(January 1967)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly; (semi-monthly, March)
On-sale date
1966-11-29
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 (credited); 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.


The Day Candid Camera Unmasked Clark Kent's Identity! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Allen Funt
Reprints
Keywords
Candid Camera; CBS; television cameras; television programs

The Day Candid Camera Unmasked Clark Kent's Identity! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Allen Funt; Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; John L. Sullivan (criminal in disguise); Jake Kilrain (criminal in disguise); Diamond Jim Brady (criminal in disguise)
Synopsis
Allen Funt (of the real-world Candid Camera television show) comes to Metropolis to film his program and nearly exposes Superman's secret identity.
Reprints
Keywords
Candid Camera

Captain Action the Amazing 9 in 1 Super Hero (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Action; Ideal Toys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Action [also costumed as Superman; Phantom; Batman; Captain America: Aquaman; Lone Ranger; Steve Canyon; Flash Gordon; Sgt. Fury]

Indexer Notes

advertisement for the Captain Action action figure and costumes

Presenting the Mag from SUPER! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman (DC, 1939 series) #193 [80 Page Giant #G-31], on sale November 10

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

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
6467
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll have a lot of fun building this model, Mr. Cap.

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Nolan Itamura of Maui, Hawaii

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in early December 1966

The Exile of Steel (Table of Contents: 6)

Supergirl / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Linda Danvers]; Dick Malvin; Lucas Nevins
Synopsis
On the parallel planet of Gaea, Supergirl goes on trial for subversive activities and is convicted and exiled, but waits her opportunity to return and overthrow the evil dictatorship that takes over after her trial.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

story continues from the previous issue

Champs Against Odds! (Table of Contents: 7)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Mickey Mantle; Wilma Rudolph; Ben Hogan
Synopsis
Kids who are thinking about giving up in school are reminded of sports heroes who overcame great challenges by perseverance.
Keywords
baseball; golf; Olympics

Batgirl Is Here! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #359 [first Batgirl], on sale November 29

[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 David Lewin; Sal Jacopelli; Tony W. Messina; Richard Laurent

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Day Candid Camera Unmasked Clark Kent's Identity!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Day Candid Camera Unmasked Clark Kent's Identity!
    Superman
  3. 2. Captain Action the Amazing 9 in 1 Super Hero
    Captain Action; Ideal Toys
  4. 3. Presenting the Mag from SUPER!
    Superman
  5. 4. ["I'll have a lot of fun building this model, Mr. Cap."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  7. 6. The Exile of Steel
    Supergirl
  8. 7. Champs Against Odds!
  9. 8. Batgirl Is Here!
    Batman
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
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