(October 1962)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1962-08-30
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.


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; advocacy; nature
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 credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Tootsie Roll Makes History! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah, the mailman!
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: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

Bomb Sight / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Convoy Terror / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

Grit Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Secret Origin of Bouncing Boy! (Table of Contents: 12)

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.

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

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
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. Tootsie Roll Makes History!
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Ah, the mailman!"]
    Homer
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Bomb Sight
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Convoy Terror
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Grit Publishing Co.
  13. 12. The Secret Origin of Bouncing Boy!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Chet Atkins Method
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
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