(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 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

Tales of the Bizarro World series begins.

On-sale date from ad in The Adventures of Bob Hope #69.


Tales of the Bizarro World (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Bizarro World / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Bizarro Lois; Bizarro Krypto
Reprints:

Gravity Girl of Smallville! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Krypto; Lana Lang (also as Gravity Girl); Professor Lewis Lang; Mrs. Lang
Synopsis:
Lana gets an anti-gravity belt.
Reprints:

[As the lad grew older...] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

["Oh-those steps!"] (Table of Contents: 3)

Ollie / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Lots of steps and mean dog: no milk today

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

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

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Shame of the Bizarro Family! (Table of Contents: 5)

Tales of the Bizarro World / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Krypto; Bizarro Lois; Bizarro Jr.
Synopsis:
Bizarro Junior No. 1 is too smart.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker id by Bob Hughes 8/2005. Formerly given as Wayne Boring. This story is on both Otto Binder's and Jerry Siegel's list of scripts. Siegel id by Martin O'Hearn.

Parents Have Rights, Too! (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy

["Laguna Beach, where all the movie stars vacation..."] (Table of Contents: 7)

Honey in Hollywood / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Honey
Synopsis:
It's only a home movie
Reprints:
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Tales of the Bizarro World
    Tales of the Bizarro World
  2. 1. Gravity Girl of Smallville!
    Superboy
  3. 2. [As the lad grew older...]
    Superman
  4. 3. ["Oh-those steps!"]
    Ollie
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  6. 5. The Shame of the Bizarro Family!
    Tales of the Bizarro World
  7. 6. Parents Have Rights, Too!
  8. 7. ["Laguna Beach, where all the movie stars vacation..."]
    Honey in Hollywood
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Matthew Head
  • Allen Ross
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Cherry
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Michael Grabois
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Pat Lang
  • Mark Waid
  • Sidne Gail Ward
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ted Watson
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ed Boner