(June 1968)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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 Untouchable from Krypton! (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:
doctors; illness; Virus X

Coming Your Way -- A New DC Brand (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy; Bob Brown
Inks:
Nick Cardy; Bob Brown
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; house ad for Secret Six (DC, 1968 series) #2 and The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #78

The Untouchable of Metropolis! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Supergirl; Lex Luthor; Jax-Ur; Professor Vakox; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen (cameo)
Synopsis:
The world's scientists are unable to develop a cure for Virus X and other possibilities also come to nothing. Superman decides to launch himself in a rocket into a faraway sun which will serve as his funeral pyre.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; Phantom Zone; United Nations; Virus X

From Us -- to You, Only the Best! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman (DC, 1939 series) #207 [80 Page Giant #G-48], on sale April 9

The Kiss of Death! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Durkla; Vandarr; Dorah; Jaquella
Synopsis:
Supergirl investigates the mystery of two women who die after a mysterious man marries and kisses them.
Reprints:
Keywords:
icthyology; Stanhope College; Valair

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger ?
Pencils:
Curt Swan (logo illustration)
Inks:
George Klein (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Walter Smith; John Barrett; Connie Wheatcraft; Paul Olzewski; Stephen Boder; Eichard Morrissey; Alan Betterman; Thomas L. Rogers

[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 early May 1968; includes cover art for Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #117 and Our Army at War (DC, 1952 series) #195

["Dad, whenever I use a tube of glue..."] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
6641

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Billy Isbister of Edmonton, Canada

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Untouchable from Krypton!
    Superman
  2. 1. Coming Your Way -- A New DC Brand
  3. 2. The Untouchable of Metropolis!
    Superman
  4. 3. From Us -- to You, Only the Best!
    Superman
  5. 4. The Kiss of Death!
    Supergirl
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  8. 7. ["Dad, whenever I use a tube of glue..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
This issue was most recently modified by:
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