Superman #131
(August 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
1959-06-18
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 #11 and copyright registration.


Superman's Future Wife! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Super-Twins; Superman's future wife
Reprints

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

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

The Menace of Mr. Mxyzptlk! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Coleman
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Lois Lane
Synopsis
Mr. Mxyzptlk returns and this time he has an alarm in his hat to warn him when he is about to say his name backwards.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st "modern" spelling of Mr. Mxyzptlk's name.

[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 / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pardon me, mister - You dropped your wallet!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

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

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

Superman's Future Wife! (Table of Contents: 7)

Superman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Super-Twins
Synopsis
In an enchanted cottage, Lois has visions of the future and learns that Superman will marry and father twins...but doesn't learn WHO Superman will marry!
Reprints

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

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

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

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Glad I ran into you, Peg...
Genre
humor
Reprints

Coming Super-Attractions (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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

Nichols Industries, Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Mort Weisinger ?
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye ?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

The Unknown Super-Deeds! (Table of Contents: 14)

Superman; An Untold Story of Superman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Martha Kent; Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
Bored one summer afternoon, Superboy performs three seemingly insignificant super-feats, never knowing he performed them for three people who one day will be very important to him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Early chronological appearances of Perry White, Lois Lane, and Jimmy Olsen.

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

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

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

Flying Jet / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bill's Vacation Gift from Dad! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman's Future Wife!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Menace of Mr. Mxyzptlk!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Pardon me, mister - You dropped your wallet!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  8. 7. Superman's Future Wife!
    Superman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. ["Glad I ran into you, Peg..."]
    Peg
  11. 10. Coming Super-Attractions
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Action Comics; Adventure Comics
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Nichols Industries, Inc.
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  15. 14. The Unknown Super-Deeds!
    Superman; An Untold Story of Superman
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Flying Jet
  18. 17. Bill's Vacation Gift from Dad!
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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