(January 1969)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly (semi-monthly, March)
On-sale date
1968-11-21
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; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)
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 President of Steel! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints
Keywords
president of the United States; United States Capitol

The President of Steel! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Agent Zero-Zero; Lois Lane
Synopsis
When an enemy agent attempts to substitute himself for Clark Kent, Superman is mysteriously stricken with amnesia. Not able to remember his secret identity, he mistakenly deduces that he is really the President of the United States.
Reprints
Keywords
amnesia; Presidential Medal of Valor; Smithsonian Institution; Washington DC; Washington Monument; White House

Indexer Notes

The President is unnamed in this story "in order not to offend the dignity of the office."

It Can Be a Merrier and a Happier... (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

A Super-Shocker (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

The Supergirl Best-Seller! (Table of Contents: 4)

Supergirl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Hilda Powell; "Getaway" Gillen; Morina (flashback)
Synopsis
Supergirl is mystified when Hilda Powell, the Stanhope librarian, writes a best-selling account of Supergirl's life with details the librarian couldn't possibly know.
Reprints
Keywords
Argo City; parades; time travel

Super City Comes Alive! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Super City; Ideal Toys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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 William Ferguson; Steve Williams; Dick Finegan; David Smith; David Vest; Gary Cromer; Greg Koenig; Mel Lancet; Harvey Sobel

You'll Never Guess... (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The President of Steel!
    Superman
  2. 1. The President of Steel!
    Superman
  3. 2. It Can Be a Merrier and a Happier...
  4. 3. A Super-Shocker
    Superboy
  5. 4. The Supergirl Best-Seller!
    Supergirl
  6. 5. Super City Comes Alive!
    Super City; Ideal Toys
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  8. 7. You'll Never Guess...
    Batman
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