(July 1973)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
36
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [circle]
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy (signed)
Inks:
Nick Cardy (signed)
Colors:
?
Job Number:
S-1503

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
comic books; poverty; reading; slums

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [August 2007]

The Last Moa on Earth! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1467

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jon Halaway
Synopsis:
The hunter Jon Halaway shoots the last of the moa birds and is guilt-ridden by this. Eventually he finds a moa egg and returns to Metropolis. The moa hatches and has gained super-powers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Moa; New Zealand

13 Old Men Who Run the World! (Table of Contents)

Atom / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Mike Esposito; Frank Giacoia [as Phil Zupa]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1496

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom; Jean Loring; Han Selzheim; Brad Phillips
Synopsis:
Jean Loring is defending Dr. Selzheim in a case where he is framed by a mafia boss for stealing gold bullion.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script and pencils confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. The records also confirm Giacoia as inker. Esposito credit given by the indexer.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman in Action / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-1515

The Short-Walk-to-Disaster Contract! (Table of Contents)

The Human Target / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1529

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Human Target; Luigi; Luigi's cousin Antonio
Synopsis:
Human Target is hired by his servant Luigi to pose as Luigi's cousin Antonio. He is a circus artist and his act has been sabotaged a couple of times.

Indexer Notes

Part 1. Concluded in Action Comics (1938) #426. Credits for script and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007). Schwartz's records also credit the pencils to Giordano but Neal Adams' checklist (http://www.nealadams.com/comicchecklist.html) credits the pencils to Adams.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Last Moa on Earth!
    Superman
  3. 2. 13 Old Men Who Run the World!
    Atom
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Superman in Action
  5. 4. The Short-Walk-to-Disaster Contract!
    The Human Target
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