(August 1965)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1965-06-24
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.; Spartan Printing Company
Editing
Mort Weisinger (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Published monthly by National Periodical Publications, Inc., 2nd and Dickey Streets, Sparta, Ill. (the address of Spartan Printing Company, the printer, and a subsidiary of World Color Press). Editorial, executive offices and subscriptions, 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Legion of Super-Heroes / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Featuring Starfinger - the 30th-century villain more dangerous than Goldfinger!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lightning Lad [as Starfinger]; Phantom Girl; Matter-Eater Lad; Colossal Boy; Superboy; Light Lass
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Indexer Notes

"Goldfinger" was a popular James Bond movie at the time.

Summer at Home Can Be Fun! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, Dad, it's fun helping in the store this summer.
Genre
advocacy
Characters
Jack; Dad; Hank
Synopsis
Despite being disappointed in their plans, Jack and Hank find ways to enjoy their summers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. In comics-story form.

Part I: Starfinger! (Table of Contents: 2)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Out of nowhere comes the most formidable lawbreaker the Legion of Super-Heroes has ever fought!
Feature Logo
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Light Lass; Sun Boy; Ultra Boy; Matter-Eater Lad; Colossal Boy; Phantom Girl; Lightning Lad [also as Starfinger]; Cosmic Boy; Star Boy; Saturn Girl; Brainiac 5]; Dr. Hanscom
Synopsis
The Legionnaires must guard the valuable mineral rejuvium from the threat of Starfinger.
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Indexer Notes

Indicia at bottom of page one.

Flight of the P-26 (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wen-Mac / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Put Your Nose to the Dot (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Tootsie [all other candies] / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

How to Build Prrrrfect Models (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

The Kat from AMT / comics-form advertising / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park Admission; Superman / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

How's Trix? (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Trix / comics-form advertising / 0.67 page (report information)

Brainiac 5 (Table of Contents: 8)

Meet the Legionnaires / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Many years ago, on a distant planet, scientists created huge electronic computers with tenth-level-effector minds, as compared to the sixth-level-effector brains of humans.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Brainiac 5
Synopsis
The origin and powers of Brainiac 5.
Keywords
Computer; robot

Part II: Starfinger against the Legion! (Table of Contents: 9)

Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Starfinger, man of terrific might, of mystery and menace, is the most awesome single antagonist the Legion has ever faced!
Feature Logo
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lad [as Starfinger]; Colossal Boy; Saturn Girl; Star Boy; Brainiac 5; Mon-El; Element Lad; Sun Boy; Invisible Kid; Cosmic Boy; Light Lass; Superboy; Phantom Girl; Matter-Eater Lad]
Synopsis
Starfinger threatens the Seven Wonders of the 30th Century to make the Legion give up the rejuvium. While confronting him, Saturn Girl gets a glimpse of his thoughts and realizes that he is a Legionnaire.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the following issue.

What Do You Have When You Cut a Tootsie Pop in Half? (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Tootsie [all other candies] / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Cheerios; Rocky & Bullwinkle / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Superboy's Underground Exile! (Table of Contents: 12)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For what fantastic reason does Superboy one day plunge underground...
Feature Logo
Superboy
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy
Synopsis
After a missile test, Superboy has to remain underground.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A Hall of Fame Classic.

Join the Fun with G.I. Joe! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

G.I. Joe [Hasbro] / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

We Screened Hundreds of Olsen Adventures! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Fooey! Fooey! Chewy! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Tootsie [all other candies] / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Cuckoo Bird Yuks It Up! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Cocoa Puffs / comics-form advertising / 0.5 page (report information)

10 Issues of Adventure for Only $1.00 (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

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

The Legion Outpost / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: John Selsky, Fred Kau, Peter Mancuso, Nancy Kahn, Richard Duncan, Harold Leibowitz, Steven Rosenbery, Shawn Childerse, and Ricky Crump.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Wallace Brown Greeting Cards / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Featuring Starfinger - the 30th-century villain more dangerous than Goldfinger!"]
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. Summer at Home Can Be Fun!
  3. 2. Part I: Starfinger!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. Flight of the P-26
    Wen-Mac
  5. 4. Put Your Nose to the Dot
    Tootsie [all other candies]
  6. 5. How to Build Prrrrfect Models
    The Kat from AMT
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park Admission; Superman
  8. 7. How's Trix?
    Trix
  9. 8. Brainiac 5
    Meet the Legionnaires
  10. 9. Part II: Starfinger against the Legion!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  11. 10. What Do You Have When You Cut a Tootsie Pop in Half?
    Tootsie [all other candies]
  12. 11. ["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"]
    Cheerios; Rocky & Bullwinkle
  13. 12. Superboy's Underground Exile!
    Superboy
  14. 13. Join the Fun with G.I. Joe!
    G.I. Joe [Hasbro]
  15. 14. We Screened Hundreds of Olsen Adventures!
    Jimmy Olsen
  16. 15. Fooey! Fooey! Chewy!
    Tootsie [all other candies]
  17. 16. The Cuckoo Bird Yuks It Up!
    Cocoa Puffs
  18. 17. 10 Issues of Adventure for Only $1.00
    Superboy
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    The Legion Outpost
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown Greeting Cards
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