(September 1965)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1965-07-29
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 #152 and copyright registration.


Superman's Hands of Doom! (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
apocalypse

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

40 Army-Navy-Marine Medals & Insignias / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman's Hands of Doom! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Mr. Gimmick; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane
Synopsis
Mr. Gimmick arranges to have Superman's hands coated with two chemicals that will create a terrible explosion when they come together as he applauds the Superman Day parade in Metropolis.
Reprints
Keywords
Superman Day

Nature's Bill of Rights (Table of Contents: 3)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Characters
A man; two boys
Synopsis
Two boys who are polluting a stream are given an anti-pollution lesson by a fisherman. Includes an excerpt from an 1869 Massachusetts Board of Health document.

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 7 of the previous story sequence. Credits from a list by Lionel English.

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

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

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

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

The Ordeals of Dimension Z (Table of Contents: 7)

Supergirl / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
David Huffine ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl; King Avro; Stix; Hubro; Superman (flashback)
Synopsis
When Supergirl is taken to Dimension Z, she learns that her arrest was a ploy to get her to compete in the interdimensional Contest of Peril.
Reprints
Keywords
Green Kryptonite; Red Kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Story continued from the previous issue.

See Lois Lane Challenge Her Rivals for Superman (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Kat Gets Cooled! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Readers -- Why Do You Force Enemy Ace to Kill Again... (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Adventure Comics; Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Mort Weisinger
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Arnold Schmidt; Ray Hyatt; Jill Hodges; Mike Pavlik; Frank Oberc; Bob Allen; David Van De Voort

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

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Go Full-Throttle with Wen-Mac (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Wen-Mac / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman's Hands of Doom!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    40 Army-Navy-Marine Medals & Insignias
  3. 2. Superman's Hands of Doom!
    Superman
  4. 3. Nature's Bill of Rights
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    G. I. Joe
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  8. 7. The Ordeals of Dimension Z
    Supergirl
  9. 8. See Lois Lane Challenge Her Rivals for Superman
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  11. 10. The Kat Gets Cooled!
    AMT
  12. 11. Readers -- Why Do You Force Enemy Ace to Kill Again...
    Enemy Ace
  13. 12. ["BPM ACXMZUIV BD APWEA..."]
    Supermen of America
  14. 13. Coming... Super-Attractions!
    Adventure Comics; Superman; Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  18. 17. 10 Issues of Action for Only $1.00
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  20. 19. Go Full-Throttle with Wen-Mac
    Wen-Mac
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