(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)

Editing
Related Scans
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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