Superman #116
(September 1957)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of April, June, Oct., and Dec.
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 (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Mechanized Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

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

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

The Ray That Changed Superman (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Rex Malcolm (villain, introduction)

[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
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy

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

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

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

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

Disaster Strikes Twice (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Synopsis
Superman returns to Smallville
Reprints
Keywords
Smallville

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

Ollie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh boy, I'm umpiring a big ball game!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

So You Want to Be a Magician (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Mechanized Superman (Table of Contents: 11)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Professor Ephraim Snively (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
A Green Kryptonite dust cloud endangers Superman.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

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

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

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mechanized Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. Yogi Berra Homers in the 9th - Wins Big Game!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. The Ray That Changed Superman
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  5. 4. Danger: Prejudice at Work!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    DeLuxe Photo Service
  8. 7. Disaster Strikes Twice
    Superman
  9. 8. ["Oh boy, I'm umpiring a big ball game!"]
    Ollie
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  11. 10. So You Want to Be a Magician
  12. 11. The Mechanized Superman
    Superman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn
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