(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
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 World's Finest Comics #146 and copyright registration.


The Condemned Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
executioner; green kryptonite

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:
celebration of United Nations Day (October 24) with a description of the U.N. Declaration of the Rights of a Child
Keywords:
United Nations

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover, published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated December 1960.

The Condemned Superman! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Ardora; Lex Luthor (villain); Lar Than; Vel Quennar; Garn Abu
Synopsis:
As Superman's trial for the murder of Luthor progresses, conviction looks certain until he is able to prove that Luthor is not dead after all.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Lexor; trials

Indexer Notes

Story continued from the previous issue.

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

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

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

Lionel and His Lions / 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:
Come on, Lady!
Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 9 of "The Condemned Superman!"

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

Monogram / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Metamorpho the Element Man (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Metamorpho / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Special Silver Anniversary Issue! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by John Peters; Ned Snively; Rick Dailey; David Mitchell; Linda D. Griffin; David Stabb

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

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

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

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

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

Broadway Ha-Lights / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Would you mind removing your hat, Miss?
Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Coming... Super-Attractions! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

The Super-Cheat! (Table of Contents: 13)

Supergirl / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney (signed)
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Donna Storm (villain); Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Legion of Super-Heroes [Shrinking Violet; Lightning Lad (cameo flashback); Cosmic Boy (cameo flashback); Saturn Girl (cameo flashback)]; Lori Lemaris (cameo); Aaron Burr (cameo); Alexander Hamilton (cameo); Comet the Super-Horse (cameo flashback)
Synopsis:
Linda's nemesis Donna Storm cheats to receive high marks, then frames Linda for theft when Supergirl helps Linda's classmates with their studies.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Atlantis; Stanhope College; time travel

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

Electric Engine / 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)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Condemned Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. Children of Tomorrow!
  3. 2. The Condemned Superman!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    L. C. Leprechaun; Lucky Charms
  5. 4. ["Come on, Lady!"]
    Lionel and His Lions
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Monogram
  7. 6. Metamorpho the Element Man
    Metamorpho
  8. 7. Special Silver Anniversary Issue!
    Batman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Supermen of America
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  12. 11. ["Would you mind removing your hat, Miss?"]
    Broadway Ha-Lights
  13. 12. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane; Adventure Comics
  14. 13. The Super-Cheat!
    Supergirl
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  16. 15. ["Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue..."]
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Electric Engine
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Hasbro's G. I. Joe
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Aurora
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