(November 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); 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

[Welcome to Superman Land!] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman (balloon)
Keywords:
parade balloons

Superman in Superman Land (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White (statue); Lex Luthor (villain)
Synopsis:
As thousands of people flock to the opening of Superman Land, a brand-new amusement park, Lex Luthor sets up a Kryptonite trap for Superman.
Reprints:
Keywords:
amusement parks; Green Kryptonite; Superman Land

["CAJOORL UJFB JYYUH CX..."] (Table of Contents)

Supermen of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

membership application form for the Supermen of America; also includes message in secret code (Code Krypton No. 9)
decoded message reads: "Traffic laws apply to you, so watch your step at crossings. Remember that reckless walking is responsible for as many accidents as reckless driving and be careful."

["Quick! Follow that car!"] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop

The Master of the Beasts (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Janu; King of Beasts [Red Cranshaw]; Bombo
Synopsis:
Congo Bill and Janu encounter a man who can seemingly control the wild animals of the jungle.

["My! Isn't it dangerous living out in the open?"] (Table of Contents)

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chief Hot Foot
Reprints:

Do You Know Your Neighbors? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Buzzy Brown; Susie Gruff
Synopsis:
Buzzy and his friends learn about the backgrounds of their neighbors through their ethnic customs.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appears in DC comics cover-dated April 1963.

Caves of Adventure (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as John Mallon]
Pencils:
Raymond Perry ? (illustration)
Inks:
Raymond Perry ? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Movie Makers from Outer Space (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
Characters:
Tommy Tomorrow; Brent Wood
Synopsis:
Tommy and Brent learn that a crew of alien movie-makers are using Earth as a location for shooting a disaster film, resulting in the destruction of numerous landmarks.

["Pete! Aunt Maud always brings you a present..."] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Pete; Aunt Maud
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Welcome to Superman Land!]
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman in Superman Land
    Superman
  3. 2. ["CAJOORL UJFB JYYUH CX..."]
    Supermen of America
  4. 3. ["Quick! Follow that car!"]
    Casey the Cop
  5. 4. The Master of the Beasts
    Congo Bill
  6. 5. ["My! Isn't it dangerous living out in the open?"]
    Chief Hot Foot
  7. 6. Do You Know Your Neighbors?
    Buzzy
  8. 7. Caves of Adventure
  9. 8. Movie Makers from Outer Space
    Tommy Tomorrow
  10. 9. ["Pete! Aunt Maud always brings you a present..."]
    Little Pete
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