Superman #122
(July 1958)

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
1958-05-06
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)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Super-Sergeant! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
Keywords
bazookas; United States Army

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit confirmed by Todd Klein's blog: https://kleinletters.com/Blog/ira-schnapp-in-superman-part-1/.

Are You a Litter-Bug? (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Secret of the Space Souvenirs (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane
Synopsis
Superman is compelled to collect trophies from space but doesn't know why.
Reprints

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

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Strange Adventures; Sgt. Bilko's Pvt. Doberman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Superman in the White House! (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lois Lane
Synopsis
When Jimmy is knocked out, he dreams of what it would be like if Superman were president of the United States.
Reprints

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

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're playing 'Tech' for the state championship tomorrow...
Genre
humor
Reprints

Wings and Winnie Winchester Do a Good Deed (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Winchester Super Speed Roller Skates / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor

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

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Throw out the umpire!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

The Super-Sergeant (Table of Contents: 11)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Sgt. Jones; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
While testing a new device, Superman accidentally gives Private Jones super-powers. Superman uses the soldier, who is promoted to sergeant, to make a pair of foreign spies think that he can create an army of American super-soldiers.
Reprints

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll get two dollars for watching Melvin this afternoon...
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

Magic Magnifier Helps Betty & Jim Solve Big "Jewel Mystery!" (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Super-Sergeant!
    Superman
  2. 1. Are You a Litter-Bug?
  3. 2. The Secret of the Space Souvenirs
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Roadmaster
  5. 4. ["To the boys and girls of America..."]
    Strange Adventures; Sgt. Bilko's Pvt. Doberman
  6. 5. Superman in the White House!
    Superman
  7. 6. ["We're playing 'Tech' for the state championship tomorrow..."]
    Peg
  8. 7. Wings and Winnie Winchester Do a Good Deed
    Winchester Super Speed Roller Skates
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Gag Bag
  10. 9. ["Throw out the umpire!"]
    Shorty
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  12. 11. The Super-Sergeant
    Superman
  13. 12. ["I'll get two dollars for watching Melvin this afternoon..."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. Magic Magnifier Helps Betty & Jim Solve Big "Jewel Mystery!"
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  16. 15. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
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