(October 1960)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1960-08-30
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.


The Truth Mirror! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane
Reprints
Keywords
mirrors

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Truth Mirror! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; "Flash" Dugan (villain); Superman Robot; Lois Lane Robot; Hazel
Synopsis
Lois receives a magic mirror from her uncle that reveals a person's true nature. She uses it to find out Superman is really Clark Kent, but Superman then tricks her into believing that the mirror does not always work.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude

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

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

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

Tricksy / 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
Tricksy, you've got to smile for the audience.
Genre
humor

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Just Imagine! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Anne Zeek, Bettyjane Lumpkin, Fred B. Weissler, Ben R. Harding, Buddy Brooks, Peter VanDervoort, Barbara I. Hoyt, Gary Simcox, Mike Dennis, D.L.B., Ilene Kayne, Claire Ossine, Ruth Keane, Earl Binder

Supergirl's First Romance! (Table of Contents: 10)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl; Jerro the Merboy (intro); Lori Lemaris; Ronal; Superman (statue); Freddy Blake
Synopsis
Supergirl is called upon by Lori Lemaris to help Atlantis from a disaster. There, she falls in love with a merboy, Jerro.
Reprints
Keywords
Atlantis

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

Little Pete / 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
Pete!
Genre
humor

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Truth Mirror!
    Superman
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. The Truth Mirror!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  5. 4. ["Tricksy, you've got to smile for the audience."]
    Tricksy
  6. 5. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Adventure Comics; Superboy; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  9. 8. Just Imagine!
    Justice League of America
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  11. 10. Supergirl's First Romance!
    Supergirl
  12. 11. ["Pete!"]
    Little Pete
  13. 12. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
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