(July 1960)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1960-05-31
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 #18 and copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Which team is the mightier?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Streaky; Krypto
Reprints

Buzzy Says: "Free Speech-- Free for All!" (Table of Contents: 1)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown
Synopsis
Tom is tearing down the campaign posters of the candidate his father opposes, until Buzzy shows him that his father is much more fair-minded.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly. Previously published in DC comics cover-dated January 1953.

The Captive of the Amazons (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Princess Jena; Lois Lane; Perry White; Rog
Synopsis
Princess Jena from the planet Adoria comes to Earth and tricks Superman into returning to Adoria with her, where she forces him to marry her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Adorian society is made of Amazon-like women and meek and mild men.

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, it's nice on your porch, Patty!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jerry the Jitterbug; Patty
Reprints

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

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

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (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 Jan Pepperman; Norman Silver; J. David Weintraub; Barbara Spartz; Richard Greguski; Larry Geraci

The World's Mightiest Cat! (Table of Contents: 8)

Supergirl / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El; Linda Lee]; Streaky; Superman; Krypto; Paul Dexter
Synopsis
Streaky again becomes super-powered and nobody believes the things Paul sees him perform.
Reprints
Keywords
Midvale Orphanage; X-Kryptonite

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

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmm - let's see now --
Genre
teen
Characters
Peg; Roger
Reprints

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

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

This Is It! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 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) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Which team is the mightier?"]
    Superman; Supergirl
  2. 1. Buzzy Says: "Free Speech-- Free for All!"
    Buzzy
  3. 2. The Captive of the Amazons
    Superman
  4. 3. ["Gee, it's nice on your porch, Patty!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  5. 4. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superboy; Adventure Comics; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  9. 8. The World's Mightiest Cat!
    Supergirl
  10. 9. ["Hmm - let's see now --"]
    Peg
  11. 10. ["BPM OGIVB ACXMZUIV IVVCIT..."]
    Supermen of America
  12. 11. This Is It!
    Green Lantern
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Body Building
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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