(February 1961)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1960-12-29
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 the publication date found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 15, Part 2, Number 1, Periodicals, January-June 1961. Second class permit. Copyright number B876911. Also listed as on-sale date in ad in Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #23.


The World of Mr. Mxyzptlk! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Mr. Mxyzptlk
Reprints
Keywords
racing

You Asked for It! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Showcase; Aquaman and Aqualad / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The World of Mr. Mxyzptlk! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Jor-El (statue; cameo); Lara (statue; cameo); Jimmy Olsen (robot)
Synopsis
After yet another round of pranks from Mr. Mxyzptlk, Superman travels to the fifth dimensional world where Mxyzptlk lives to perform pranks on him.
Reprints
Keywords
fifth dimension; Fortress of Solitude

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

The Brave and the Bold; Hawkman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (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 John Ogwyn; Leonard Henderson; Joe Torchia; Bruce Hermalin; Barbara Schoeman; Judy Bloch

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

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
So you want to go out?
Genre
humor
Characters
Ollie

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

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

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

Little Pete / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's such a nice day, Pete. Why aren't you outside?
Genre
humor
Characters
Little Pete
Reprints

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

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

The Supergirl of Two Worlds! (Table of Contents: 9)

Supergirl / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Linda Lee]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Marvel Maid [Lea Lindy]; Marvel Man [Ken Clark]; Lex Luthor (etching of face); Krypto (statue); Superman Robots; Supergirl Robots
Synopsis
Marvel Man proves himself trained and is revealed by Marvel Maid, but Supegirl makes one large mistake in her attempt to prove herself to Superman and must continue her training.
Reprints
Keywords
Eiffel Tower; Fortress of Marvels; Fortress of Solitude; Green Kryptonite; Statue of Liberty

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Action Comics #272.

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here comes Jim Galoot!
Genre
humor
Characters
Jerry the Jitterbug
Reprints

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Jack Liebowitz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1960
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months: 458,000
Owner: National Comics Publications, Inc., H. Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, G. Donenfeld, S.U. Sampliner, F. Iger, I. Donenfeld; S. Iger, A. Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz and A.S. Herzog as trustees for I. Donenfeld and S. Donenfeld, I. Rappaport and A.S. Herzog as trustees for L. Liebowitz and J.H. Liebowitz, H. Donenfeld Foundation, Inc., all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

Pick a New Hair Style for Linda (Supergirl) Lee! (Table of Contents: 12)

Linda Lee / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Letters
?

Characters
Linda Lee [Supergirl]
Reprints

Our American Heritage (Table of Contents: 13)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Characters
William Penn; Tom Paine; Emma Lazarus; John Peter Zenger; Harriet Tubman
Synopsis
historical quiz

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The World of Mr. Mxyzptlk!
    Superman
  2. 1. You Asked for It!
    Showcase; Aquaman and Aqualad
  3. 2. The World of Mr. Mxyzptlk!
    Superman
  4. 3. ["Who is Hawkman--"]
    The Brave and the Bold; Hawkman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. ["So you want to go out?"]
    Ollie
  7. 6. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Adventure Comics
  8. 7. ["It's such a nice day, Pete. Why aren't you outside?"]
    Little Pete
  9. 8. ["WXVIEOC, OVCTXS, XMXERS, ERH..."]
    Supermen of America
  10. 9. The Supergirl of Two Worlds!
    Supergirl
  11. 10. ["Here comes Jim Galoot!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. Pick a New Hair Style for Linda (Supergirl) Lee!
    Linda Lee
  14. 13. Our American Heritage
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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