(June 1966)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly; (semi-monthly, March)
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 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.


Muto -- The Monarch of Menace! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Muto; Superman [Klar Ken T5477]
Reprints

Dynamite's Coming! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Muto -- Monarch of Menace! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Klar Ken T5477]; Muto; Lyra 3916; PW-5598; Lex Luthor (in video), Superman [Clark Kent] (in video); Lois Lane (in video); Superman the 5th (in video); Vyldan (in video); Jay L-3388; Superman the 4th (flashback); Superman the 7th [Kanton K-73] (flashback); Yann; Thargo; Von-Don
Synopsis
Superman tracks Muto to sector Z-44, where the villain springs a series of traps on the hero, finally luring him into saving a trio of android children in the path of a wave of paralyzing toxic seawater.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Future Superman series continues from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #181; series continues in Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #339.

Your Free Trip Around the World! (Table of Contents: 3)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Characters
an old sea captain; two boys
Synopsis
After telling the boys some tales, the captain takes them to the library where they can travel anywhere just by reading.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated December 1963.
A list by Lionel English also gives the penciller and inker as "Morris Waldinger" in one of the issues this PSA appears in. Creator credits from a list by Lionel English. Other information on the sequence from Donald Dale Milne.

A Super-Scoop! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Bill Sofsak Jr.; Peter Tartsch; Dave Olsen; Ralph D. Ecoff III; Greg Kent

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1965
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 525,254
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 542,003
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J. S. Liebowitz, P. H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S. U. Sampliner, and Sonia Iger, all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y.

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

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

The Villain Who Married Supergirl! (Table of Contents: 8)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl; Raspor; Viperie
Synopsis
Interplanetary villain Raspor, who claims to have been responsible for the destruction of Krypton, believes that he is fated to marry Supergirl, but she comes up with an elaborate plan to defeat him which includes a fake marriage.
Reprints

Scooter? Who He? (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Muto -- The Monarch of Menace!
    Superman
  2. 1. Dynamite's Coming!
    Sgt. Rock
  3. 2. Muto -- Monarch of Menace!
    Superman
  4. 3. Your Free Trip Around the World!
  5. 4. A Super-Scoop!
    Superman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. ["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  9. 8. The Villain Who Married Supergirl!
    Supergirl
  10. 9. Scooter? Who He?
    Swing with Scooter
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