(September 1963)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1963-07-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.; Spartan Printing Company
Editing
Mort Weisinger (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Published monthly by National Periodical Publications, Inc., 2nd and Dickey Streets, Sparta, Ill. (the address of Spartan Printing Company, the printer, and a subsidiary of World Color Press). Editorial, executive offices and subscriptions, 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

The Super-Sacrifice of the Legionnaires! (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein; John Forte (heads, see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy [Clark Kent]; Mon-El [Lar Gand]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Sun Boy [Dirk Morgna]; Lightning Lass [Ayla Ranzz]; Chameleon Boy [Reep Daggle]]; Proty
Reprints

Indexer Notes

John Forte inks info by Bob Bailey.

Draw Any Person in One Minute (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Norton Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Part I: The Super-Sacrifice of the Legionnaires! (Table of Contents: 2)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte (signed as John Forte)
Inks
John Forte (signed as John Forte)
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Feature Logo
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy [Clark Kent]; Mon-El [Lar Gand]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Sun Boy [Dirk Morgna]; Lightning Lass [Ayla Ranzz]; Chameleon Boy [Reep Daggle]]; Proty
Synopsis
The Legionnaires search to find a way to revive Lightning Lad.
Reprints
Keywords
Science Foundation Of Skor; Skorian Scientist; Space-Serpents; Super-Turtle

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

Tootsie / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Part II: The Bravest Legionnaire! (Table of Contents: 6)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Feature Logo
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy [Clark Kent]; Mon-El [Lar Gand]; Saturn Girl [Imra Ardeen]; Sun Boy [Dirk Morgna]; Lightning Lass [Ayla Ranzz]; Chameleon Boy [Reep Daggle]; Proty (death)
Synopsis
Proty sacrifices his life to revive Lightning Lad.
Reprints
Keywords
Science Foundation Of Skor; Skorian Scientists; Space-Serpents; Super-Turtle

Look at the Curved Shapes! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Tootsie / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Missile Attack / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

104 Classic Racing Foreign Modern Cars Only $1.49 Postpaid (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

104 Cars / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
Smallville Mailsack [with Krypto]

Indexer Notes

Letters from David Smith, Stephen Tenyak, Violet Smith, Paul Tremaine, and Larry Minton.

Also includes "Bits of Legionnaire Business" snippets from other readers' letters and reader suggestions for new Legionnaires include Weight Wizard and Blockade Boy.

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

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

Lana Lang, Hollywood Star! (Table of Contents: 12)

Superboy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Superboy the Adventures of Superman When He Was a Boy
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Krypto; Lana Lang; Professor Lang; Mrs. Lang; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Jordan; Mr. Carter; Mr. Murrel; Ron Rendle; Tharka; Hair-Dresser Gaston
Synopsis
Lana makes a movie in which she's a jungle queen.
Reprints

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

Super-Turtle / 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'll rescue that paratrooper...
Feature Logo
Super-Turtle
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Super-Turtle
Synopsis
Super-Turtle rescues a paratrooper, puts out a forest fire, and rescues a woman whose heel is caught in a grate.

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

Tootsie / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

Blast Off / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Wallace Brown Greeting Cards / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

204 Revolutionary War Soldiers (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Super-Sacrifice of the Legionnaires!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. Draw Any Person in One Minute
    Norton Products
  3. 2. Part I: The Super-Sacrifice of the Legionnaires!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. Try a Tongue Teaser!
    Tootsie
  5. 4. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Action Comics
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  7. 6. Part II: The Bravest Legionnaire!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  8. 7. Look at the Curved Shapes!
    Tootsie
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Missile Attack
  10. 9. 104 Classic Racing Foreign Modern Cars Only $1.49 Postpaid
    104 Cars
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  12. 11. ["Hi! Boys and girls..."]
  13. 12. Lana Lang, Hollywood Star!
    Superboy
  14. 13. ["I'll rescue that paratrooper..."]
    Super-Turtle
  15. 14. Great Masterpieces
    Tootsie
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    104 Kings' Knights
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Blast Off
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown Greeting Cards
  20. 19. 204 Revolutionary War Soldiers
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
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