(July 1958)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1958-05-29
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; Jack Schiff (managing editor); Mort Weisinger (story editor); George Kashdan (story editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Hunter from the Future! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Lorac

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

Little Pete / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Genre
advocacy; children

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Impostor from the Year 2958 (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Lorac-K7; Pa Kent; Ma Kent; Prof Lang; Mayor Brook; Principal Sands; Lana Lang; Inspector Edaw-8; Mr. Carr
Synopsis
A criminal from the 30th Century comes to Smallville to get Cobalt to build a cobalt bomb, and disguises himself as a local resident and Superboy has to figure out which one.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original version shows Clark watching TV. In the 80-Page Giant reprint, Clark receives pictures from the future on the radio.

Story retold from the Superman newspaper strip: episode 103 -- "The Impostor from the Year 3004."

Meet the Space Ranger (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Showcase; The Space Ranger / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Honey in Hollywood / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lisa is giving up her movie career to get married!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

["Three seven-letter words can be spelled, using all seven letters in each word!" (TNGIDIE)] (Table of Contents: 6)

Teen Twisters / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Naydel

Reprints
Keywords
puzzle page

The Green Arrows of the World (Table of Contents: 7)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby; Roz Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Phantom of France; Green Arrow (Mexico); Green Arrow (Japan); Green Arrow (Switzerland); Bowman from Britain; Bowman of the Bush; Green Arrow (Polynesia); "Counterfeit" Carson
Synopsis
"Counterfeit" Carson attempts to crash a party by the Green Arrows of the world to get his revenge.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bill Finger writer credit removed based on discussion with Bob Hughes.

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

Animal Wonderworld! / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Naydel

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A snail has about 14,000 teeth!
Genre
non-fiction; animal
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

The Guinea Pig of the Sea (Table of Contents: 10)

Aquaman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Millard
Pencils
Ramona Fradon
Inks
Ramona Fradon
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman; Dr. Rush

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/ .

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Little Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dad asked me to paint this fence today.
Genre
humor

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

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

Magic Magnifier Helps Betty & Jim Solve Big "Jewel Mystery!" (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Hunter from the Future!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Are You a Litter-Bug?
    Little Pete
  3. 2. The Impostor from the Year 2958
    Superboy
  4. 3. Meet the Space Ranger
    Showcase; The Space Ranger
  5. 4. ["Lisa is giving up her movie career to get married!"]
    Honey in Hollywood
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. ["Three seven-letter words can be spelled, using all seven letters in each word!" (TNGIDIE)]
    Teen Twisters
  8. 7. The Green Arrows of the World
    The Green Arrow
  9. 8. ["A snail has about 14,000 teeth!"]
    Animal Wonderworld!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Chuckle Box
  11. 10. The Guinea Pig of the Sea
    Aquaman
  12. 11. ["Dad asked me to paint this fence today."]
    Little Pete
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. Magic Magnifier Helps Betty & Jim Solve Big "Jewel Mystery!"
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  15. 14. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
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