(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 (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Superboy, Prisoner In Space! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Metalman

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

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

The Robinson Crusoe of Space! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder ?
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Metalman; Superboy robots; Jor-El; Lara (flashback); Ma Kent; Pa Kent
Synopsis
Metalman "Friday" sacrifices self for Superboy, when Superboy is trapped on an asteroid surrounded by a kryptonite ring.
Keywords
kryptonite

Indexer Notes

rehash of a story from Superboy #49 (June 1956)

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

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

Bike Safety = Bike Fun! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy

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

Peter Puptent / 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
This remote island is supposed to have some prehistoric creatures...
Genre
humor
Reprints

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Aqua-Thief of the Seven Seas! (Table of Contents: 7)

Aquaman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aqualad [Garth]; King Tai, Ruler of Timtu; Vuda, Prime Minister of Timtu
Synopsis
Aquaman is falsely accused of stealing a chest of diamonds.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Fred Nichols, Fran Glauber, John Wong, Jay D. Kridner, Gerry Soucie, Kevin Hackle, Mark Granoff and Harvey Pecker, Alex O'Reilly, Howard Berger, and Richard Deere.

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

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

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Congorilla of Space! (Table of Contents: 11)

Congorilla / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle; superhero; adventure
Characters
Janu; Congo Bill
Synopsis
Congorilla is transported to another world where he meets an Alien Congorilla much like himself.
Reprints

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

The Audubon Nature Program / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superboy, Prisoner In Space!
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Robinson Crusoe of Space!
    Superboy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Artistic Card Co., Inc.
  5. 4. Bike Safety = Bike Fun!
  6. 5. ["This remote island is supposed to have some prehistoric creatures..."]
    Peter Puptent
  7. 6. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Action Comics
  8. 7. The Aqua-Thief of the Seven Seas!
    Aquaman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  12. 11. The Congorilla of Space!
    Congorilla
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    The Audubon Nature Program
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