(May 1956)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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); Jack Schiff (managing); Mort Weisinger (assistant); George Kashdan (assistant)
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

The Super-Menace of Metropolis! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Keywords:
robots

The Super-Menace of Metropolis (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Super-Menace (intro); Jor-El (flashback)
Synopsis:
When Metropolis is attacked by alien weapons, Superman discovers they were built long ago by Jor-El.
Reprints:

Get Your Ticket to the Treasury of Books! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
advocacy; superhero

Indexer Notes

Though we briefly credited Wayne Boring with the Superman figures, due to an error report from Keith Chandler, the consensus of the members of the GCD Main list was that Mortimer was swiping or imitating Boring.

The Jungle of Doom (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Janu the Jungle Boy; Tod Craven; Jim Craven; Chota (chimpanzee)
Synopsis:
Bill captures a criminal impersonating his own brother.
Keywords:
Cape buffalo; Kanjaro (trading post); lions; rhinoceroses; treasure maps; volcanos

["Today's lecture will be on the philosophy of the ancient Inca Indians!"] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / 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
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First line and reprint data from Arthur Lortie, added August 2006.

Mystery of the Ghost Bomb (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as John MacKenzie]
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Space Safari (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tommy Tomorrow; Brent Wood

["What a jungle!"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Super-Menace of Metropolis!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Super-Menace of Metropolis
    Superman
  3. 2. Get Your Ticket to the Treasury of Books!
    Superman
  4. 3. The Jungle of Doom
    Congo Bill
  5. 4. ["Today's lecture will be on the philosophy of the ancient Inca Indians!"]
    Professor Eureka
  6. 5. Mystery of the Ghost Bomb
  7. 6. Space Safari
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. ["What a jungle!"]
    Shorty
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