(December 1964)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1964-10-29
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 (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #81 and copyright registration.

The Menace of Superboy's Father! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan; John Forte (inset only)
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Jonathan Kent
Reprints
Keywords
green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Last non-Legion cover during their run in Adventure.

Children of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis
Article relates how sub-standard conditions affect children in the world and quotes the "UN Declaration of the Rights of a Child."

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Part I: The Lone Wolf Legionnaire! (Table of Contents: 2)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Sun Boy; Light Lass; Chameleon Boy; Cosmic Boy; Matter-Eater Lad; Saturn Girl; Superboy; Mon-El; Ultra Boy; Lightning Lad; Brainiac 5]; Lone Wolf
Synopsis
While investigating robberies on Zoon, the Legionnaires extend an invitation of membership to Lone Wolf, but he refuses.
Reprints
Keywords
Inter-Dimensional Penetrator; jovian camelephants; Krallak; morvennian fear-beast; red korlats; space crystals; venusian hoppers; Zoon; Zuunium

Indexer Notes

Lone Wolf later returns to the Legion as Timber Wolf.

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

Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Does your mother allow you to eat so much pie, young man?
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop
Synopsis
Casey talks to a kid eating pie and finds out he's eating a neighbor's pie.
Reprints

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

Monogram / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Part II: The Youth Who Wasn't Human! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Light Lass; Cosmic Boy; Mon-El; Chameleon Boy; Sun Boy; Brainiac 5; Ultra Boy; Lightning Lad]; Lone Wolf
Synopsis
Lone Wolf reveals that he refused membership because he is an android, but the Legion discovers he is not what he thinks.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Varsity Vic / 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
It was a neat movie, Vic.
Genre
humor
Characters
Varsity Vic
Synopsis
When it starts to rain, Vic asks a taxi driver for the bus schedule.

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 5 of "Part II: The Youth Who Wasn't Human!"

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

L. C. Leprechaun; Lucky Charms / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Electric Engine / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Legion Outpost / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jeremy Klein, Lynn Miller, Robert Cohn, Sandra Fleehart, Joe Shaw, Ned Snively.

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

The Menace of Superboy's Father! (Table of Contents: 14)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original title: "Dad Kent's Delusions"

Special Silver Anniversary Issue! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

80 Page Giant; Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Hasbro's G. I. Joe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Menace of Superboy's Father!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Children of Tomorrow!
  3. 2. Part I: The Lone Wolf Legionnaire!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  5. 4. ["Does your mother allow you to eat so much pie, young man?"]
    Casey the Cop
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Monogram
  7. 6. Part II: The Youth Who Wasn't Human!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  8. 7. ["It was a neat movie, Vic."]
    Varsity Vic
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    L. C. Leprechaun; Lucky Charms
  11. 10. ["Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue..."]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Electric Engine
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    The Legion Outpost
  14. 13. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Action Comics
  15. 14. The Menace of Superboy's Father!
    Superboy
  16. 15. Special Silver Anniversary Issue!
    80 Page Giant; Batman
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Hasbro's G. I. Joe
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Aurora
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