(February 1969)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly (semi-monthly March)
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 Masked Superman! (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:
wrestling

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (28 September 2006); the original indexer credited Curt Swan.

The Grappler of Steel! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Agent Zero Zero [disguised as Clark Kent]; Mike Reed; Masked Superman; Bulldozer; Terrible Tiger; Killer
Synopsis:
Still suffering from amnesia, Superman believes that he might be a wrestler called the Masked Superman, and assumes his identity.
Reprints:
Keywords:
amnesia; Green Kryptonite; wrestling

Indexer Notes

story continued from the previous issue; continues in Action Comics #374

The Zeroids Are Here! (Table of Contents)

Zeroids; Ideal Toys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Zeroids [Zerak; Zobor; Zintar]

He's Coming Your Way! (Table of Contents)

Phantom Stranger / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #80, on sale December 12

Linda Danvers -- Movie Star! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Brand Burton; Zita Monroe; Mrs. Seldon
Synopsis:
Supergirl travels to a remote movie location as Linda Danvers as a guest of the producer and gets a bit part in a movie.
Reprints:

The Big One Is Here! (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Rock's Prize Battle Tales / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

house ad for Our Army at War (DC, 1952 series) #302 [80 Page Giant #G-56], on sale December 10

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 0.67 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 Hal Stein; Arthur Lovisi; Brian Glubok; David Swenson; Eugene Grillo; Maureen Ewing; Lorraine Grassano

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Masked Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Grappler of Steel!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Zeroids Are Here!
    Zeroids; Ideal Toys
  4. 3. He's Coming Your Way!
    Phantom Stranger
  5. 4. Linda Danvers -- Movie Star!
    Supergirl
  6. 5. The Big One Is Here!
    Sgt. Rock's Prize Battle Tales
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
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