(January 1966)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1965-11-25
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; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor, uncredited)
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 copyright registration.


How Superwoman Trained Superboy! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superwoman; Superboy; Invisibles
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Imaginary Story

The Magic Card! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
A group of kids discover the library.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated February 1959.

The Super-Vengeance of Lex Luthor! (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 [also appears as Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor (villain); Brainiac; Legion of Super-Villains [Cosmic King; Lightning Lord; Saturn Queen] (cameo); Ardora; President Lyndon Johnson; Perry White (cameo)
Synopsis
Luthor escapes from his asteroid prison and seeks revenge on Superman, because Superman has revealed to Lex's wife Ardora that Luthor is a criminal.
Keywords
Atlantis; Lexor; red sun

They're Old! They're Worth Gold! Now at Last They're Re-Told! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

The Beginning -- and the End! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Cap's Hobby Center / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Job Number
6347
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'd like a model plane!
Genre
humor

How Superwoman Trained Superboy! (Table of Contents: 6)

Supergirl / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superwoman [also appears as Carole Zorelle]; Superboy [also appears as Cal Ellis]; Zor-El; Allura; Jor-El; Lara (cameo); Lex Luthor (cameo); Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Dick Wilson; the Invisibles
Synopsis
On Krypton, Zor-El discovers that the planet is doomed, and he and his family travel to Earth, where they gain super-powers. Not long after, Gold Kryptonite takes away the powers of Zor-El and Allura, and they train their young daughter Kara to grow into a super-heroine. Years later, after Zor-El and Allura die, Kara's cousin Kal-El arrives on Earth from Argo City, and she gives him a secret identity so that he can secretly train to use his new super-powers.
Reprints
Keywords
Argo City; Fortress of Solitude; Gold Kryptonite; Imaginary Story; Krypton

Indexer Notes

Imaginary story, continues in next issue.

The Demon Under the Red Sun! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

They're Off and Running! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Teen Titans / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Curt Swan (logo illustration)
Inks
George Klein (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Howard Berger; Julie McLaughlin; Bill Thom; Greg Cole; Pat Grey; Bob Hocutt; Martin Walsh; Karina Boardman; William Sellers;
Letterhack Howard Berger coins the phrase "Brand I" in retaliation to Marvel Comics' description of DC as "Brand Ecch".

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. How Superwoman Trained Superboy!
    Supergirl
  2. 1. The Magic Card!
  3. 2. The Super-Vengeance of Lex Luthor!
    Superman
  4. 3. They're Old! They're Worth Gold! Now at Last They're Re-Told!
    Superman
  5. 4. The Beginning -- and the End!
    Batman
  6. 5. ["I'd like a model plane!"]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  7. 6. How Superwoman Trained Superboy!
    Supergirl
  8. 7. The Demon Under the Red Sun!
    Superman
  9. 8. They're Off and Running!
    Teen Titans
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
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