(March-April 1968)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
monthly; (semi-monthly, March)
On-sale date
1968-01-09
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

Also designated on cover as 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #G-45 and as G-45 on indicia page.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Supergirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's an exciting game!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl; Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints
Keywords
board games

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney (illustration)
Inks
Jim Mooney (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Part 1: The Unknown Supergirl! (Table of Contents: 2)

Supergirl / comic story / 12.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Linda Lee]; Superman; Krypto; Linda Lee robot; Jerro; Lori Lemaris; Tough Tommy
Synopsis
Superman is ready to announce Supergirl's existence to the world, but she mysteriously loses her powers at the last minute.
Reprints
Keywords
Atlantis; Green Kryptonite; Midvale Orphanage

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes. Story is also claimed by Otto Binder.

Last page condensed.

Steve Ditko... Strikes Again! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Hawk and the Dove / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Part Two: Supergirl's Secret Enemy! (Table of Contents: 4)

Supergirl / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Linda Danvers]; Lesla-Lar (villain); Superman; Edna Danvers; Lex Luthor; Streaky
Synopsis
Now that Supergurl has lost her super-powers, Linda can be adopted by the Danverses. Kandorian scientist Lesla-Lar uses her tranporter ray to change places with Supergirl and becomes Lex Luthor's secret weapon.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; Midvale Orphanage; The Phantom Zone; X-Kryptonite

Indexer Notes

The original splash page and the top tiers of the original pages 2 and 3 cut.

Part 3: Trapped in Kandor! (Table of Contents: 5)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Linda Danvers] (brief origin); Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor; Lesla-Lar (villain); Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Zor-El (flashback); Perry White (cameo); Martha Kent (flashback; cameo); Jonathan Kent (flashback; cameo)
Synopsis
Kandorian scientist Lesla-Lar changes places with a de-powered Supergirl using her teleporter ray and begins her plan to destroy Superman.
Reprints
Keywords
Argo City; Fortress of Solitude; Kandor

Indexer Notes

From the first story, the original splash page and the original pages 6 and 7 and top tier of page 8 cut. From the second story, the original splash page and the first tier of the original page 2 and pages 6-12 cut.

Pow! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Milestones in Supergirl's Life (Table of Contents: 7)

Supergirl / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Part 4: The Three Red "K" Perils! (Table of Contents: 8)

Supergirl / comic story / 10.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl; Mr. Mxyzptlk; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Superman; Dick Malverne; Rolf Von Holtz; Conway Tremaine
Reprints
Keywords
Red Kryptonite

Indexer Notes

From the first story, the original pages 1-8 cut. From the second story, the original pages 1-3, the top two tiers of page 6, pages 8-10 cut, and page 13 condensed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Part 5: The Super-Mermaid! (Table of Contents: 10)

Supergirl / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [Linda Danvers]; Krypto; Jerro; Lenora Lemaris; Lori Lemaris; Superman; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers
Synopsis
A Red Kryptonite meteor turns Supergirl into a mermaid. She visits Atlantis, where Jerro proposes to her, but neither of them realizes that Lori's sister Lenora is also in love with Jerro.
Reprints
Keywords
Atlantis; Green Kryptonite; Red Kryptonite

Indexer Notes

The original pages 1-7, the top two tiers of page 8, and the second tier of page 12 cut.

Part 6: The World's Greatest Heroine! (Table of Contents: 11)

Supergirl / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Supergirl; Lex Luthor; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers; Zor-El (flashback); John F. Kennedy; Jerro; Lenora Lemaris; Dick Malverne
Synopsis
Superman reveals Supergirl to the world.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor

Indexer Notes

The original splash page cut.

There's a New Kind of Superman Comin'! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Part 7: The Infinite Monster! (Table of Contents: 13)

Supergirl / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl; Legion of Super-Heroes [Lightning Lad; Cosmic Boy; Saturn Girl; Brainiac 5]; President John F. Kennedy; Jacqueline Kennedy; Lyndon B. Johnson; Superman; Professor Hartz; Dick Malverne; Mrs. Hart
Synopsis
Supergirl stops a creature from another dimension in her first solo adventure after Superman revealed her to the world.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude

Indexer Notes

The original splash page cut.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["It's an exciting game!"]
    Supergirl
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Part 1: The Unknown Supergirl!
    Supergirl
  4. 3. Steve Ditko... Strikes Again!
    The Hawk and the Dove
  5. 4. Part Two: Supergirl's Secret Enemy!
    Supergirl
  6. 5. Part 3: Trapped in Kandor!
    Supergirl
  7. 6. Pow!
    Batman
  8. 7. Milestones in Supergirl's Life
    Supergirl
  9. 8. Part 4: The Three Red "K" Perils!
    Supergirl
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  11. 10. Part 5: The Super-Mermaid!
    Supergirl
  12. 11. Part 6: The World's Greatest Heroine!
    Supergirl
  13. 12. There's a New Kind of Superman Comin'!
    Superman
  14. 13. Part 7: The Infinite Monster!
    Supergirl
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