Superman #130
(July 1959)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of March, June, September and December
On-sale date
1959-05-07
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
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 ad in Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #10 and copyright registration.


The Town That Hated Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

Buzzy Says "Be Sure of Your Facts!" (Table of Contents: 1)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Curse of Kryptonite! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; also as Superboy]; Superman robots; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El] (cameo); Krypto
Synopsis
When Superman accidentally exposes himself to kryptonite, he recalls his lifetime of experience with the mineral from his home planet.
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Indexer Notes

First appearance of Krypto in Superman.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello. Yes, this is Jerry. Friday night?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jerry the Jitterbug
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The Super-Servant of Crime (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Giunta ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Mark Mulloy; Baldy; Perry White
Synopsis
When Mark Mulloy, the owner of property from which Superman has been mining gold, returns to claim his rights, Superman agrees to perform six tasks for him as compensation. But Superman interprets Mulloy's requests so literally that Mulloy can't benefit from the deal.
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Indexer Notes

inker credit by Bob Hughes

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

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

Your Passport to Strange Journeys... (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

House of Secrets; Strange Adventures / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Edward Mayer, Richard Cramer, Marvin Ray Myers, Michael Burns, Eugene J. Buie, Joseph Ritchie II, Joel Greene, and Fred Bronson.

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

Block Buster / 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
You'll find these in the alphabet!
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Town That Hated Superman! (Table of Contents: 11)

Superman / comic story / 10.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Bruce Cyrus
Synopsis
When Superman is shocked to find a town that prohibits his entrance, he investigates as Kent Clark and discovers that Mayor Bruce Cyrus blames Superman for his not being adopted as a child.
Reprints

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

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

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

Ollie / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's someone that has to be pulled out!
Genre
humor

Coming Super-Attractions (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Action Comics; Adventure Comics; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 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) /

Jowett Institute of Body Building / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Town That Hated Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. Buzzy Says "Be Sure of Your Facts!"
    Buzzy
  3. 2. The Curse of Kryptonite!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Hello. Yes, this is Jerry. Friday night?"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  6. 5. The Super-Servant of Crime
    Superman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  8. 7. Your Passport to Strange Journeys...
    House of Secrets; Strange Adventures
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  10. 9. ["You'll find these in the alphabet!"]
    Block Buster
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  12. 11. The Town That Hated Superman!
    Superman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  14. 13. ["There's someone that has to be pulled out!"]
    Ollie
  15. 14. Coming Super-Attractions
    Action Comics; Adventure Comics; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Body Building
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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