(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)

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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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