(May 1959)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1959-03-31
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Mort Weisinger (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #9 and copyright registration.

The Kents' Second Super-Son! (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]; Vidal; Ma Kent; Pa Kent

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

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

The Kents' Second Super-Son! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ma Kent; Pa Kent; Vidal; Lana Lang
Synopsis
Vidal, a Superboy from another planet, takes Superboy's place on Earth while he's away on a space mission.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn. Mistakenly included on Otto Binder's list of stories.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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
How about a soda, Peg?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Peg
Reprints

Coming Super-Attractions (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Action Comics; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Superboy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself? (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

How Aquaman Got His Powers! (Table of Contents: 7)

Aquaman / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry] (origin); Atlanna (Tom's wife, death, flashback); Tom Curry (Arthur's father, a sailor, flashback); Commander Haskel
Synopsis
Aquaman stops the U.S. Navy from testing atomic depth charges and recounts his origin to Commander Haskel.
Reprints
Keywords
Atlantis

Indexer Notes

Silver Age origin of Aquaman, substantially different from More Fun Comics version.

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

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Judy Slutsky, James Carroll, Paul Choquette, Danny Dawkins, Jay W. Waks, Billy Hawkins, Ronnie Cott, Timothy Roberts, Rhoda Koenig.

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

Little Pete / 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
Go to your room!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Pete
Reprints

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Green Arrow's New Partner! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Jerry Halleck; The Arrows of Alaska (mention only)
Synopsis
Roy thinks that Green Arrow is training a new replacement and is going to fire Speedy.
Reprints
Keywords
Arrow-Car

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

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

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 1 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) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Audubon Nature Program / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Kents' Second Super-Son!
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Kents' Second Super-Son!
    Superboy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["How about a soda, Peg?"]
    Peg
  6. 5. Coming Super-Attractions
    Action Comics; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Superboy
  7. 6. Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself?
  8. 7. How Aquaman Got His Powers!
    Aquaman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  11. 10. ["Go to your room!"]
    Little Pete
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  13. 12. Green Arrow's New Partner!
    Green Arrow
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    The Audubon Nature Program
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