(December 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 (credited); Mort Weisinger (actual); Jack Schiff (actual)
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

Lana Lang's Romance on Mars! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Marsboy; Lana Lang
Reprints:

Binky Says: "Know Your Community!" (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover.

Lana Lang's Romance on Mars! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Marsboy; Lana Lang
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Bob Hughes, March 2009.

["C'mon, Spot, we'll take a walk!"] (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

["He's the first snake charmer we've seen in India..."] (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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The River Gang! (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

[no title indexed] (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:
H. T. Elmo

["H'lo, Peg!" "Hi, Gloria!"] (Table of Contents)

Peg / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Prof. Watts' Problem Pupils (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ralph Mayo
Inks:
Ralph Mayo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Smoke Jumpers (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as Jack Mason]
Pencils:
Raymond Perry (header)
Inks:
Raymond Perry (header)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

["What a beautiful day!"] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bill Brown

Banishment of Green Arrow! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Three Smashing Adventures (Table of Contents)

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Includes a small reproduction of Batman #80.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Lana Lang's Romance on Mars!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Binky Says: "Know Your Community!"
    Binky
  3. 2. Lana Lang's Romance on Mars!
    Superboy
  4. 3. ["C'mon, Spot, we'll take a walk!"]
    Little Pete
  5. 4. ["He's the first snake charmer we've seen in India..."]
    Dubble Bubble
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
    Superman DC National Comics
  7. 6. The River Gang!
    Aquaman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Quick Quiz
  9. 8. ["H'lo, Peg!" "Hi, Gloria!"]
    Peg
  10. 9. Prof. Watts' Problem Pupils
    Johnny Quick
  11. 10. Smoke Jumpers
  12. 11. ["What a beautiful day!"]
    Varsity Vic
  13. 12. Banishment of Green Arrow!
    Green Arrow
  14. 13. Three Smashing Adventures
    Batman
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