(July 1961)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1961-05-31
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 B904954. Also on-sale date given in ad in Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #54.


The Super-Powers of Perry White! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Perry White [as Master-Man]
Reprints
Keywords
Kandor; Perry White statues; statues

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

National Sports Council / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Super Powers of Perry White! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White [Masterman]; Xasnu (villain); Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Supergirl; Y'Trom
Synopsis
After being infected by an alien plant, Perry White gains super powers and goes after Superman.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Green Kryptonite; Kandor (cameo); White Kryptonite

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger
Pencils
Curt Swan (logo illustration)
Inks
Stan Kaye (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Terry Burke; Manuel Figueros; Thomas Nolan; Richard Gorsky; Mike Smith; Larry Raschi; Gerald Bodlander; Linda Bellen

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

Casey the Cop / 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
Hey, you - stop! What's the big rush?
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey
Reprints

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Moolah the Mystic / 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
Ah! A customer!
Genre
humor
Characters
Moolah
Reprints

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Superboy; Superman; Adventure Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The Unknown Supergirl! (Table of Contents: 9)

Supergirl / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Linda Lee]; Superman; Krypto; Linda Lee robot; Jerro; Lori Lemaris; Tough Tommy
Synopsis
Superman is ready to announce Supergirl's existence to the world, but she mysteriously loses her powers at the last minute.
Reprints
Keywords
Atlantis; kryptonite dust

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes. Story is also claimed by Otto Binder.

Begins serialized story vs. Lesla Lar which continues until #285.

The Inside Stories of Batman and Robin's Top Secrets (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Batman and Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Professor Eureka / 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
We will now hold the seance!
Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Eureka
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 9 of the previous story sequence.

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

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman... (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

At Last! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Secret Origins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 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 Super-Powers of Perry White!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    National Sports Council
  3. 2. The Super Powers of Perry White!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. ["Hey, you - stop! What's the big rush?"]
    Casey the Cop
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  8. 7. ["Ah! A customer!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  9. 8. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superboy; Superman; Adventure Comics
  10. 9. The Unknown Supergirl!
    Supergirl
  11. 10. The Inside Stories of Batman and Robin's Top Secrets
    Batman and Robin
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  13. 12. ["We will now hold the seance!"]
    Professor Eureka
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
  16. 15. See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman...
    Superman
  17. 16. At Last!
    Secret Origins
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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