(January 1956)

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 editor); Jack Schiff (Managing Editor); Mort Weisinger (story editor); George Kashdan (story editor)
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

The Greatest Show on Earth (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Krypto

The Greatest Show on Earth (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Krypto
Synopsis:
Krypto's existence revealed to the world.

Indexer Notes

inker id by Bob Hughes 8/05.

The Coward and the Hero (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

inker credit updated 8/04- not Charles Paris

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman Puzzle Game / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel; Al Plastino
Inks:
Martin Naydel; Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

How to Teach Your Dog Tricks (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Raymond Perry?
Inks:
Raymond Perry?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Best Present of All! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Binky Biggs; Li'l Allergy; Mr. Biggs
Synopsis:
Allergy feels bad that he didn't buy fancy presents for his family, but they remind him of all the other good things he did for everyone over the holidays.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

The Arrows from Outer Space (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; humor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Greatest Show on Earth
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Greatest Show on Earth
    Superboy
  3. 2. The Coward and the Hero
    Aquaman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Superman Puzzle Game
  5. 4. How to Teach Your Dog Tricks
  6. 5. The Best Present of All!
    Binky
  7. 6. The Arrows from Outer Space
    Green Arrow
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Little Pete
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