(July-August 1953)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (Managing Editor); Mort Weisinger (story editor); George Kashdan (story editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #161, 170, 179, 188, 223-228, 230)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Indexer Notes

lightning; rain; picnic

Get A Box Seat To Nature's Wonders! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen

The Confessions of Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Hamilton ?
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; Jor-El; Lara; Ma Kent; Pa Kent
Synopsis:
Superman writes his autobiography.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Quick Quiz / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
H. T. Elmo?
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo?
Inks:
H. T. Elmo?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Battle of the Treetops (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Reprints:

[Throw the Bum Out!] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; teen

The Crimeless Crimes of Arrowville (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow; Arrowplane
Synopsis:
The Town of Arrowville hasn't had any crime for five years thanks to Green Arrow.

[His Office Was Closed] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / filler / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; children

Rope of Rangoon (Table of Contents)

Danger Trail / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Bruno Premiani ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy

Indexer Notes

Originally scheduled for Danger Trail #6, which was never published. Inker id by Craig Delich 6/04. Strip was titled "Spy Thriller".

[Swapping Records] (Table of Contents)

Jerry The Jitterbug / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; teen

Melody in G I (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Five Different Batmen (Table of Contents)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Kane (Batman & Robin figures); Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Commissioner Gordon; Vicki Vale (blonde hair)
Synopsis:
Five people tell their memories of Batman, who appears to be dead.

Indexer Notes

art id by Craig Delich 6/04

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman and Batman
  2. 1. Get A Box Seat To Nature's Wonders!
    Buzzy
  3. 2. The Confessions of Superman
    Superman
  4. 3. [untitled]
    Quick Quiz
  5. 4. Battle of the Treetops
    Tomahawk
  6. 5. [Throw the Bum Out!]
    Varsity Vic
  7. 6. The Crimeless Crimes of Arrowville
    Green Arrow
  8. 7. [His Office Was Closed]
    Little Pete
  9. 8. Rope of Rangoon
    Danger Trail
  10. 9. [Swapping Records]
    Jerry The Jitterbug
  11. 10. Melody in G I
  12. 11. The Five Different Batmen
    Batman
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