(May 1960)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1960-03-31
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 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 ad in Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #17 and copyright registration.


Superman Becomes a Bizarro! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman (as Bizarro); Perry White; Lois Lane
Reprints

What's Wrong with These Pictures? (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis
Five ways not to behave are depicted.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly. Later appeared in DC comics cover-dated May 1965.

The Superman Bizarro! (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]; Perry White; Lois Lane: Jimmy Olsen; Bizarro; Bizarro-Lois; Clark Kent robot
Synopsis
Captured by the Bizarros on Bizarro World, Superman is sentenced to be turned into a Bizarro himself. He dreams what it would be like if the sentence was carried out.
Reprints
Keywords
Bizarro World; dream; Fortress of Solitude

Indexer Notes

Continued from last issue. Superman turns Bizarro World into a cube.

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

Ollie / 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
Watch out, Ollie, don't walk under the ladder!
Genre
humor
Characters
Ollie
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 2 pages (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 Estelle Kirsh; Glenn Burkett; Carol Westlund; Charles Redding; Bruce Schleiden; Peter Litwack; Wayne Corn; Danny Murphy; James King; Barbara Gaddy; Barry Keffler; David Riggs; B. L. S.; Bruno Sinigaglio; Kent Maxwell; Eric Beller; M. Werber; Ed Smythe

Supergirl Gets Adopted! (Table of Contents: 7)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Linda Lee]; Mr. Wilkins; Mrs. Wilkins; Miss Hart
Synopsis
Linda has to scheme to prevent herself from being adopted to protect her secret identity. She spends 30 days with the Wilkins. Mr. Wilkins is a policeman.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Showcase Presents: Supergirl (DC, 2007 series) #1 credits writer to Otto Binder.

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

Varsity Vic / 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
Hi, Vic. I understand you're in the school band
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Varsity Vic

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
CGZIN LUX ZNK MOGTZ...

Indexer Notes

Membership application form for the Supermen of America; also includes message in secret code Code Uranus No. 6). Decoded message reads: "Watch for the Giant Superman Annual. It will be out this summer and contain reprints of our greatest stories."

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

Professor Eureka / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My, my, look at all those books...
Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Eureka
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman Becomes a Bizarro!
    Superman
  2. 1. What's Wrong with These Pictures?
  3. 2. The Superman Bizarro!
    Superman
  4. 3. ["Watch out, Ollie, don't walk under the ladder!"]
    Ollie
  5. 4. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Adventure Comics; Superboy; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  8. 7. Supergirl Gets Adopted!
    Supergirl
  9. 8. ["Hi, Vic. I understand you're in the school band"]
    Varsity Vic
  10. 9. ["CGZIN LUX ZNK MOGTZ..."]
    Supermen of America
  11. 10. ["My, my, look at all those books..."]
    Professor Eureka
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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