(April 1968)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly; (semi-monthly, March)
On-sale date
1968-02-29
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 Head of Hate! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Clark Kent; Ventor Caine
Keywords
hypnotism

The Head of Hate! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 12.5 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Clark Kent; Ventor Caine; Perry White
Synopsis
The insane Ventor Caine uses components from a Superman robot to build a super-hypnosis machine, which he uses on Clark Kent to induce him to kill Superman.
Reprints
Keywords
hypnosis; ventriloquism

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the following issue.

The Flashiest News of the Year... (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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; Scott Reynolds; Vito Marangi Jr.; Carl Joy; Edward Fowler; David Lee; Bart Zitnitsky

The 40th Century Outlaw! (Table of Contents: 4)

Supergirl / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Robin (who is really the 60th descendant of Mr. Mxyzptlk)
Synopsis
Linda Danvers is invited to participate in a student exchange program with the Stanhope College of the 40th century, but it's a trick to lure Supergirl to the future, where she is apparently considered to be a criminal.
Reprints
Keywords
Fifth Dimension; Green Kryptonite; time travel

When... Does Deadman Abandon His Hunt for the Hook? (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Head of Hate!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Head of Hate!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Flashiest News of the Year...
    The Flash
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  5. 4. The 40th Century Outlaw!
    Supergirl
  6. 5. When... Does Deadman Abandon His Hunt for the Hook?
    Deadman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
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