(June 1966)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1966-04-28
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; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor, uncredited)
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 Execution of Matter-Eater Lad! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Matter-Eater Lad; Nardo
Reprints

Part I: The Execution of Matter-Eater Lad! (Table of Contents: 1)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Light Lass; Duo Damsel; Saturn Girl; Invisible Kid; Chameleon Boy; Brainiac 5; Element Lad; Cosmic Boy; Matter-Eater Lad; Superboy]; Nardo; Blockade Boy; Weight Wizard
Synopsis
Weight Wizard is exposed as the spy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from previous issue.

Your Free Trip Around the World! (Table of Contents: 2)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

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

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

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed); Norman Roessler (idea)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dad, the tire treads on my racing car are worn down.

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

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

Part II: Duo Damsel's Double-Play! (Table of Contents: 5)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Cosmic Boy; Element Lad; Chameleon Boy; Brainiac 5; Invisible Kid; Light Lass; Duo Damsel; Saturn Girl; Ultra Boy; Superboy; Mon-El]; Nardo; Bouncing Boy
Synopsis
The girls mount a jailbreak, but Matter-Eater Lad is caught and about to be executed when Superboy, Mon-El, and Ultra Boy save the day.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Bill Retherford, Andrew Zysman, Joe Cortesi, Alan Anderson, Jimmy McNew, Rich Walls, Anita Susi.

Pa Kent's Dilemma! (Table of Contents: 7)

Superboy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last Superboy reprint in Adventure ("A Hall of Fame Classic").

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Execution of Matter-Eater Lad!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  2. 1. Part I: The Execution of Matter-Eater Lad!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  3. 2. Your Free Trip Around the World!
  4. 3. ["Dad, the tire treads on my racing car are worn down."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  6. 5. Part II: Duo Damsel's Double-Play!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    The Legion Outpost
  8. 7. Pa Kent's Dilemma!
    Superboy
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