(October 1952)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Mask for a Hero (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

A Mask for a Hero (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
John Sikela
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

["Would you like a piece of this cake, Pete?"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["I'm getting terribly absent-minded lately"] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First line from Arthur Lortie, added August 2006. Reprinted data updated and corrected by Gene Reed (10-01-2011).

The Evil King of the Sea (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

["Oh boy - a Carrier!"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

"Joanie Swift, Queen of Speed" (Table of Contents)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Norris
Inks:
Paul Norris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

"25,000 Dead Men" (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as Jason Mallory]
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Hello, Professor. May I use the telescope?"] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Crime Platoon (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Editing
Edits to this Issue are currently awaiting review by a GCD Editor

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Mask for a Hero
    Superboy
  2. 1. A Mask for a Hero
    Superboy
  3. 2. ["Would you like a piece of this cake, Pete?"]
    Little Pete
  4. 3. ["I'm getting terribly absent-minded lately"]
    Professor Eureka
  5. 4. The Evil King of the Sea
    Aquaman
  6. 5. ["Oh boy - a Carrier!"]
    Shorty
  7. 6. "Joanie Swift, Queen of Speed"
    Johnny Quick
  8. 7. "25,000 Dead Men"
  9. 8. ["Hello, Professor. May I use the telescope?"]
    Varsity Vic
  10. 9. The Crime Platoon
    Green Arrow
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Cherry
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Michael Grabois
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Pat Lang
  • Mark Waid
  • Sidne Gail Ward
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ted Watson
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ed Boner