(February 1959)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1958-12-30
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 (editor); Jack Schiff (managing editor); Mort Weisinger (story editor); George Kashdan (story editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Superboy Meets the First Two Super-Men! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Hercules; Samson
Reprints

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

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

The First Two Super-Men! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Hercules; Samson; Krypto; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; King Zarl (villain)
Synopsis
Samson and Hercules travel to Superboy's time in order to discover the secret of his invulnerability. When Superboy explains to them that his powers cannot be replicated, the pair take him back to the past to confront the avaricious King Zarl.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Superboy whistles to Krypto across the time barrier.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Little Pete / 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
Here comes that big bully. He always squirts us kids with water!
Genre
humor; children
Reprints

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Jack Liebowitz
Letters
typeset

Just One Second! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Magic Card! (Table of Contents: 7)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy

The Arrows That Failed (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Lee Elias
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Arrow-Plane; Arrow-Car; Gang of robbers
Synopsis
A gang boss finds a fluid that causes Green Arrow's arrows to miss their target.
Reprints

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

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

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

Peg / 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
Daddy always lets me use the car.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Peg
Reprints

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

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Harold Kirkham, Ronald Wyatt, Bob Oechsner, Michael J. Corless, Martin Polinsky, Dennis Hensley, and Philip Taylor.

The Imitation Aquaman (Table of Contents: 13)

Aquaman / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Ramona Fradon
Inks
Ramona Fradon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman; Hadley; Topo
Synopsis
A criminal has a doctor alter his body to duplicate Aquaman's powers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Vic, there's a pretty, new girl next door.
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

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

Lotta-Stamps-a-Month Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superboy Meets the First Two Super-Men!
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
  3. 2. The First Two Super-Men!
    Superboy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Here comes that big bully. He always squirts us kids with water!"]
    Little Pete
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. Just One Second!
    The Flash
  8. 7. The Magic Card!
  9. 8. The Arrows That Failed
    Green Arrow
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  11. 10. ["Daddy always lets me use the car."]
    Peg
  12. 11. ["The story thousands of fans have been asking for!"]
    Adventure Comics
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  14. 13. The Imitation Aquaman
    Aquaman
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  16. 15. ["Vic, there's a pretty, new girl next door."]
    Varsity Vic
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Lotta-Stamps-a-Month Club
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
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