(October 1963)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1963-08-22
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 Condemned Legionnaires! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lass; Triplicate Girl; Saturn Girl; Shrinking Violet; Sun Boy; Chameleon Boy; Lightning Lad; Superboy]; Night Girl
Reprints

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Part I: The Condemned Legionnaires! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lass; Triplicate Girl; Saturn Girl; Shrinking Violet; Phantom Girl; Supergirl; Sun Boy; Mon-El; Superboy; Cosmic Boy; Chameleon Boy; Colossal Boy; Brainiac 5; Lightning Lad; Bouncing Boy]; Night Girl; Polar Boy
Synopsis
After the female Legionnaires are struck by a mysterious Crimson Virus, Satan Girl wants to take their place. But when she attacks the girls, Supergirl tries to solve the mystery of who she is.
Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Flashiest News of the Year... A Giant Flash Annual! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Giant Flash Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Tom Jones, Betty Shaw, Gary Arnold, Gregory Kerekes, Louis B. Cohen, Edward J. Thompson, Diane Olson.

Part II: The Secret of Satan Girl! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Supergirl; Cosmic Boy; Sun Boy; Sun Boy; Triplicate Girl; Saturn Girl; Chameleon Boy; Colossal Boy; Phantom Girl; Bouncing Boy; Lightning Lad; Lightning Lass; Shrinking Violet]; Night Girl; Satan Girl; Legion of Super-Pets [Comet; Streaky; Beppo; Krypto]
Synopsis
Satan Girl is defeated by the Super-Pets and revealed to be an evil Red Kryptonite duplicate of Supergirl.
Reprints

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

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

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

102 Ships of All Nations / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Tricksy / 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
I'm practising my act for the show tonight.
Genre
humor
Characters
Tricksy
Synopsis
Tricksy practices for the high wire act.

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Father's Day on Planet Krypton! (Table of Contents: 14)

Superboy / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman; Mort Weisinger
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Lana Lang; Pete Ross; Ma Kent; Pa Kent; Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); Phantom Zone inhabitants [Jax-Ur; three unnamed prisoners]
Synopsis
Superboy learns about the Kryptonian Father's Day.
Reprints
Keywords
Father's Day; kryptonite; Phantom Zone

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

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

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

132 Roman Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Condemned Legionnaires!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  3. 2. Part I: The Condemned Legionnaires!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. Try a Tongue Teaser!
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. The Flashiest News of the Year... A Giant Flash Annual!
    Giant Flash Annual
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  8. 7. Part II: The Secret of Satan Girl!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    102 Ships of All Nations
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  12. 11. ["I'm practising my act for the show tonight."]
    Tricksy
  13. 12. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Superboy; Action Comics
  14. 13. ["Get these favorite, exciting and entertaining comics magazines..."]
  15. 14. Father's Day on Planet Krypton!
    Superboy
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    132 Roman Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    147 Famous Automobiles
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
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