(December 1968)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly (semi-monthly, March)
On-sale Date
1968-10-24
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 (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Superman's Lost Century! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Superbaby
Reprints

If 1 Super Hero Doesn't Grab You... (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

100 Years... Lost, Strayed or Stolen! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Sonn]; Superbaby; Krya, Thol; Ruoa; Lasil; Vol; Jonathan Kent (cameo); Martha Kent (cameo)
Synopsis
En route to Earth after the destruction of Krypton, Kal-El's rocket was thrown into another dimension, where he lived for a whole century, maturing, marrying, and raising a son before a terrible discovery forced him to be devolved into an infant and sent back to his home dimension, where his rocket landed near Smallville.
Reprints
Keywords
Krypton

Indexer Notes

Origin recap, new facts revealed.

Captain Action and Action Boy Meet Dr. Evil (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Ideal Toys; Captain Action / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

We Want You to Baby-Sit with the World's Mightiest Tot... (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

How Can One Man and One Dog... (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Supergirl's Shattered Marriage! (Table of Contents: 6)

Supergirl / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman ?
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Gary Sparks; Fred Danvers; Edna Danvers
Synopsis
Since Gary Sparks has broken up with Linda, she decides to pursue him as Supergirl. When Gary proposes to her, she uses a computer she invented, the Prognosticon, to predict how their marriage will turn out, and the news isn't good.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues from previous issue.

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

Metropolis Mailbag / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Sgt. Homer T. Collins; John Wilkins; Sally Sheedy; Dave Smith; Roland Austin

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Job Number
6612
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say, that's a nice raceway scene you're painting.
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Charles Anderson of Middleton, Massachusetts

Get in on the Action (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman's Lost Century!
    Superman
  2. 1. If 1 Super Hero Doesn't Grab You...
  3. 2. 100 Years... Lost, Strayed or Stolen!
    Superman
  4. 3. Captain Action and Action Boy Meet Dr. Evil
    Ideal Toys; Captain Action
  5. 4. We Want You to Baby-Sit with the World's Mightiest Tot...
    Superman
  6. 5. How Can One Man and One Dog...
    Superman and Batman
  7. 6. Supergirl's Shattered Marriage!
    Supergirl
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  9. 8. ["Say, that's a nice raceway scene you're painting."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  10. 9. Get in on the Action
    Captain Action
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