Superman #126
(January 1959)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of April, June, Oct., and Dec.
On-sale Date
1958-11-06
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); Mort Weisinger (actual)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Superman's Lost Identity! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

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

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

Superman's Hunt for Clark Kent! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder ?
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
When Superman loses his memory, he adopts the persona of Clarence Kelvin and takes a job at the Daily Planet while he tries remember his true identity.
Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at Vic washing the screens!
Genre
humor

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

Annie Gram / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Clue for no. 1 this could get in your hair!
Reprints

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

Columbia / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Spell of the Shandu Clock (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Shandu; Perry White; The Fallon Gang (Intro)
Synopsis
Superman pretends to be under the influence of a mystical clock in order to make the Fallon Gang think he is helpless against their new weapon.
Reprints

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

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

Formula for Success! (Table of Contents: 9)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy

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

Metropols Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Two Faces of Superman! (Table of Contents: 11)

Superman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Chet Hartley
Synopsis
When Superman sees Lois get out of a date by making herself look ridiculous, he changes his appearance to teach her a lesson.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Superman makes himself look like Alfred E. Neuman.

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

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

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman's Lost Identity!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  3. 2. Superman's Hunt for Clark Kent!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Look at Vic washing the screens!"]
    Varsity Vic
  6. 5. ["Clue for no. 1 this could get in your hair!"]
    Annie Gram
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  8. 7. The Spell of the Shandu Clock
    Superman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. Formula for Success!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Metropols Mailbag
  12. 11. The Two Faces of Superman!
    Superman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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