(September 1955)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1955-07-26
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)
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, 544, 600)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Magic of Mr. Mxyztplk! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Mr. Mxyztplk
Reprints
Keywords
archaeology; invisibility; statues

Judy and Jim Defy Savage Gorilla! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Magic of Mr. Mxyztplk (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Mr. Mxyztplk
Synopsis
Mr. Mxyztplk comes to Earth with a plot to make Superman and his friends vanish into his dimension by getting them to say their names backwards.

Indexer Notes

Synopsis by Darkmark. Bill Woolfolk originally credited as writer, but this story does not appear in his records.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's a beautiful night for a drive, isn't it, Peg?
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Fortress of Space (Table of Contents: 6)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Supermen of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, Mom!" "How was school today, Pete?
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Miniature Spy Camera / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Shorty / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The jackpot winner is--
Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Landslide (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller [as John Michaels]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Congo Bill's Last Adventure (Table of Contents: 13)

Congo Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Ed Smalle
Inks
Ed Smalle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Janu; Chota (chimpanzee); Congo Bill; Loring; Bombo (elephant)
Synopsis
Bill leads a hunter in pursuit of a mastodon living in modern Africa.
Reprints
Keywords
mastodons

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

DeLuxe Photo Service / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Zenith Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Colonial Studios, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Insult That Turned a "Chump" Into a Champ (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Fashion Frocks, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Magic of Mr. Mxyztplk!
    Superman
  2. 1. Judy and Jim Defy Savage Gorilla!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. The Magic of Mr. Mxyztplk
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["It's a beautiful night for a drive, isn't it, Peg?"]
    Peg
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  7. 6. The Fortress of Space
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  9. 8. ["Hello, Mom!" "How was school today, Pete?"]
    Little Pete
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Miniature Spy Camera
  11. 10. ["The jackpot winner is--"]
    Shorty
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  13. 12. Landslide
  14. 13. Congo Bill's Last Adventure
    Congo Bill
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    DeLuxe Photo Service
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Colonial Studios, Inc.
  18. 17. The Insult That Turned a "Chump" Into a Champ
    Charles Atlas
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Fashion Frocks, Inc.
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