(August 1963)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1963-06-27
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.


The Monster from Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Supergirl
Reprints

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

Mike Marvel System / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Monster from Krypton! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Supergirl; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Superman Emergency Squad; Perry White (cameo); Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback)
Synopsis
Red Kryptonite transforms Superman into a giant Kryptonian monster, the Drang.
Reprints
Keywords
Flying Newsroom; Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; Krypton; Red Kryptonite

Try a Tongue Teaser! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Celebrate the Silver Anniversary of Superman! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Strange Lives of Batman and Robin (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Batman and Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 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

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Evan Bennett; Wayne Ryerson; Kay Hamilton; Stan Orelova; Bruce Porter; Barry Nicholas; Forrest Yavers

See the Many Exciting Roles of Lois Lane... (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man / 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
Oh, sure, I can go over these falls in a barrel!
Genre
humor
Characters
Tricksy
Reprints

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

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

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

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

Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Supergirl's Big Brother! (Table of Contents: 13)

Supergirl / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Linda Danvers]; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Jan Danvers [Biff Rigger]; Lori Lemaris (cameo); Jerro (cameo)
Synopsis
When the Danvers' son Jan (long believed dead in Korea) returns, Linda shares her secret identity with him and gives him temporary super-powers. She then learns that he is an impostor who wants the real Jan's trust fund, but when he dies saving her from Green Kryptonite she decides not to tell her parents about his ruse.
Reprints
Keywords
Green Kryptonite

Great Masterpieces (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

Shorty / 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
How's the big game hunting here?
Genre
humor
Characters
Shorty
Reprints

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Blast Off / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Monster from Krypton!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Mike Marvel System
  3. 2. The Monster from Krypton!
    Superman
  4. 3. Try a Tongue Teaser!
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Celebrate the Silver Anniversary of Superman!
    Superman
  6. 5. The Strange Lives of Batman and Robin
    Batman and Robin
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  8. 7. See the Many Exciting Roles of Lois Lane...
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  10. 9. ["Oh, sure, I can go over these falls in a barrel!"]
    Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  13. 12. Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations
  14. 13. Supergirl's Big Brother!
    Supergirl
  15. 14. Great Masterpieces
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  16. 15. ["How's the big game hunting here?"]
    Shorty
  17. 16. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superboy; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Adventure Comics
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Blast Off
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