(October 1962)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
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

Lex Luthor and Clark Kent, Cell-Mates! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Lex Luthor

Nature's Prize Pupil! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction; animal
Synopsis:
"...Nature's ways are amazing--and man is the most amazing because, by reading, observing and understanding the world about him, he constantly enriches himself!"

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Lex Luthor and Clark Kent: Cell-Mates! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Luthor; Jonathan Kent; Krypto
Synopsis:
Lex Luthor frames Clark Kent after Clark's father, as a member of the parole board, refuses to parole Luthor. Clark ends up having to share a cell with Luthor.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Martin O'Hearn.

["Ah, the mailman!"] (Table of Contents: 3)

Homer / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Homer
Synopsis:
Homer receives bills in the mail plus one from the mailman when his dog rips the mailman's trousers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Smallville Mailsack / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Ricky Dunkelberger, Allen Pilcher, Wendell Evans, Jim L. Albany, Laura Schorr

The Secret Origin of Bouncing Boy! (Table of Contents: 5)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milton Snapinn

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Legion of Super-Heroes [Bouncing Boy; Sun Boy; Cosmic Boy; Shrinking Violet; Lightning Lad; Chameleon Boy; Saturn Girl; Triplicate Girl; Colossal Boy; Phantom Girl; Ultra Boy]
Synopsis:
Bouncing Boy tells a group of applicants how he got his powers and gained acceptance into the Legion.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Legion next appears in Superman 157.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Lex Luthor and Clark Kent, Cell-Mates!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Nature's Prize Pupil!
  3. 2. Lex Luthor and Clark Kent: Cell-Mates!
    Superboy
  4. 3. ["Ah, the mailman!"]
    Homer
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  6. 5. The Secret Origin of Bouncing Boy!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
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