(May 1962)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1962-03-29
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 (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #33 and copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A great time-story featuring Superboy in the Revolutionary War...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Benjamin Franklin

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

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Benjamin Franklin's Super-Reporter (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger ?
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ma Kent; Pa Kent; Benjamin Franklin; Paul Revere; Nancy Bates; John Hancock; Thomas Jefferson
Synopsis
A 1773 newspaper causes the entire Kent family to time travel to colonial America

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Bob Hughes.

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

Private Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hep-Two-Three-
Genre
humor; military
Synopsis
Experience as a Bijou Theatre usher serves Pete well in the Army.
Reprints

Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? Is It Mr. Mxyzptlk?! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Surprise Story of the Year! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Mystery in Space; Adam Strange / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Vida Gestaula, Earle Lipton, Eric Tarnow, Patrick Geary, and Todd Langdon; Bits of Bizarro Business from Marcy Goldstein, Donald Evans, Roger Preefer, Ronald Peters, Tommy Sanders, Steve Eastin, Christine Picchi, Ira Greenblat, Harry Zakes, Peter Slywka, Greg Rotlinski, Ronald Piskulic, Daniel Murphy, Bayla Katherine Keyes, Frank Visconti, and James Rizook.

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Case of the Super-Looney Lawyer! (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 Jimmy Olsen; Bizarro Lois; Bizarro Jr.; Bizarro Perry White; Bizarro Krypto
Synopsis
Bizarro acts as Merry Pason.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Warden Willis / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here he is, warden!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A hacksaw is the extra ingredient.
Reprints

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

Little Pete / 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
Two, please! Let's sit up front!
Genre
humor; children
Synopsis
TV is better because you can switch channels.

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Time-Out for Talk! (Table of Contents: 12)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["A great time-story featuring Superboy in the Revolutionary War..."]
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  3. 2. Benjamin Franklin's Super-Reporter
    Superboy
  4. 3. ["Hep-Two-Three-"]
    Private Pete
  5. 4. Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? Is It Mr. Mxyzptlk?!
    Superboy
  6. 5. Surprise Story of the Year!
    Mystery in Space; Adam Strange
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  9. 8. The Case of the Super-Looney Lawyer!
    Tales of the Bizarro World
  10. 9. ["Here he is, warden!"]
    Warden Willis
  11. 10. ["Two, please! Let's sit up front!"]
    Little Pete
  12. 11. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Action Comics; Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  13. 12. Time-Out for Talk!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
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