(December 1960)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1960-10-27
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 Voyage to Dimension X! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; general; spectators; false alien
Reprints
Keywords
Alien

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Voyage to Dimension X! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Lex Luthor (villain); Luthor Robot; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El] (Cameo); Krypto (Cameo); Gypo (Luthor's henchman)
Synopsis
Lex Luthor has an elaborate plan to trap Superman by posing as aliens from another dimension.
Reprints
Keywords
Impersonation; nuclear weapons

Supermen of America (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
Carol Berg; Janet Gibbs; Maureen Young; Dan Rosenwein; Daniel Brock; Greg Frownfelter; David Chisholm; Gary Jacobson; Alan Dreyfus; Mort Weisinger ?
Pencils
Wayne Boring ?
Inks
Wayne Boring
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Editor:

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

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Children of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Asian children; African parents; sick African child; children; teachers
Keywords
U.N.; UN; UNICEF; United Nation

Indexer Notes

Celebrating United Nations Day and the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of a Child. "Published as a public service in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly, coordinating organization for national health, welfare and recreation agencies of the U.S."

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

Ollie / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rain!
Genre
humor
Characters
Ollie
Synopsis
It's raining and Ollie can't play golf, so he takes putting practice on a pool table.
Keywords
Golf; pool

Coming Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Supergirl's Fortress of Solitude! (Table of Contents: 9)

Supergirl / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Supergirl; Streaky; Jerro (statue); Lori Lemaris (statue); Ronal (statue); Professor Damon Brant (villain); Mrs. Brant (villain); Mrs. Hart
Synopsis
Supergirl builds herself a secret Fortress of Solitude, but it is found by explorers who use the information to blackmail Supergirl into making them rich.
Reprints
Keywords
Adoption; desert; orphanage; Supergirl's Fortress of Solitude; time travel; X-Kryptonite

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

Cave Carson Adventures Inside Earth / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

America's Most Exciting War Game (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

A Message from Champions! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

The National Sports Council / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Voyage to Dimension X!
    Superman
  2. 1. ["Add 3 inches of steel-like muscles to your arms... 4 'power packed' inches of muscles to your chest!"]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. Voyage to Dimension X!
    Superman
  4. 3. Supermen of America
  5. 4. ["Dear Editor:"]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. ["The next Giant Superman annual will be another sellout!"]
    Superman
  7. 6. Children of Tomorrow!
  8. 7. ["Rain!"]
    Ollie
  9. 8. Coming Super-Attractions!
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Superman; Adventure Comics
  10. 9. Supergirl's Fortress of Solitude!
    Supergirl
  11. 10. ["Journey into a fantastic new world beneath the earth!"]
    Cave Carson Adventures Inside Earth
  12. 11. America's Most Exciting War Game
    Task Force
  13. 12. ["Do you want spending money?"]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. A Message from Champions!
    The National Sports Council
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