(July 1957)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1957-05-28
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); Jack Schiff (managing); Mort Weisinger (actual)
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.


Superman Loses His Powers! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Keywords:
construction; parachuting

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

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

Superman Loses His Powers (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Bart Wellins
Synopsis:
Exposure to ancient Atlantean experiments gives Bart Wellins super-powers and Superman can't stop him because exposure to the same experiments have increased his powers so much he daren't use them at all.
Keywords:
kryptonite

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Binky Shows "How to Make New Friends!" (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; teen

The Jungle Journal (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Janu the Jungle Boy; Jim Wilson; Chota the Chimp

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Shh - I'll have to ask Mom first!
Genre:
humor
Reprints:

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Ollie / comic story / 1 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:
Are you finished, sir?
Genre:
humor

Adventures in Coin Collecting (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Lost and Found of Space (Table of Contents: 10)

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
Reprints:

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

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:
What flavors of ice cream have you, Jerry?
Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Lem 'n' Lime / comic story / 1 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:
Look what I bought, Lime, a boomerang!
Genre:
humor

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

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mickey Mantle Goes to Bat for the "Unlucky Fishermen" (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman Loses His Powers!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  3. 2. Superman Loses His Powers
    Superman
  4. 3. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
  5. 4. Binky Shows "How to Make New Friends!"
    Binky
  6. 5. The Jungle Journal
    Congo Bill
  7. 6. ["Shh - I'll have to ask Mom first!"]
    Little Pete
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  9. 8. ["Are you finished, sir?"]
    Ollie
  10. 9. Adventures in Coin Collecting
  11. 10. The Lost and Found of Space
    Tommy Tomorrow
  12. 11. ["What flavors of ice cream have you, Jerry?"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  13. 12. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  14. 13. ["Look what I bought, Lime, a boomerang!"]
    Lem 'n' Lime
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. Mickey Mantle Goes to Bat for the "Unlucky Fishermen"
    Junior Sales Club of America
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