(March 1969)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly (semi-monthly, March)
On-sale date
1969-01-28
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.


Public Enemy No. 1 (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
disguises; wanted posters

Alias Super-Thief! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Agent Zero-Zero [disguised as Clark Kent]; Jud Blake; "Duke" Dugan; "Gem" Horton; "Foxy" Fagan; "Dealer" Wheeler
Synopsis
The amnesiac Superman now believes that he is a criminal called Super-Thief and even leads his gang in crimes.
Reprints
Keywords
amnesia; FBI; Superman robot

Indexer Notes

story continued from Action Comics #372; continues in the following issue

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Super-Turtle / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Job Number
3325
First Line of Dialogue or Text
That plane can't land.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Super-Turtle
Synopsis
When the tire of a plane blows out in mid-air, Super-Turtle flies up and replaces it with a spare. He comments that if the plane had been on the ground he'd have to jack it up.

No Mercy for Supergirl! (Table of Contents: 3)

Supergirl / comic story / 8.67 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]; the Avenger
Synopsis
The Avenger, an alien from the planet Sarkon, sentences Supergirl to death for "killing" a plant and a butterfly during her college studies as Linda Danvers.
Reprints
Keywords
death sentence; Green Kryptonite

The Zeroids Are Here! (Table of Contents: 4)

Zeroids; Ideal Toys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Zeroids [Zerak; Zobor; Zintar]

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

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

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Martin Pickup; Howard Schwartz; Jeffrey Goldsmith; Peter Kapesser; Robert Fare; Marianne Kreuter; Rock Punt

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1968
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 423,000
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 443,856
Owner: National Periodical Publications, Inc., 575 Lexington Avenue, N.Y.,N.Y., 10022, wholly owned by Kinney National Service, Inc., 10 Rockefeller Plaza, N.Y., N.Y. 10020, a publicly-held corporation

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Public Enemy No. 1
    Superman
  2. 1. Alias Super-Thief!
    Superman
  3. 2. ["That plane can't land."]
    Super-Turtle
  4. 3. No Mercy for Supergirl!
    Supergirl
  5. 4. The Zeroids Are Here!
    Zeroids; Ideal Toys
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
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