(May 1955)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (managing); Mort Weisinger (actual)
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 Man Who Could Make Superman Do Anything! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Tips on Camping! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

The Man Who Could Make Superman Do Anything (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lois Lane; Perry White
Synopsis:
Metropolis is baffled when Superman seems to have to obey the every order of a man called Sam Spulby.

Indexer Notes

synopsis by Darkmark
writer id by Bob Hughes 8/06

["Gosh - just like Ferdy!"] (Table of Contents)

Babs / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Reprints:

["If you lived on Jupiter, how many moons would you see?"] (Table of Contents)

Planet Quiz / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Boy Planeteer (Table of Contents)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

["Not a nibble!"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Title changed to first line of dialog to facilitate reprint tracking. (Gene Reed, 7/24/2011)

Dynamite Danger (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

Village of 1,000 Idols (Table of Contents)

Congo Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Reprints:

["H'lo, Timmy. I hear you have a little baby sister!"] (Table of Contents)

Bebe / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Man Who Could Make Superman Do Anything!
    Superman
  2. 1. Tips on Camping!
    Binky
  3. 2. The Man Who Could Make Superman Do Anything
    Superman
  4. 3. ["Gosh - just like Ferdy!"]
    Babs
  5. 4. ["If you lived on Jupiter, how many moons would you see?"]
    Planet Quiz
  6. 5. Boy Planeteer
    Tommy Tomorrow
  7. 6. ["Not a nibble!"]
    Shorty
  8. 7. Dynamite Danger
  9. 8. Village of 1,000 Idols
    Congo Bill
  10. 9. ["H'lo, Timmy. I hear you have a little baby sister!"]
    Bebe
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bill Borre
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Diverse Hands
  • Brian Mowbray
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Carlos Tasada
  • John Douglas Miceli
  • Kyle Weber
  • Terry Watkins
  • Allen Ross
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Darrel McCann
  • Ed Boner