(May 1964)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1964-03-26
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 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 ad in Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane #49 and copyright registration.


The Revenge of the Knave from Krypton! (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
Mon-El; Dev-Em; Superboy
Reprints

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

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

Revenge of the Knave from Krypton! Part I (Table of Contents: 2)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel; Otto Binder (pages 4-9, uncredited)
Pencils
John Forte (pages 1-3, 10); George Papp (pages 4-9)
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff (pages 1-3, 10); George Papp (pages 4-9); Al Plastino (Superboy and Clark Kent faces)
Colors
?
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy [also as Clark Kent]; Chameleon Boy; Mon-El; Element Lad; Saturn Girl; Lightning Lad; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5]; Dev-Em; Radiation Roy; Proty II; Krypto; Molock
Synopsis
Dev-Em arrives at Legion headquarters as a member of the Inter-Stellar Counter-Intelligence Corps on a mission to nab the elusive leader of the Cosmic Spy Legion, Morlock the Merciless, but loses the assignment to Superboy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Information about reprinted pages and their credits from Bob Bailey.

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

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

Names Do Hurt! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
You shouldn't make fun of people.

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

100 Magnets / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Part II: The Treachery of Molock the Merciless! (Table of Contents: 7)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff; Al Plastino (Superboy/Clark Kent faces only)
Colors
?
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Brainiac 5; Sun Boy; Chameleon Boy; Element Lad; Lightning Lad; Mon-El]; Dev-Em; Molock; Proty II
Synopsis
Superboy successfully completes Dev-Em's mission, with Proty II's help.
Reprints

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

Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man / 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
They do it on TV...
Genre
humor
Characters
Tricksy
Synopsis
Tricksy comes up with a stunt to get more applause.

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

The Legion Outpost / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letter column becomes The Legion Outpost with this issue. Letters from Michelle Pruyn, Mae Dennis, Jeannine Dickey, Donald Limoncelli, Larry Lang, Leonard Hassan, William Lee, Michael (Super-Wolf) Drake.

Ride a Sea-Going Thunderbolt... (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Superboy's Switch in Time (Table of Contents: 12)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Coleman ?; Otto Binder ?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Giunta ?; John Fischetti ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent; Professor Weldon; Lana Lang; Superboy
Synopsis
Prof. Weldon's machine sends Superboy into the future, in exchange for Superman, who must undo the swap.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bob Bailey credited the script to Otto Binder; Bob Hughes suggested Jerry Coleman. Bob Bailey credited the inks to John Fischetti; Bob Hughes suggested John Giunta.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Revenge of the Knave from Krypton!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Roman War Soldiers
  3. 2. Revenge of the Knave from Krypton! Part I
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. ["Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue..."]
  5. 4. Names Do Hurt!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  8. 7. Part II: The Treachery of Molock the Merciless!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  9. 8. ["They do it on TV..."]
    Tricksy World's Greatest Stunt Man
  10. 9. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman; Action Comics; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    The Legion Outpost
  12. 11. Ride a Sea-Going Thunderbolt...
    Capt. Storm
  13. 12. Superboy's Switch in Time
    Superboy
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    American Bodybuilding Club
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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