(November 1958)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1958-09-30
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 editor); 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.


I Was a Teen-Age Superboy! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Jimmy Saunders; Ronnie James; Fred Gordon

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

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

I Was a Teen-Age Superboy (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Krypto; Jimmy Saunders; Ronnie James; Fred Gordon; Prof Lang; Lana Lang; Ma Kent
Synopsis
Under a Kryptonite "spell" from Krypto, Superboy mysteriously gives different super powers to various boys in Smallville, with mixed results. Lana Lang tricks him into giving her super-speed but keeps setting herself afire!

Indexer Notes

Story title is probably inspired by the 1957 movies "I Was a Teenage Frankenstein" and "I Was a Teenage Werewolf."

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Private Pete / 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
And stay there until I tell you to come out!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Showcase; Adam Strange / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Menace of the Electric Man! (Table of Contents: 6)

Aquaman / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Ramona Fradon
Inks
Ramona Fradon
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Electric Man
Synopsis
An escaped convict finds himself immune to electric shock. During storms at sea, the "Electric Man" gathers lightning bolts to rob ships. Aquaman is helpless to stop him until he remembers a particular cargo...

Indexer Notes

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

Electric Man is similar to Spider-Man's later foe Electro.

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

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Look to the Stars! (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh Bob, we're lost! What do we do now?
Genre
advocacy; math & science
Characters
Bob; Ted
Synopsis
Bob and his friends are saved from being lost in the woods because Bob knows how to find Polaris, the North Star.

Indexer Notes

Appeared across a range of DC comics in November/December 1958.

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

Tricksy / 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
I can't get a raise in pay from the boss.
Genre
humor

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

Smallville Mailsack / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Replies read like Murray Boltinoff.

The Green Arrow's Last Stand (Table of Contents: 11)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby; Roz Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Professor Hagen; Arrowcar; Arrowplane; Brave Turtle (Medicine Man)
Synopsis
Green Arrow and Speedy land in a remote valley that is still occupied by Sioux Indian warriors. The conniving chief and medicine man manufacture a fake "legend" to retain power, but GA's trick arrows win the day and liberate the tribe.
Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Western Facts / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He's duded up to go the the haymaker's jig!
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Was a Teen-Age Superboy!
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. I Was a Teen-Age Superboy
    Superboy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["And stay there until I tell you to come out!"]
    Private Pete
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Showcase; Adam Strange
  7. 6. The Menace of the Electric Man!
    Aquaman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  9. 8. Look to the Stars!
  10. 9. ["I can't get a raise in pay from the boss."]
    Tricksy
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  12. 11. The Green Arrow's Last Stand
    The Green Arrow
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  14. 13. ["He's duded up to go the the haymaker's jig!"]
    Western Facts
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
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