(November 1960)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1960-09-29
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 #21 and copyright registration.


Superman's Old Age! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Krypto
Reprints

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Old Man of Metropolis! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El] (also as Superwoman); Lucy Lane; Lex Luthor; Krypto; Lana Lang; Bizarro
Synopsis
Superman inadvertently smashes through the time barrier into the future - but emerges as an old man with no super powers.
Reprints
Keywords
dream story; Fortress of Solitude; Green Kryptonite

Indexer Notes

A dream story.

White Egret (Table of Contents: 3)

Let's Go Hunting! / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel ?
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Naydel ?

Genre
non-fiction

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Janie / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Oksner ?
Inks
Bob Oksner ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mom - I - I don't think I'll get up today...
Genre
humor
Characters
Janie
Reprints

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

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

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

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 2 pages (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 Dennis Novotny; Bernie Heeney; Chuck Pardie; Tina Anderson; Ruth Lyons; Nancy Nesfield; Eddie Latham; Neal Post; Pete McElvein; Matthew A. Rosenblatt; Frankie Connors; Lawrence Black; June Rives; Lewis Hendler; Ben Marcus

Supergirl's Busiest Day! (Table of Contents: 8)

Supergirl / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl; Batman (guest star); Robin (guest star); Krypto; Lori Lemaris; Superman; Ronal; Jerro; Malo (villain); Joker (picture); Krypto
Synopsis
With Superman on a space mission, Supergirl has a day full of emergencies to deal with.
Reprints
Keywords
Atlantis; Bat-Cave; Fortress of Solitude; golf; Green Kryptonite; Kandor

Indexer Notes

Supergirl meets Batman and Robin.

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

Shorty / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I haven't had a passenger all day!
Genre
humor
Characters
Shorty

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

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

Just Imagine! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Keep Learning-- The Key to Success! (Table of Contents: 12)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Frank wants to quit school until he realizes how it will affect his future.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

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

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 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) /

Motor's Auto Repair Manual / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman's Old Age!
    Superman; Supergirl
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  3. 2. The Old Man of Metropolis!
    Superman
  4. 3. White Egret
    Let's Go Hunting!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  6. 5. ["Mom - I - I don't think I'll get up today..."]
    Janie
  7. 6. Coming Super-Attractions!
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Superboy; Adventure Comics
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  9. 8. Supergirl's Busiest Day!
    Supergirl
  10. 9. ["I haven't had a passenger all day!"]
    Shorty
  11. 10. ["VJG PGZV IXCPV UQRGTOCP CPPWCN..."]
    Supermen of America
  12. 11. Just Imagine!
    Justice League of America
  13. 12. Keep Learning-- The Key to Success!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Motor's Auto Repair Manual
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