(December 1962)

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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1962-10-30
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.


Superman Goes Wild! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints
Keywords
Green Kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Forte inks credit per Bob Bailey; we previously credited George Klein.

Hi, Everybody! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Superman Goes Wild! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lana Lang; Superman Revenge Squad [Vagu; Dixo] (villains); Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Lori Lemaris; Superman robots; Superman Emergency Squad; Phantom Zone inhabitants [Jax-Ur; Mon-El]
Synopsis
The Superman Revenge Squad uses a telepathic signal to hypnotize Superman into doing evil deeds. He finally creates a ruse to convince the Squad he is mad, and unleashes the Superman Emergency Squad from Kandor to attack the Revenge Squad members, who destroy themselves.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Green Kryptonite; Kandor; Phantom Zone

Indexer Notes

This story includes "Plan P" which was to be implemented by Perry White. Story refers to Lois Lane's "Plan L" previously seen in Superman's Girl Friend #29.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / 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
I'm glad you could come to dinner, Jerry!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jerry; Jerry's date
Synopsis
Jerry's date tries grilling, frying, and boiling the same steak in her attempt to cook her first dinner.
Reprints

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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; Superman

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Paul Hyman; Gregory Wood; Tiloa May; John Evans; John Keller; Sally Betancouit (sic); Ed Liberman, with an illustration.

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

Varsity Vic / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You can have this one real cheap.
Genre
teen
Characters
Alan; Vic
Synopsis
Vic buys a car with no brakes, but finds a unique way to stop it.

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

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

The Girl with the X-Ray Mind! (Table of Contents: 10)

Supergirl / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Linda Danvers]; Lena Thorul (Luthor's sister); Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Dr. Anton; Lex Luthor; Lex Luthor's parents (flashback)
Synopsis
Lena demonstrates E.S.P. talents but is denied a job with the FBI, so Supergirl goes into the past to find more information on her to help her get the job. She finds Lena is really Lex Luthor's little sister and one of his experiments accidentally gave her telepathic powers, which she uses in a plan to capture some crooks and prove she is worthy of an FBI position.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes a flashback of Lex Luthor's origin as a criminal.

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

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

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

Giant Superman Annual; Giant Batman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Convoy Terror / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman Talks About... "Pennies for UNICEF!" (Table of Contents: 14)

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superman
Synopsis
Joe doesn't see the purpose of collecting money for UNICEF while trick-or-treating until Superman takes him and his friend Tom on a trip around the world to see what UNICEF does for children in other lands.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later published in DC comics cover-dated December 1966.

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

Schwinn Typhoon / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman Goes Wild!
    Superman
  2. 1. Hi, Everybody!
  3. 2. Superman Goes Wild!
    Superman
  4. 3. Tootsie Roll Makes History!
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["I'm glad you could come to dinner, Jerry!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  6. 5. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Adventure Comics; Superman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  9. 8. ["You can have this one real cheap."]
    Varsity Vic
  10. 9. ["I'm a basketball referee..."]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  11. 10. The Girl with the X-Ray Mind!
    Supergirl
  12. 11. ["Your eyes may play tricks..."]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superman Annual; Giant Batman Annual
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Convoy Terror
  15. 14. Superman Talks About... "Pennies for UNICEF!"
    Superman
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn Typhoon
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