(April 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); 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 Superman of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Superman of 2956 [Craig King]
Reprints:
Keywords:
rockets; time travel

The Superman of Tomorrow (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; Superman of 2956 [Craig King]; Lyra Lee; Dr. Dorr; Dr. Vincent Vail; Parri Wyte
Synopsis:
Craig King uses scientific gadgets in 2956 to duplicate Superman's powers but now he needs help to catch scientific bandits, so he beams a message across time to the Real Superman.
Reprints:
Keywords:
time travel

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes

It's Fun to Belong (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen

The Big Game Butterfly Hunter (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Janu the Jungle Boy; Hector Doolittle
Synopsis:
Hector Doolittle unwittingly risks life and limb to collect rare butterflys.
Reprints:

["We will now have a spelling period!"] (Table of Contents)

Bebe / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Flying Rangers (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as John Maxton]
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
Raymond Perry
Letters:
typeset

The Mystery of the Stolen Worlds (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:
Giant hands out of nowhere move things around in space.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Superman of Tomorrow!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Superman of Tomorrow
    Superman
  3. 2. It's Fun to Belong
    Binky
  4. 3. The Big Game Butterfly Hunter
    Congo Bill
  5. 4. ["We will now have a spelling period!"]
    Bebe
  6. 5. Flying Rangers
  7. 6. The Mystery of the Stolen Worlds
    Tommy Tomorrow
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