(June 1961)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1961-04-27
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 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 B899515.


The Battle of the Super-Pets! (Table of Contents)

Superman; Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Supergirl; Streaky; Krypto
Reprints
Keywords
tug of war

Indexer Notes

"Superman's Greatest Feats" actually appears in that month's Superman #146.

Test Your Talent (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Conquest of Superman! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lex Luthor (villain); Superman Robot
Reprints
Keywords
Blue Kryptonite; Green Kryptonite; Luthor's Lair; Red Kryptonite; White Kryptonite; Yellow Kryptonite (intro)

Indexer Notes

Inker credit confirmed by Pat Lang. Inker credit previously given to George Klein (as per Gene Reed) or Stan Kaye.

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Little Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
[3039]
First Line of Dialogue or Text
It is not!" "It is! I know!
Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Job number appears on original printing but not on this printing.

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

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger [as Ed.]
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Douglas Dowdy, Jimmy Longgardner, Steven Sussman, Viola M. Schrader, Joseph Blitman, Leon Wieseltier, MIke Hyatt, Darla Middbrook.

The Battle of the Super-Pets! (Table of Contents: 7)

Supergirl / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl; Streaky; Krypto; Superman; Mr. Mxyzptlk (image); The Interplanetary Multi-Dimensional Practical Jokers Club; Super-Monkey (cameo)
Synopsis
Supergirl has a series of contests between Krypto and Streaky.
Reprints
Keywords
Green Kryptonite; X-Kryptonite

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Superman Is on Television! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Adventure Comics; Tales of the Bizarrro World / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Parents Have Rights, Too! (Table of Contents: 11)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

Just Imagine! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Battle of the Super-Pets!
    Superman; Supergirl
  2. 1. Test Your Talent
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Conquest of Superman!
    Superman
  4. 3. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  6. 5. ["It is not!" "It is! I know!"]
    Little Pete
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  8. 7. The Battle of the Super-Pets!
    Supergirl
  9. 8. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  10. 9. Superman Is on Television!
    The Adventures of Superman
  11. 10. ["Featured in the next issue of Adventure Comics..."]
    Adventure Comics; Tales of the Bizarrro World
  12. 11. Parents Have Rights, Too!
  13. 12. Just Imagine!
    Justice League of America
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
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