(September 1958)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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; George Kashdan (story editors)
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

The Super-Sentry of Smallville (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ma Kent; Pa Kent

The Super-Sentry of Smallville (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
John Sikela
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ma Kent; Pa Kent; Superboy robots; Lana Lang
Synopsis:
Superboy hovers above Smallville and refuses to budge for days. His robots cover for him, everyone puzzles, and his parents fret. Yet his stubborn vigil pays off when he averts an invasion from hostile aliens - without ever moving from that spot!
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Keywords:
Red kryptonite (intro)

Indexer Notes

Bottom of last page has promo for The Amazing Bizarro in Superboy.

Know Your Pet! (Table of Contents: 2)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Lou Cameron
Inks:
Lou Cameron
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Jimmy; Jimmy's mom; Rags (dog)
Synopsis:
Jimmy tries to treat his dog like a poodle, not realizing that different pets need different care.

["Oh, Vic, it's so sweet of you to teach me to drive!"] (Table of Contents: 3)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Mystery of the Giant Arrows (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script:
Ed Herron
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby; Roz Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen] (Feature); Speedy [Roy Harper]; Professor Riggles (Guest); Aliens (Villains)
Synopsis:
When Green Arrow and Speedy investigate giant arrows falling from the sky, they find themselves pulled into another dimension when an arrow they are examining is retrieved.
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Indexer Notes

Writer id by Martin O'Hearn. Story is continued next issue. Jack Kirby Omnibus #1 credits Dave Wood as writer.

["And with the costume I got for us, Jerry, we should be a cinch for first prize"] (Table of Contents: 5)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Bottom of page has Palisades Park ad.

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

The Robinson Crusoe of the Sea (Table of Contents: 7)

Aquaman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Topo; Aquaman
Synopsis:
Aquaman becomes allergic to salt water and has to remain trapped on an island.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Super-Sentry of Smallville
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Super-Sentry of Smallville
    Superboy
  3. 2. Know Your Pet!
  4. 3. ["Oh, Vic, it's so sweet of you to teach me to drive!"]
    Varsity Vic
  5. 4. The Mystery of the Giant Arrows
    Green Arrow
  6. 5. ["And with the costume I got for us, Jerry, we should be a cinch for first prize"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Chuckle Box
  8. 7. The Robinson Crusoe of the Sea
    Aquaman
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