(September 1958)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1958-07-31
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 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

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

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

The Super-Sentry of Smallville (Table of Contents: 2)

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)

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

Superboy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Know Your Pet! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
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.

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

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)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Vic, it's so sweet of you to teach me to drive!
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Mystery of the Giant Arrows (Table of Contents: 7)

The 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.

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / 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
-And with the costume I got for us, Jerry, we should be a cinch for first prize!
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

DeLuxe Photo Service / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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: 12)

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.

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

Garcelon 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)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

The National Sports Council / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Super-Sentry of Smallville!
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Super-Sentry of Smallville
    Superboy
  4. 3. ["Coming next month..."]
    Superboy
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  6. 5. Know Your Pet!
  7. 6. ["Oh, Vic, it's so sweet of you to teach me to drive!"]
    Varsity Vic
  8. 7. The Mystery of the Giant Arrows
    The Green Arrow
  9. 8. ["-And with the costume I got for us, Jerry, we should be a cinch for first prize!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    DeLuxe Photo Service
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Chuckle Box
  13. 12. The Robinson Crusoe of the Sea
    Aquaman
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
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