(August 1961)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1961-06-29
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 (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Superman Annual #3 and copyright registration.

The War of the Superboys! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dev-Em; Jor-El (statue); Lara (statue)

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Bob Hughes.

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

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

Script
?
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Inks
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Letters
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Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

War of the Superboys! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dev-Em (introduction); Jor-El; Lara (flashbacks); Krypto; Ron-Em; Leeta
Synopsis
Bad boy Dev-Em escapes Krypton and arrives on Earth
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn; we previously credited Otto Binder.

Superboy origin retold. Includes "yellow sun" origin of his powers. Story concludes in the following issue.

Tootsie Roll Makes History! (Table of Contents: 3)

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman... (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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At Last! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from Paul Stiefvater, Mike Fiss, Sue Grego, Ron Grimm, Frank Masiello, Joe Fabiezewski, Paul Thompson, Elliott Barnowitz, Wayne Liebman.

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

Shorty / 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
You hit in the woods again, Shorty!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Shorty adds garden tools to golf-bag because he's often in the rough.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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Jimmy Olsen's Kookie Scoops! (Table of Contents: 10)

Tales of the Bizarro World / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Olsen-Bizarro (introduction); Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Bizarro Lois; Bizarro Perry White; Bizarro Krypto
Synopsis
Jimmy accidentally gets transported to the Bizarro World and tries to work for the Bizarro newspaper.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Bob Hughes; we previously credited George Klein.

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

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

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

Giant Batman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The War of the Superboys!
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. War of the Superboys!
    Superboy
  4. 3. Tootsie Roll Makes History!
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman...
    Giant Superman Annual
  6. 5. At Last!
    Secret Origins
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  9. 8. ["You hit in the woods again, Shorty!"]
    Shorty
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  11. 10. Jimmy Olsen's Kookie Scoops!
    Tales of the Bizarro World
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Giant Batman Annual
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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