(October 1955)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1955-08-28
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) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Man Who Was Mightier Than Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints
Keywords
light bulbs; lightning

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Man Who Was Mightier Than Superman (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis
A man who appears to have greater powers than Superman appears in Metropolis, to the Man of Steel’s surprise.

Indexer Notes

synopsis by Darkmark

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

Bebe / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You wait right here!
Genre
humor

"Wings" Winchester Stops a Robbery (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Winchester Super Speed Roller Skates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Buzzy Asks: "What Are You Getting Out of School?" (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; teen

The Space Hall of Fame (Table of Contents: 6)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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
How do you do, ma'am?
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / 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
Hmm - I never saw that name and number before!
Genre
humor

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

The "Egg Beater" Rolls On (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Caldwell
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Amazing Desert Ship (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
jungle; adventure
Characters
Congo Bill; Janu; Captain Burnley
Synopsis
Bill and Janu help a trader get his cargo to port using a ship on wheels.
Keywords
chimpanzees; dynamite; elephants; hippopotamuses; machine guns; rhinoceroses; sailing ships

Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Frontier Fighters; The Legends of Daniel Boone; Tomahawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Artistic Card Co., Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Schwinn American / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man Who Was Mightier Than Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Man Who Was Mightier Than Superman
    Superman
  4. 3. ["You wait right here!"]
    Bebe
  5. 4. "Wings" Winchester Stops a Robbery
    Winchester Super Speed Roller Skates
  6. 5. Buzzy Asks: "What Are You Getting Out of School?"
    Buzzy
  7. 6. The Space Hall of Fame
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. ["How do you do, ma'am?"]
    Shorty
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  10. 9. ["Hmm - I never saw that name and number before!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  11. 10. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  12. 11. The "Egg Beater" Rolls On
  13. 12. The Amazing Desert Ship
    Congo Bill
  14. 13. Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone
    Frontier Fighters; The Legends of Daniel Boone; Tomahawk
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Artistic Card Co., Inc.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn American
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