(March 1958)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1958-01-30
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); 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.


King Krypton, the Super-Gorilla! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; King Krypton
Reprints
Keywords
apes; gorilla

Indexer Notes

Credit for cover letterer from Brian Lamken via the Error Tracker.

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

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

The Super-Gorilla from Krypton (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; King Krypton; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
Jimmy summons Superman to Africa with his signal-watch when he encounters a gorilla with super-powers. Superman deduces that the giant ape is from Krypton, and later it sacrifices itself to save Superman from Green Kryptonite, revealing that it was really a Kryptonian human accidentally transformed into a gorilla.
Reprints
Keywords
gorilla; Green Kryptonite

DC Presents Lois Lane (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Chief Hot Foot / 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
Yes sir, you must lead a pretty rugged life!
Genre
humor
Characters
Chief Hot Foot
Reprints

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

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

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

Ollie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
#3018
First Line of Dialogue or Text
You stay here and answer when I shout!
Genre
humor
Characters
Ollie

Marooned in the Fourth Dimension (Table of Contents: 7)

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; Prof. Jaxon ["Genius" Jones]; Space Looter
Synopsis
Tommy Tomorrow checks out Prof. Jaxon's dimension cabinet, a gateway to the 4th dimension. Since Tommy suspects the cabinet is a hoax, he volunteers to test the device and is sent to the 4th dimension. But Tommy doesn't realize that he has fallen for the real plot of the professor, who actually wanted to get rid of him. When Tommy realizes that things happen a day later in the 4th dimension, Tommy takes the place of that world's Tommy Tomorrow in testing that world's dimension cabinet and returns to arrest the professor and his accomplice.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

reprint information from Arthur Lortie

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

Chuckle Box / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (logo illustration)
Inks
? (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So this is your uncle's funeral?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

page of jokes

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

Casey the Cop / 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
Golly! I caught you red-handed!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop
Reprints

Do You Know What's Behind a Law? (Table of Contents: 10)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Jerry learns the importance of driver's education.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Tenderfoot Hunter (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Janu; Caspar Quirt
Synopsis
Congo Bill must deal with a man on his safari who learned everything he knows about the jungle from a correspondence course.

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (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. King Krypton, the Super-Gorilla!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Super-Gorilla from Krypton
    Superman
  4. 3. DC Presents Lois Lane
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  5. 4. ["Yes sir, you must lead a pretty rugged life!"]
    Chief Hot Foot
  6. 5. ["XZUJWRFS XFDX YMFY..."]
    Supermen of America
  7. 6. ["You stay here and answer when I shout!"]
    Ollie
  8. 7. Marooned in the Fourth Dimension
    Tommy Tomorrow
  9. 8. ["So this is your uncle's funeral?"]
    Chuckle Box
  10. 9. ["Golly! I caught you red-handed!"]
    Casey the Cop
  11. 10. Do You Know What's Behind a Law?
  12. 11. The Tenderfoot Hunter
    Congo Bill
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
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