(March 1962)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1962-01-30
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical 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.


The Halloween Pranks of the Bizarro-Supermen! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Bizarro-Lois [As Marilyn Monroe]; Bizarro Krypto; Two other Bizarros [as John Kennedy; Jerry Lewis]
Reprints

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dial M for Monster! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Krypto; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Lana Lang; Pete Ross; Chief Parker; Professor Lewis Lang; Lana Lang Robot; Mr. Mxyzptlk (cameo)
Synopsis
Aliens from Xnor come to visit Earth as tourists and are very annoying until Superboy can figure out a way to get them to leave.
Keywords
Xnor (planet)

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

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

From Many Lands... (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Lou Cameron ?
Inks
Lou Cameron ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy

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

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
Look at Tricksy zoom around that track!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Tricksy wears a safety belt, even when in the bathtub.

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Robert I. Diamond, John Sykes, and Bernard McCarthy. Bits of Bizarro Business by: Ralph Cohen, Stuart Fisher, Kieran Forrester, Regina Harry, Edward Cates, Robert Polakoski, Denise Santori, Randy Jones, Steve Sampson, Heidi Aeurbach, and Marvin Sandler.

The Halloween Pranks of the Bizarro Supermen! (Table of Contents: 8)

Tales of the Bizarro World / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Bizarro No. 1 [also as Mickey Mantle]; Bizarro Lois No. 1; Bizarro Lois Lane [as Marilyn Monroe]; other Bizarro Superman [as Jerry Lewis]; other Bizarro Superman [as John Kennedy]; Bizarro Krypto; Bizarro Lana Lang; Bizarro Kltpzyxm; Krypto; Bizarro Lex Luthor
Synopsis
On Bizarro world, it's the adults who wear masks and play pranks on Halloween. But when Bizarro No. 1 plays cruel tricks on him, Bizarro Krypto searches for a better companion.
Reprints
Keywords
blue kryptonite

Indexer Notes

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

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

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
Today's lecture will be on the philosophy of the ancient Inca Indians!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A student falls asleep during the professor's two-hour lecture. He asks another student to wake him, but the response is "You do it professor. You put him to sleep!"
Reprints

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
J. S. Liebowitz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1961: Average sales 460,000.

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

Chet Atkins Method / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Little Pete / 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
Boy - Look at all these snowballs!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man wearing many hats makes a great target.
Reprints

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

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Halloween Pranks of the Bizarro-Supermen!
    Tales of the Bizarro World
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. Dial M for Monster!
    Superboy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Justice League of America; Aquaman
  5. 4. From Many Lands...
  6. 5. ["Look at Tricksy zoom around that track!"]
    Tricksy
  7. 6. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman; Action Comics; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  9. 8. The Halloween Pranks of the Bizarro Supermen!
    Tales of the Bizarro World
  10. 9. ["Today's lecture will be on the philosophy of the ancient Inca Indians!"]
    Professor Eureka
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Chet Atkins Method
  13. 12. ["Boy - Look at all these snowballs!"]
    Little Pete
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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