Superman #58
(May-June 1949)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1949-02-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Mort Weisinger (actual)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Introducing Tiny Trix the Little Big Shot of the Underworld! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Tiny Trix
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tiny Trix, the Bantam Bandit! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Tiny Trix (Intro, villain)
Synopsis
Tiny Trix tries to get out of jail by claiming he's a juvenile.

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Bill Woolfolk but it's not in his pay records per Martin O'Hearn.

Bamboozling the Bank Robbers (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

"U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

Listerine Tooth Paste / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Lois Lane Loves Clark Kent! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White
Synopsis
Lois' doctor advises her to try to transfer her love for Superman to a normal human, but her attempt to fall in love with Clark fails.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Bill Woolfolk but it's not in his pay records per Martin O'Hearn.

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

Kellogg's Rice Krispies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Safe-T Cone Co. / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Supermen of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, fellers! Let's get the game started!
Genre
humor; children

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Shorty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is a smart way to earn extra money...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Winthrop Jrs. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, a wise guy! You stay right here!
Genre
humor

Ride the Wind (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Raymond Perry ?
Inks
Raymond Perry ?
Colors
Raymond Perry ?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Daydream Mike and His Wonderful Bike!; Columbia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Case of the Second Superman (Table of Contents: 16)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Regor of Uuz [Winki Lamm] (introduction); Bantor (introduction, villain); James Flint; Loria Rode; Lois Lane
Synopsis
An earth scientist rockets his child to another planet where he grows up with super powers. He comes to Earth seeking Superman's help against the criminal scientist Bantor.
Keywords
Fortress of Solitude (introduction)

Indexer Notes

First "other-world" Superman. First appearance of the Fortress of Solitude.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Bazooka / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Brink of Disaster (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Another Exciting "R. C." and Quickie Adventure; Royal Crown Cola / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Daisy B-B Guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

It's Yours Free! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Introducing Tiny Trix the Little Big Shot of the Underworld!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. Tiny Trix, the Bantam Bandit!
    Superman
  4. 3. Bamboozling the Bank Robbers
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
  5. 4. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Listerine Tooth Paste
  7. 6. Lois Lane Loves Clark Kent!
    Superman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Rice Krispies
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Safe-T Cone Co.
  10. 9. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  11. 10. ["Hi, fellers! Let's get the game started!"]
    Little Pete
  12. 11. ["This is a smart way to earn extra money..."]
    Shorty
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Winthrop Jrs.
  14. 13. ["Oh, a wise guy! You stay right here!"]
    Casey the Cop
  15. 14. Ride the Wind
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Daydream Mike and His Wonderful Bike!; Columbia
  17. 16. The Case of the Second Superman
    Superman
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka
  19. 18. Brink of Disaster
    Another Exciting "R. C." and Quickie Adventure; Royal Crown Cola
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Daisy B-B Guns
  21. 20. It's Yours Free!
    Schwinn
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