(May 1960)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthy, with the exception of March, June, September and December
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
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Two Faces of Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Super-Menace
Reprints:

Chapter I: The Super-Brat from Krypton (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Super-Menace: Wolf Derek; Bonnie Derek; Jor-El (Flashback; Cameo); Lara (Flashback; Cameo); Jonathan Kent (Cameo); Martha Kent (Cameo); Superbaby [Clark Kent]
Synopsis:
A freak accident creates a duplicate of Kal-El's rocket including a double of it's tiny passenger. On Earth, Kal's doppelganger is adopted by a crooked couple, the Dereks, and becomes Super-Brat.
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Indexer Notes

3-part novel

["Now Tricksy will ride a bicycle across the high wire!"] (Table of Contents: 2)

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 (signed)

Genre:
humor

What's Wrong with These Pictures? (Table of Contents: 3)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy

Chapter 2 The Young Super-Bully (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Superboy [Clark Kent]; Krypto; Lana Lang; Super-Menace; Wolf Derek; Bonnie Derek; Super-Bully
Synopsis:
Now a teenager, Super-Bully tries to steal Clark's life but doesn't bargain for Krypto's super-sense of smell as the Dog of Steel is not fooled.
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Indexer Notes

3 part story

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

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from John Bostock, Bobby Miller, Marc N. Weiss, Winifred Lowrey, Donald Moss, Harold Kaylor, Paul Bevels, Richard Greene, Martha Jenkins.

Chapter III Superman vs. Super-Menace (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Crime Lords; Superman [Clark Kent]; Super-Menace; Wolf Derek; Bonnie Derek
Synopsis:
Now grown to manhood and significantly, immune to Kryptonite, Super-Menace battles the Man of Steel, however on the verge of victory he learns the truth about himself and the evil Dereks.
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Indexer Notes

3 part story

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Two Faces of Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. Chapter I: The Super-Brat from Krypton
    Superman
  3. 2. ["Now Tricksy will ride a bicycle across the high wire!"]
    Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man
  4. 3. What's Wrong with These Pictures?
  5. 4. Chapter 2 The Young Super-Bully
    Superman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  7. 6. Chapter III Superman vs. Super-Menace
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Matthew Head
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Pat Lang
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  • Jim Van Dore
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