(April 1962)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1962-02-27
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 ad in Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #60 and copyright registration.


The Kookie Super-Ape! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Forte ?; Curt Swan ?; ? (Superboy inset)
Inks
John Forte; ? (Superboy inset)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Bizarro-Titano; Bizarro Lois; Bizarro #1; Superboy (inset)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Forte pencils per Bob Hughes; Swan pencils per Bob Bailey. We formerly credited Wayne Boring.

Superboy inset appears to be a stat from an earlier issue, possibly from 1947 to 1949.

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Duel of the Superboys! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bronze Boy (introduction); Principal Wade; Chief Parker; Professor Lang
Synopsis
Vonrovia claims their super-hero is better than Superboy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn. Rehash of story in Adventure #175.

Don't Miss These Two Super-Spectaculars! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Buzzy Asks: "Do You Know Your Neighbors?" (Table of Contents: 4)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; teen

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

Peg / 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
Oh, mother, will the dress be finished in time?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Wrong dress for a barn dance
Reprints

100 Toy Soldiers $1.25 (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Josely Co. / advertisement / 0.5 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 Barbara Swindler, Ralph A. Moss, Ellen White, Donald Christian, Evan Foley and Bits of Bizarro Business from Dennis Donahue, Gene Saver, Daniel Murphy, Mark Kachor, Fred Browning, Steve Korf, Neil Kalman, Ricky Spector, Linda Soldo, John Ellis, Mary Fortson, Fred Bronson, Jack Harris (see below), Greg Davis & Roger Watson, Walter Ogden, Ned Snively, Arlene Chase, Carole Krepas, John McGeehan, Mike Kennedy, Clint Haire, Anthony Curione. Bob Bailey confirmed with Jack C. Harris (the writer/editor for DC during the 70s and 80s) that this was his entry. Superman #202 reprinted 2 pages of these ideas from various issues, but Jack Harris' did not appear there.

The Kookie Super-Ape! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Bizarro-Lana; Bizarro-Lois; Bizarro Jr; Bizarro-Krypto; Bizarro-Titano (introduction); Bizarro-Jimmy Olsen; Bizarro-Perry White
Synopsis
Bizzaro-Titano wrestles Bizzaro-Lois
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Varsity Vic / 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
The book's not here!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Vic's missing book has his girlfriend's telephone number in it.
Reprints

Coming Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Reward $2,000.00 for this coin (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Frontier Cabin Big Enough for 2- 3 Kids! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Make Money Get Prizes (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Kookie Super-Ape!
    Tales of the Bizarro World
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  3. 2. The Duel of the Superboys!
    Superboy
  4. 3. Don't Miss These Two Super-Spectaculars!
    Superboy; Superman
  5. 4. Buzzy Asks: "Do You Know Your Neighbors?"
    Buzzy
  6. 5. ["Oh, mother, will the dress be finished in time?"]
    Peg
  7. 6. 100 Toy Soldiers $1.25
    Josely Co.
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  9. 8. The Kookie Super-Ape!
    Tales of the Bizarro World
  10. 9. ["The book's not here!"]
    Varsity Vic
  11. 10. Coming Super-Attractions!
    Action Comics; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  12. 11. Reward $2,000.00 for this coin
    Best Values Co.
  13. 12. Frontier Cabin Big Enough for 2- 3 Kids!
    Frontier Cabin
  14. 13. ["Are you skinny like I was?"]
    American Body Building Club
  15. 14. Make Money Get Prizes
    American Seed Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Bob Bailey
  • Bob Hughes
  • Katie
  • Matthew Head
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • James Zee
  • Peter Croome
  • Chris Boyko
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  • Martin O'Hearn
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  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Dan Kocher
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  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
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