(January-February 1952)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Mort Weisinger (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Lost Secrets of Krypton (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Luthor; Lois Lane
Reprints:

The Lost Secrets of Krypton (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lex Luthor (Villain); Superman (Origin, retold); Jor-El (Flashback); Lara (Flashback); Jonathan Kent (Flashback); Martha Kent (Flashback); Perry White; Lois Lane
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer credit from Martin O'Hearn

["Golly this must be the hottest day of the year!"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Superman's Masters (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Ernest Gadden (Intro); Kid Kole (Intro); Miss Swift
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer id by Martin O'Hearn.

["All the girls are doing it- it should be fun."] (Table of Contents)

Peg / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Super Ships (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
David King
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
Raymond Perry
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

["Tell Mother I'll be down for dinner"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Secret of Superman's Home (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hatchet Kaims (Villain, Intro); Superman; Lois Lane
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer id by Martin O'Hearn

["Hello, Vic!"] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Peculiar Pets (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Share With Others (Table of Contents)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
?
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Lost Secrets of Krypton
    Superman
  2. 1. The Lost Secrets of Krypton
    Superman
  3. 2. ["Golly this must be the hottest day of the year!"]
    Shorty
  4. 3. Superman's Masters
    Superman
  5. 4. ["All the girls are doing it- it should be fun."]
    Peg
  6. 5. Super Ships
  7. 6. ["Tell Mother I'll be down for dinner"]
    Little Pete
  8. 7. The Secret of Superman's Home
    Superman
  9. 8. ["Hello, Vic!"]
    Varsity Vic
  10. 9. Peculiar Pets
  11. 10. Share With Others
    Superboy
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