(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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Series Information
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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