(August 1967)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly; (semi-monthly, March)
On-sale date
1967-06-29
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 Battle of the Gods! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Wayne Boring
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Zha-Vam; Atlas
Reprints

The Battle of the Gods! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Wayne Boring
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Zha-Vam; Apollo; Zeus; Vulcan; Hercules; the Oracle of Delphi; Mercury; Prometheus; Pluto; Achilles; Neptune; Atlas
Synopsis
Zha-Vam blocks Superman from returning to Earth by using the mythical Shield of Orion. Superman travels into the past to visit the gods of Olympus to learn the origin of Zha-Vam and the means with which to defeat him.
Reprints
Keywords
Green Kryptonite; Mount Olympus

Indexer Notes

Continued from previous issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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 Greg Stanton; C. A. Willis; Jonathan Turkle; Dennis Myers; Steve Gordon; Eddie Gates; George Fales; Karl Lamocha; Cheryl Glenn

The Cosmic Collectors! (Table of Contents: 3)

Supergirl / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Joe Trent; the Living Library
Synopsis
Supergirl is captured and taken to the planet Zorkia by the Living Library, a collection of disembodied brains that travel the universe to collect information. They implant Supergirl with all their knowledge, intending that she serve as their permanent replacement on Zorkia so that they are free to contunue their travels.
Reprints
Keywords
Argo City; Green Kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the following issue.

This Wolf Boy Is Jimmy Olsen! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Battle of the Gods!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Battle of the Gods!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  4. 3. The Cosmic Collectors!
    Supergirl
  5. 4. This Wolf Boy Is Jimmy Olsen!
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
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