(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 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 copyright registration.

© 1962 by National Periodical Publications, Inc.


The Secret Origin of Supergirl's Super-Horse! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl [Linda Danvers]; Comet the Super-Horse
Reprints
Keywords
green kryptonite

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Feud Between Superman and Clark Kent! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 13.67 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Supergirl [Linda Danvers]; Krypto
Synopsis
Red Kryptonite causes Clark and Superman to be split into two separate beings, but Superman tries to take steps to prevent them from being reunited when the effect wears off.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Green Kryptonite; Kandor; Phantom Zone; Red Kryptonite

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

Zenith Company / 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

Characters
Supergirl [Linda Danvers]; Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Harry Greenspan, John Bucalo, Stanley Amiot, Fred Bronson and Ralph Inge.

Meet Chronos the Man Who Mastered Time! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

The Atom / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Private Pete / 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
This is the first time I'm cleaning up around my bunk for inspection!
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Private Pete
Reprints

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

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

The Secret Origin of Supergirl's Super-Horse! (Table of Contents: 10)

Supergirl / comic story / 10.67 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Linda Danvers]; Comet the Super-Horse [also as Biron] (as Biron in flashback, origin); Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Mace Greede; Matt Carver; Super-Cat [Streaky] (cameo); Krypto (cameo); Superman (cameo); Maldor (flashback); Circe (flashback)
Synopsis
Comet telepathically tells Supergirl how he was originally human, and loved by the sorceress Circe, until a jealous rival caused him to be changed into a horse.
Reprints
Keywords
Seattle; Space Needle; Worlds' Fair

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What a great act!
Genre
humor
Characters
Tricksy; Bill
Synopsis
Tricksy wears a Superman costume in his high-wire act.
Reprints
Keywords
circus; Superman

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Superboy; Adventure Comics; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 1 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) /

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Secret Origin of Supergirl's Super-Horse!
    Supergirl
  2. 1. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
  3. 2. The Feud Between Superman and Clark Kent!
    Superman
  4. 3. Tootsie Roll Makes History!
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  8. 7. Meet Chronos the Man Who Mastered Time!
    The Atom
  9. 8. ["This is the first time I'm cleaning up around my bunk for inspection!"]
    Private Pete
  10. 9. ["I'm a Fudge Judge..."]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  11. 10. The Secret Origin of Supergirl's Super-Horse!
    Supergirl
  12. 11. ["Your eyes may play tricks..."]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  13. 12. ["What a great act!"]
    Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man
  14. 13. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superboy; Adventure Comics; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Chet Atkins Method
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
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