(February 1967)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly; (semi-monthly, March)
On-sale date
1966-12-27
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 Case of the Superman Impostor! (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl; Superman [Maxie]; the Professor
Reprints

The Man Who Sold Insurance to Superman! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Wayne Boring
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Supergirl (cameo); Perry White; Terry Mason; Jewel Cartier; Mr. Cartier; Renegade Raiders; Ricky Candell; Mia Doran; "Photo Finish" Farrell
Synopsis
Insurance salesman Terry Mason will only be allowed to marry the boss's daughter if he can sell a $100 billion life insurance policy to Superman.
Reprints
Keywords
Green Kryptonite; insurance; Phantom Zone

Peace on Earth (Table of Contents: 2)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis
the words "peace on earth" translated into many different languages

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Even the Enemy Voted... (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Sgt. Rock's 6 Battle Stars / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Job Number
6492
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I want to buy some new models...

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

public service announcement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Watch those sparks!
Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
fire safety message
Keywords
Christmas

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

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

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1966
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 491,135
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 537,522
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S.U. Sampliner, Sonia Mondschein, all at 575 Lexington Ave., New York, N.Y. 10022

The Case of the Superman Impostor! (Table of Contents: 8)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; the Torpedo; the Professor; Maxie; Marlene
Synopsis
The Professor has deduced that Superman is Clark Kent and he tricks Supergirl into confirming the fact, using a henchman who has been transformed into a double for Superman by plastic surgery.
Reprints
Keywords
plastic surgery; secret identity

[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 Irene Vartanoff; Bill Thom; Sharon Schwartz; Dean Chu; Mark Draper; Mark Evanier; B. V. Davenport

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Case of the Superman Impostor!
    Supergirl
  2. 1. The Man Who Sold Insurance to Superman!
    Superman
  3. 2. Peace on Earth
  4. 3. Even the Enemy Voted...
    Sgt. Rock's 6 Battle Stars
  5. 4. ["I want to buy some new models..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  6. 5. ["Watch those sparks!"]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. The Case of the Superman Impostor!
    Supergirl
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
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