(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)

Editing
Related Scans
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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