(January 1965)

DC, 1964 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
8 times yearly
On-sale date:
1964-11-19
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 Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in 80 Page Giant Magazine #7.


Fantastic Things and Creatures! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Bizarro Superman; Bizarro Lois Lane; Creature of 1000 Disguises; Monster X; Jimmy Olsen's Private Monster; The Thing That Stalked Smallville

Superman (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Creature of 1,000 Disguises (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Johnny Miles; Mrs. Miles; Gollo
Synopsis:
Superman hunts for runaway Johnny Miles who has hooked up with a shape changing alien being.
Reprints:

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

Trik-Trak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Thing That Stalked Smallville! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Pa Kent; Ma Kent; 6-3KX
Synopsis:
Superboy inexplicably befriends an alien monster who roams around Smallville turning people into stone statues.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title: "The Monster That Stalked Smallville"; 2 pages cut from original (the 3rd panel of page 2, the 1st panel of page 3, all of page 4, the first 3 and 5th panels of page 5).

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

Marx / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

Fred Bronner Corporation / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Jimmy Olsen's Private Monster! (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Olsen / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman [Clark Kent]; TNT Gang; Lucy Lane; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
A monster appears whenever Jimmy uses his signal watch.
Reprints:

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

Electric Engine / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Use coupon below and Superman will be delivered to you regularly..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Hyper-Menace from Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Johnny Broddigan; Cliff Tyler; Jor-El (flashback); Lara (flashback); Jor-El's Robot
Synopsis:
When a series of Kryptonian weapons suddenly appear, the Man of Steel deduces that there must be an evil Superman on Earth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title: "The Super-Menace of Metropolis"; a handful of panels were edited to fix a minor error in the original story (Superman should not be able to destroy machines from Krypton which would become invulnerable on Earth -- additional word balloon added to page 3, panel 3; modified word balloon on page 5, panel 2; modified word balloon on page 9, panels 4 and 6; modified word balloons on page 12, panels 3, 4, and 5).

The Battle with Bizarro! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lex Luthor; Vekko; Bizarro Superman [Bizarro Clark Kent]; Bizarro Lois Lane; New Bizarro
Synopsis:
Luthor creates Bizarro Superman who then falls in love with Lois. As Superman and his imperfect double battle it out for Lois's hand, she comes up with an ingenious solution to the problem.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Combines "The Battle with Bizarro" (pages 1-4; bottom tier of 5; top 2 tiers of 6; 7-12) and "The Bride of Bizarro" (page 2, panels 1 and 6; pages 3-5; bottom tier of 6; 7-12) into one story.

The Mystery of Monster X (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Lana Lang; Professor Lang; Superbug
Synopsis:
Superboy must solve the problem of an amazing creature that can transmute matter into any other element - including Kryptonite.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

2 1/3 pages cut from the original story (the bottom two tiers of page 5 and the top tier of page 6; the bottom two tiers of page 9 and the top two tiers of 10).

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Buddy Learns the Secret! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Aurora Model Motoring / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Fantastic Things and Creatures!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman
  3. 2. The Creature of 1,000 Disguises
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Trik-Trak
  5. 4. The Thing That Stalked Smallville!
    Superboy
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Marx
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Fred Bronner Corporation
  8. 7. Jimmy Olsen's Private Monster!
    Jimmy Olsen
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Electric Engine
  10. 9. ["Use coupon below and Superman will be delivered to you regularly..."]
  11. 10. The Hyper-Menace from Krypton!
    Superman
  12. 11. The Battle with Bizarro!
    Superman
  13. 12. The Mystery of Monster X
    Superboy
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Hasbro's G. I. Joe
  17. 16. Buddy Learns the Secret!
    Aurora Model Motoring
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