(July 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

Superman's Funeral! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl; Lois Lane; Lori Lemaris; Lana Lang
Reprints:
Keywords:
mermaid

Everybody Has Problems (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Sparling; Neal Adams
Inks:
Jack Sparling; Neal Adams
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; house ad for Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #62 and Superman (DC, 1939 series) #208

Superman's Funeral! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl; Lori Lemaris; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Batman (cameo); Robin (cameo); Martian Manhunter (cameo); Wonder Woman (cameo); Green Lantern [Hal Jordan] (cameo); Hawkman (cameo); Flash [Barry Allen] (cameo); The Atom (cameo); Green Arrow (cameo); Ardora (cameo); Bizarros (cameo); Jonathan Kent (flashback); Martha Kent (flashback); Lex Luthor (flashback); Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Brainiac 5; Phantom Girl; Chameleon Boy; Triplicate Girl] (cameo flashback); Perry White (cameo flashback); Jimmy Olsen (cameo flashback); Brainiac (cameo flashback); Nightwing [Superman] (cameo flashback); Flamebird [Jimmy Olsen] (cameo flashback)
Synopsis:
As the rocket carrying the dying Superman speeds toward Flammbron, the hottest sun in the universe, Superman reflects on his life and his friends and enemies. Supergirl brings Lois, Lana, and Lori, his three loves, into space for one last farewell.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bizarros; Green Kryptonite; Kandor; Lexor; Red Kryptonite; Virus X; White Kryptonite

Never Before... In One Giant Issue! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman (DC, 1949 seires) #203 [80 Page Giant #G-49], on sale May 9

Operation: Blindfold! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman (DC, 1940 series) #204, on sale June 6

Case of the Campus Crimes! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood ?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Leon Jackson; Professor Brown
Synopsis:
Leon Jackson is suspected in a number of crimes around campus, but Supergirl believes he's being framed.
Keywords:
Red Kryptonite; Stanhope College; Superman Museum

[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 Rob Barres; Fred Steinberg; Rosemary Frome; Phil Lumsden; David B. Fyke; Buster Phillips; Tony DeFina; Tony Lucero; Marc Libowitz

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irv Novick; Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Irv Novick; Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale the first week of June 1968; includes cover art for The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #181 and The Atom (DC, 1962 series) #38

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman's Funeral!
    Superman and Supergirl
  2. 1. Everybody Has Problems
    Green Lantern; Superman
  3. 2. Superman's Funeral!
    Superman
  4. 3. Never Before... In One Giant Issue!
    Batman
  5. 4. Operation: Blindfold!
    Batman
  6. 5. Case of the Campus Crimes!
    Supergirl
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
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