(December 1963)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1963-10-29
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 Titanic Superboy! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Clark Kent; Lana Lang
Reprints

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

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Part I: The Legionnaire's Super-Contest! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese (splash only); ? (rest of story)

Feature Logo
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Saturn Girl; Bouncing Boy; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5; Lightning Lad; Cosmic Boy; Chameleon Boy]; Legion of Substitute-Heroes [Night Girl; Stone Boy; Fire Lad; Chlorophyll Kid; Polar Boy]
Synopsis
The Legion of Super-Heroes finds out about the Subs and hold a contest to induct the winner into the Legion of Super-Heroes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Indicia at bottom of page one.

Bouncing Boy misidentified as Bouncing Girl in Roll Call.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Adventure Comics; Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Giant Superman Annual; Giant Batman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Your Free Trip Around the World! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff (see notes)
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (see notes)
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp (see notes)

Genre
advocacy
Characters
an old sea captain; two boys
Synopsis
The public library can take its patrons on journeys around the world and beyond, as shown by the captain after telling the boys some tales.

Indexer Notes

A list by Lionel English also gives the penciller and inker as "Morris Waldinger" in one of the issues this PSA appears in. Creator credits from a list by Lionel English.

Part II: The Winner of the Super-Tests! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Feature Logo
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Saturn Girl, Bouncing Boy; Lightning Lad; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5; Chameleon Boy]; Legion of Substitute-Heroes [Night Girl; Stone Boy; Fire Lad; Chlorophyll Kid; Polar Boy]
Synopsis
Stone Boy wins the contest, but decides to stay with the Subs.
Reprints

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

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

What's Your Superboy I.Q.? (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
Smallville Mailsack [with Krypto]

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Ed Rolfe, Ken Clarke, Dexter LaCrosse, E. Nelson Bridwell, Gracie Culwell, and Ken Lowe. Bridwell later became a comic book creator.

The Titanic Boy of Steel! (Table of Contents: 10)

Superboy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger; ?
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; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent; Lana Lang; Pete Ross; Colossal Boy
Synopsis
Red K makes Superboy giant-size.
Keywords
red kryptonite

Indexer Notes

The last new Superboy story in Adventure Comics during the Legion's run.

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

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

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

104 Cars / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Jaro Stamp Co.; Stamp Specialties; Anca Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Convoy Terror / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Task Force / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Fly-Over Chicane (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Gilbert Auto-rama / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Titanic Superboy!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products
  3. 2. Part I: The Legionnaire's Super-Contest!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. ["Coming next month..."]
    Adventure Comics; Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superman Annual; Giant Batman Annual
  6. 5. Your Free Trip Around the World!
  7. 6. Part II: The Winner of the Super-Tests!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  8. 7. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman; Action Comics; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  9. 8. What's Your Superboy I.Q.?
    Superboy
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  11. 10. The Titanic Boy of Steel!
    Superboy
  12. 11. ["Get these favorite, exciting and entertaining comics magazines..."]
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    104 Cars
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Jaro Stamp Co.; Stamp Specialties; Anca Stamp Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Convoy Terror
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  18. 17. Fly-Over Chicane
    Gilbert Auto-rama
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