(December 1969)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly (semi-monthly, March)
On-sale date
1969-10-30
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; 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 Comic Reader #75 and copyright registration.


The Killer Costume or the Ultra Uniform? (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
W-373
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
Keywords
costumes

The Killer Costume! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 12.17 pages (report information)

Script
Cary Bates
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
W-370
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [also appears as Clark Kent]; Aabur-Z; Enforcer NS-II; Jackson Randell [Destroyer]; Perry White; Lois Lane; "Willie the Dip" Morgan; Benny Foran; "Chick" Dennison
Synopsis
Aabur-Z is an interplanetary criminal being transported to prison by Enforcer NS-II. Their ship is destroyed but their costumes remain alive due to their willpower and the strange radiation of a comet. Aabur's costume arrives on Earth first and seeks a criminal to possess, but then both costumes are drawn to Superman.
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Indexer Notes

Page 8 is a 2/3-page and page 13 is a 1/2-page. Story continues in the following issue.

Danger and Thrills! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Warden Willis / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
K-256
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The siren! Someone escaped!
Genre
humor
Characters
Warden Willis; Prisoner 7416; prison guard
Synopsis
A prisoner is attempting an escape but Warden Willis, knowing the prisoner was a vaudeville actor, traps him in a spotlight.
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Chameleon Boy's Secret Identity! (Table of Contents: 4)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / comic story / 10.67 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
W-365
Genre
superhero
Characters
Legion of Super-Heroes [Chameleon Boy [also as Dane Roberts]; Princess Projectra; Karate Kid]; Janice Warren
Synopsis
Chameleon Boy escorts Princess Projectra to a party and meets her friend Janice. Since Janice is repelled by Chameleon Boy's appearance, he disguises himself as Dane to get to know her. But when one of her jewels goes missing, "Dane" becomes a suspect.
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Indexer Notes

Janice Warren resembles Princes Elwinda, the girl Chameleon Boy met in Adventure Comics #376.

Now Meet Superman's Secret Family! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 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

Job Number
W-521

Indexer Notes

letters from: Tom Gant, Eric Soll, Mike Robinson, Tim Vandagriff, Kevin Mize, Jeff Alexander, Sandy Witherden, Burton Shaw, Gary Skinner, Robert Wiles

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Killer Costume or the Ultra Uniform?
    Superman
  2. 1. The Killer Costume!
    Superman
  3. 2. Danger and Thrills!
  4. 3. ["The siren! Someone escaped!"]
    Warden Willis
  5. 4. Chameleon Boy's Secret Identity!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  6. 5. Now Meet Superman's Secret Family!
    Superman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Metropolis Mailbag
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