(December 1959)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1959-10-29
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 (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #41 and copyright registration.

The Revenge of Luthor! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Lex Luthor
Reprints

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Revenge of Luthor! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Superboy [Clark Kent]; Luthor; Lana Lang; Lois Lane; Perry White; "Flashy" Burke
Synopsis
Exposure to Red Kryptonite seemingly causes Superman and Superboy to exist simultaneously. Luthor takes advantage by trapping Superboy and forcing Superman to choose between Lois and Lana.
Reprints
Keywords
Red Kryptonite

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

Shorty / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just what I've been looking for!
Genre
humor
Characters
Shorty

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

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

The One-Ape Circus! (Table of Contents: 5)

Congorilla / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle; superhero; adventure
Characters
Congo Bill; Congorilla; Janu the Jungle Boy; Nell Saxon
Synopsis
Congorilla is captured by Nell Saxon and forced to perform in her circus.
Reprints

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

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 Thomas McGeehan; Lloyd Stuart Meisels; Lester Upchase; Joseph Keegan; James Rice; Eric Ziegler; Don Lawrence; Chris Powell; Larry Keller

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

The Cave-Girl of Steel! (Table of Contents: 9)

Supergirl / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El; Linda Lee]; Superman (cameo)
Synopsis
Supergirl visits the stone age so that she can practice using her powers openly.
Reprints
Keywords
Brontosaurus; cavemen; Pterodactyl; time travel; Tyrannosaurus Rex

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

Flying Jet / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 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) /

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Revenge of Luthor!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. The Revenge of Luthor!
    Superman
  4. 3. ["Just what I've been looking for!"]
    Shorty
  5. 4. Coming Super-Attractions
    Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Adventure Comics
  6. 5. The One-Ape Circus!
    Congorilla
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  10. 9. The Cave-Girl of Steel!
    Supergirl
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Flying Jet
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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