On-sale date:
1968-02-29
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 Head of Hate! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Clark Kent; Ventor Caine
Keywords:
hypnotism

The Head of Hate! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Clark Kent; Ventor Caine; Perry White
Synopsis:
The insane Ventor Caine uses components from a Superman robot to build a super-hypnosis machine, which he uses on Clark Kent to induce him to kill Superman.
Reprints:
Keywords:
hypnosis; ventriloquism

Indexer Notes

story continues in the following issue

The Flashiest News of the Year... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #178 [80 Page Giant #G-46]

[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 David Lewin; Scott Reynolds; Vito Marangi Jr.; Carl Joy; Edward Fowler; David Lee; Bart Zitnitsky

The 40th Century Outlaw! (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 [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Robin (who is really the 60th descendant of Mr. Mxyzptlk)
Synopsis:
Linda Danvers is invited to participate in a student exchange program with the Stanhope College of the 40th century, but it's a trick to lure Supergirl to the future, where she is apparently considered to be a criminal.
Keywords:
Fifth Dimension; Green Kryptonite; time travel

When... Does Deadman Abandon His Hunt for the Hook? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
fantasy; superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #211, on sale February 29

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams; Joe Kubert
Inks:
Neal Adams; Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in late February and early March 1968; inclides cover art for Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #116 and Our Army at War (DC, 1952 series) #193

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Head of Hate!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Head of Hate!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Flashiest News of the Year...
    The Flash
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  5. 4. The 40th Century Outlaw!
    Supergirl
  6. 5. When... Does Deadman Abandon His Hunt for the Hook?
    Deadman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
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