(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

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    Bob Hope
  2. 1. National Comics Takes "Top Place As the Choice of Parents and Children"
  3. 2. ["This will be the biggest thing that ever happened!"]
    Bob Hope
  4. 3. Now, Another Bazooka Bonanza!
  5. 4. ["We don't have any trouble sharing the radio at home!"]
    Radio Beams
  6. 5. Rhonda Fleming
  7. 6. Here's Your Chance to Meet the Top Stars of Radio, Television and Theatre!
    Miss Melody Lane
  8. 7. ["Oh, there's Nettie and Lettie coming out!"]
    Movie Mirth
  9. 8. ["Mr. Wilson, we have just been informed that the skiing lecture has been cancelled!"]
    Bob Hope
  10. 9. Bear Trapped!
    Ray-O-Vac Leak Proof Batteries
  11. 10. Introducing Doris Day
  12. 11. ["Janet Leigh came rushing into the MGM publicity department..."]
    It Happens in Hollywood
  13. 12. ["It's taken me years to build up this department..."]
    On the Set
  14. 13. 2nd Smash Issues!
  15. 14. ["Ladies and gentlemen, on this tour you will meet the most famous directors in Hollywood!"]
    Hollywood Ha-Lights
  16. 15. Our Bunch All Munch
  17. 16. ["What a weekend!"]
    Bob Hope
  18. 17. Batman and Robin Stand up for Sportsmanship!
    Batman and Robin
  19. 18. Rubber Masks
  20. 19. Make Any Auto Repair Job Your "Meat"!
  21. 20. Own This Saddle Gun, Pardner!
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