(December 1965)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1965-10-28
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 U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Menace of Beast Boy! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Brainiac 5; Chameleon Boy; Phantom Girl; Lightning Lad; Colossal Boy; Star Boy; Saturn Girl; Superboy; Mon-El]; Beast Boy
Reprints

Builders of the Future! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis
Shows the importance of UNESCO funding in building schools in Africa.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Part I: Hunters of the Super-Beasts (Table of Contents: 2)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Vivian Berg

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Phantom Girl; Lightning Lad; Superboy; Brainiac 5; Sun Boy; Mon-El; Invisible Kid; Chameleon Boy; Saturn Girl; Colossal Boy; Star Boy]; Heroes of Lallor [Beast Boy; Evolvo Lad; Gas Girl; Life Lass; Duplicate Boy]
Synopsis
The Legionnaires need Beast Boy for a case, but he has turned his back on humanity.
Reprints

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

Tyco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

80 Page Giant; Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Part II: The Menace of Beast Boy (Table of Contents: 8)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Vivian Berg

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Superboy; Mon-El; Colossal Boy; Lightning Lad; Chameleon Boy; Invisible Kid; Brainiac 5; Saturn Girl; Star Boy; Phantom Girl]; Beast Boy
Synopsis
The Legionnaires try to track down Beast Boy, who ends up giving his life to save a young girl who is nice to him.
Reprints

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

The Legion Outpost / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Snippets of letters from Robert Kane, Ron Ridolfo, Celeste Martin, Eric Hanigsberg, Vicki Sand, John Barrett, Steve Kristiansen, Ed Martin, Karl Kellar, Robert Thomas, Susan Bartnick, Rose Ann Wasserman and full letters from Beth Jackson and Linda Biggers.

The Great Boo-Boo Contest (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lists some of the many intentional "boners" in the following story.

A DC Offer (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Biggest Christmas Surprise Ever! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

The Brave and the Bold / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Night of March 31st! (Table of Contents: 14)

Superman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Synopsis
An April Fool's Day story starring Superman.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Page 3, panels 3, 5, and 6 and page 4, panel 1 from the original story deleted.

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

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

Great Moments in Sport (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Menace of Beast Boy!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. Builders of the Future!
  3. 2. Part I: Hunters of the Super-Beasts
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tyco
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    80 Page Giant; Batman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Trik-Trak
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  9. 8. Part II: The Menace of Beast Boy
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    The Legion Outpost
  11. 10. The Great Boo-Boo Contest
  12. 11. A DC Offer
  13. 12. Biggest Christmas Surprise Ever!
    AMT
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    The Brave and the Bold
  15. 14. The Night of March 31st!
    Superman
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    G. I. Joe
  17. 16. Great Moments in Sport
    Aurora
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