(May 1969)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly (semi-monthly, March)
On-sale date
1969-03-27
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 Only Way to Kill Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Job Number
W-129
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; "Giant-Killer" Jones

The Only Way to Kill Superman! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 13.17 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
W-128
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen; Lois Lane; Anti-Superman Gang [Doc Smyth [Eureka Smith]; Wheels Talbot; Brains Logan; Giant-Killer Jones]
Synopsis
The Anti-Superman Gang tries several different scientific weapons against Superman until one leaves him caught in a Kryptonite trap.
Reprints
Keywords
green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Page 6 is a 2/3-page and page 14 is a 1/2-page.

Super... Special.. Spectacular! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Ghost Returns (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Job Number
W-153

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Allan Latawiec; Jesus Monteagudo; Jerry A. Scardino; Leonard Philip Zinna; Peter Flaherty; Kurt Sawyer; William Burns; Richard Pruitt

A Saga of Sword and Sorcery! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Hated Girl of Steel (Table of Contents: 6)

Supergirl / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
W-137
Genre
superhero
Characters
Supergirl [also appears as Linda Danvers]; Marla Alexander; Tiras; Dr. Stanton
Synopsis
Scientists attending a conference at Stanhope College are kidnapped by aliens from the planet Rancor who want to steak their collective knowledge. Supergirl learns that they wee also responsible for the blinding of Dr. Alexander, and that they can cure the doctor.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continued from the previous issue.

The Supergirl feature is next continued in Adventure Comics (DC, 1937 series) #381.

There's a New Excitement about Adventure Coming! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Legion of Super-Heroes / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

#11: DC Stars of Stage, Screen, Radio, and Television (Table of Contents: 8)

The Wonderful World of Comics / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Hanerfeld ?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Job Number
J-239
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
article on media adaptations of Superman, Batman, and other DC characters

We're Having a Happening! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Only Way to Kill Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Only Way to Kill Superman!
    Superman
  3. 2. Super... Special.. Spectacular!
    Superboy
  4. 3. The Ghost Returns
    Hawkman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
  6. 5. A Saga of Sword and Sorcery!
    Nightmaster
  7. 6. The Hated Girl of Steel
    Supergirl
  8. 7. There's a New Excitement about Adventure Coming!
    Legion of Super-Heroes
  9. 8. #11: DC Stars of Stage, Screen, Radio, and Television
    The Wonderful World of Comics
  10. 9. We're Having a Happening!
    Batman
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