(November-December 1948)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Mort Weisinger (actual editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Too Many Heroes (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring; Stan Kaye (background figures)
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

Prankster's Second Childhood (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Prankster; Lois Lane; Professor Manley; Perry White
Synopsis:
The Prankster is voted Most Admired Man by the students at the Manly Academy for Problem Children.
Reprints:

The Richest Man In the World (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Stephen Van Schuyler III; Mary Jones
Synopsis:
Millionaire Stephen Van Schuyler wants to marry Lois Lane, so she stages a contest to see who can give her the most spectacular gifts, Schuyler or Superman.
Reprints:

[Dog Show Tonight] (Table of Contents)

Daffy and Doodle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lit-Win
Pencils:
Lit-Win (signed)
Inks:
Lit-Win
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[The Fine Points of Boxing] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Boy Who Wasn't Too Bright (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson [as William Morrison]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Albert Einstein

Indexer Notes

Einstein bio

[The Cat's Doing the Pulling] (Table of Contents)

Sonny / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Bogle (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Bogle (signed)
Inks:
Jack Bogle (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Too Many Heroes (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jonathan Trundle; Peter Lorloff ; Carole Lorloff; Stella Lorloff; Felix Lorloff
Synopsis:
Actor Peter Loroff wills all his money to the person who performs the most heroic deed in the week after his death.
Reprints:

[How to Throw Your Voice] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Too Many Heroes
    Superman
  2. 1. Prankster's Second Childhood
    Superman
  3. 2. The Richest Man In the World
    Superman
  4. 3. [Dog Show Tonight]
    Daffy and Doodle
  5. 4. [The Fine Points of Boxing]
    Casey the Cop
  6. 5. The Boy Who Wasn't Too Bright
  7. 6. [The Cat's Doing the Pulling]
    Sonny
  8. 7. Too Many Heroes
    Superman
  9. 8. [How to Throw Your Voice]
    Little Pete
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