(August 1962)

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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1962-06-28
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 US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 544, 600)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #35 and copyright registration.


The New Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints
Keywords
green kryptonite

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

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

The New Superman! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Superman Emergency Squad; "Dude" Dunn; Mrs. Van Kyle; Kryptonian Flame Dragon
Synopsis
Red Kryptonite causes Superman to no longer be vulnerable to Green Kryptonite, but he is now vulnerable to other everyday objects.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Green Kryptonite; Kandor; Red Kryptonite

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

Supermen of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Krypton, the World Where Superman Was Born, Lives Again! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[British Empire Stamps] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger
Pencils
Curt Swan (logo illustration)
Inks
Stan Kaye (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Marty King; Robert Jones; Jim Hutcheson; Janice Sylvia; Douglas Musick; Mary Feldstein

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

Convoy Terror / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Not Wanted: High School Dropouts! (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Alvin learns that it's hard to get a good job unless you finish school, and decides against dropping out.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appears in DC comics cover-dated February 1963.

The Bride of Mr. Mxyzptlk! (Table of Contents: 9)

Supergirl / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Linda Danvers]; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Zor-El; Alura
Synopsis
Mr. Mxyzptlk decides to pester Supergirl while Superman is away from Earth, so he first changes many people into Bizarros and then restores Supergirl's Kryptonian parents to life, before deciding that Supergirl should marry him.
Reprints
Keywords
Argo City; Bizarros; fifth dimension; Green Kryptonite

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

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

Batman and Robin's Most Fantastic Foes! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Batman and Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

See the Many Exciting Roles of Lois Lane... (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

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

Varsity Vic / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Vic, will you deliver this costume...
Genre
teen
Characters
Varsity Vic

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

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

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

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

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Norton Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The New Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  3. 2. The New Superman!
    Superman
  4. 3. ["ZIWALTILY HKCLUABYL JVIPJZ..."]
    Supermen of America
  5. 4. Krypton, the World Where Superman Was Born, Lives Again!
    Superman
  6. 5. [British Empire Stamps]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Convoy Terror
  9. 8. Not Wanted: High School Dropouts!
  10. 9. The Bride of Mr. Mxyzptlk!
    Supergirl
  11. 10. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Adventure Comics
  12. 11. Batman and Robin's Most Fantastic Foes!
    Batman and Robin
  13. 12. See the Many Exciting Roles of Lois Lane...
    Lois Lane
  14. 13. ["Vic, will you deliver this costume..."]
    Varsity Vic
  15. 14. ["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park, New Jersey."]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Chet Atkins Method
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Norton Products
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