(March 1955)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of April, June, October and December
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

Mr. Mxyztplk, Mayor of Metropolis (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Mr. Mxyztplk

Indexer Notes

Mxyztplk wears new costume but it's green, unlike later appearances.

The Girl Who Didn't Believe in Superman (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Alice Norton; Lois Lane; Martha Norton; John Norton
Synopsis:
Superman restores the sight of a blind girl and reunites her family.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Superman practices surgery for the first time.

["Pete is taking me to the football game"] (Table of Contents: 2)

Peg / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; teen

Mr. Mxyztplk, Mayor of Metropolis (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Mxyztplk; Superman

Indexer Notes

Bill Woolfolk originally credited as writer, but this story does not appear in his records that he wrote it. Mxyztplk wears new Silver Age costume.

Your United Nations at Work! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Hello, puppy you look lonesome!"] (Table of Contents: 5)

Little Pete / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Hollywood Ha-Lights / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Eight Eye-Twisters (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Wizard of the Snowbank (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Collector of Celebrities (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
John Griswold (Intro); Lefty Kelly (Intro); Tom Alistair; Superman
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mr. Mxyztplk, Mayor of Metropolis
    Superman
  2. 1. The Girl Who Didn't Believe in Superman
    Superman
  3. 2. ["Pete is taking me to the football game"]
    Peg
  4. 3. Mr. Mxyztplk, Mayor of Metropolis
    Superman
  5. 4. Your United Nations at Work!
  6. 5. ["Hello, puppy you look lonesome!"]
    Little Pete
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Hollywood Ha-Lights
  8. 7. Eight Eye-Twisters
  9. 8. Wizard of the Snowbank
  10. 9. The Collector of Celebrities
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Steven Bergson
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Dwayne Best
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Rivard
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross
  • Ed Boner