(November 1963)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1963-09-26
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 (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #45 and copyright registration.

The Legion of Super-Heroes! (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 [Superboy; Mon-El; Saturn Girl]; Alaktor
Reprints

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

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

Part I: The Super-Villains of All Ages! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Bouncing Boy; Brainiac 5; Sun Boy; Mon-El; Superboy; Ultra Boy]; Alaktor; Ronn Kar; Nero; John Dillinger; Adolf Hitler
Synopsis
Rejected Legion applicant Alaktor steals a Time Bubble and recruits the help of Nero, Dillinger, and Hitler.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Ronn Kar.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

Zenith Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Smallville Mailsack / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Rusty Schireson, Gary Heeter, Mary Wintrol, Louis Lopez, Charles Silbergleith. Reader suggestions for new Legionnaires include Gas Girl.

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

Superboy; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Action Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Part 2: The Civil War of the Legion! (Table of Contents: 8)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Bouncing Boy; Sun Boy; Superboy; Ultra-Boy; Mon-El; Invisible Kid; Chameleon Boy; Shrinking Violet]; Nero; John Dillinger; Adolf Hitler; Alaktor
Synopsis
Alaktor switches Hitler's, Nero's, and Dillinger's minds with Superboy's, Mon-El's, and Ultra-Boy's. Saturn Girl tricks them into defeating each other, and the Legion forces Alaktor to undo the process.
Reprints

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

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

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

The Brave and the Bold / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

My Son, the Boy of Steel! (Table of Contents: 13)

Superboy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy
Synopsis
Fred Carter thinks his son Amos is Superboy.

The Flashiest News of the Year... A Giant Flash Annual! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

[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 / 1 page (report information)

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

American Bodybuilding Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Make Your Own Monsters (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Legion of Super-Heroes!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Made Simple Self-Teaching Encyclopedia
  3. 2. Part I: The Super-Villains of All Ages!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. Try a Tongue Teaser!
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Co.
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  8. 7. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superboy; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Action Comics
  9. 8. Part 2: The Civil War of the Legion!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    The Brave and the Bold
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    102 Ships of All Nations
  13. 12. ["Get these favorite, exciting and entertaining comics magazines..."]
  14. 13. My Son, the Boy of Steel!
    Superboy
  15. 14. The Flashiest News of the Year... A Giant Flash Annual!
    Giant Flash Annual
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    132 Roman Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Bodybuilding Club
  19. 18. Make Your Own Monsters
    Aurora
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