(March 1966)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1966-01-27
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); E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor, uncredited)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Published monthly by National Periodical Publications, Inc., 2nd and Dickey Streets, Sparta, Ill. 62286 (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, N.Y. 10022.

The Legionnaire Who Killed! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Star Boy; Saturn Girl; Superboy]; Dream Girl; Kenz Nuhor
Reprints

Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself? (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
Betsy tells young Bobby that he should keep his room neater but realizes that she has the same problem.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated May 1959.

Part I: The Legionnaire Who Killed! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Vivian Berg (pages 2-8); Milt Snapinn (page 1)

Feature Logo
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Shrinking Violet; Ultra Boy; Saturn Girl; Element Lad; Duo Damsel; Brainiac 5; Star Boy; Superboy; Phantom Girl; Light Lass; Chameleon Boy; Invisible Kid; Sun Boy (cameo); Matter-Eater Lad (cameo); Colossal Boy (cameo); Lightning Lad (cameo)]; Kenz Nuhor; Dream Girl; Calamity King; Color Kid
Synopsis
Star Boy kills in self-defense and is put on trial by the Legion.
Reprints
Keywords
Karak (planet); trial

Indexer Notes

Indicia at bottom of page one.

Christmas in January from AMT! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Second Smash Issue (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Before You Buy -- Check and Double Check! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Painting a Model Car! Part 2 (Table of Contents: 6)

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Job Number
6363
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Cap
Synopsis
Demonstrating how to paint a model car.

Indexer Notes

Part one is in Action Comics #335 and Detective Comics #349.

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

Direct Currents / in-house column / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Paul Laginis, Amy Behrens, Uday Saraiya, C. Alexander, Brian Hoya, Wayne Tanenbaum, Jeff Woods, Jack Stevenson, and Roger O'Connor.

Bits of Legionnaire Business from: David Krels (Porcupine Pete), Greg Sanchez (Glass Girl), Betty Borbely (Colorless Kate), Sal Iacopelli (Negative Nell), Greg Kent (Rocket Roy), and Phillip Cano III (Disappearing Dan).

Also, it is acknowledged that Color Kid (who is introduced in this issue) was earlier suggested by Jeff Greenberg.

Look -- Up In the Sky! It's a Super-Cat... It's a Super-Horse... and Supergirl! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Part II: The Verdict of the Legion! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Feature Logo
Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Star Boy; Element Lad; Superboy; Light Lass; Duo Damsel; Matter-Eater Lad; Mon-El; Sun Boy; Chameleon Boy; Ultra Boy; Saturn Girl; Duo Damsel; Brainiac 5; Lightning Lad (cameo); Cosmic Boy (cameo); Colossal Boy (cameo); Supergirl (cameo); Invisible Kid (cameo); Phantom Girl; Shrinking Violet (cameo)]; Dream Girl; Legion of Substitute-Heroes [Polar Boy; Night Girl; Fire Lad; Chlorophyll Kid; Stone Boy]; Proty II; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
Star Boy is voted out of the Legion on a 10-9 vote, and joins the Subs, who had just added Dream Girl to their ranks.
Reprints

A Fabulous First! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Challengers of the Unknown / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Get with It, Cats! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

The Boy Who Betrayed Clark Kent! (Table of Contents: 13)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein (see notes)
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Superboy
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Pete Ross (introduction); Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent
Synopsis
Clark Kent becomes friends with a new boy in town, but Pete Ross seems to be trying to prove that Clark Kent is Superboy.
Reprints
Keywords
trophy room

Indexer Notes

Script credit per Martin O'Hearn. We formerly credited this reprint to Leo Dorfman.

A Hall of Fame Classic.

Superboy's measurements are given as height: 5 foot 10 inches, weight: 149 pounds, chest: 40 inches, and waist: 30 inches.

Exciting Ant Farm (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Ant Farm / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Super-Turtle / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Job Number
3314
First Line of Dialogue or Text
With my x-ray vision I see a scuba diver trapped in weeds under water...
Feature Logo
Super-Turtle
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Super-Turtle
Synopsis
Super-Turtle spots a scuba diver trapped underwater in the weeds. As he is helping the man, two octopuses threaten to attack. Super-Turtle ties their arms in knots in order to give him enough time to free the diver.
Reprints

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents: 16)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Irwin Donenfeld (business manager)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Date of filing: October 1st, 1965. No sales are given.

Owners listed: Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J. S. Liebowitz, P. H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S. U. Sampliner, and Sonia Iger, all listed as being at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10022.

Home Science Lab and Course (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

American Basic Science Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Four Thrilling Ways to Start off the New Year with Your G.I. Joe Collection! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Make Money Get Prizes (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

American Seed / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Legionnaire Who Killed!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself?
  3. 2. Part I: The Legionnaire Who Killed!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. Christmas in January from AMT!
    The Kat from AMT
  5. 4. Second Smash Issue
    The Spectre
  6. 5. Before You Buy -- Check and Double Check!
  7. 6. Painting a Model Car! Part 2
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  8. 7. ["By popular demand - the feature you've asked for - a column devoted to previews of coming attractions in the DC line of Dynamic Creations!"]
    Direct Currents
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    The Legion Outpost
  10. 9. Look -- Up In the Sky! It's a Super-Cat... It's a Super-Horse... and Supergirl!
    Supergirl
  11. 10. Part II: The Verdict of the Legion!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  12. 11. A Fabulous First!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  13. 12. Get with It, Cats!
    Teen Titans
  14. 13. The Boy Who Betrayed Clark Kent!
    Superboy
  15. 14. Exciting Ant Farm
    Ant Farm
  16. 15. ["With my x-ray vision I see a scuba diver trapped in weeds under water..."]
    Super-Turtle
  17. 16. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
  18. 17. Home Science Lab and Course
    American Basic Science Club
  19. 18. Four Thrilling Ways to Start off the New Year with Your G.I. Joe Collection!
    G.I. Joe [Hasbro]
  20. 19. Make Money Get Prizes
    American Seed
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