(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 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 #49 and copyright registration.


King Superman Versus Clark Kent, Metallo! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Clark Kent [as Metallo]
Keywords
crowns; green kryptonite; thrones

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

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

King Superman Versus Clark Kent, Metallo (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Clark Kent; Lois Lane; Lana Lang; Perry White; Jimmy Olsen; Lori Lemaris; Metallo [John Corben] (flashback)
Synopsis
Superman, using Red K, splits himself from Clark Kent. Superman becomes a tyrant, and Clark a rebel assassin. But is everything as it seems?
Keywords
Atlantis; Fortress of Solitude; Green Kryptonite; Kandor; Red Kryptonite; Superman Robots; United Nations

Indexer Notes

Writer credit confirmed in letter column in Action Comics #316. Character appearances and synopsis from Jason Aydelotte.

Story is continued from the previous issue.

Ride a Sea-Going Thunderbolt (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger
Pencils
Curt Swan (logo illustration)
Inks
Stan Kaye (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Felice Michetti; Richard Allan Pachter; John C. Sherwood; Darrell J. Turner; Kenney Eder; Bradley Milcsik; Lane Peifer

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

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

Two Codes This Month! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Supermen of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Special Subscription Offer (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

The Fantastic Menace of the "LL's" (Table of Contents: 9)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Lori Lemaris; "Lady-Killer" Kane; Marilyn Drake; Comet the Super-Horse [also appears as Biron]
Synopsis
After an alien machine predicts that Supergirl's feats will be affected by "LL"s, Supergirl finds words containing "LL" involved in a series of adventures, for better or for worse.
Reprints
Keywords
comets; Green Kryptonite; Niagara Falls

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

100 Magnets / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. King Superman Versus Clark Kent, Metallo!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Roman War Soldiers
  3. 2. King Superman Versus Clark Kent, Metallo
    Superman
  4. 3. Ride a Sea-Going Thunderbolt
    Capt. Storm
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. Two Codes This Month!
    Supermen of America
  8. 7. Special Subscription Offer
  9. 8. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superboy; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Adventure Comics
  10. 9. The Fantastic Menace of the "LL's"
    Supergirl
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Mike Marvel System
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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