(November 1959)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1959-09-29
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #13 and copyright registration.


The Super-Pranks of Superdog! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Krypto

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

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

The Super-Pranks of Krypto! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Krypto; Ma Kent; Pa Kent; Lana Lang; Kosmon the Space Hunter; Prof Lang
Synopsis
Krypto hounds Smallville with his practical jokes.
Keywords
kryptonite

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

Sue / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Kitten! How's about my coming over tonight to see my favorite gal?
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Coming Super-Attractions (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Action Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

New Stars for "Old Glory" (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

Aquaman Meets Aquagirl! (Table of Contents: 6)

Aquaman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Ramona Fradon
Inks
Ramona Fradon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aquagirl [Lisa Morel]; Atlantis; Eddie; Dr. Hugo Morel; Atlanna (Flashback); Tom Curry (Flashback); Topo
Synopsis
Lisa Morel suddenly gains powers equal to Aquaman's and tries to become his partner.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First mention of Atlanteans with purple eyes being exiled.

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

Smallville Mailsack / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger [as Ed.]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Superboy

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Marilyn Yeater, Peter Willis, Robert Gervasi, Bob Fruehling, Betty Lane, Booth Cody.

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

Little Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm going to run away from home!
Genre
humor; children

The Case of the Vanishing Arrows! (Table of Contents: 9)

Green Arrow / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Lee Elias
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis
Green Arrow makes new arrows out of a green mineral that keep disappearing on him.
Reprints
Keywords
Arrow-Car; Arrow-Cave; kryptonite

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

Movie Mirth / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Harry Lampert
Pencils
Harry Lampert
Inks
Harry Lampert
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lampert

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, Spike, you've paid your debt to society!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

The Golden Gun / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Super-Pranks of Superdog!
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. The Super-Pranks of Krypto!
    Superboy
  4. 3. ["Hi, Kitten! How's about my coming over tonight to see my favorite gal?"]
    Sue
  5. 4. Coming Super-Attractions
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Superman; Action Comics
  6. 5. New Stars for "Old Glory"
  7. 6. Aquaman Meets Aquagirl!
    Aquaman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  9. 8. ["I'm going to run away from home!"]
    Little Pete
  10. 9. The Case of the Vanishing Arrows!
    Green Arrow
  11. 10. ["Well, Spike, you've paid your debt to society!"]
    Movie Mirth
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    The Golden Gun
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
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