(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 and copyright registration.


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)

Editing
Related Scans
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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