(October 1961)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1961-08-31
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 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

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Clark Kent's Super-Father! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ma Kent; Pa Kent

Test Your Talent (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Clark Kent's Super-Father! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ma Kent; Pa Kent; Superboy robots; Phantom Zone inhabitants [Jax-Ur (intro); three unnamed prisoners]
Synopsis
Jax-Ur poses as Super-Dad.
Reprints
Keywords
Phantom Zone

Indexer Notes

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

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Superboy; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Action Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Centre Coin Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from Tom Knutson, Jeff Putnam, Dale Dellutir, Louis B. Cohen, Robert Dingus, Darrell Beffert, Leonard Belter, James Joska, Ethel Greene.

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

Tricksy / 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
What a daring thing!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Tricksy matches mystic on a bed of nails but uses a suit of armor.

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

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

Bizarro's Amazing Buddies! (Table of Contents: 11)

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
Titano; Bizarro Lois; Frankenstein; King Kong (poster)
Synopsis
Appears before Mary Shelley and inspires her classic novel. Meets Titano but the people of Bizarro World believe he stole the idea from the King Kong movie.
Reprints

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

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

See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman... (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

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

Giant Batman Annual / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / 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) /

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Clark Kent's Super-Father!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Test Your Talent
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. Clark Kent's Super-Father!
    Superboy
  4. 3. Tootsie Roll Makes History!
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superboy; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Action Comics
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Centre Coin Company
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  10. 9. ["What a daring thing!"]
    Tricksy
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  12. 11. Bizarro's Amazing Buddies!
    Tales of the Bizarro World
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
  14. 13. See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman...
    Giant Superman Annual
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Giant Batman Annual
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
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