(September 1959)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1959-07-30
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 copyright registration.


The Superman of the Future! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane
Reprints
Keywords
evolution; time machines; time travel

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Superman of the Future! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Dirk Folgar [Agent X-3] (villain)
Synopsis
Superman poses as the Future Superman, who has the power to predict the future, to smoke out Agent X-3 and prevent an attempt on the life of the President.
Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Hi-Power Binoculars / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Water: A Good Friend or Deadly Enemy-- Depending on You! (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Professor Eureka / 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
This new vault is ten inches thick...
Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Eureka
Reprints

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Janu, the Joker of the Jungle! (Table of Contents: 9)

Congorilla / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
Congo Bill; Janu; Congorilla; Golden Gorilla; Percy Pierce (villain)

Indexer Notes

Janu becomes Congorilla.

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

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

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

Sling-a-Shot / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Great Supergirl Mirage! (Table of Contents: 13)

Supergirl / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Linda Lee]; Dick Wilson [later Dick Malverne]; Supergirl Robot
Synopsis
Dick becomes convinced that Linda is Supergirl and tries various tricks to prove her real identity.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introduction of Dick Wilson, who is reintroduced in #282 as Dick Malverne.

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

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 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) /

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Flying Jet / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Superman of the Future!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  3. 2. The Superman of the Future!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Hi-Power Binoculars
  7. 6. Water: A Good Friend or Deadly Enemy-- Depending on You!
  8. 7. ["This new vault is ten inches thick..."]
    Professor Eureka
  9. 8. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  10. 9. Janu, the Joker of the Jungle!
    Congorilla
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Sling-a-Shot
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  14. 13. The Great Supergirl Mirage!
    Supergirl
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Flying Jet
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