(June 1968)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1968-04-30
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 Untouchable from Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
Keywords
doctors; illness; Virus X

Coming Your Way -- A New DC Brand (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Untouchable of Metropolis! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Supergirl; Lex Luthor; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen (cameo); Phantom Zone inhabitants [Jax-Ur; Professor Vakox]
Synopsis
The world's scientists are unable to develop a cure for Virus X and other possibilities also come to nothing. Superman decides to launch himself in a rocket into a faraway sun which will serve as his funeral pyre.
Reprints
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor; Phantom Zone; United Nations; Virus X

From Us -- to You, Only the Best! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

The Kiss of Death! (Table of Contents: 4)

Supergirl / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Durkla; Vandarr; Dorah; Jacquella
Synopsis
Supergirl investigates the mystery of two women who die after a mysterious man marries and kisses them.
Reprints
Keywords
icthyology; Stanhope College; Valair

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

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger ?
Pencils
Curt Swan (logo illustration)
Inks
George Klein (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Walter Smith; John Barrett; Connie Wheatcraft; Paul Olzewski; Stephen Boder; Eichard Morrissey; Alan Betterman; Thomas L. Rogers

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

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

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

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

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

Job Number
6641
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dad, whenever I use a tube of glue...

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Billy Isbister of Edmonton, Canada

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Untouchable from Krypton!
    Superman
  2. 1. Coming Your Way -- A New DC Brand
  3. 2. The Untouchable of Metropolis!
    Superman
  4. 3. From Us -- to You, Only the Best!
    Superman
  5. 4. The Kiss of Death!
    Supergirl
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  8. 7. ["Dad, whenever I use a tube of glue..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
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