(May 1959)

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:
Mort Weisinger
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 Kent's Second Super-Son!; How Aquaman Got His Powers! (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

The Kents' Second Super-Son (Table of Contents: 1)

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

["How about a soda, Peg?"] (Table of Contents: 2)

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Peg
Reprints:

Do You Make Life Hard For Yourself? (Table of Contents: 3)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

How Aquaman Got His Powers! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Earth 1 origin of Aquaman, substantially different from More Fun Comics version.

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

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.

["Go to your room!"] (Table of Contents: 6)

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)

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Pete

Green Arrow's New Partner! (Table of Contents: 7)

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
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Kent's Second Super-Son!; How Aquaman Got His Powers!
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Kents' Second Super-Son
    Superboy
  3. 2. ["How about a soda, Peg?"]
    Peg
  4. 3. Do You Make Life Hard For Yourself?
  5. 4. How Aquaman Got His Powers!
    Aquaman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  7. 6. ["Go to your room!"]
    Little Pete
  8. 7. Green Arrow's New Partner!
    Green Arrow
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Cherry
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Michael Grabois
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Pat Lang
  • Mark Waid
  • Sidne Gail Ward
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ted Watson
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ed Boner