(March 1963)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1963-01-31
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.


The Runaway Town! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; the Kents

Safety First -- All Year! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The 5th Dimensional High-School! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Lana Lang; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Chief Parker; Pete Ross; Miss Schmidt; Mxyzptlk; Ququrlz
Synopsis
Mxyzptlk plays pranks on Smallville in order to do well in his 5th dimensional practical joking class
Reprints
Keywords
Zrfff

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

Zenith Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Smallville Mailsack / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Mike Nolan, Peter Mirkel, A. C. Haeger, Edward Morse, Elsa O'Donnell, Oscar Disney, Mille Carbone, Adam Osserman.

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

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's the first day I'm wearing my new uniform.
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop
Synopsis
When it begins to rain Casey pauses from chasing a crook to buy an umbrella.

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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

Missile Attack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Legion of Substitute Heroes! (Table of Contents: 8)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy [Dirk Morgna]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Chameleon Boy [Reep Daggle]; Bouncing Boy [Charles Foster Taine]; Colossal Boy [Gim Allon]; Brainiac 5 [Querl Dox]]; Legion of Substitute Heroes [Polar Lad [Brek Bannin]; Night Girl [Lydda Jath]; Stone Boy [Dag Wentim]; Fire Lad [Staq Mavlen]; Chlorophyll Kid [Ral Benem]]
Synopsis
A group of rejected applicants band together as the Legion of Substitute Heroes and thwart the Plant Men's scheme to take over the Earth.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Intro & origin Legion of Substitute Heroes (Polar Boy, Night Girl, Stone Boy, Fire-Lad, Chlorophyll Kid); Polar Boy based on reader suggestion in #304's Smallville Mailbag

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

104 Kings' Knights / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

147 Famous Automobiles / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Runaway Town!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Safety First -- All Year!
  3. 2. The 5th Dimensional High-School!
    Superboy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Co.
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  6. 5. ["It's the first day I'm wearing my new uniform."]
    Casey the Cop
  7. 6. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superboy; Action Comics; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Missile Attack
  9. 8. The Legion of Substitute Heroes!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    104 Kings' Knights
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    147 Famous Automobiles
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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