(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 U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #21 and copyright registration.


Supergirl in Smallville! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl; Superboy robot; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent
Reprints

Indexer Notes

inker identification by Bob Hughes

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

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

Supergirl in Smallville! (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
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Superboy Robot; Supergirl [Linda Lee]; Linda Lee Robot; Krypto; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Lana Lang; Orphan Nancy; Mr. Jones; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis
Supergirl flies to Superboy's time to see if she can protect her identity and prove to Superman she's ready to be revealed to the world.
Reprints
Keywords
kryptonite; time travel

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

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
I'm sure you'll enjoy this for camping, Ollie!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Uses hammock on bus.

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

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

Keep Learning -- the Key to Success! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

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.

Janu of the Apes! (Table of Contents: 6)

Congorilla / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
Congo Bill; Janu [Congorilla]; Hunters; Native Chief; Lord Ronson; Lord Ronson's son
Synopsis
Janu borrows Congo Bill's ring.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jeff Booth, Barry Smoch, Michael Brown, Mark Keller, Phil Taylor, Midge Kerner, Joseph Viola, Linda Maldonado, Carl Homberg.

[The Playpen] (Table of Contents: 8)

Playful Pop and the Kiddies... / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Phil Berube
Pencils
Phil Berube
Inks
Phil Berube
Colors
?
Letters
Phil Berube

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Puts himself in playpen to escape brats.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pantomime.

Aqualad Goes to School! (Table of Contents: 9)

Aquaman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aqualad [Garth]; Mr. Tracy (school principal); Miss Pine (teacher)
Synopsis
When Aqualad has trouble with a big test after being hit on the head, Aquaman uses ocean animals to help Aqualad remember the answers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes and confirmed by Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/.

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

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

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

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

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Supergirl in Smallville!
    Supergirl
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. Supergirl in Smallville!
    Superboy
  4. 3. ["I'm sure you'll enjoy this for camping, Ollie!"]
    Ollie
  5. 4. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Superboy; Action Comics
  6. 5. Keep Learning -- the Key to Success!
  7. 6. Janu of the Apes!
    Congorilla
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  9. 8. [The Playpen]
    Playful Pop and the Kiddies...
  10. 9. Aqualad Goes to School!
    Aquaman
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
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