(September 1957)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1957-07-28
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 (Superman); George Kashdan (backups)
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, Junior! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Superman Jr.
Reprints:
Keywords:
camping; frankfurters; lemonade; super-breath; tents

Yogi Berra Homers in the 9th - Wins Big Game! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Story of Superman, Junior (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:
Superman; Superman, Junior [Johnny Kirk]; Superboy (flashback)
Synopsis:
Johnny Kirk's father blasts him into space because he thinks Earth is soon to be destroyed by a meteor. After Superboy deflects the meteor, he asks him to find his son. But Superboy is all grown up as Superman before Johnny Kirk returns to Earth, now with super powers. But Superman's own powers are disappearing due to contact with a space poison that was on Johnny's space ship.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Kryptonite

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Danger: Prejudice at Work! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy; teen

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

Ollie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
What a wonderful vacation I had...
Genre:
humor

Three Dives to Doom (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Janu; Tom Rader

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Bob Hughes. Art credits verfied by Bob Bailey and Gene Reed.

[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:
That's right, sir...
Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

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

So You Want to Be a Photographer (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Riddle of the Space Rainbow (Table of Contents: 12)

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; "Nova" Norton (villain); Space Fishermen (villains)
Reprints:

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

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

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

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman, Junior!
    Superman
  2. 1. Yogi Berra Homers in the 9th - Wins Big Game!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. The Story of Superman, Junior
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  5. 4. Danger: Prejudice at Work!
  6. 5. ["What a wonderful vacation I had..."]
    Ollie
  7. 6. Three Dives to Doom
    Congo Bill
  8. 7. ["That's right, sir..."]
    Shorty
  9. 8. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Co.
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    DeLuxe Photo Service
  12. 11. So You Want to Be a Photographer
  13. 12. The Riddle of the Space Rainbow
    Tommy Tomorrow
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
  • Matthew Head
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
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  • Allen Ross
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