(May 1963)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1963-03-28
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 Superman #161 and copyright registration.


The Super-Menace of Smallville! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Chief Parker; Lana Lang; Pete Ross; the Kents

Countdown on Excellence (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
Characters
Jerry; Jerry's father
Synopsis
Jerry gets a lecture from his father on the importance of doing every job right.

Indexer Notes

Printed in black-and-white on inside front cover.

The Super-Menace of Smallville! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
Milton Snapinn; Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Luthor; the Kents; Lana Lang; Pete Ross; Chief Parker
Synopsis
Luthor plagues Smallville with a Red Kryptonite plague.

Special Announcement! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Superman; Superboy; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen, Action Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Tootsie Roll Makes History! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Tricksy / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm tired. As soon as the soon as the show is over...
Genre
humor
Characters
Tricksy
Synopsis
Tricksy, a high-wire artist, can't find an empty bunk, so he goes to sleep on the high wire.

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

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

The Return of Lightning Lad! (Table of Contents: 10)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 10.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lass [as Lightning Lad]; Bouncing Boy; Chameleon Boy; Sun Boy; Mon-El; Lightning Lad (in flashback and lying in state); Shrinking Violet; Supergirl; Brainiac 5]; Proty
Synopsis
Lightning Lad's sister impersonates her dead brother and joins the Legion.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Intro Proty, Lightning Lass; Lightning Beasts of Korball app; Lightning Lad's body app.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Missile Attack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Convoy Terror / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Task Force / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

147 Famous Automobiles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Super-Menace of Smallville!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Countdown on Excellence
  3. 2. The Super-Menace of Smallville!
    Superboy
  4. 3. Special Announcement!
    Superman; Superboy; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen, Action Comics
  5. 4. Tootsie Roll Makes History!
    Tootsie Roll
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  9. 8. ["I'm tired. As soon as the soon as the show is over..."]
    Tricksy
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  11. 10. The Return of Lightning Lad!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Missile Attack
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Convoy Terror
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    147 Famous Automobiles
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