(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 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 copyright registration.


Superboy's First Duel with Luthor! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Lex Luthor
Reprints:
Keywords:
kryptonite

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

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How Luthor Met Superboy! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor (origin); Jonathan Kent [Pa Kent]; Martha Kent [Ma Kent]; Krypto; Lana Lang
Synopsis:
Young Lex and Superboy start out as friends, but after Superboy accidentally destroys Luthor's laboratory and accidentally causes Lex to lose his hair, Luthor vows revenge.
Reprints:
Keywords:
kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Story based on a suggestion from reader Eugene J. Buie, printed in Superman (DC, 1939 series) #130, cover dated July 1959.

Aloha... Hawaii! (Table of Contents: 3)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy
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.

[Can You Find 6 Large Birds] (Table of Contents: 4)

Play Boxes / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Reprints:

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

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

The Son of Congorilla! (Table of Contents: 6)

Congorilla / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle; superhero
Characters:
Janu the Jungle Boy; Congo Bill; Son of Congorilla (intro)
Synopsis:
A young albino gorilla appears, and Congo Bill has to use the magic ring on him instead of Congorilla.

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Ollie / 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:
I overslept again!
Genre:
humor

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

The Second Deluge! (Table of Contents: 10)

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]; Aqua-Cave; Captain Noah
Synopsis:
Captain Noah predicts a second deluge.
Reprints:

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / 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) /

Jowett Institute of Body Building / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superboy's First Duel with Luthor!
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. How Luthor Met Superboy!
    Superboy
  4. 3. Aloha... Hawaii!
  5. 4. [Can You Find 6 Large Birds]
    Play Boxes
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  7. 6. The Son of Congorilla!
    Congorilla
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  9. 8. ["I overslept again!"]
    Ollie
  10. 9. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Superboy; Action Comics
  11. 10. The Second Deluge!
    Aquaman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Body Building
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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