(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 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.

© 1963 by National Periodical Publications, Inc.


The Super-Powers of Lex Luthor! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor
Reprints
Keywords
statues; Superman Museum; Superman statue

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Made Simple Self-Teaching Encyclopedia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Clark Kent, Coward! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Queen Lura; Prince Yikar; Lana Lang; Professor Lang
Synopsis
A hot air balloon accident in the mountains strands Clark, Lois, and Jimmy in the hidden city of Mystri-Lor, where the queen decides she wants Clark as a husband.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude

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

Missile Attack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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 - Lewis Zimmerman, Paul Martin, David Griese, Alan Hanson, Alicia Ann O'Connor, Joe Shaw, Gloria S. Findley and Stephen Silvia.

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

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Peg / 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
Dad, when my date comes will you let him in?
Genre
teen
Characters
Peg; Peg's father; Alan

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The Super-Powers of Lex Luthor! (Table of Contents: 8)

Supergirl / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Linda Danvers]; Lex Luthor; Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy (cameo); Saturn Girl (cameo); Lightning Lad (cameo)]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Superman Robots; Lori Lemaris (cameo); Lena Thorul; Phantom Zone inhabitants [Kru-El; General Zod; Jax-Ur]
Synopsis
Luthor teams up with the escaped Phantom Zone villains, who give him super-powers, but they eventually turn on him and try to expose him, Supergirl, and Superman to Gold Kryptonite. In the end, Luthor helps to defeat the villains and then surrenders so that Superman can save his sister Lena from being trapped in Kandor.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Gold Kryptonite; Kandor; Phantom Zone; Superman Museum

Indexer Notes

story continued from previous issue

Safety First -- All Year! (Table of Contents: 9)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Johnny discovers the hazards of leaving things lying around the home.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Super-Powers of Lex Luthor!
    Supergirl
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Made Simple Self-Teaching Encyclopedia
  3. 2. Clark Kent, Coward!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Missile Attack
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  7. 6. ["Dad, when my date comes will you let him in?"]
    Peg
  8. 7. Coming... Super-Attractions!
  9. 8. The Super-Powers of Lex Luthor!
    Supergirl
  10. 9. Safety First -- All Year!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    104 Kings' Knights
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    147 Famous Automobiles
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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