(March 1964)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1964-01-30
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 copyright registration.


The Secret of Kryptonite Six! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jimmy Olsen; General Zod; Professor Vakox; Superman
Keywords
blue kryptonite; cameras; gold kryptonite; green kryptonite; jewel kryptonite; photography; red kryptonite; the Phantom Zone; white kryptonite

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

Mike Marvel System / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Secret of Kryptonite Six! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Lori Lemaris; a thought-beast; Supergirl; Vorb-Un (intro, paroled from the Phantom Zone); Jax-Ur (Phantom Zone villain, temporarily released); Phantom Zone inhabitants [Professor Vakox; two unnamed prisoners]
Synopsis
Jax-Ur tricks Superman into releasing him from the Phantom Zone to save the people of Atlantis from a plague. He then uses the opportunity to create Jewel Kryptonite, which allows the Phantom Zone prisoners to focus their thoughts to affect the outside world.
Reprints
Keywords
Atlantis; Fortress of Solitude; Jewel Kryptonite; Kandor; Krypton; Phantom Zone; Scarlet Jungle; time travel

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

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

Script
Mort Weisinger
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by John Pierce; Jacqueline Ungrady; Bruce Goldstein; Martin Phillips; Jeffrey Plissner; Eric Enfield

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

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

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

Sgt. Rock's Prize Battle Tales / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Give and Take (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Mr. Craig; Fred; Fred's sister; Mrs. Craig; 2 other children
Synopsis
The children take some broken and unused toys to Mr. Craig, who helps them to repair them and they then donate them to charity uses.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly. The final panel lists some ways you can share with senior citizens.

Credits from a list by Lionel English.

Supergirl's Rival Parents! (Table of Contents: 7)

Supergirl / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Allura; Zor-El; Comet the Super-Horse; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers
Synopsis
Supergirl frees her Kryptonian parents from the Survival Zone, where they have been trapped since the destruction of Argo City. Now she is faced with the choice of which parents she will live with.
Reprints
Keywords
Argo City; Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; Superman Museum; The Survival Zone

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

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

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Missile Attack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

We Dare You to Enter This Contest! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Secret of Kryptonite Six!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Mike Marvel System
  3. 2. Secret of Kryptonite Six!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  5. 4. ["JVTPUN CLYF ZVVU..."]
    Supermen of America
  6. 5. ["This is Sgt. Rock, bringin' you DC's first big war annual!"]
    Sgt. Rock's Prize Battle Tales
  7. 6. Give and Take
  8. 7. Supergirl's Rival Parents!
    Supergirl
  9. 8. ["Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue..."]
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Missile Attack
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  13. 12. We Dare You to Enter This Contest!
    Aurora
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