(February 1960)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1959-12-31
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 #15.


Superdog's Mean Master! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Shelly Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Krypto; Solar Boy

Indexer Notes

Blurb on cover refers to Aqualad as Aqua-Boy for the 1st and only time (though Aqualad in the story).

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

The National Sports Council / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Krypto's Mean Master! (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; Solar Boy; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Superboy [Clark Kent]
Synopsis:
Krypto searches for a new master after Superboy punishes him, with disastrous results.
Reprints:

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

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

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Peg / 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:
"That's a neat idea, Jane!"
Genre:
humor; teen
Reprints:

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

The Comic Book Archer! (Table of Contents: 7)

The 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]; Mr. Sloan (Editor of All-Star Comics); Bill Nixon (creator of the Wizard Archer)
Synopsis:
Sloan refuses to buy Nixon's comic strip because it's too unbelievable, so Green Arrow has to duplicate the Wizard Archer's amazing feats.
Reprints:

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

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

Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man / comic story / 0.67 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:
"What a daring feat!"
Genre:
humor

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

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

The Kid from Atlantis! (Table of Contents: 11)

Aquaman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aqualad [Garth] (intro, origin); Atlantis; Topo
Synopsis:
Aquaman helps Aqualad, a rejected child from Atlantis, to overcome his fear of fish. Aquaman adopts Aqualad as his sidekick.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Space Shoes / advertisement / 0.25 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) /

Charles Atlas / 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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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superdog's Mean Master!
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
  3. 2. Krypto's Mean Master!
    Superboy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Hi-Power Binoculars
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  6. 5. ["That's a neat idea, Jane!"]
    Peg
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. The Comic Book Archer!
    The Green Arrow
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  10. 9. ["What a daring feat!"]
    Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man
  11. 10. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Action Comics; Superboy
  12. 11. The Kid from Atlantis!
    Aquaman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Space Shoes
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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