(June 1959)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1959-04-30
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 US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 544, 600)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #10 and copyright registration.


The War between Jimmy Olsen and Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
Jack Adler ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints

Draw Me (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The War between Jimmy Olsen and Superman! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; El Gar Kur (villain)
Synopsis
A criminal from Kandor switches places with Jimmy Olsen and forces Superman to reveal the location of his Fortress of Solitude, so he can destroy the bottled city. But scientists in Kandor reverse the switch just in time.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Green Kryptonite; Kandor (unnamed)

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

Tricksy, World's Greatest Stunt Man / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This stray dog has been following me all day.
Genre
humor
Characters
Tricksy

Coming Super-Attractions (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Secret of the Super-Orphan! (Table of Contents: 7)

Supergirl / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl (brief origin); Miss Hart; Timmy Tate; Superman (flashback, in newsreel footage); Zor-El (flashback); Alura (flashback)
Synopsis
Supergirl helps Timmy get adopted by assisting with his magic show using her super powers.
Reprints
Keywords
Argo City; Krypton

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

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

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

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

Script
Mort Weisinger
Pencils
Wayne Boring (logo illustration)
Inks
Stan Kaye (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Rick Tabor; Greg Gilmartin; Lawrence J. Joffee; Butch Yaffee; Emily Klerekoper; John Atlas; George H. Briggs III; James B. Branchman

The Destroyer of Congo Bill! (Table of Contents: 10)

Congorilla / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Congorilla; Professor Simon
Synopsis
Congo Bill's body, inhabited by the brain of the golden gorilla, goes on a rampage and Congorilla must stop him without harming him.

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

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

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

Peg / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's start a sorority!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Peg
Reprints

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

Army Grenade / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The War between Jimmy Olsen and Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. Draw Me
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The War between Jimmy Olsen and Superman!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  6. 5. ["This stray dog has been following me all day."]
    Tricksy, World's Greatest Stunt Man
  7. 6. Coming Super-Attractions
  8. 7. The Secret of the Super-Orphan!
    Supergirl
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  11. 10. The Destroyer of Congo Bill!
    Congorilla
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  13. 12. ["Let's start a sorority!"]
    Peg
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Army Grenade
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
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