(August 1948)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
harpoons; oceans; whales; yachts

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset (partial)

Indexer Notes

House ad for Sensation Comics #80, Star Spangled Comics #83, All-American Comics #100

50 Ways to Kill Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

Bob Elliott (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement featuring Bob Elliott (Baseball) & Wheaties from General Mills, Inc.

The Nick of Time at the Midget Auto Races (Table of Contents)

Old Nick / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Old Nick candy and Bit-O-Honey from Schutter's

Volcano Vandals! (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

See Heroes in Action! Get Freedom Train Picture Book! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Freedom Train book from Kellogg's Pep cereal

World of Wishes! (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
W. F. White
Inks:
W. F. White
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Zatara

Girls! Boys! Get this New Beanie 'Copter (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (partial)

Indexer Notes

Advertisement from Tootsie Rolls; Captain Tootsie makes a cameo (not full strip ad)

Win Roller Skates! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (partial)

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for roller skates as prizes for contest from Bazooka gum

The Stolen Beaver? (Table of Contents)

Hayfoot Henry / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Stan Kaye
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; detective-mystery
Characters:
Hayfoot Henry

The Man with the Purple Hand (Table of Contents)

Adventure of Sam Spade / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Wildroot Cream-Oil; comic strip format starring Dashiell Hammett's detective

["Quick - Mr. Angelo!"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry Jitterbug / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Supermen of America (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for Supermen of America club

The Liquid Metal (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Now! Hollywood's "Queen of the Westerns" in a Comic Book All Her Own! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

House ad for Dale Evans #1 but with photo-cover rendered in line art version

The Color Wheel of Crime! (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin?
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Vigilante; The Rainbow Man (villain)

Margaret O'Brien at a Hollywood Party! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for make your own candy from The Prince Co.

Strange As It Seems (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

PSA for fireworks safety "prepared in cooperation with the National Society for the Prevention of Blindness"; grim reaper image is clearly a reprint of an editorial cartoon from McNaught Syndicate (so marked) and is signed but signature is unclear

Daisy Announces an Entirely New 128 Page, Pocket Size Handbook (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for book Daisy Handbook (featuring comic characters on the cover: Captain Marvel, Robotman, Red Ryder, Da Vinci, 2-Gun Percy, Rudolph Diesel, Boy Commandos, Ibis) from Daisy Manufacturing Company

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. 50 Ways to Kill Superman!
    Superman
  4. 3. Bob Elliott
  5. 4. The Nick of Time at the Midget Auto Races
    Old Nick
  6. 5. Volcano Vandals!
    Congo Bill
  7. 6. See Heroes in Action! Get Freedom Train Picture Book!
  8. 7. World of Wishes!
    Zatara
  9. 8. Girls! Boys! Get this New Beanie 'Copter
    Captain Tootsie
  10. 9. Win Roller Skates!
  11. 10. The Stolen Beaver?
    Hayfoot Henry
  12. 11. The Man with the Purple Hand
    Adventure of Sam Spade
  13. 12. ["Quick - Mr. Angelo!"]
    Jerry Jitterbug
  14. 13. Supermen of America
  15. 14. The Liquid Metal
  16. 15. Now! Hollywood's "Queen of the Westerns" in a Comic Book All Her Own!
    Dale Evans
  17. 16. The Color Wheel of Crime!
    Vigilante
  18. 17. Margaret O'Brien at a Hollywood Party!
  19. 18. Strange As It Seems
  20. 19. Daisy Announces an Entirely New 128 Page, Pocket Size Handbook
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