(April 1958)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1958-02-27
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 (assistant); George Kashdan (assistant)
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's New Face! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Keywords
extraterrestials

Draw Lincoln (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman's New Face (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; Dr. Norton
Synopsis
Superman is caught in an atomic explosion and afterwards must bandage his face, or wear a lead mask, to keep anyone from seeing what happened to him.
Reprints
Keywords
kryptonite

Meet the Challengers of the Unknown (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

The Secret of the Happy Pig! (Table of Contents: 4)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

Tricksy the World's Greatest Stunt Man / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
3032
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have you got the paper with the advertisement written down?
Genre
humor

The Puzzle of the Jungle Pyramid (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Janu the Jungle Boy; Prof Drake

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

Gag Bag / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / 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
I hear you're the new coach for the girls baseball team!
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

[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
Hello, Bill. I've got the afternoon off...
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Toys That Stopped Space Crime (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) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman's New Face!
    Superman
  2. 1. Draw Lincoln
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. Superman's New Face
    Superman
  4. 3. Meet the Challengers of the Unknown
    Challengers of the Unknown
  5. 4. The Secret of the Happy Pig!
    Peter Porkchops
  6. 5. ["Have you got the paper with the advertisement written down?"]
    Tricksy the World's Greatest Stunt Man
  7. 6. The Puzzle of the Jungle Pyramid
    Congo Bill
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Gag Bag
  9. 8. ["I hear you're the new coach for the girls baseball team!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  10. 9. ["Hello, Bill. I've got the afternoon off..."]
    Casey the Cop
  11. 10. The Toys That Stopped Space Crime
    Tommy Tomorrow
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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