(March 1969)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly (semi-monthly March)
On-sale date:
1969-01-07
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

Issue Notes

Also designated on cover as Giant (DC, 1969 series) #G57 and as G-57 on indicia page.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Superman; Krypto; Streaky; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy; Chameleon Boy; Brainiac 5; Cosmic Boy]
Reprints:

The Battle of the Super-Pets! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Lee]; Streaky; Krypto; Superman; The Interplanetary Multi-Dimensional Practical Jokers Club; Super-Monkey (cameo); Mr. Mxyzptlk (image)
Synopsis:
Supergirl devises a series of contests between Streaky and Krypto.
Reprints:

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; Zintak]

The Bride of Mr. Mxyzptlk! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Zor-El; Alura; Miss Hart
Synopsis:
Mr. Mxyzptlk decides to pester Supergirl while Superman is away from Earth, so he first changes many people into Bizarros and then restores Supergirl's Kryptonian parents to life, before deciding that Supergirl should marry him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Argo City; Fifth Dimension; Midvale Orphanage

Supergirl's Farewell to Earth (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Lee]; Krypto; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]
Synopsis:
Superman punishes Supergirl for revealing her existence to Krypto. But Supergirl discovers a secret about Superman all by herself.
Reprints:

The War Between Supergirl and the Supermen Emergency Squad! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Supergirl (guest star); The Supermen Emergency Squad; Lois Lane; The Anti-Superman Gang (villains); John Kiley
Synopsis:
John Kiley tricks Superman into revealing he's Clark Kent. After trapping Clark Kent with Kryptonite, Supergirl and the Superman Emergency Squad spring into action.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Green Kryptonite; Kandor

Indexer Notes

crossover with Supergirl

Supergirl's Greatest Challenge! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Lightning Lad; Saturn Girl; Sun Boy; Bouncing Boy; Brainiac 5]; Whizzy (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Supergirl helps out Legionnaires; then defeats Chameleon Men imposters.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

original page 2 deleted

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Supergirl
  2. 1. The Battle of the Super-Pets!
    Supergirl
  3. 2. The Zeroids Are Here!
    Zeroids; Ideal Toys
  4. 3. The Bride of Mr. Mxyzptlk!
    Supergirl
  5. 4. Supergirl's Farewell to Earth
    Supergirl
  6. 5. The War Between Supergirl and the Supermen Emergency Squad!
    Superman
  7. 6. Supergirl's Greatest Challenge!
    Supergirl
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