(March 1969)

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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

Public Enemy No. 1 (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:
disguises; wanted posters

Alias Super-Thief! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Agent Zero-Zero [disguised as Clark Kent]; Jud Blake; "Duke" Dugan; "Gem" Horton; "Foxy" Fagan; "Dealer" Wheeler
Synopsis:
The amnesiac Superman now believes that he is a criminal called Super-Thief and even leads his gang in crimes.
Reprints:
Keywords:
amnesia; FBI; Superman robot

Indexer Notes

story continued from Action Comics #372; continues in the following issue

["That plane can't land."] (Table of Contents)

Super-Turtle / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Super-Turtle
Synopsis:
When the tire of a plane blows out in mid-air, Super-Turtle flies up and replaces it with a spare. He comments that if the plane had been on the ground he'd have to jack it up.

No Mercy for Supergirl! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / comic story / 8.67 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]; the Avenger
Synopsis:
The Avenger, an alien from the planet Sarkon, sentences Supergirl to death for "killing" a plant and a butterfly during her college studies as Linda Danvers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Green Kryptonite; death sentence

The Zeroids Are Here! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Zeroids [Zerak; Zobor; Zintar]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Martin Pickup; Howard Schwartz; Jeffrey Goldsmith; Peter Kapesser; Robert Fare; Marianne Kreuter; Rock Punt

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1968
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 423,000
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 443,856
Owner: National Periodical Publications, Inc., 575 Lexington Avenue, N.Y.,N.Y., 10022, wholly owned by Kinney National Service, Inc., 10 Rockefeller Plaza, N.Y., N.Y. 10020, a publicly-held corporation

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Public Enemy No. 1
    Superman
  2. 1. Alias Super-Thief!
    Superman
  3. 2. ["That plane can't land."]
    Super-Turtle
  4. 3. No Mercy for Supergirl!
    Supergirl
  5. 4. The Zeroids Are Here!
    Zeroids; Ideal Toys
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
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