(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
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 ad in Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #45 and copyright registration.


The Great Superman Impersonation! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Clark Kent; General Pedro Valdez
Reprints
Keywords
green kryptonite

Your United Nations at Work (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis
Burmese Lin Tan goes to WHO nursing school in Rangoon. She then is able to diagnose the bubonic plague in her home village.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Great Superman Impersonation! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein ?
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; General Pedro Valdez (villain); President Juan Moro; Manuel Baeza; Dolores Perlo
Synopsis
Criminals from the South American country of El Salmado enlist Clark Kent to impersonate Superman as part of a plot to assassinate that country's president.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Green Kryptonite

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) /

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

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

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Beverly Ann Shattles; Bob Coyle; Lorne Segal; Deanna Schweigert; Jean Taglin; Harriet Yavers

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Flashiest News of the Year... A Giant Flash Annual! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

Supermen of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Homer / 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
I'd like to buy something for my boy.
Genre
humor
Characters
Homer

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

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

The Maid of Doom! (Table of Contents: 11)

Supergirl / comic story / 13.67 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Jim Mooney (signed)
Inks
Jim Mooney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Linda Danvers]; Superman; Dick Malverne; Streaky the Super-Cat; Krypto; Edna Danvers; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Comet the Super-Horse; Sklor (villain); Legion of Super-Heroes [Mon-El; Brainiac 5] (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
Supergirl believes that she has been poisoned by radiation which causes death for any super-being she touches, so she agrees to be exiled to the Phantom Zone.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; Phantom Zone; time travel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

132 Roman Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Make Your Own Monsters (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Great Superman Impersonation!
    Superman
  2. 1. Your United Nations at Work
  3. 2. The Great Superman Impersonation!
    Superman
  4. 3. Try a Tongue Teaser!
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Get these favorite, exciting and entertaining comics magazines..."]
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  7. 6. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superboy; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen; Adventure Comics
  8. 7. The Flashiest News of the Year... A Giant Flash Annual!
    The Flash
  9. 8. ["YMJ SJCY LNFSY XZUJWRFS..."]
    Supermen of America
  10. 9. ["I'd like to buy something for my boy."]
    Homer
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  12. 11. The Maid of Doom!
    Supergirl
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    102 Ships of All Nations
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    132 Roman Soldiers
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  18. 17. Make Your Own Monsters
    Aurora
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