(September 1960)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1960-07-28
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 copyright registration.


Superman's Battle with Hercules! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Hercules; Lois Lane
Reprints
Keywords
suspended animation

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman's Battle with Hercules! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Hercules [Roger Tate] (villain); Gods of Olympus [Jupiter; Mercury; Vulcan; Venus; Achilles]
Synopsis
Hercules wants to marry Lois, but Lois won't marry him while Superman is around, so Hercules tries to get rid of Superman.
Reprints

Journey Into a Fantastic New World Beneath the Earth! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Brave and the Bold; Cave Carson / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Ellie & Nellie Whitestone, Paul Malloy, Cathy Consolazio, T. Andrew Stokes, Paul Cascia, Alan Zalkind, Thomas E. Ulrich, Marty Agins, Bruce T. Clark.

The Mystery Supergirl! (Table of Contents: 7)

Supergirl / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder; Jerry Siegel (also claims credit)
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Suprgirl; Perry White; Superman (flashback and a cameo as Clark Kent); five fake Supergirls; Billy Watkins; Bob Carter
Synopsis
While working an internship at the Daily Planet, Linda Lee discovers that someone is impersonating her as Supergirl around the world.
Reprints

[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 (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at that - a dog driving the car!
Genre
humor

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Adventure Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

Artistic Card Co., Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman's Battle with Hercules!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  3. 2. Superman's Battle with Hercules!
    Superman
  4. 3. Journey Into a Fantastic New World Beneath the Earth!
    The Brave and the Bold; Cave Carson
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  8. 7. The Mystery Supergirl!
    Supergirl
  9. 8. ["Look at that - a dog driving the car!"]
    Ollie
  10. 9. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Adventure Comics
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Artistic Card Co., Inc.
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
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