(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 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 copyright registration.


Superboy in the 50th Century! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mercury; Peter Pan

Test Your Talent (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superboy Visits the 50th Century! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lana Lang; Mrs. Lang; Lita Lang; Thaddee Lang
Synopsis
Superboy visits the 50th century where everyone considers him to be just a legend.
Reprints
Keywords
white kryptonite (intro)

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Bob Hughes; we formerly credited George Klein.

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

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

Children of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis
Article relates how sub-standard conditions affect children in the world and quotes the "UN Declaration of the Rights of a Child."

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

Little Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh, no wonder, look at the splinters!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Splinters lead to "out of order" sign.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Sacrifice of Congorilla! (Table of Contents: 7)

Congorilla and Janu / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
Janu; Qazumi
Synopsis
Congorilla helps Wazumi earns the respect of the Maboli tribe.

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

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
Come in and play!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Climbs on high table to play "tennis" with pal.

Coming Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from T. Sacco, Martin L. Guzman, Daniel Feinberg, Michael Lawler, Lester Crawford, Kenneth B. Onarga, Alby Berman, Dan Smith, Richard Greene.

Silly Sailors of the Sea! (Table of Contents: 11)

Aquaman and Aqualad / 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]; Eddie (teenager); Roy (teenager); Tom (teenager); Jim Hale
Synopsis
Aquaman and Aqualad teach ignorant young sailors a lesson after they steal a sailboat.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Endnote announces Showcase #30 appearance. Writer credit by Bob Hughes.

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

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

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

Padell Book Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superboy in the 50th Century!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Test Your Talent
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. Superboy Visits the 50th Century!
    Superboy
  4. 3. ["The next Giant Superman annual..."]
    Giant Superman
  5. 4. Children of Tomorrow!
  6. 5. ["Gosh, no wonder, look at the splinters!"]
    Little Pete
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  8. 7. The Sacrifice of Congorilla!
    Congorilla and Janu
  9. 8. ["Come in and play!"]
    Little Pete
  10. 9. Coming Super-Attractions!
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Superman; Action Comics
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  12. 11. Silly Sailors of the Sea!
    Aquaman and Aqualad
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Padell Book Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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