(November 1968)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly (semi-monthly March)
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 Greatest Blunder! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Sentinel

Superman's Greatest Blunder! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Sentinels; King Thork
Synopsis:
Superman decides to return to Earth and defeat the Sentinels, believing that some other mastermind must be behind their efforts to eliminate crime on Earth. Once they are destroyed, be learns that their motives were indeed pure, and crime and warfare return because of his own actions.

Indexer Notes

Script credit from letters column of Action Comics #392, passed to the GCD by Jason Czeskleba (GCD Error List 12 January 2007)

The Adventures of Tiger Boy (Table of Contents)

Tiger Boy; Uniroyal / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Davis
Inks:
Jack Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Davis ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Tiger Boy

Indexer Notes

advertisement for Uniroyal's Tiger Paw bicycle tires

New (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #381

The Boy Who Broke Supergirl's Heart! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Gary Sparks; Claire Valton
Synopsis:
Linda decides to use her super-powers to teach a lesson to Gary Sparks, the campus Casanova, but instead she falls for him herself.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Stanhope College

Indexer Notes

story continues in the following issue

The Magic Number Is 3! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / 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 Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #67 [80 Page Giant #G-53], on sale September 24

The Naming of Names (Table of Contents)

The Wonderful World of Comics / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Mark Hanerfeld ?

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Nellys Bard; Irene Vartanoff; Steve Kessler; Mark Bartnick; Gary Skinner; Stan Timmons; Gary Harris; Mark Pogemiller; Robert Williams; Robert Chapman

Two Heroes, Batman and Superman (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams; Curt Swan
Inks:
Neal Adams; Jack Abel
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; house ad for World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #180, and Superman (DC, 1939 series) #211

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman's Greatest Blunder!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman's Greatest Blunder!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Adventures of Tiger Boy
    Tiger Boy; Uniroyal
  4. 3. New
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. The Boy Who Broke Supergirl's Heart!
    Supergirl
  6. 5. The Magic Number Is 3!
    Justice League of America
  7. 6. The Naming of Names
    The Wonderful World of Comics
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  9. 8. Two Heroes, Batman and Superman
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