(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 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 ad in Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #17 and copyright registration.


Krypto, the Super-Star of Hollywood! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Krypto

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Super Star of Hollywood! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Krypto; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Boris Xavier (Movie Producer); Tyrone Clover (Movie Star); Brenda Glamour (Movie Star)
Synopsis
Krypto becomes swell headed after going to Hollywood to make a movie.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

kryptonite

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

Betty / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What a perfectly dreamy lifeguard, Greta!
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

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

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

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

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Strong Boy of the Jungle! (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
Congo Bill; Congorilla; Janu the Jungle Boy

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Roy Robinson, Ed Tagley, Jim Ebert, Bradley Edward, Larry Richmond, Dick Carlson & Al Snyder, Neal Tannenbaum, Fred Adams, Al Kline.

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

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

The Human Flying Fish! (Table of Contents: 9)

Aquaman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Ramona Fradon
Inks
Ramona Fradon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; The Human Flying Fish [Bragg] (Villain); Aqualad [Garth]; Dr. Krill
Synopsis
Dr. Krill, a skilled surgeon, operates on Bragg, turning him into a Human Flying Fish to pull robberies that Aquaman can not stop.
Reprints

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 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) /

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

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

The Science Program / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Krypto, the Super-Star of Hollywood!
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Super Star of Hollywood!
    Superboy
  4. 3. ["What a perfectly dreamy lifeguard, Greta!"]
    Betty
  5. 4. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Action Comics; Superboy; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  7. 6. The Strong Boy of the Jungle!
    Congorilla
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  10. 9. The Human Flying Fish!
    Aquaman
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    The Science Program
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