(December 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 (credited); 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

The Splitting of Superboy! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]

The Splitting of Superboy (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Kozz of Mars (yellow skin); Superboy robots; Lana Lang; Superboy
Synopsis:
Kozz of Mars uses Red Kryptonite to split Superboy and Clark into two separate people. But Clark turns out to be evil.
Reprints:
Keywords:
kryptonite; red kryptonite (2nd Appearance)

Indexer Notes

Bottom of last page has Tootsie Roll ad.

["I've been getting threatening letters through the mail"] (Table of Contents: 2)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[Blackhawk #132] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Sharing -- The United Nations Way! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino
Editing:
?

The War That Never Ended! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby; Roz Kirby (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Duffy ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Major Tayako
Synopsis:
Green Arrow and Speedy are stranded on a Pacific island that is still inhabited by Japanese soldiers who do not know that WWII is over.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

bottom of last page has Tootsie Pop ad

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

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Letters from readers with editors' answers.

Indexer Notes

A letter from Harry (Aquaboy) Endersby of Fort Lauderdale, Florida announces he and friends call themselves "Aquaboys" when swimming. And how about an Aquaboy companion for Aquaman like Robin and Speedy? The editor replies, "Not bad... We'll take it up with the editor-in-chief."

Aquaman's Double Trouble! (Table of Contents: 7)

Aquaman / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Duffy ?
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
King Neptune
Synopsis:
Aquaman is repeatedly torn between dilemmas to save sea life, submarines, sinking ships, and more. Each time he makes a difficult choice, he finds the other choice was saved by an old seafarer who leaves three mysterious holes at every scene. When Aquaman himself is saved, the old man reveals he's King Neptune - with his three-pointed trident. Neptune retired when a new "King of the Sea" arrived - Aquaman!

Indexer Notes

1) Bottom of last page has Tootsie Roll contest ad. 2) Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/ .

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Splitting of Superboy!
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Splitting of Superboy
    Superboy
  3. 2. ["I've been getting threatening letters through the mail"]
    Casey the Cop
  4. 3. [Blackhawk #132]
  5. 4. Sharing -- The United Nations Way!
  6. 5. The War That Never Ended!
    Green Arrow
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  8. 7. Aquaman's Double Trouble!
    Aquaman
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