(July 1953)

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
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, 600)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Return of Planet Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Keywords:
Krypton

Buzzy Says: "Get a Box-Seat to Nature's Wonders!" (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover.

The Return of Planet Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]

["It's stopped snowing at last!"] (Table of Contents)

Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.]
Inks:
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children

["Sorry, we're all out of Popsy cereal!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Quiz Game of Death! (Table of Contents)

Congo Bill / comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Ed Smalle
Inks:
Ed Smalle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents)

Superman DC National Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Includes illustration of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.

Victory by Reflection (Table of Contents)

Major Mars; Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Top half of ad in sequential art form.

The Line of Stars (Table of Contents)

Superman DC National Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Jinx Planet! (Table of Contents)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tommy Tomorrow
Reprints:

Scanning the Sea Monsters (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (header)
Inks:
? (header)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Bearcat Sets Basepath on Fire (Table of Contents)

Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

In sequential art form.

The Amazing Crimes of the Lariat! (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; western-frontier
Characters:
Vigilante

Supermen of America (Table of Contents)

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Superman's Secret Message and coupon to join.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Return of Planet Krypton!
    Superman
  2. 1. Buzzy Says: "Get a Box-Seat to Nature's Wonders!"
    Buzzy
  3. 2. The Return of Planet Krypton!
    Superman
  4. 3. ["It's stopped snowing at last!"]
    Dubble Bubble
  5. 4. ["Sorry, we're all out of Popsy cereal!"]
    Little Pete
  6. 5. The Quiz Game of Death!
    Congo Bill
  7. 6. Editorial Advisory Board
    Superman DC National Comics
  8. 7. Victory by Reflection
    Major Mars; Popsicle
  9. 8. The Line of Stars
    Superman DC National Comics
  10. 9. The Jinx Planet!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  11. 10. Scanning the Sea Monsters
  12. 11. Bearcat Sets Basepath on Fire
    Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  13. 12. The Amazing Crimes of the Lariat!
    Vigilante
  14. 13. Supermen of America
    Superman
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