(December 1968)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1968-10-15
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
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Also designated on cover as 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #G54 and as G-54 on indicia page. Cover-dated January.

Theme: Superbabies.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Supergirl; Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Superman; Superbaby (photo); Jor-El (photo)
Synopsis:
Superman dismayed by Supergirl's display of his baby pictures

The Man Who Saved Kal-El's Life! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Paul Pratt (villain); Gerald Greer (villain); Lois Lane; Professor Amos Dunn; Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashbacks); Superbaby (flashback); Superboy (flashback); Ramon (Security Guard); Babe Ruth (Cameo)
Synopsis:
Superman meets Professor Dunn who visited Krypton and meet Jor-El before Krypton exploded. Using the Professor's "Matter-Radio" plans two crooks are on a crime spree.
Reprints:

The Rejected Super-Tot! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superbaby; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Clark Kent; Mike O'Reilly; Betty O'Reilly; Merton Merrigold; Sarah Merrigold; Claude Burke
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title: "The Unwanted Super-Tot!" No villain.

The Babe of Steel! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Clark Kent; Madame Olga; Perry White; Superman; Dr. Xadu; Superboy; Mon-El; Jax-Ur (villain); Professor Vakox (villain); Supergirl (cameo); Krypto (cameo)
Synopsis:
Superman uses red kryptonite to become baby-sized in order to get through a hole in the Phantom Zone that threatens to become larger.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; Kandor (cameo); Phantom Zone; red kryptonite

The Girl Superbaby! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dude (villain); Mojax (villain); Linda Lee; Supergirl; Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
green kryptonite

The Grandson of Steel! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
John Sikela
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [only as Clark Kent]; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Matthew Kent; Edith Kent; Superbaby (flashback)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

No villain.

Lois Lane's Revenge on Superman! (Table of Contents)

Lois Lane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Wondro the Great; Omnar; Superman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

No villain.

The Unwanted Superbaby! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
King Rolf (villain); Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Superbaby [Baby Kal-El]; Jor-El; Lara; Queen Greta; Prime Minister Nordholtz; Clark Kent
Reprints:
Keywords:
gold kryptonite (intro); Krypton

Indexer Notes

Imaginary story. First Gold K appearance.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman; Supergirl; Superboy
  2. 1. The Man Who Saved Kal-El's Life!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Rejected Super-Tot!
    Superboy
  4. 3. The Babe of Steel!
    Superman
  5. 4. The Girl Superbaby!
    Supergirl
  6. 5. The Grandson of Steel!
    Superboy
  7. 6. Lois Lane's Revenge on Superman!
    Lois Lane
  8. 7. The Unwanted Superbaby!
    Superboy
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