(February-March 1950)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1949-11-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Larry Nadle (uncredited)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope (photograph)
Reprints:

National Comics Takes "Top Place As the Choice of Parents and Children" (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Letter from Women's International Exposition used as promotional material by DC Comics

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

["This will be the biggest thing that ever happened!"] (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Cal Howard ?
Pencils:
Owen Fitzgerald
Inks:
Owen Fitzgerald
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Mr. Brown; Mrs. Peabody; Pat Pending
Synopsis:
Bob invents a new golf club.

Now, Another Bazooka Bonanza! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
advertisement for Bazooka Bubble Gum premiums.

["We don't have any trouble sharing the radio at home!"] (Table of Contents)

Radio Beams / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Dad explains the radio use rules.
Reprints:

Rhonda Fleming (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Synopsis:
Biography of actress Rhonda Fleming

Here's Your Chance to Meet the Top Stars of Radio, Television and Theatre! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
House ad for Miss Melody Lane (DC, 1950 series) #1
Keywords:
celebrity

["Oh, there's Nettie and Lettie coming out!"] (Table of Contents)

Movie Mirth / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Nettie and Lettie give away a movie plot.

["Mr. Wilson, we have just been informed that the skiing lecture has been cancelled!"] (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Cal Howard ?
Pencils:
Owen Fitzgerald
Inks:
Owen Fitzgerald
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Mr. Wilson; Mr. Lovelace; Betty; George
Synopsis:
Bob is mistaken for a ski instructor.

Bear Trapped! (Table of Contents)

Ray-O-Vac Leak Proof Batteries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
comic strip-style advertisement for Ray-o-vac batteries.

Introducing Doris Day (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

["Janet Leigh came rushing into the MGM publicity department..."] (Table of Contents)

It Happens in Hollywood / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
News items about upcoming Hollywood productions

["It's taken me years to build up this department..."] (Table of Contents)

On the Set / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A recording of crickets chirping embarrasses the sound effects department.

2nd Smash Issues! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
house ad for the second issues of The Adventures of Alan Ladd (DC, 1949 series) and Ozzie and Harriet (DC, 1949 series).

["Ladies and gentlemen, on this tour you will meet the most famous directors in Hollywood!"] (Table of Contents)

Hollywood Ha-Lights / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A tour group is "directed" around a movie studio.
Reprints:

Our Bunch All Munch (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
an advertisement for Nestle's Milk Chocolate Crunch candy bar.

["What a weekend!"] (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Cal Howard ?
Pencils:
Owen Fitzgerald
Inks:
Owen Fitzgerald
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Mrs. Peabody
Synopsis:
Mrs. Peabody locks Bob in his room until he pays his rent.

Batman and Robin Stand up for Sportsmanship! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin
Synopsis:
Batman speaks up for an African-American athlete.

Rubber Masks (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
advertisement for Rubber-For-Molds, Inc.'s novelty rubber masks.

Make Any Auto Repair Job Your "Meat"! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
advertisement for MoTor's Auto Repair Manual

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Own This Saddle Gun, Pardner! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
an advertisement for Daisy BB Gun's Red Ryder Cowboy Carbine.

Indexer Notes

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