(April 1960)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1960-03-01
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 World of Bizarros! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Bizarro; Bizarro-Lois
Reprints
Keywords
courtrooms; juries; trials

Draw Lincoln (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The World of Bizarros! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Bizarro; Bizarro-Lois; Clark Kent Robot (cameo); Lois Lane (cameo)
Synopsis
Bizarro and Bizarro-Lois move to another world which Bizarro populates with a duplicator ray. Superman visits and discovers Bizarros do everything backwards. Superman is sent to prison for violating the Bizarro code.
Reprints
Keywords
Bizarro Code (introduction); Bizarro World (introduction); Kryptonite

Indexer Notes

The original Bizarros wear big medallions around their necks indicating they are "#1."

Story continues next issue.

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

Little Pete / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you boys win the game I'll buy you all a soda!
Genre
humor; children

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

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

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

TV Laffs / 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, Dear, how much money do you want this time?
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Pyro Plastics Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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 Bob Coyles; Randy Waite; Martin Rzadca; Kerry Ellis; Mary Jo Petri; Helen Silberman; Bill Peters; Bruce Cutler; Carlan Smith

Supergirl's Darkest Day! (Table of Contents: 8)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Linda Lee]; Johnny Blank [Prince Valzorr]; Zoxxo; Miss Hart (cameo)
Synopsis
Supergirl rescues a boy with amnesia found lost at sea. He stays at the orphanage until Linda can figure out where he's really from. She learns that he is a prince from the planet Korvia who is fleeing prosecution for a crime he didn't commit.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Supergirl wears red skirt.

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

Varsity Vic / 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
Good morning, Professor!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Varsity Vic
Reprints

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

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

Aloha...Hawaii! (Table of Contents: 11)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Senator Hiram L. Fong; Senator Oren E. Long; Rep. Daniel K. Inouye
Synopsis
A celebration of Brotherhood Week and Hawaii as our 50th state.

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

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

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

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

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The World of Bizarros!
    Superman
  2. 1. Draw Lincoln
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The World of Bizarros!
    Superman
  4. 3. ["If you boys win the game I'll buy you all a soda!"]
    Little Pete
  5. 4. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Superboy; Adventure Comics
  6. 5. ["Well, Dear, how much money do you want this time?"]
    TV Laffs
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Pyro Plastics Corporation
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  9. 8. Supergirl's Darkest Day!
    Supergirl
  10. 9. ["Good morning, Professor!"]
    Varsity Vic
  11. 10. ["BOHSZ XPSET BSF RVJDLMZ..."]
    Supermen of America
  12. 11. Aloha...Hawaii!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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